Improving Medication Safety in the Perioperative Setting

Activity Description The perioperative (operating room) environment is a high-risk, complex area where medication errors lead to disproportionately more harm than errors elsewhere in the hospital. This on-demand webinar focuses on current issues in perioperative medication safety and ways to prevent harmful adverse drug events. Leading national experts discuss often-unrecognized problems, discuss actual cases where errors have occurred, outline relevant regulatory and/or accreditation require...
ProCE

Pediatric Immunizations: Immunization Schedule and Recommendations

The online Pediatric Immunizations course covers routine immunizations and the recommended immunization schedule from the Centers for Disease Control. Guidelines for administering vaccines and possible reactions and contraindications will also be discussed. Upon completion of the is course, participants will be awarded 2.27 ANCC contact hours.
Corexcel

Beyond Suffering

Beyond Suffering Advanced Studies: A Christian View on the Healthcare Humanities is a unique and groundbreaking advanced course designed to reintroduce the ancient ideal of practical reasoning, self-knowledge and action in the care of the sick and the marginalized, with a special emphasis on people with disabilities. Modeled after the flagship curriculum Beyond Suffering: A Christian View on Disability Ministry, this course is comprised of four modules and four thought-provoking practicums: 1...
CMDA - Christian Medical and Dental Associations

FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF SCAPULAR DISORDERS

Alterations in scapular function are associated with shoulder pain including rotator cuff disease, instability, and adhesive capsulitis. However, recent evidence suggests that resolving scapular dyskinesis is not associated with resolution of symptoms or predictive of arm injury in pitchers. Thus, a systematic approach that includes scapular position, muscle performance, and movement patterns is required to best understand the role of scapular dysfunction in patients with shoulder pain. This w...
THERAPY NETWORK SEMINARS

Diagnostics for Invasive Fungal Infections-New and Old

Target audience The enduring activity is intended for health care professionals, particularly physicians, clinical microbiologists, researchers, nurse, nurse practitioners and pharmacists, specializing in prevention and management of fungal infections. Learning objectives Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to: -Discuss the role of new and old diagnostics in the prevention and management of invasive fungal infections Method of Participation In ord...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

New and Emerging Therapeutic Options for the Prophylaxis, Empirical Treatment, Pre-Emptive and Targeted Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections (IFIs)

Target audience The enduring activity is intended for health care professionals, particularly physicians, clinical microbiologists, researchers, nurse, nurse practitioners and pharmacists, specializing in prevention and management of fungal infections. Learning objectives Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to: -Differentiate new and emerging therapeutic options for the prophylaxis, empirical treatment, pre-emptive and targeted treatment of invasive f...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Best Practices: Management of Invasive Fungal Infections

Target audience The enduring activity is intended for health care professionals, particularly physicians, clinical microbiologists, researchers, nurse, nurse practitioners and pharmacists, specializing in prevention and management of fungal infections. Learning objectives -Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to: -Apply appropriate antifungal therapy based on evidence-based guideline recommendations, antifungal resistance patterns, and patient specific...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

IFIs: Epidemiological Trends, Antifungal Resistance, and Why Antifungal Therapy Fails in Patients with Invasive Mold Infections

Target audience The enduring activity is intended for health care professionals, particularly physicians, clinical microbiologists, researchers, nurse, nurse practitioners and pharmacists, specializing in prevention and management of fungal infections. Learning objectives Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to: -Discuss the role of prophylaxis therapy in patients with invasive fungal infections (IFIs) -Review the emerging data on breakthrough and rel...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

ONLINE CME: Bio This, Bio That; Understating Biologic Medications in the Treatment of Disease-Part 1 Online CE/CME Course

At the completion of this program, the participant should be able to: 1. Define what is a biologic medication. 2. Recognize the types of biological products. 3. Distinguish the differences between non-biologic and biologic medications. 4. Recognize the naming system for selected biologic medications. 5. Identify where biologic medications are currently used in the treatment of disease. 6. Review the basic pathophysiology of selected disease states that include biologic medications as p...
University Learning Systems

Sedation Certification & Credentialing Services for Physicians and Nurses - Onsite

