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    NursingCE Influenza: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention Free Course

    At the conclusion of this activity, the reader should expect to be able to:

    • Review the background definitions and terms regarding influenza
    • Discuss the statistics regarding influenza rates, morbidity and mortality associated with influenza infection and rates of vaccination
    • Validate the importance of prevention and describe ways that nurses are involved in influenza prevention
    • Recall the signs and symptoms of influenza infection
    • Examine the testing options for diagnosing influenza
    • Explain potential complications and appraise the treatment protocols for influenza infection.
    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: October 10, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: October 10, 2021
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    NursingCE Civility Matters! Strategies to Inspire Healthy, Productive Work Environments Free Course

    Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Describe the evidenced-based standards of a healthy work environment for nurses
    • List strategies that inspire and sustain a healthy work environment
    • Compare the implications of an unhealthy work environment
    • Determine ways nurses can be a professional role model for civility
    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: 11/17/18
    • Expiration of CME credit: 11/17/21
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    NursingCE A Nurse’s Role in the American Opioid Epidemic Free Course

    Objectives:

    • Discuss ways in which nurses can advocate for more high-quality training for prescribers of opioids, access to Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) in every state, development of abuse deterrent formulations (ADFs), naloxone access for the public, and access to medication-assisted treatment programs (MATs) for this with opioid use disorder
    • Prepare nurses to be educators for their patients, the public, and fellow healthcare providers about this national epidemic of opioid use
    • Train nurses to assess for risk factors of opioid misuse, to know the red flags, signs, and symptoms of opioid misuse in order to recognize them in patients, coworkers, family and friends, and properly reconcile medications safely and consistently as a safeguard against medication diversion
    • Assist nurses in the basics of naloxone use for the rescue treatment and reversal of an opioid overdose, and methods of locating local resources for anyone (including themselves) suffering from opioid use disorder, such as approved MAT programs.
    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: September 17, 2021
    • Expiration of CME credit: September 17, 2021
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    Nursing CE Nursing Evidenced-Based Practice Course

    After completing this course, nurses will better be able to:

    • Define evidence-based practice.
    • Recall the PICOT question format to following the evidence-based practice process.
    • Apply a PICOT to a clinical question relevant to your practicing environment.
    • Identify the levels of evidence for literature appraisal.
    • Discuss with peers and leadership colleagues the purpose of EBP is to improve patient outcomes.

    Target Audience: Registered Nurses

    • Cost: $49
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: May 6th, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: May 6th, 2021
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    Advances in Nursing Care for Pediatric Patients with High-Risk Neuroblastoma

    Advances in Nursing Care for Pediatric Patients with High-Risk Neuroblastoma consists of two presentations with discussion: Optimal Nursing Strategies to Manage Pediatric Patients with High-Risk Neuroblastoma and Recurrent/Refractory Disease of Pediatric Neuroblastoma: Enhancing the Role of the Nurse.

    At the conclusion of Advances in Nursing Care for Pediatric Patients with High-Risk Neuroblastoma, you will be able to:
    • Review the fundamentals of diagnosing, treating, and managing high-risk pediatric neuroblastoma
    • Examine strategies to improve supportive care for children with high-risk neuroblastoma
    • Examine the aspects of parental decision-making regarding appropriate care for children with recurrent/refractory neuroblastoma
    • Plan strategies to improve the dialogue and working relationship with parents/caregivers of pediatric patients regarding the goals of care through the treatment continuum and beyond

    Nursing Educational Objective:
    After completing Advances in Nursing Care for Pediatric Patients with High-Risk Neuroblastoma, you should be able to:
    • Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families

    Target Audiences:
    This program is intended for pediatric oncology nurses, pediatric nurses, oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse managers, infusion nurses, research nurses, physician assistants, and other health care providers who care for or have an interest in pediatric patients with high-risk neuroblastoma.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Material last updated: September 29, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: September 29, 2018
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    Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC): Optimizing Pharmacotherapeutic Management Strategies

    Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) discusses conventional therapies: bulking agents, softeners, stimulants, osmotics; recent additions and investigational agents: prucalopride, plecanatide, linaclotide, lubiprostone; non-pharmacologic therapies and their place relative to pharmacotherapy: dietary, mechanical, behavioral, and surgical interventions; biofeedback; and clinical pearls and difficult-to-treat cases.

    After reviewing Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC), you will be able to:
    • Describe the pathophysiology of chronic idiopathic constipation
    • Describe the benefits and risks of pharmacotherapy for chronic idiopathic constipation and take them into account when formulating a treatment plan for different patients
    • Formulate an evidence-based treatment plan for a variety of patients with chronic idiopathic constipation.
    • Recommend therapy changes in patients with chronic idiopathic constipation who do not respond to a previously prescribed treatment

    Target Audience:
    Gastroenterologists and primary care physicians; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists who practice in gastroenterology; and any other healthcare professionals with an interest in or who clinically encounter patients with chronic idiopathic constipation.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online, Online Video
    • Material last updated: October 02, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: October 02, 2019