AEA Pre-Approved Courses

The following courses are pre-approved by the American Electrology Association.

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2 Hour Courses

  453 - Communication Strategies
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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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2
$18.95
Course material valid through: Feb 5, 2023

3 Hour Courses

  405 - Understanding the Aging Process and Health Care Needs of the Older Adult
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### 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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3
$21.95
Course material valid through: Mar 31, 2022

5 Hour Courses

  209 - Pain: Assessment and Management
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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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Hours
5
$26.95
Course material valid through: Jan 15, 2023
  226 - Parkinson's Disease: Challenges, Progress and Hope
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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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5
$26.95
Course material valid through: Dec 31, 2022
  830 - The Brain on Stress
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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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5
$26.95
Course material valid through: Jun 30, 2022

15 Hour Courses

2024 - Infection Control: Understanding Diseases, Epidemiology, and Pathogen Transmission
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This course is for 10 hours credit for Electrology - the maximum permissable for one electrology activity.
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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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Hours
15
$38.95
Course material valid through: Sep 30, 2023

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