Pharmacology in the Elderly Patient

Pharmacology in the Elderly Patient Online Course presented by Douglas M. 'Monty' Yoder , PharmD, BCPS Objectives: Discuss key issues in geriatric pharmacology Describe the effect of age on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics Discuss risk factors for adverse drug events and ways to mitigate them Integrate the principles of drug prescribing for older patients
Northwest AHEC at Wake Forest School of Medicine

Conversational Medical Spanish IV

This course is designed for students who have completed the three previous Conversational Medical Spanish courses and have completed the studies of the highest grammar level of Spanish, such as Conditional tenses and the Subjunctive Mood. The class will be conducted only in Spanish. It is designed to serve those in the medical professions who seek high conversational skills in Spanish aiming to the highest level of proficiency. This course will present realistic situations in which medical ...
Boston College

Wounded Warriors in Transition

Over 65,000 US troops have been wounded since 2001. Many have suffered "the hidden injuries": traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder. The purpose of this course is for students to gain an understanding of military culture, catastrophic injuries, and the journey of Wounded Warriors and their family members. The course examines the history and culture of the Armed Services and the developing knowledge of the rehabilitation of Wounded Warriors.
Boston College

Transitioning into a Career in Clinical Research

This course deals with the challenges related to managing change associated with career transition. Understand the clinical research field as well as your career strengths, career interests and values. In addition, focus on your uniqueness and its value to yourself and the market place. Identify transferable skills and accomplishments that can be used in clinical research. Learn from clinical research experts how to market yourself and how to enter the clinical research arena. Pre/co-requis...
Boston College

Suturing

Practice various suturing techniques using pigskin, including simple and straight lacerations, deep-layer closure, skin closures, and tying knots using hand and intrument ties. This course is geared toward beginners and those wishing to refresh their suturing skills. Contact Hours: 5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Peripheral IV Therapy

The Peripheral IV Therapy course educates participants in the history and principles of venipuncture and intravenous therapy. Classes cover site selection, preparation, and care. Insertion techniques and equipment are demonstrated. A lab component is included. Contact Hours: 5.5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Peripheral IV Therapy

The Peripheral IV Therapy course educates participants in the history and principles of venipuncture and intravenous therapy. Classes cover site selection, preparation, and care. Insertion techniques and equipment are demonstrated. A lab component is included. Contact Hours: 5.5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Essentials of Phlebotomy

This course provides the student with an overview of blood collection procedures and techniques. Topics include site selection for both capillary and heel sticks, blood culture collection, common blood panel, order of draw, and OSHA safety guidelines. A lab component is included. Contact hours: 5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Essentials of Phlebotomy

This course provides the student with an overview of blood collection procedures and techniques. Topics include site selection for both capillary and heel sticks, blood culture collection, common blood panel, order of draw, and OSHA safety guidelines. A lab component is included. Contact hours: 5 Visit our website to learn more: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/schools/son/ce.html
Boston College

Having "The Talk": Strategies for Addressing Difficult Decisions with Patients and Families

Learning Objective: Review the benefits of good communication. How to approach talking about serious news. Transitioning to end-of-life conversations and talking about dying.
Contemporary Forums

MyCred Presentation Portfolios for Healthcare Professionals

MyCred Portfolios are electronic credential and achievement presentation portfolios designed to store and present an individual’s educational, professional, and experiential accomplishments. MyCred Portfolios serve to educate, influence, and inspire an individual’s viewing audience leading to stronger professional relationships and positive outcomes. MyCred Portfolios offer the flexibility, scalability, and portability to support an individual throughout their continuum of education ...
MyCred.com

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies for the Management of Acquired Hemophilia A

FREE CME/CNE Activity. The rarity of acquired hemophilia A (AHA) has resulted in a lack of awareness among clinicians, and this potentially life-threatening bleeding diathesis may go unrecognized. Although the two-fold objectives of treating AHA are clear—to control bleeding and remove the inhibitor—management is complex and often challenging. Diagnosis may be delayed, and AHA may be mistaken for congenital or other acquired bleeding disorders. The etiology of AHA is frequently unexplained...
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

Clinical Research II: Implementing Protocols and Procedures

These two courses consist of ten sessions. Experts in the field will guide you to a better understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical issues, Good Clinical Practices, and the many complex responsibilities of these challenging and rewarding positions. These courses are meant as an introduction to provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics. Through actual practice and involvement, you will gain greater knowledge and ability. The research process itself will be dissected,...
Boston College

Clinical Research II: Implementing Protocols and Procedures

These two courses consist of ten sessions. Experts in the field will guide you to a better understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical issues, Good Clinical Practices, and the many complex responsibilities of these challenging and rewarding positions. These courses are meant as an introduction to provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics. Through actual practice and involvement, you will gain greater knowledge and ability. The research process itself will be dissected,...
Boston College