Sedation Continuing Education / Certification & Training Programs at your facility for physicians, nurses and assisting staff. We will come to your facility and provide continuing education and training on the administration of procedural sedation and/or advanced anesthesia techniques to the enitre staff. Our programs are custom designed to fit your needs and use a "Sedation Team" approach. Typical programs cover the following: Patient assessment and selection ...
Conscious Sedation Consulting

Domestic Violence Update

Target Audience: This activity is designed for professionals at all levels and settings in the healthcare industry. Activity Description Domestic or family violence affects everyone, regardless of gender, race, education, profession, or socioeconomic status. Both abusers and victims come from diverse backgrounds. Health care professionals who focus on a single individual are missing the dysfunctional dynamics that sustain all abusive relationships. In the context of domestic violence, prof...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

HIV/AIDS 1 Hours Update

Target Audience: This course is designed to provide HIV/AIDS continuing education for physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, and other health professionals. This course is designed to meet the 1 hour HIV/AIDS continuing education requirement for health professionals licensed in the state of Florida. Activity Description This is a 1 hour activity designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Specifically, it meets the 1 hour HIV/AIDS continuing education for Florida heal...
AKH Inc. Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

Recognition and Prevention of Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma: State of Kentucky Mandatory Training

Nurses: Kentucky Board of Nursing, provider number 6-0022. Social Workers: Kentucky Board of Social Work, provider number KBSW130088. Objectives Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to: Describe pediatric abusive head trauma. Discuss symptoms of abusive head trauma. Identify immediate and long term consequences of abusive head trauma. Describe the physiology of abusive head trauma. Identify risk factors for abusive head trauma. Discuss intervention str...
Access Continuing Education, Inc

Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence: Applying Best Practice Guidelines State of Kentucky Mandatory Training

Nurses: Kentucky Board of Nursing, provider number 6-0022. Social Workers: Kentucky Board of Social Work, provider number KBSW130088. Objectives Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to: Define intimate partner violence/domestic violence/elder abuse, particularly in the state of Kentucky. Discuss the statistics related to intimate partner violence/domestic violence and elder abuse. Describe the effects of intimate partner violence/domestic violence on adult...
Access Continuing Education, Inc

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

Rehabilitation of Rotator Cuff Disease: Consensus and Controversies

Rotator cuff disorders encompass approximately 20% of all outpatient physical therapy referrals. Rehabilitation can be effective for the spectrum of patients with rotator cuff disease from acute episodes of tendinitis to chronic, full thickness tears. Emerging evidence suggests patients are likely to respond based on a number factors including history and physical presentation. Controversy exists over the optimal rehabilitation program, with respect to timing of rehabilitation, optimal dose of...
THERAPY NETWORK SEMINARS

101 Favorite Play Therapy Techniques

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about play therapy techniques. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. Arranged for easy reference, each bearing a succinct description and targeted application, the interventions illustrated–including Fantasy, Storytelling, Expressive Arts, Game Play, Puppet ...
CE-credit.com

HIV AIDS 7 Unit: HIV Awareness in the Workplace

The HIV AIDS 7 Unit online nursing CE course trains nurses to be aware of HIV in the workplace. The course covers the epidemiology of HIV, transmission methods, and best practices for infection control. It also discusses how tuberculosis impacts patients with HIV/AIDS. HIV AIDS 7 Unit: HIV Awareness in the Workplace meets Washington State Department of Health HIV/AIDS 7-hour and Florida State Board of Nursing 1-hour course requirements.
Corexcel

Gluten-Free: An Introduction to Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a genetic disorder causing the body’s immune system to have negative reactions to glutens. The Gluten-Free: An Introduction to Celiac Disease online nursing CE course will help participants identify grains that are not gluten-free, recognize symptoms of celiac disease, and list the steps for diagnosis.
Corexcel

School Administrator Training (on CORE ELMS / RXpreceptor software) for Internship, Externship, and Experiential Education Departments of Participating Colleges and Universities

In depth, hands on training of all aspects and modules found within the RXpreceptor ELMS (Experiential Learning Management System) software. After completion of this training, school administrator will be able to fully set up and utilize the school’s RXpreceptor account, as well as train students and preceptors on account utilization. Covered topics include: * **Initial Account Setup** * System Configuration * System Flags and Options * Program Customization * Branding Incorporati...
CORE ELMS - Experiential Learning Management System (ELMS)

