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Offer expires: Jul 31, 2019

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Choose any combination from the courses listed below - totaling up to 15 Hrs - for just $34.95!

After selecting and purchasing your courses from this page, links to the courses you chose will be available from your My CE Account page.

Note: Courses are online only, nothing will be mailed to you.

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Ebola and Zika Viruses
Course material valid through: Sep 30, 2020
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Author: James R. Wittenauer II, RN, MSN, MPA, RN-BC

In this CE offering we will look at the Ebola virus disease in light of what kind of virus it is and how it is spread. We will also look at how it is treated and what health professionals can do to protect not only yourself and your patients, but also your loved ones. We will also take a look at prevention of the disease as well as the new experimental vaccine that has started its trials, and will briefly look at the newest threat of the Zika virus; a virus that could rival that of Ebola in its’ severity of long-term morbidity.

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End-of-Life Nursing Care: Essential Concepts
Course material valid through: Oct 29, 2021
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Laws and Rules Governing Nursing Practice In Florida
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Course material valid through: Oct 31, 2020
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Prevention of Medical Errors
Course material valid through: Apr 21, 2020
View Course Description The goal of this course is to provide health care professionals with an overview of the problem of medical errors, factors contributing to the occurrence of these errors and steps that can be taken by institutions and individual care providers to reduce medical errors in key care settings.
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The Gift of Life: Organ and Tissue Donation
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Course material valid through: Mar 31, 2022
View Course Description The purpose and goal of this course is to educate healthcare workers in the fundamental aspects of organ and tissue donation. Course objectives include: - Identify the various agencies and facilities involved in organ transplantation - Explain the process for screening for infection - Summarize the body’s tissue rejection process
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Venous Thromboembolism: Reducing the Risks
Course material valid through: Jul 31, 2020
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Authors: Shelda L. Hudson, RN, BSN, PHN and James R. Wittenauer II, RN, MSN, MPA, RN-BC

The goal of this course is to educate nurses and other healthcare professionals to understand the causes, treatment, and prevention of VTE and to promote the safety of the patients under their care.

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Palliative Care: An Introduction
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Course material valid through: May 15, 2022
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Authors: Angeline Bushy, RN, CNS, CHN, Ph.D

The goal of the course is to present the basic concepts of palliative care, with emphasis on emotional, psychosocial, spiritual and family issues; pain management; and the rights of the patient to self determination and decision making.

Learning Outcomes include:

  • Define and characterize palliative care.
  • State the role of palliative care and symptom management in end-of-life care.
  • Summarize nursing interventions that are useful in managing pain in a person having a terminal condition.
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Understanding the Aging Process and Health Care Needs of the Older Adult
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Course material valid through: Mar 31, 2022
View Course Description ### Description This course reviews aging processes and care of the older adult. The goal is to stimulate a positive yet realistic attitude about aging and health care needs of older adults. Health-related resources are provided that can be useful for health professionals when planning and evaluating care for this population.
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Coping With COPD: An Integrative Approach
Course material valid through: Aug 30, 2019
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Authors: Kimberly Cathcart, RN, RRT, BSN, MSedA and Shelda L. Hudson, RN, BSN, PHN

The goal of this course is to provide healthcare professionals with optimum, accurate information including a lengthy section of bonus information that introduces you to natural methods, home remedies, and nutritional plans to give your patient the opportunity to incorporate complementary therapies along with their medical protocol.

Course objectives include:

  • Summarize chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and bronchiectasis
  • Define the normal control of ventilation in order to identify abnormal pathologies like hypoxic drive and CO2 narcosis
  • Differentiate auscultation of adventitious and vesicular breath sounds
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Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign
Course material valid through: Sep 30, 2019
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Authors: Shelda L. Hudson, RN, BSN, PHN | Kim Falk, RN, BSN, MSN

This course presents material to educate the healthcare professional about pain - its pathophysiology, influencing factors, assessment techniques, and interventions. It also addresses common misconceptions about pain and pain management.

