Category: Administrators

Six Steps to Reduce Patient Falls In A Health Care Facility – 1 CEUs

Every year, thousands of older adults fall and hurt themselves. Falls are one of the main causes of injury, and loss of independence in people ages 65 and older. There are many reasons older people fall. They may lose their footing when stepping off a stairway, or getting up from a chair. Or they may …

Continue reading

Opioid Controlled Substances and Chronic Pain Guidelines – 2 CEUs

People who disperse controlled substances must be aware, and understand the extent of abuse, addiction and diversion, and the humanistic impact upon your patients. You are to ensure accountable, responsible providing practices. National statistics demonstrate the misuse and abuse of controlled substances as evidenced by per capita use, incidence of unintentional drug overdoses, CS-attributed deaths, …

Continue reading

Opioid Misuse, Abuse, Diversion and Pain Management in a Health Care Facility – 2 CEUs

Opioid medications are most commonly prescribed for chronic pain; and are the drugs most often misused, abused, or diverted; and are associated with deaths from overdose. Recent decades have resulted in attempts to improve the identification and treatment of pain. In the past, opioids were often avoided for pain management because of the fear of …

Continue reading

Medical Marijuana – 2 CEUs

There have been many clinical trials on Medical Cannabis. Articles, pro and con, have been published on cannabis and other cannabinoids in the treatment or management of a wide range of diseases and conditions. This course will cover different methods of treatment using Marijuana for medical purposes. It will also provide the student with information …

Continue reading

. Emergency Preparedness Planning Guide – 2 CEUs

Leadership participation in emergency management is needed now. You will learn what are the 5 areas your organization that you should know about to ensure you’re ready for any threat. Emergency management demands cooperation and consistency in planning. Many recent events showed the need for a cooperative community response. You will learn who is supposed …

Continue reading

Human Trafficking – 2 CEUs

This course provides a basic overview of human trafficking. The course will attempt to provide Health Care Workers a glimpse of the lives of human trafficking victims, including physical, psychological, social, and sexual abuse that human trafficking victims experience and the types of control tactics perpetrators use. As of 2012, all 50 states have enacted …

Continue reading

Recognizing Impairment in the Work Place – 2 CEUs

Substance abuse comes in many forms. It may involve street drugs, alcohol abuse or taking a prescription of a patient, family member or friend. This course looks at the policies and standards that are in place with American Medical Association and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. The course covers signs and symptoms …

Continue reading

HIV and AIDS Understanding – 3 CEUs

What are HIV and AIDS? After taking this course you will understand that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes AIDS. HIV attacks the immune system by destroying CD4 positive (CD4+) T cells, a type of white blood cell that is vital to fighting off infection. The destruction of these cells leaves …

Continue reading

How to Win Friends and Influence People – 3 CEUs

Instead of condemning people, try to understand them. Try to figure out why they do what they do. That’s a lot more profitable and intriguing than criticism; and it breeds sympathy, tolerance and kindness. Criticism is futile because it puts a person on the defensive and usually makes him strive to justify himself. It’s dangerous …

Continue reading

Thinking for a Change – 5 CEUs

SUMMARY Changing from negative to positive thinking isn’t always easy, especially if you have a difficult time with change. Do you know what most people’s number one challenge is when it comes to making positive personal changes? It’s their feelings! They want to change, but they don’t know how to get past their emotions. But …

Continue reading