Strategies for Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Men in Nursing

This online course focuses on the challenges facing men in nursing. It will identify issues surrounding recruiting men into the profession and barriers to entering nursing education programs.
Corexcel

TA 101: Introduction to the Triple Aim for Populations

You might think we do a pretty good job of providing care to individuals with illnesses and diseases. And, by and large, we do. But it's important to take a step back and consider the factors contributing to illness. It’s important to realize that things like education, the environment, and wealth (and how it’s distributed) play an enormous role in health outcomes, too. In this course, you’ll learn that to make progress combating many of the most important threats to human health, it’s...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Understanding Fibromyalgia

Understanding Fibromyalgia is an online nurisng CE course intended to help healthcare professionals recognize the symptoms of fibromyalgia and diagnose it early. It will discuss potential causes, signs and symptoms, criteria for diagnosis, and treatment options.
Corexcel

Kentucky: Domestic Violence

This course meets the domestic violence continuing education requirement for healthcare providers in the state of Kentucky. The scope of domestic violence includes violence against women, children, and elders. This course describes best practices for screening, assessment, and documenting signs of violence when seen in the healthcare setting. Outlines Kentucky reporting requirements and discusses state programs to reduce incidence. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *De...
ATrain Education Inc.

Rheum Buzz - Discuss the Latest in Rheumatology with Clinical Experts

Participate in discussion about the latest in rheumatology with clinical experts around the world. Our current discussion topics cover highlights from key scientific presentations and/or abstracts presented at international and national rheumatology meetings.
Cleveland Clinic CME

New York: Child Abuse and Maltreatment/Neglect for Mandated Reporters

This course is approved by the New York State Department of Education and meets the continuing education requirement for coursework in Child Abuse and Maltreatment for New York healthcare professionals. Defines child abuse, maltreatment, and neglect, plus mandated reporters and requirements for reporting as defined by New York State. Presents indicators of possible mistreatment, including both physical and behavioral signs. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Explain ...
ATrain Education Inc.

QI 202: Achieving Breakthrough Quality, Access, and Affordability

How does an organization go from providing ho-hum, average care to providing breakthrough quality, access, and affordability to patients? In this course, you’ll learn to apply a basic framework for designing, operating, and improving complex systems of care that can lead to rapid gains in performance. First, you’ll learn that while advances in technology have led to much better patient outcomes over the past few decades, they’ve also made for a much more complex health care system. That ...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

PFC 102: Dignity and Respect

What does it mean to treat patients and families with dignity and respect? It means that health care providers listen to and honor patient and family perspectives and choices. Providers incorporate patient and family knowledge, values, beliefs, and cultural background into the planning and delivery of care. Providers anticipate patient and family needs, and meet those needs in a clean, safe environment. The health care team provides emotional support to patients and families, and strives to al...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Latex Allergy: Are You Risking Your Life For Your Job?

The Latex Allergy online course is designed to help healthcare professionals understand the risks of latex allergy. This course will help you list the occupations that are at risk through contact with natural rubber products, as well as the foods that can cause allergic reactions. You will also be able to identify the signs and symptoms and treatment methods.
Corexcel

The Influence of Lifestyle Choices on Health in the Older Patient: How Your Patients’ Lives Affect Their Health and Longevity

The Influence of Lifestyle Choices on Health in the Older Patient online course is designed to help nurses improve the overall wellness of their older patients. Participants completing this course will be able to educate their patients healthy habits in all facets of life, such as physical and mental health, social and spiritual aspects, and utilizing services for seniors.
Corexcel

Risks of Anesthesia

The Risks of Anesthesia online course will help nurses identify anesthesia risks and educate patients. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to list pre-existing conditions that could cause complications during anesthetic procedures, describe potential post-operative injuries, and identify residual anesthetic effects in patients after surgery.
Corexcel

