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Choose any combination from the courses listed below - totaling up to 25 Hrs - for just $41.95!

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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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Communication Strategies
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Course material valid through: Feb 5, 2023
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Authors: Lia Ludlam, BS, Excerpts written by Dr. Carolyn Mikanowicz, RN, PhD and Antoinette Gmeiner, RN, PhD

The goal of this course is to provide health care professionals with a comprehensive overview of communication strategies that will assist in their daily work and personal environments. Various types and models of communication are discussed as well as practical strategies for improving interpersonal relationships.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Recognize how communication impacts care outcomes
  • Be able to use proper terminology to discuss the various components of communication
  • Recognize how other's perceptions affect the way they communicate and adjust your communication style accordingly
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Drawing the Line: Texas Nursing Law, Ethics and Professional Boundaries
Course material valid through: Aug 31, 2022
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End-of-Life Nursing Care: Essential Concepts
Course material valid through: Oct 29, 2021
View Course Description Authors: Angeline Bushy, RN, CNS, CHN, Ph.D The goal of this course is to present the essential 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 are also discussed. Course objectives include: - Outline ways to address the psychosocial and spiritual concerns of the dying client. - Define pain and pain tolerance. - List factors that influence pain perception, in respect to culture, gender and age.
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Laws and Rules Governing Nursing Practice In Florida
Course material valid through: Oct 31, 2021
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Prevention of Medical Errors
Course material valid through: Apr 21, 2021
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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Recognizing Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome)
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Course material valid through: Jul 31, 2023
View Course Description The purpose of this course is to educate healthcare professionals in prevention of and intervention of pediatric abusive head trauma (PAHT), particularly shaken baby syndrome (SBS). Child abuse and trauma affect the entire family unit, the healthcare system, and the community as a whole. The goal of this course is to both help prepare nurses to educate families and caregivers about prevention of abusive head trauma/shaken baby syndrome (AHT/SBS), and to care for patients who are suffering from AHT/SBS.
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The Gift of Life: Organ and Tissue Donation
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
Course material valid through: May 31, 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
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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Caring for the Ostomy Patient
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Course material valid through: Jun 30, 2023
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Ostomies are created to treat various conditions including ulcerative colitis, cancer, and bowel obstruction. Nurses have tremendous impact on how a patient adapts to a new ostomy. This course increases knowledge regarding basic ostomy management, common surgical procedures, and assessment of the stoma. Diet and nutrition issues and psychological factors are also discussed. Selecting the right appliance and managing it correctly is crucial to successful ostomy care and patient focus.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Name the major components of the gastrointestinal system along with their functions.
  • List the accessory organs that assist the gastrointestinal system in its functioning.
  • Identify the focal points of a gastrointestinal assessment to including lab work.
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Legal Issues In Nursing
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Course material valid through: Feb 28, 2023
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Authors: Authors: Skyler Collins, JD, MPhil, Julie M. Mroczek, BSN, RN-BC, CLNC

The goal of this course is to help nurses and healthcare professionals understand the complex interactions between the American medical and legal systems.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify the legal concepts of beneficence and nonmaleficence and their application in medical settings
  • State the elements of malpractice that a plaintiff must prove to recover damages
  • Describe the different types of laws in the United States
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Pain: Assessment and Management
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Course material valid through: Jan 15, 2023
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This course presents material to educate the healthcare professional about pain - its pathophysiology, influencing factors, assessment techniques, and interventions. It also addresses common misconceptions and the evolving landscape of pain research, assessment and pain management.

Learning outcomes 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, 2022
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Author: Meredith Patterson, RN, BSN, CRRN and Ellen Steinbart, RN, MA

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

Learning outcomes include:

  • Review approximately how many people in the U.S. have Parkinson's disease.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease.
  • Recognize risk factors for developing Parkinson's disease.
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The Brain on Stress
Course material valid through: Jun 30, 2022
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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:

  • Compare historical views of the stress response as posited by Claude Bernard, Walter Cannon and Hans Selye
  • Interpret the scoring of the Life Change Unit events used in the Holmes/Rahe scale measurement of stress
  • Discuss the changes in adult stress levels as reported by the Stress in America Survey
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Ulcer and Wound Care: Getting to the Depth of the Tissue
Course material valid through: Jul 31, 2022
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Author(s): Lydia Corum, RN, MSN, CWCN

The purpose and goal of this course is to educate healthcare professionals about how to recognize the phases of healing and types of ulcers and infection. You will be able to recognize infection, document, intervene with new treatments and choose the type of dressing that will promote healing.

Learning Outcomes include:

  • Describe the 4 phases of the healing cycle and the important characteristics of each phase.
  • Differentiate between colonized or contaminate, critically colonized, and infected ulcers.
  • Explain how to accurately measure the length, width, and depth of an ulcer.
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Pharmacology Concepts
Course material valid through: Dec 31, 2022
View Course Description Nurses encounter an astounding range and number of medications. A solid pharmacology foundation is necessary to safely administer medications and to teach patients how to use their medications safely. Teaching nurses concepts related to the study of drugs, including their effects and disposition in the body is the goal of this course. Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and drug interactions will be explained. Common prescribing issues and the history of drug laws will also be covered.

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