Conflict Resolution in Nursing

The nursing floor can be a stressful work environment and can lead to tension and personality clashes. Conflict Resolution in Nursing examines conflict in nursing and helps nurses and managers resolve conflict in the workplace.

Fit to Perform: Recognizing Impairment in the Workplace

Four vignettes will be presented reflecting employee experiences with unsatisfactory job performance due to substance use, mental and emotional conditions, physical conditions and cognitive decline.
Slack Inc.

Pain Management Update

This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with information on pain including the physiology and types of pain, factors influencing pain, assessment, treatment modalities, barriers to pain management and patients’ rights related to pain. The goal of this course is to enable healthcare professionals to provide quality care to patients who report the presence of pain.
Slack Inc.

Psoriasis Management Considerations: What Would You Do?

Patients with a rash are commonly seen in the primary care office. Can you tell if it's psoriasis? These 3 interactive cases explore psoriasis diagnosis, management and when to refer to a specialist. The goal of these lectures is to equip clinicians with evidence-based knowledge and provide increased competence in managing their patients with psoriasis. All three cases are combined for nurses in 1 activity!
Louisiana Nurse Practitioner Foundation

Case Studies in Managing the Newly Diagnosed Patient with HIV: A STEP-HIV Initiative

This free interactive CME/CNE-Certified webinar will focus on the management of HIV infection based on current data and our understanding of the disease. It is designed for those who wish to learn the basics of caring for someone with HIV as well as for learners who want to expand their knowledge and understanding of optimal care of people with HIV. Topics to be covered include the initial evaluation of a person with newly diagnosed HIV infection; considerations in choosing an antiretroviral ...
American Academy of CME

Nursing Management of Cancer Treatment-Induced Cardiotoxicity

STATEMENT OF NEED Several studies reveal that certain cancer therapies adversely affect the heart and lead to various types of injuries, which often result in death. Adverse cardiac effects may occur immediately after cessation of therapy or, in some cases, years after the therapy has been discontinued. Often the cardiotoxicity presents in subtle ways, and a lack of awareness results in high morbidity and mortality. It is important for oncology nurses to be aware of current advances in the ...
i3 Health

Cleveland Clinic's Fundamental to Advanced Echocardiography (Online & DVD-ROM)

Physicians and Sonographers can meet their Echocardiography Lab CME requirements by completing this all new Cleveland Clinic activity, and obtain ABIM MOC points, as well. The program highlights practical issues in echocardiography, including new imaging technologies, multimodality imaging, the role of echo in clinical practice and guidance for structural heart interventions, as well as a focus on innovations. In addition to cutting edge presentations, several workshops will provide clinical ...
Meetings By Mail®

Best Practices in Nursing Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

STATEMENT OF NEED Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a complication of cancer treatment that may impair quality of life and lead to treatment dose reductions or discontinuation in severe cases. In one study of 123 patients receiving taxane therapy for breast cancer, 17% required dose reductions because of CIPN (Bhatnagar et al, 2014). Whereas in some patients the symptoms of pain, numbness, and tingling improve with time, in others, there is progression with permanent nerv...
i3 Health

Workplace Violence Against Health Care Workers in the United States

Health care professionals work in a unique industry and routinely encounter highly personal and often intense situations that put them at risk of experiencing workplace violence. OSHA determined that serious workplace violence incidents were four times more common in health care from 2002 to 2013. It is crucial for all variations of physician practices, from small to large, to consider the impact of workplace violence and implement policies that reduce the risk of incidents occurring within th...
Massachusetts Medical Society

End of Life Care

Discussing end of life issues and palliative care options with patients who have life-limiting illnesses is challenging. Yet, the need for communication skills that address these issues is growing. In 2014, an estimated 1.6 to 1.7 million Americans received hospice care.
Slack Inc.

