Category: nurses

Medical Training for Assisted Living Facility – 3 CEUs

Clinical skills are used when doing direct care with the patient, and you are one of the most important members of the health-care-team, working with other nursing staff as well as technicians, therapists, health-care-providers, physicians, nurse practitioners, dieticians, social workers, the clergy, support staff and administration to help meet the mission of the facility whose …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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. 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 …

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Medication Administration Technician – 2 CEUs

This course will provide the student with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals in residential care, group homes, and sheltered workshops with medication administration. To administer medications in a residential care facility or group home, you must have medication administration training. Includes administration of medications, measuring and charting, vital signs and legal …

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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 …

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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 …

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Substance Abuse and Drug Diversion – 3 CEUs

COURSE OBJECTIVE:  The purpose of this course is to prepare nurses to help prevent prescription drug abuse and diversion through dissemination and implementation of evidence-based information about the current prescription drug abuse epidemic, challenges in managing chronic pain, and best practices for prescribing controlled substances. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: …

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