Nursing Continuing Education Course List

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Please note, course materials must be completed BEFORE the Validation Date listed on each course. If you are a CNA please call to find out which courses are eligible for your CE credits. Prices and availability subject to change without notice

General Nursing

2035 - Genetic Disorders
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Description:

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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Hours
5
$26.95
Course material valid through/must be completed by: Jun 30, 2025
  720 - Ulcer and Wound Care: Getting to the Depth of the Tissue
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The purpose and goal of this course are to educate healthcare professionals about how to recognize the phases of healing and types of pressure injuries and ulcers. The course describes ways to identify and document infection, intervene with new treatments, and choose the type of dressing that will promote healing. Learning outcomes include the ability to: 1. Describe the four phases of the healing cycle and the essential characteristics of each phase; 2. differentiate among colonized or contaminated, critically colonized, and infected ulcers; and 3. accurately measure an ulcer's length, width, and depth.
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Hours
5
$26.95
Course material valid through/must be completed by: Nov 30, 2025

Getting Older

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: - 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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Hours
10
$34.95
Course material valid through/must be completed by: Dec 31, 2024

Infection Prevention

2024 - Infection Control: Understanding Diseases, Epidemiology, and Pathogen Transmission
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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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Hours
15
$38.95
Course material valid through/must be completed by: Sep 30, 2024

Psych. / Behavioral Issues

  333 - Mental Illness and the United States Veteran
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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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Hours
3
$21.95
Course material valid through/must be completed by: Jun 20, 2024

Public Health

  626 - Ebola and Zika Viruses
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Description:

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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Hours
2
$18.95
Course material valid through/must be completed by: Oct 31, 2024

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