Management of Venous Thromboembolism in Hospitalized Patients With Cancer

STATEMENT OF NEED Venous thromboembolism (VTE), which consists primarily of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), is a life-threatening complication in hospitalized patients with cancer, and is associated with a 2- to 6-fold increase in likelihood of death (NCCN, 2016). The mainstay of treatment is anticoagulation; however, since cancer patients with VTE have higher rates of bleeding complications, VTE risk assessment is essential to determine which patients will benefit f...
i3 Health

Management of Venous Thromboembolism in Ambulatory Patients With Cancer

STATEMENT OF NEED Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common and potentially life-threatening complication in patients with cancer. There are two main types of VTE: deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolus (PE), which can cause right heart failure, cardiopulmonary collapse, and death (Ozaki & Bartholomew, 2012). Patients who develop PE require hospitalization, increased oxygen requirements, and the need for temporary and/or long-term anticoagulation. These complications, in turn, lead...
i3 Health

The Value of Transparency in Advancing Safety and Promoting High Reliability: Legal & Ethical Issues

This course is an important overview of how various state and federal laws have historically limited transparency. In many instances, this has resulted in the protection of paper taking precedence over the protection of patients and caregivers. Find out how changes in the law and new regulations seek to advance a more transparent culture and gain an understanding of the multiple attributes of transparency in a highly reliable learning culture. Providers will determine the risks of transpar...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

Recognizing Cognitive Changes in Health Care Providers

Learners will identify signs of provider burnout, and recognize when mental health management becomes a factor in caring for patients. Discover how the airline industry can lead by example when evaluating cognitive competence in their pilots. Can the medical profession avoid patient errors by developing some of the same evaluations? Join Dr. Peck as he explores cognitive function as a normal aging function or medical disease impairment strikes. At the conclusion of the activity, attend...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

Practical Approach to Achieving Safety Across the Continuum

The American Hospital Association's (AHA) Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) recently announced the positive results of the Hospital Engagement Network (HEN 2.0) project. Just days after, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced HRET as one of 16 recipients of the Hospital Improvement and Innovation Network contract. Hospital Patient Safety Efforts Over Past Year Have Improved Care for More Than 34,000 Patients and Saved Nearly $300 Million Hospitals continue t...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

The Multifaceted Roles of the Physician Advisor and Influence in Health Care Organizations

We are in the midst of tremendous change in health care. The notion that a physician advisor only needs to know how to determine a proper level of care is well past us at this point. Physicians are taught how to care for patients first and foremost, and that will always be the primary responsibility. Providers are generally not taught how the systems that are built around them work; especially how care translates into reimbursement. There are age-old issues that are still not widely unders...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

MACRA and Value-Based Payment Models: Regulatory Changes and Reimbursement Implications

MACRA, MIPS, and APMs...Oh My! Currently, Medicare measures the value and quality of care provided by doctors and other clinicians through a patchwork of programs, including the Physician Quality Reporting System, the Value Modifier Program, and the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. Through the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), Congress streamlined and improved these programs into one new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). Most Med...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

Leadership to Improve Quality Outcomes, Safety, and Performance in Managed Care

In Module One, hear Dr. Sunil Sinha discuss Leadership to Create and Sustain a Culture of Safety and High Performance. Are You Leading Your Practice or Organization? Assess whether you are leading the most efficient practice with these intriguing sessions. Integrated health can only be successful with an integrated and cohesive team. Whether you are the head of your organization or an integral part of the team, strong leaders must be dedicated to safe and high performing practices. Provid...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

Case Management: A Model that Touches the Care Continuum

Readmission reduction programs have popped up all over the nation as hospitals seek to avoid readmission penalties. Sharp Healthcare in San Diego California, was given the opportunity to participate in the Community-based Care Transitions Program (CCTP), through a grant from CMS to work with other hospital systems and the community-based organization Aging and Independence Services. Connecting and communicating all the pieces is where the art of managing patients lies. Electronic data supp...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

Advancing Quality Through Consequential Measures

Health care providers can find some degree of security in the knowledge that the tools for achieving improvements remain grounded in stable fundamentals. Quality measures that support your mission while providing superior care and cutting costs are the key to improving quality. Performance measurement isn't just for health plans. Physicians are increasingly participating in performance measurement activities, especially in the context of pay-for-performance initiatives that are taking shap...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

A Multifaceted Approach to Health Care Quality & Patient Safety

ABQAURP’s 40th Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference (HCQ&PS) will deliver multiple innovations, models, and best practices that have evolved to address the challenges you are facing. As we address our core competencies, high quality and safe health care still remain anchored to the partnership between patients and their health care providers. Today’s health care is provided in multiple settings, relying on people with varied expertise and training, under a variety of ...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

