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Choose any combination from the courses listed below - totaling up to 30 Hrs - for just $42.95!

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Communication Strategies
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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Ebola and Zika Viruses
Course material valid through: Oct 31, 2024
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Authors: James Wittenauer, RN, MSN, MPA, RN-BC, Diana Harland, BS, CCRC

This CE offering will examine Ebola virus disease (EVD) and the Zika virus. We will discuss the characteristics of the viruses, and how the diseases are spread. We will also look at prevention techniques within a community and what healthcare professionals can do to protect themselves, their patients, and their loved ones. For the Zika virus, we will also discuss the potential long-term serious effects in both infants and adults.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Define Ebola virus with respect to its genera and species classification and its physical characteristics.
  • Delineate the predominance of the Ebola virus with regard to epidemiology.
  • Explain arboviral diseases and establish why Zika virus disease is a disease that is nationally notifiable.
  • Describe the symptoms of Zika virus infection and how a diagnosis is made.
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Recognizing Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma (Shaken Baby Syndrome)
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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Mental Illness and the United States Veteran
Course material valid through: Jun 20, 2024
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Author: James Wittenauer, RN, MSN, MPA, RN-BC

The purpose of this course is to educate healthcare professionals on the mental health issues that surround the United States veteran. We will look at statistics for mental health disorders and the most prevalent disorders that affect veterans. Current treatments used to treat the veteran with a mental health disorder will be discussed with a focus on the non-pharmacologic treatments used as well.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Recite the top six mental health illnesses facing veterans today.
  • Articulate the treatments being used for the veteran with mental illness to include non-pharmacologic treatments.
  • List the nursing implications in treating the veteran with mental illness.
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Caring for the Ostomy Patient
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
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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Genetic Disorders New!
Course material valid through: Jun 30, 2025
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The goal of this course is to provide nurses and other health care professionals with a functional understanding of how genes contribute to disease, to help them recognize salient symptoms of the more common genetic diseases, and to train them how to guide patients to resources for coping with genetic disease and accessing treatment.

Learning Outcomes include:

  • Understand DNA function, replication, and mutation and how it relates to disease.
  • Describe symptoms, genetic cause, and available treatment for several genetic disorders.
  • Describe genomic medicine and its inherent opportunities, risks, and impacts on healthcare.
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Pain: Assessment and Management
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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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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Rural Nursing: Healthcare Delivery and Practice Issues
Course material valid through: Mar 31, 2023
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Author: Angeline Bushy, PhD, RN, FAAN

This continuing education (CE) offering highlights health care concerns and features of health professional practice, nurses in particular in the rural context.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Define urban, suburban, rural, frontier, farm, non-farm, metropolitan, nonmetropolitan.
  • Describe residency on a continuum ranging from farm residency to metropolitan.
  • Examine social and physical determinants that can impact the rural lifestyle.
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Alzheimer's: The Elusive Mind Stealer
Course material valid through: Dec 31, 2024
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: - Define Alzheimer's disease and related terminology. - Outline myths and misconceptions associated with Alzheimer's disease. - Name signs and symptoms characteristic of early, intermediate and late stage Alzheimer's disease.
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Infection Control: Understanding Diseases, Epidemiology, and Pathogen Transmission
Course material valid through: Sep 30, 2023
View Course Description The goal of this course is to educate nurses and other healthcare professionals in the principles of infection control through a better understanding of epidemiology and pathogen transmission, as well as through federal regulations and recommendations. It is our goal that healthcare professionals will then recognize their responsibility to apply these scientifically based principles to minimize the opportunity for transmission of disease, and therefore be able to make a significant impact on their community

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