AEA Pre-Approved Courses

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

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2 Hour Courses

  405 - Elder Care: Understanding Issues of the Aging Population
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Authors: Shelda L. Hudson, RN, BSN, PHN, Director of Healthcare Information, Carolyn Hunter, RN, MA

The purpose and goals of this course is to stimulate the health professional toward positive yet realistic attitude toward care of the aging adult. It offers some essential tools in caring for the aging patient, including psychosocial, physical and emotional needs.

Course objectives include:

  • Explain ways to promote improved quality of life in the elderly.
  • Describe nursing interventions that will promote safety in the elderly.
  • Discuss nursing assessment and interventions with clients who have memory loss.
  • Describe ways the burden of chronic illnesses affect the elderly.
  • Identify ways vulnerable elderly are abused.
  • Outline the various ways the nurse may screen for abuse.
  • Describe ways the nurse may assist the elderly and their families with end of life decisions and care.
2 Hours
$18.95
2030 - Domestic Violence: Breaking the Silence
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Authors: Shelda L. K. Hudson, RN, BSN, PHN | Carolyn Hunter, RN, MA

The goal of the enclosed course is to provide basic instruction on intimate partner violence, including identification, screening, and referral of persons with a history of being, or at risk of becoming, victims or perpetrators of intimate partner violence.

2 Hours
$18.95

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
5 Hours
$26.95
  226 - Parkinson's Disease: Challenges, Progress and Hope
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5 Hours
$26.95
  453 - Communication Strategies
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Authors: Dr. Carolyn Mikanowicz, RN, Ph.D | Antoinette Gmeiner, RN, Ph.D

The goal of this course is to provide healthcare 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.

Course objectives include:

  • Define communication and list the basic types of human communication
  • List the various models of communication
  • Outline the role that gender plays in styles of communication
5 Hours
$26.95
  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:

  • Interpret the scoring of the Life Change Unit events used in the Holmes-Rahe scale measurement of stress
  • Name examples of stressor types that act as catalysts for triggering the stress response
  • Relate the role of the amygdala in patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
5 Hours
$26.95
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
5 Hours
$26.95

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.
10 Hours
$34.95
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
10 Hours
$34.95
2022 - The Power of Words: Steps to Positive Criticism
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Authors: Mary Ann Evans, RN, BS, MS | Dr. Carolyn Mikanowicz, RN, Ph.D | Shelda L. Hudson, RN, BSN, PHN

This course will focus on various types of criticism and techniques used for coping. The information will be applicable to any health professional or supervisor who feels susceptible when criticized. It applies to all areas of practice because criticism is experienced in all levels of the healthcare industry.

Course objectives include:

  • Enumerate some of the myths associated with the realities of criticism
  • List three methods to cope positively with criticism
  • Name some of the various types of criticism and techniques used for coping
10 Hours
$34.95
2024 - Science of Infection Control Principles
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10 Hours
$34.95

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
20 Hours
$42.95
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