Clinical Research II: Implementing Protocols and Procedures

These two courses consist of ten sessions. Experts in the field will guide you to a better understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical issues, Good Clinical Practices, and the many complex responsibilities of these challenging and rewarding positions. These courses are meant as an introduction to provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics. Through actual practice and involvement, you will gain greater knowledge and ability. The research process itself will be dissected,...
Boston College

Clinical Research I: Understanding Concepts and Process

These two courses consist of ten sessions. Experts in the field will guide you to a better understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical issues, Good Clinical Practices, and the many complex responsibilities of these challenging and rewarding positions. These courses are meant as an introduction to provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics. Through actual practice and involvement, you will gain greater knowledge and ability. The research process itself will be dissected,...
Boston College

Clinical Research I: Understanding Concepts and Process

These two courses consist of ten sessions. Experts in the field will guide you to a better understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical issues, Good Clinical Practices, and the many complex responsibilities of these challenging and rewarding positions. These courses are meant as an introduction to provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics. Through actual practice and involvement, you will gain greater knowledge and ability. The research process itself will be dissected,...
Boston College

Clinical Research I: Understanding Concepts and Process

These two courses consist of ten sessions. Experts in the field will guide you to a better understanding of regulatory requirements, ethical issues, Good Clinical Practices, and the many complex responsibilities of these challenging and rewarding positions. These courses are meant as an introduction to provide you with a thorough understanding of the basics. Through actual practice and involvement, you will gain greater knowledge and ability. The research process itself will be dissected,...
Boston College

Project Management in Clinical Research

It has become increasingly more important to use solid project management principles throughout the clinical research process. This course will benefit professionals interested in pursuing a clinical research career by providing a clear understanding of project management principles and processes. Learn industry trends and best practices through real-world examples involving team projects and case studies presented by experts in the industry. Through discussion, presentation, and interaction...
Boston College

Project Management in Clinical Research

It has become increasingly more important to use solid project management principles throughout the clinical research process. This course will benefit professionals interested in pursuing a clinical research career by providing a clear understanding of project management principles and processes. Learn industry trends and best practices through real-world examples involving team projects and case studies presented by experts in the industry. Through discussion, presentation, and interaction...
Boston College

Project Management in Clinical Research

It has become increasingly more important to use solid project management principles throughout the clinical research process. This course will benefit professionals interested in pursuing a clinical research career by providing a clear understanding of project management principles and processes. Learn industry trends and best practices through real-world examples involving team projects and case studies presented by experts in the industry. Through discussion, presentation, and interaction...
Boston College

Introduction to Medical Spanish

This course is for those who have little or no previous experience learning Spanish. In this course, students will learn parts of the body, numbers, the alphabet, articles, gender and number agreement, medical vocabulary, the most basic common expressions: greetings and farewells applied in conversations through formulation of questions and answers, role play dialogue, and the practical language skills used in first aid and emergency situations in hospitals, doctor’s, pediatrician’s and gy...
Boston College

Introduction to Medical Spanish

This course is for those who have little or no previous experience learning Spanish. In this course, students will learn parts of the body, numbers, the alphabet, articles, gender and number agreement, medical vocabulary, the most basic common expressions: greetings and farewells applied in conversations through formulation of questions and answers, role play dialogue, and the practical language skills used in first aid and emergency situations in hospitals, doctor’s, pediatrician’s and gy...
Boston College

Update in Pediatric Health

Join the NCLEX Review course for the one-day pediatric content review. Class is didactic with question-and-answer format, and reviews content designated as core competencies in Pediatrics.
Boston College

Update in Maternal Health

Join the NCLEX Review course for the one-day maternity content review. Class is didactic with question-and-answer format and reviews content designated as core competencies in Maternity.
Boston College

Adult Health: Medical Surgical Review

Join the NCLEX Review course for the two day adult health content review. Class is didactic with a question-and-answer format, and reviews content designated as core competencies in Adult Health. Part of the NCLEX review course.
Boston College

RN Refresher: Update in Nursing II

Review and practice clinical skills in the simulation laboratory with clinical faculty. The focus of the class is on technical skills, including medication administration, precautions, sterile technique, dressing changes, enteral feedings, suctioning/respiratorycare, and urinary catheterization. Medication math and competency exams are given. Med/Math Workshop is offered. Pre/Co-requisite: RN Refresher: Update in Nursing I.
Boston College

RN Refresher: Update in Nursing I

This core course provides reviews of current medical and nursing treatments. Clinicians from both academic and clinical settings cover topics in adult cardiac, respiratory, neurology, GI, endocrine, AIDS, oncology, pain management, geriatrics, and pharmacology. Case studies and disease entities are discussed. Students have access to library facilities and web-based learning.
Boston College

