AEA Pre-Approved Courses

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

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5 Hour Courses

  209 - Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign
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Authors: Shelda L. Hudson, RN, BSN, PHN | Kim Falk, RN, BSN, MSN

This course presents material to educate the healthcare professional about pain - its pathophysiology, influencing factors, assessment techniques, and interventions. It also addresses common misconceptions about pain and pain management.

Course objectives 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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5
$26.95
Course material valid through: Sep 30, 2019
  226 - Parkinson's Disease: Challenges, Progress and Hope
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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
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5
$26.95
Course material valid through: Dec 31, 2019
2016 - Coping With COPD: An Integrative Approach
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Authors: Kimberly Cathcart, RN, RRT, BSN, MSedA and Shelda L. Hudson, RN, BSN, PHN

The goal of this course is to provide healthcare professionals with optimum, accurate information including a lengthy section of bonus information that introduces you to natural methods, home remedies, and nutritional plans to give your patient the opportunity to incorporate complementary therapies along with their medical protocol.

Course objectives include:

  • Summarize chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and bronchiectasis
  • Define the normal control of ventilation in order to identify abnormal pathologies like hypoxic drive and CO2 narcosis
  • Differentiate auscultation of adventitious and vesicular breath sounds
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Hours
5
$26.95
Course material valid through: Aug 30, 2019

10 Hour Courses

  459 - Diabetes: Managing Sugar Highs and Lows
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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.
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Hours
10
$34.95
Course material valid through: Jun 30, 2020
1010 - Alzheimer's: The Elusive Mind Stealer
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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
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Hours
10
$34.95
Course material valid through: Nov 30, 2019

20 Hour Courses

  404 - Menopause: A Time of Transitions
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Author: Denise Warren, RN, BSN

The "mysteries" of a woman's body, including menopause, are seen as times of power and growth. The goal of this course is to increase the knowledge and understanding of the physiological changes associated with menopause.

Course objectives include:

  • Define terms related to all stages of menopause
  • Explain the physiology of normal and perimenopausal menstrual cycles
  • Summarize the signs and symptoms of perimenopause
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Hours
20
$42.95
Course material valid through: Sep 30, 2019

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