MACRA - Changing How Medicare Pays Providers

The Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is federal legislation enacted by the United State Congress and signed into law by President Obama on April 16, 2015, intended to contain healthcare costs and to focus Medicare spending on the quality of services beneficiaries receive rather than the quantity of those services. MACRA repeals previous Medicare physician payment formulas, modifies and combines quality and information technology programs, and reauthorizes the 1997 S...
American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP)

Florida Laws and Rules

This course reviews the purpose and membership of the Florida Board of Nursing (FBON), its legislative duties addressing certified nursing assistants (C.N.A.s), nurses and nursing education, and its role in promoting safe nursing practice. Relevant sections of the Florida Nurse Practice Act (Chapter 464 of the Florida Statutes) and Florida Administrative Code pertaining to Nursing (Chapter 64B9) are addressed. There are additional references to sections of the Florida Statutes addressing Gener...
Slack Inc.

Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is intended to make participants aware of the magnitude of the problem, of the many-leveled activities needed to resolve it, and the importance of each person’s role in the national effort to reduce medical errors.
Slack Inc.

The University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Review: University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Specialty Review (SA-CME)

Studying the University of Chicago Digestive Diseases Review will help you to better: • Keep up with the latest advancements regarding the biology and treatment of patients with digestive diseases • Apply new knowledge in GI, hematology, and nutrition with this review in gastroenterology • Integrate current guidelines into daily practice when preventing and managing digestive diseases

Topics in Risk Management 5th Edition

Studying Topics in Risk Management 6th Edition will give you: • An understanding of how economist experts for the defense and for the plaintiff approach and calculate the compensatory damages awarded by juries in medical malpractice cases. • Ten practical rules and numerous other tips to help defendant doctors effectively prepare for a deposition, which is their best opportunity to influence the outcome of a malpractice case. • An introduction to intermediation, a formalized process t...

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review: Oakstone Board Review

At the conclusion of the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review, you will be able to: • Apply an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver disorders • Discuss the difference between gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett's esophagus • Differentiate among motility disorders: gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, ileus • Assess therapy options for C. Difficile colitis • Summarize screening procedures and diagnostic criteria for ...

Duke Radiology Emergency Imaging

Duke Radiology Emergency Imaging focuses on the best applications of MR, CT and Ultrasound in emergent situations, with practical solutions in mind. Topics include abdominal, pediatric, neuro, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and interventional imaging. After studying Duke Radiology Emergency Imaging you will be better able to: 1. Identify and discuss the latest modalities and techniques being used in Emergency Imaging 2. Discuss differential diagnoses of common disease processes as they are se...
Meetings by Mail

26th Annual Duke Radiology Overview

Meetings by Mail presents the 26th Annual Duke Radiology Overview, a wide ranging summary of pertinent topics for today's radiologist. This activity includes 40 Duke Radiology faculty members presenting multiple subjects in Abdominal, pediatric, neuro, cardiothoracic, musculoskeletal, interventional and women's imaging, as well as nuclear medicine. After studying the 26th Annual Duke Radiology Overview, you will be able to: 1. Identify and discuss the latest modalities and techniques bein...
Meetings by Mail

SCBT-MR (Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance) 39th Annual Course (2016)

Meetings by Mail presents the SCBT-MR (Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance) 39th Annual Course (2016). This activity features a faculty of over seventy experts presenting the latest advances in Body CT & MR. Topics include Dual Energy CT, Dose Reduction, Thoracic, Pelvis, Abdominal, Cardiac, MSK, Oncologic, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Colonography, Liver, New Advances and multiple workshops. Available in Online Streaming and DVD-ROM formats. After completing the SC...
Meetings by Mail

Duke Radiology Body & MSK Imaging

Duke Radiology Body & MSK Imaging features faculty analysis of state of the art practices in body and musculoskeletal imaging. Best techniques for MR, CT, DECT, PET, SPECT and Ultrasound are presented, with emphasis on practical, everyday application for optimal results. Topics include DECT, pancreas, liver, thoracic, nuclear medicine, shoulder, elbow, knee, ankle and more. After studying Duke Radiology Body & MSK Imaging , you will be better able to: 1. Identify and discuss the latest moda...
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Clinical Competence in Breast MR, vol. 2

Clinical Competence in Breast MR, vol. 2 contains 100 new comprehensive Breast MR cases, including patient histories, hundreds of images, dynamic sequences and detailed explanations.†The case review explores the many indications for malignant and benign disease, featuring nodules, tumors and patterns of enhancement encountered in every day practice. ††Lectures in indications, techniques and the recognition and report of Breast cancer are also included.. This course meets the case require...
Meetings by Mail

Frontotemporal Disorders: The Many Names of FTD

Frontotemporal Disorders is an online course designed to help nurses and medical professionals recognize signs and symptoms of FTD. This course will address care issues for patients exhibiting difficult behavior in hospitals, mental health settings, long-term care communities, and other settings.

