NursingCE CME Courses

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    NursingCE Mental Health Pharmacology Course

    At the completion of this activity, the learner should be able to successfully:

    • Briefly define the pathophysiology, and discuss the positives, negatives, adverse effects, controlled substance regulations, and forthcoming developments for drugs used in the treatment of attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD)
    • Briefly define the pathophysiology, and discuss the positives, negatives, adverse effects, controlled substance regulations, and forthcoming developments for drugs used in the treatment of depression
    • Briefly define the pathophysiology, and discuss the positives, negatives, adverse effects, controlled substance regulations, and forthcoming developments for drugs used in the treatment of anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    • Briefly define the pathophysiology, and discuss the positives, negatives, adverse effects, controlled substance regulations, and forthcoming developments for drugs used in the treatment of bipolar disorder
    • Briefly define the pathophysiology, and discuss the positives, negatives, adverse effects, controlled substance regulations, and forthcoming developments for drugs used in the treatment of schizophrenia/psychosis
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    • Cost: $69
    • Credit hours: 3
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: October 26, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: October 26, 2021
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    NursingCE Medical Errors Course

    After completing the Nursing CE Medical Errors Course, learners should be able to:
    • Understand the nurseÕs role and responsibilities in preventing medical errors.
    • Identify common medication errors.
    • Utilize root cause analysis (RCA) in the identification of medical errors.
    • Define a sentinel event.

    Target Audience: Registered Nurses

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    • Cost: $69
    • Credit hours: 5
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Expiration of CME credit: December 4, 2020
  • NursingCE Marijuana and CBD: Effective Treatment and Use Course

    By the conclusion of this module, the reader should be able to:

    • Discuss the basics of the endogenous endocannabinoid system and how exogenous cannabinoids may affect this system, Relate a brief medicinal and legal history of cannabis
    • Appraise the current state of the medical evidence for the use of medical marijuana and cannabinoids in the treatment of pain, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy/seizures, neurological disorders, cancer and gastrointestinal disorders
    • Formulate a concise list of risks, adverse effects, and considerations to discuss with patients prior to cannabinoid treatment or certification
    • Compare current federal and state laws governing the use of cannabinoids, Explore future questions to be answered and research direction for the medicinal use of cannabinoids.
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    • Cost: $69
    • Credit hours: 2
    • 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 Iowa Mandatory Reporter: Child and Adult Dependent Abuse Course

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

    • Identify the Iowa Mandatory Training Expectations
    • Describe the definitions of child abuse and dependent adult abuse according to Iowa Code and categories.
    • Describe the categories of abuse (child and dependent adult)
    • Describe the physical, emotional, and environmental indicators of abuse.
    • Explain the reporting requirements and process, including documentation.
    • Identify mandatory reporter in Iowa
    • Describe reporting confidentiality, immunity and penalties for failure to review.
    • Identify risk factors related to child and dependent adult abuse.
    • Identify the state agency that investigates allegations of child maltreatment.
    • Describe barriers that contribute to underrecognition and underreporting of suspected cases of child
      maltreatment.
    • Describe the role of the sexual assault nurse examiner.
    • Define the terms, medical neglect, educational neglect, emotional neglect, economic abuse, and
      abandonment.
    • Explain how parent substance use disorder affects the child.
    • Identify risk factors for child maltreatment.
    • Identify protective factors that reduce the risk of child abuse
    • Describe the actions the nurse should take when assessing a child when abuse is suspected
    • Explain how to document the care of a child who has a physical injury and physical abuse is suspected.
    • Identify the components of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention levels of intervention.
    • Discuss actions for the nurse to take when experiencing moral distress.
    • Locate the Iowa Resources to report suspect abuse.

    Target Audience: Registered Nurses

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    • Cost: $69
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: July 9th, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: July 9th, 2021
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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.
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    • 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 Infection Control Course

    After completing the Nursing CE Infection Control Course, learners should be able to:
    • Identify standard and transmission precautions.
    • Differentiate among standard, contact, droplet, and airborne precautions.
    • Identify standard precautions for blood and body fluids and body-substance isolation as specified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
    • Explain the rationale for isolation precautions in hospitals.
    • Identify where to find policies and procedures for exposure within an organization or agency.
    • Identify implications related to isolation for the nurse and patient.
    • Define and correctly pronounce terms specific to infection control.
    • Explain latex sensitivity including implications related to occupational skin disorders.
    • Explain the value of evidence-based research for infection control in the work setting.

    Target Audience: Registered Nurses

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    • Cost: $69
    • Credit hours: 6
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Expiration of CME credit: December 4, 2020
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    NursingCE Human Trafficking Course

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

    • Discuss Human Trafficking as a global and domestic problem from both the criminal justice and public health perspectives.
    • Explain the obligation of the professional nurse to participate in combating Human Trafficking and in identifying and responding to the needs of its victims.
    • Describe patient indicators of potential trafficking and appropriate responses to them.
    • Identify actions that the individual nurse can take at the health care organization and community levels to combat Human Trafficking.

    Target Audience: Registered Nurses

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    • Cost: $69
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    COVID-19 Nursing CE Course

    Coronavirus Infectious Disease 2019 (or COVID-19) is all over the news. But what do we really know? The purpose of this activity is to provide nurses with the best and most up to date science currently available regarding the pathophysiology, symptomatology, and management of COVID-19 as of mid-March 2020.

    Learning Objectives

    • Discuss the basic pathophysiology of COVID-19, as well as risk factors, signs, and symptoms.
    • Describe the current diagnostic process for COVID-19.
    • Review the acute management and isolation precautions currently being recommended for those with known or suspected COVID-19.
    • Discuss the top ten ways in which nurses can help their communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Recognize the daily strategies nurses can use to boost their own immunity in light of this most recent pandemic.
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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: NursingCE
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    NursingCE Geriatrics Course

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

    • Describe age related disease processes including chronic conditions
    • Identify health maintenance and health promotion strategies for older adults
    • Explain age related memory changes
    • Define elder abuse
    • Discuss end of life issues

    Target Audience: Registered Nurses

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    • Cost: $69
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: June 19th , 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: June 19th , 2021
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    NursingCE Forensic Evidence Collection for Sexual Assault Victims (Texas) Course

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

    • Describe the general prevalence of sexual assault violence
    • Identify key principles of trauma informed approaches
    • Describe patient-centered care to minimize the physical and psychological trauma to the patient of a sexualassault crime.
    • Recognize the definition of professional roles of forensic evidence
    • Describe the types of examination and reporting associated with sexual assault patients.
    • Recognizing the essential steps collection and preservation of forensic evidence
    • Describe chain of custody and the importance of the process
    • Describe wound identification
    • Describe the forensic nursing examination process using a focused, thorough and systemic approach
    • Describe the risk factors, preventative factors and preventative implications

    Target Audience: Registered Nurses

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    • Cost: $69
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: American Nurses Credentialing Center
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: May 18th, 2018
    • Expiration of CME credit: May 18th, 2021