AEA Pre-Approved Courses
The following courses are pre-approved by the American Electrology Association.
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5 Hour Courses
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
10 Hour Courses
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.
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