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|The Brain on Stress
|Parkinson's Disease: Challenges, Progress and Hope
|Pain: Assessment and Management
|Infection Control: Understanding Diseases, Epidemiology, and Pathogen Transmission
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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
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.
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
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