Basic Cardiac & Respiratory Assessment, Interpretation and Intervention

This program is intended for nurses who are interested in refining their cardiac and respiratory assessment skills as well as improving their interpretive capabilities and intervention techniques. Cardiac and respiratory assessments will be reviewed in interactive small groups, and interpretations of assessments will be discussed and practiced in the clinical simulation laboratory. Participants will be involved in low-fidelity simulations which will allow them to react, apply their skills, and...
Boston College

Basic Cardiac & Respiratory Assessment, Interpretation and Intervention

This program is intended for nurses who are interested in refining their cardiac and respiratory assessment skills as well as improving their interpretive capabilities and intervention techniques. Cardiac and respiratory assessments will be reviewed in interactive small groups, and interpretations of assessments will be discussed and practiced in the clinical simulation laboratory. Participants will be involved in low-fidelity simulations which will allow them to react, apply their skills, and...
Boston College

Update in Wound Care

In this class, students will contrast differences of acute and chronic wounds and identify wound treatment modalities appropriate for the type of wound. The class will include an overview of the physiology of acute wounds and the pathophysiology of chronic wound healing. Modern and traditional wound treatment modalities will be discussed.
Boston College

Update in Wound Care

In this class, students will contrast differences of acute and chronic wounds and identify wound treatment modalities appropriate for the type of wound. The class will include an overview of the physiology of acute wounds and the pathophysiology of chronic wound healing. Modern and traditional wound treatment modalities will be discussed.
Boston College

Therapy Tidbits – July/August 2016

Therapy Tidbits is a 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course comprised of select articles from the July/August 2016 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep psychologists (and other mental health professionals) informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Mental Health Problems Abound in Flint Lead Crisis - discusses problems afflicting residents of Flint, MI in the city’s water contamination crisi...
Professional Development Resources

Keeping Up in Grief: A Vital Component in Self Care

About the Webinar Field leaders maintain that keeping up with the newest information in one's field is vital to effective practice. However, researchers and educators often become so focused on a small part of the field, they lose sight of what is happening in the larger arena of bereavement care. Overworked professionals with ever-expanding caseloads rarely feel they have the time for professional reading, attending seminars, and talking with colleagues about cases and new "best practices....
The Association for Death Education and Counseling

Keeping Up in Grief: A Vital Component in Self Care (LIVE)

About the Webinar Field leaders maintain that keeping up with the newest information in one's field is vital to effective practice. However, researchers and educators often become so focused on a small part of the field, they lose sight of what is happening in the larger arena of bereavement care. Overworked professionals with ever-expanding caseloads rarely feel they have the time for professional reading, attending seminars, and talking with colleagues about cases and new "best practices....
The Association for Death Education and Counseling

Therapy Tidbits May/June 2016

This course is comprised of select articles from the May/June 2016 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep psychologists (and other mental health professionals) informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: CMS Wrongfully Denying PQRS Incentives Psychology Lags in Helping Impaired Colleagues Disclosures for Forensic Evaluations Reimbursement Diagnoses May Be Co-Morbid Crossing the Mental Health Court Ch...
Professional Development Resources

Cannabis and PTSD: Existing Evidence and Clinical Considerations

Description Dr. Bonn-Miller will provide an overview of cannabis, including associated consequences and benefits stemming from its use. He will then summarize epidemiological data, particularly from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), related to recent and emerging trends in cannabis use/disorders, including among veterans with PTSD. Limitations of epidemiological tracking will be discussed and methods for improving cannabis use/disorder identification will be provided. Following, Dr. Bo...
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Cannabis and PTSD: Existing Evidence and Clinical Considerations (LIVE)

Description Dr. Bonn-Miller will provide an overview of cannabis, including associated consequences and benefits stemming from its use. He will then summarize epidemiological data, particularly from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), related to recent and emerging trends in cannabis use/disorders, including among veterans with PTSD. Limitations of epidemiological tracking will be discussed and methods for improving cannabis use/disorder identification will be provided. Following, Dr. Bo...
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Loss Upon Loss: Caregivers, Dying Persons and the End of Life

About the Webinar There are layers of progressive losses facing persons at the end of life and their caregivers. This presentation will explore the impact and losses caregiving and the end of life generate. The end of life presents great challenges and also opportunities for meaning creation. Perhaps the most important dimensions involved for caregivers and persons at the end of life center around their ways of coping and the ways they are able to access and utilize meaningful support. ...
The Association for Death Education and Counseling

Loss Upon Loss: Caregivers, Dying Persons and the End of Life (LIVE)