UCSF Thoracic Imaging: University of California San Francisco Clinical Update


UCSF Interventional Radiology Review

Topics covered in UCSF Radiology Interventional Review include: Percutaneous Ablation of Bone, Neuro Spine Interventions, Endovascular Repair of Aortic Aneurysms, Bronchial Artery Embolization, Pulmonary Artery Interventions, Chemoembolization, Radioembolization, Stroke Interventions, Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty and many others. Studying UCSF Radiology Interventional Review will help you to: • Become familiar with the latest interventional radiology techniques, their indications and contr...

Pediatric Care Series - Diagnosis and Management of Behavior and Development: Oakstone Clinical Update

Topics covered by Diagnosis and Management of Behavior and Development include: Common Communication Issues in Outpatient Pediatrics, Speech Delay, Autism, Disruptive Behavior Problems in Children, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Childhood Obesity, Anemia and many others. Reviewing Diagnosis and Management of Behavior and Development will help you to: • Identify and effectively manage common developmental and behavioral disorders in children • Recognize the red flags and symp...

Pediatric Care Series - Gastroenterology: Oakstone Clinical Update

Topics covered in Pediatric Care Series - Gastroenterology include: Neonatal Cholestasis & Other Causes of Infant Jaundice, Celiac Disease, Gastroesophageal Reflux, GI Bleeding, Pancreatitis and CF, Pediatric GI Emergencies and many others. Pediatric Care Series - Gastroenterology will help you to better: • Recognize the signs and symptoms of various pediatric gastrointestinal diseases • Understand the importance of differential diagnosis in establishing the final diagnosis • Effect...

CRNA Today eJournal Part 2

On-Demand CE eJournal. This course has published ALL 6 eJournal articles for 2017. SO ALL 6 CEs are available NOW. July 2017-Noninvasive Treatment for Postdural Puncture Headache, Lt J. Fulkerson CRNA August 2017-Enhancing Perioperative Safety- OSA, M. Mullins, CRNA September 2017-Plagiarism/Copyright in Scholarly Publishing for CRNAs, J Holmes ELS October 2017-Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, R. Austin, CRNA November 2017-Prevention of Post Dural Puncture Headaches, L. Ranalli, CRN...
CRNA Today

Big Biologics and MABs...and the Increasing Immunosuppressed World

Big Biologics and MABs is designed for RNs and LVNs who care for patients taking immunosuppressant/biologic medications. This course discusses immunosuppression, biologic therapies, and monoclonal antibodies. It will help medical professionals decrease infection risk and provide education for immunocompromised patients.

NYU Intensive Review of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: NYU School of Medicine Board Review

Topics covered by NYU Intensive Review of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation include: Lower Extremity Amputation, Lower Limb Prosthetics, Upper Limb Prosthetics, Geriatric Rehabilitation, Interventional Pain Procedures, Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Dysphagia, Spasticity, Traumatic Brain Injury, Burns, Cardiac Rehabilitation and many more.  Studying NYU Intensive Review of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will help you to: • Prepare for the American Board of Physical Medicine...

FREE Dermatology CME

Upgrade your practice of Dermatology and earn Free Dermatology CME credits with these Free Dermatology CME programs from Programs are typically 1-2 hours long and feature slide-video lectures from specialists in Dermatology.

Comprehensive Review of Geriatric Psychiatry: Oakstone Board Review

Topics covered by Comprehensive Review of Geriatric Psychiatry include: Addictive Disorders, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Neurocognitive Disorders, Movement Disorders, Antipsychotics, Mood Stabilizers, Antidepressants, Anxiolytics, Dementia and many more. After reviewing Comprehensive Review of Geriatric Psychiatry, you will be better able to: • Outline evidence-based care for older adults with psychiatric disorders • Practice evidence-based care for older adults with psychiatri...