Course objectives include:

  • Describe several physical and behavioral signs and symptoms of pain
  • Compare pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic options for pain management
  • Explain the principles of pain treatment
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Parkinson's Disease: Challenges, Progress and Hope
Course material valid through: Dec 31, 2019
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Author: Ellen Steinbart, RN, MA

The purpose of this course is to provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with current information on Parkinson’s disease and its management. Understanding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical features, diagnostic process, treatments and complications of Parkinson’s disease provides a foundation for nursing care of the patient with Parkinson’s disease.

Course objectives include:

  • Recognize risk factors for developing Parkinson's disease
  • Review potential complications of Parkinson's disease
  • Identify nursing diagnoses for patients with Parkinson's disease
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The Brain on Stress
Course material valid through: Jun 30, 2019
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Author: Meredith Patterson, RN, BSN, CCRN

This course will explore the physiological path of the stress response and its potential affect on the brain and nervous system. Research regarding stress repair and restoration through meditation, cognitive retraining, physical exercise and nutrition alteration will be explored. Nursing applications are addressed by identification of signs and symptoms of chronic stress, detecting for risk with health history and assessment and suggestion for interventions.

Course objectives include:

  • Interpret the scoring of the Life Change Unit events used in the Holmes-Rahe scale measurement of stress
  • Name examples of stressor types that act as catalysts for triggering the stress response
  • Relate the role of the amygdala in patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
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Alzheimer's: The Elusive Mind Stealer
Course material valid through: Nov 30, 2019
View Course Description Authors: Sharon Fish Mooney, RN, PhD | Shelda L. Hudson, RN, BSN, PHN The purpose and goals of this course is to increase awareness of healthcare professionals regarding the needs of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers, whether at home, in long–term care facilities or hospital settings. Course objectives include: - Identify interventions appropriate to each stage of Alzheimer's related to specific symptoms - List various medications commonly used to treat persons with Alzheimer's disease including their actions and potential side effects - Enumerate specific ways to modify the environment to enhance family and professional care giving and ensure optimum safety for the Alzheimer's sufferer
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Diabetes: Managing Sugar Highs and Lows
Course material valid through: Jun 30, 2020
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The statistics on diabetes are staggering. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently reported that diabetes affects 25.8 million people of all ages. The goal of this course is to provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with a comprehensive overview of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, including the impact, etiology, management and complications associated with diabetes.

Instructional Objectives include:

  • Explain the epidemiology of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  • Differentiate between type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
  • Describe the pathophysiology of diabetes
  • Know the risk factors for type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  • Describe the pathogenesis of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
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End-of-Life Care
Course material valid through: Apr 30, 2020
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Author: Angeline Bushy, RN, CNS, CHN, Ph.D, Expert Editorial provided by Brian R. Walker, RN, BSN, CPHN

It is not only the final event of death the healthcare professional must learn to deal with, it is the entire process and the complex experiences that dying individuals, their families, friends and all others involved must go through. The goal of this course is to increase awareness to a fine blend of sensitivity, insight and knowledge of the end-of-life process. This course will enhance nurses in every area of expertise.

Course objectives include:

  • Define and characterize end-of-life care.
  • Compare and contrast hospice with end-of-life care.
  • Relate historical developments of the hospice movement.
  • Tell how end-of-life care fits within the continuum of the healthcare delivery system.
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Managing the Psychiatric Crisis
Course material valid through: Mar 31, 2020
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Authors: Julie M. Mroczek, BSN. RN-BC, CLNC | Silvia Prodan Lange, R.N., M.N. Expert reviewer, Meredith Patterson, RN, BSN, CRRN

This course presents general guidelines for addressing and treating the most frequently encountered psychiatric emergencies including suicide, violence, anxiety, and substance abuse.

Course objectives include:

  • Define and describe the most common psychiatric emergencies
  • Summarize Crisis Intervention and outline the model developed by Aquilera and Messick
  • Apply crisis theory and intervention to clinical situations
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Menopause: A Time of Transitions
Course material valid through: Sep 30, 2019
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Author: Denise Warren, RN, BSN

The "mysteries" of a woman's body, including menopause, are seen as times of power and growth. The goal of this course is to increase the knowledge and understanding of the physiological changes associated with menopause.

Course objectives include:

  • Define terms related to all stages of menopause
  • Explain the physiology of normal and perimenopausal menstrual cycles
  • Summarize the signs and symptoms of perimenopause

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