About the Webinar There are layers of progressive losses facing persons at the end of life and their caregivers. This presentation will explore the impact and losses caregiving and the end of life generate. The end of life presents great challenges and also opportunities for meaning creation. Perhaps the most important dimensions involved for caregivers and persons at the end of life center around their ways of coping and the ways they are able to access and utilize meaningful support. ...
The Association for Death Education and Counseling

E-Therapy: Ethics & Best Practices

E-Therapy: Ethics & Best Practices is a 3-hour online continuing education (CE) course that examines the advantages, risks, technical issues, legalities and ethics of providing therapy online. E-therapy can be used to address age-old problems, such as how to reach out to those who might not otherwise avail themselves of psychotherapy services even though they are in acute need. At the same time, it is clear that many providers have embraced the new technologies without a firm grasp on the new ...
Professional Development Resources

Pennsylvania: Child Abuse, Recognition, and Reporting for Mandated Reporters

This course is approved by Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and the Pennsylvania Department of State. It fulfills the 3-unit requirement for training in child abuse recognition and reporting for mandated reporters. PA CE Provider #CACE000044. Program #CAPR000042. This online course is for healthcare providers and other professionals in Pennsylvania who are mandated to report suspected child abuse. It begins with historical information about child abuse recognition in the United S...
ATrain Education Inc.

Life After Trauma: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Revitalize Interrupted Lives (LIVE)

Description The concept of emotional avoidance offers organization to the functional analysis of trauma-related problems and lends coherence to understanding the sequalae of trauma (Walser & Hayes, 2006). Many individuals who have been diagnosed with PTSD are struggling with traumatic memories, painful feelings and unwanted thoughts and they take great efforts to avoid these private experiences. The avoidance or control of private negatively evaluated internal experience, understandably, ofte...
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Life After Trauma: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Revitalize Interrupted Lives

Description The concept of emotional avoidance offers organization to the functional analysis of trauma-related problems and lends coherence to understanding the sequalae of trauma (Walser & Hayes, 2006). Many individuals who have been diagnosed with PTSD are struggling with traumatic memories, painful feelings and unwanted thoughts and they take great efforts to avoid these private experiences. The avoidance or control of private negatively evaluated internal experience, understandably, ofte...
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Psychotherapy, Psychiatry and Counseling in the Digital Age Alaskan Cruise

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to: Boundaries in Psychotherapy, Psychiatry & Counseling: •Define boundary crossings and boundary violations in psychiatry, psychotherapy, social work, and counseling. •Differentiate between boundary crossings and boundary violations •Discuss the different boundaries in therapy, such as gifts, self-disclosure, non-sexual touch, home visit, home base therapy, therapy outside the office, language, etc. •Report how enf...
Continuing Education, Inc

Women of Resilience

Join Women of Resilience as we explore both historic and current cases studies. Focusing on women, their history and how resilience manifested in their lives. How they modeled resilience will affirm, inspire and empower the health care clinicians who attend and how they can apply it to clinical practice.
Women of Resilience

The Top 10 Mistakes Made in Treating the Bereaved: What They Are and How to Avoid Them

About the Webinar As the knowledge base of thanatology expands through integration with other social and physical sciences, there is much that directly impacts our clinical work with the bereaved. The purpose of this practice-oriented workshop is to draw upon clinical and empirical literatures, along with the presenter’s decades of professional experience, to identify what she perceives as the most prevalent and problematic mistakes that occur in treatment of bereaved persons. The focus i...
The Association for Death Education and Counseling

The Top 10 Mistakes Made in Treating the Bereaved: What They Are and How to Avoid Them (LIVE)

About the Webinar As the knowledge base of thanatology expands through integration with other social and physical sciences, there is much that directly impacts our clinical work with the bereaved. The purpose of this practice-oriented workshop is to draw upon clinical and empirical literatures, along with the presenter’s decades of professional experience, to identify what she perceives as the most prevalent and problematic mistakes that occur in treatment of bereaved persons. The focus i...
The Association for Death Education and Counseling

Helping Children Grieve: Bereavement Camps and More

About the Webinar Grief counseling with children shares similarities with other counseling topics and techniques, yet also shares unique challenges as well; some of which are common misconceptions about the grief of children and contextual attitudes which may include mistaken notions that the topic of grief is best left unaddressed. Successfully working with bereaved children is both personally gratifying and has the potential to be of lifelong benefit for the bereaved. Unique features of gri...
The Association for Death Education and Counseling

Therapy Tidbits - March/April 2016

This course is comprised of select articles from the March/April 2016 issue of The National Psychologist, a private, independent bi-monthly newspaper intended to keep psychologists (and other mental health professionals) informed about practice issues. The articles included in this course are: Depression Screenings Urged During and After Pregnancy, ACA Constantly Changing, Social Media and Ethics: Self-Reflection in Context of Technology, RxP Battle May Not Be Worth the Cost, Psychologists Mus...
Professional Development Resources

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