BoardVitals Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Board Review Question Bank

Pass the Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner certification exams with the BoardVitals Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Board Review Question Bank. Gain access to 1500 PNP board review questions with detailed explanations to prepare for exam day. The BoardVitals Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Board Review Question Bank is targeted to both the ANCC certification (PPCNP-BC) and the PNCB certification (CPNP-PC) to become a certified Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practiti...

BoardVitals Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP) Board Review Question Bank

Complete your ANCC Pharmacotherapeutics 25-contact hour requirement with the Board Vitals Pharmacotherapeutics online CE activity. Identify important pathophysiology concepts common to the care of patients using pharmaceuticals, learn the pharmacology of common medications, select the proper pharmacotherapeutics based on a clinical presentation, and incorporate evidence-based changes into practice. Board Vitals Pharmacotherapeutics features: • 300 Pharmacotherapy related questions, cases...

Symptom Evaluation for the Primary Care Physician: Oakstone Primary Care Series

Symptoms discussed in Symptom Evaluation for the Primary Care Physician include; Cough, GERD, Rhinitis, Allergy, Drug-Induced, Psychogenic, Diarrhea and Constipation, Blurred Vision: Cataracts, Retinal Disorders, Red and/or Painful Eye, Otolagia, Parotitis, Sinusitis, and Sore Throat and many others. Symptom Evaluation for the Primary Care Physician will guide you to: • Recognize, evaluate and manage signs and symptoms in patients of varying ages • Diagnose a disease correctly and mini...

Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician: Oakstone Primary Care Series - Clinical Update

Topics addressed in Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician include: Heat Illness in Athletes, Sports Nutrition and Hydration, Sports Dermatology, Sports Infections, The Female Athlete, Lumbar and Sacroiliac Pain, Tendon Injuries, Sports Concussions, Cervical Spine Injuries, Facial Injuries and many others. After viewing Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician, you should be better able to: • Evaluate emergent and non-emergent injuries • Gain knowledge on spinal and extre...

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - A Comprehensive Review: Oakstone Clinical Update

Topics covered in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-A Comprehensive Review include: Principles of Flaps and Skin Grafts, Wound Healing, Transplantation, Cosmetic Surgery, Aesthetic Surgery, Blepharoplasty, Rhinoplasty, Rhytidectomy, Laser Resurfacing and Liposuction, Brow Lift, Hair Transplantation, Botulinum Toxin, Breast Augmentation and many more. Completing Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-A Comprehensive Review will help you to: • Compare surgical and non-surgical methods for vari...

Primary Care Series Online Bundle (Dermatology, Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine, Sports Medicine, Symptom Evaluation)

The Primary Care Series Online Bundle includes these programs: • Dermatology for the Primary Care Physician (12 hours of CME) • Psychiatry for the Primary Care Physician (13 hours of CME) • Sleep Medicine (11 hours of CME) • Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician (11 hours of CME) • Symptom Evaluation for the Primary Care Physician (6.5 hours of CME) The Primary Care Series Online Bundle gives you instant access to 42.5 hours of CME content via Oakstone's convenient on...

Pediatric Care Series Bundle (Gastroenterology, Behavior Disorders, Otolaryngology, Allergy, Dermatology

The Pediatric Care Series Bundle includes these programs: • Pediatric Gastroenterology (10.5 hours of CME) • Pediatric Otolaryngology (10 hours of CME) • Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Behavior and Development (10 hours of CME) • Pediatric Allergy (10.75 hours of CME) • Pediatric Dermatology (10 hours of CME) ORDER NOW AND GET A $1,000 Amazon GIFT CARD. Use coupon code GCPES1K. Gain instant access to more than 50 hours of CME content with the media format that best suits...

Pediatric Care Series - Dermatology: Oakstone Clinical Update

Topics covered in Pediatric Care Series - Dermatology include: Atopic Dermatitis, Molluscum, Hemangiomas and Vascular Anomalies, Pediatric Dermatology Emergencies/Skin Infections, Sports-Related Skin Disorders, Acne, Scar Pathophysiology, Hair Disorders in Children and many more. Reviewing Pediatric Care Series - Dermatology will help you to: • Recognize serious skin infections • Minimize antibiotic resistance and treatment failures • Identify reaction patterns that can arise in res...

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