Nursing and Nutrition: Providing Survival Skills

Nursing and Nutrition: Providing Survival Skills is designed to help nurses provide basic nutritional guidelines for hospitalized patients. Upon completing this course, they will be able to guide patients to a healthy lifestyle that will aid in their recovery. The course includes food do's and dont's as related to specific issues, such as heart failure, cancer treatment, wound care, etc.
Corexcel

Cyclothymia: Through the Patient's Eyes

Cyclothymic Disorder is a chronic mood disorder consisting of severe and persistent mood swings. This course is designed to help medical professionals define and cyclothymic disorder and identify symptoms and behaviors of cyclothymia. This course also contains contributions from cyclothymic individuals describing their symptoms and experiences.
Corexcel

The Best Defense is a Good Documentation Offense

This online course on nursing documention is designed to help the healthcare professional understand medical records and the basic information and issues that should be documented. It will identify good documentation techniques, dos and don'ts, and site legal cases in which medical record documentation was a factor.
Corexcel

Cannabis (Marijuana) for Medical Use

Reviews the medicinal use of cannabis, introduces the endocannabinoid system, addresses myths, outlines therapeutic indications, and spells out dosages and routes of administration. This course addresses public policy and legal issues as use of medicinal cannabis becomes legal in a growing number of states throughout the United States. Course Objectives *Summarize the myths and truths about cannabis as a medication. *Identify phytocannabinoids, and contrast Marinol with cannabis occurri...
ATrain Education Inc.

QI 102: How to Improve with the Model for Improvement

The Model for Improvement, developed by a group called Associates in Process Improvement, is simple to understand and apply. But it’s powerful. This course will teach you how to use the Model for Improvement to improve everything from your tennis game to your hospital’s infection rate. You’ll learn the basic steps in any improvement project: setting an aim, selecting measures, developing ideas for changes, and testing changes using Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles. As you go along, you’...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

QI 101: Introduction to Health Care Improvement

Serious errors occur at the best hospitals and clinics — despite the best efforts of talented and dedicated providers. As the Institute of Medicine (IOM) declared in 2001, in words that still ring true, “Between the health care we have and the care we could have lies not just a gap, but a chasm.” This course launches you on your journey to becoming a health care change agent. First, you’ll get a high-level picture of the current quality of care in the United States and other nation...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

PS 104: Teamwork and Communication in a Culture Of Safety

Effective teamwork and communication are critical parts of the design of safe systems. In this course, you’ll learn what makes an effective team through case studies from health care and elsewhere. You’ll analyze the effects of individual behavior for promoting teamwork, communication, and a culture safety. Finally, you’ll learn several essential communication tools, such as briefings, SBAR, and critical language. After completing this course, you will be able to: 1.Explain why effe...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

PS 102: From Error to Harm

This course provides an overview of the key concepts in the field of patient safety. You’ll learn the relationship between error and harm, and how unsafe conditions and human error lead to harm — through something called the Swiss cheese model. You’ll learn how to classify different types of unsafe acts that humans commit, including error, and how the types of unsafe acts relate to harm. Finally, you’ll learn about how the field of patient safety has expanded its focus from reducin...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

PS 101: Introduction to Patient Safety

No one embarks on a health care career intending to harm patients. But much too often, patients die or suffer injuries from the care they receive. In this course, you’ll learn why becoming a student of patient safety is critical for everyone involved in health care today. First, you’ll learn about the human and financial toll of medical error around the world. Next, you’ll learn the basics of the psychology of error and try your hand at identifying unsafe acts in real health care cases. ...
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

The Basics of Exercise Physiology: Improving Wellness through the Benefits of Exercise

The Basics of Exercise Physiology online nursing course will help healthcare professionals understand the body's responses to exercise. Participants completing this course will be able to educate patients in the appropriate physical activity to ease chronic conditions or meet their personal goals.
Corexcel

Adult Ventilation Management

Adult Ventilation Management is an online continuing education course designed for nurses who need training in mechanical ventilation for patients who are unable to breathe adequately on his or her own.
Corexcel

Why Nurses and Case Managers Need to Know About Customer Service

Why Nurses and Case Managers Need to Know Customer Service is an online course intended to teach healthcare professionals the importance of customer service. It focuses on the dos and don'ts when dealing with patients and family members to make sure their medical experience is a good one.
Corexcel

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