2019 Comprehensive Nursing Update Course

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Jun

Contact Hours awarded: 30 Hours

In this course we will cover a variety of nursing topics which are listed in the course outline below. This course is appropriate for both RNs and LPNs. Upon completion of this single module you will receive a certificate for 30 contact hours. 

Conditions of completion:

  1. Read the materials and attest that you have learned the material.
  2. Receive certificate.

More Course Information

This course will require the average learner 1,500 minutes to complete and awards 30 contact hours of nursing continuing education.

Course outline:

1.)The state of the Nursing Profession, 2019

2.) Nursing documentation: how to guard your license

3.) Influenza: recognition, treatment, and reg flags

4.) Measles: The forgotten virus is making a comeback

5.) Childhood asthma: prevention, recognition, and treatment

6.) Fluid resuscitation in sepsis: how much and what kind

7.) The one hour sepsis bundle: how to act in 60 minutes

8.) Chest tubes 101

9.) Drains: everything you need to know

10.) Care of the aortic stenosis patient undergoing transaortic valve replacement (TAVR)

11.) Liver transplant: beyond the basics

12.) References (bibliography)

Upon completion of the course, the learner shall be able to:

  • List and discuss three issues faced by modern day nurses.
  • List three best practices and three practices to avoid for proper nursing documentation.
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of seasonal influenza infection, including red flags which indicate serious infections.
  • Understand the importance of patient education and proper vaccination in the prevention of spread of the measles virus.
  • Identify the basics of diagnosis and treatment of asthma in children.
  • Identify the importance of fluid resuscitation in sepsis and list three measurements or end-goals that may be utilized to guide fluid resuscitation.
  • List four strategies that can be utilized to increase adherence to the one hour treatment window for sepsis patients.
  • Identify the proper care and monitoring required for patients with chest tubes, including basic troubleshooting for chest tubes.

Course offering: #16

Expiration: December 21, 2021

Nursing CE Central is an approved provider of continuing education per the KBN.

 

This course contains similar content and/or objectives to the following courses. Users who take the course “2019 comprehensive nursing update” may not receive credit for any of the following individual courses:

1. )Issues faced by modern day nurses

2.) Nursing documentation: how to guard your license

3.) Influenza: recognition, treatment, and reg flags

4.) Measles: The forgotten virus is making a comeback

5.) Childhood asthma: prevention, recognition, and treatment

6.) Fluid resuscitation in sepsis: how much and what kind

7.) The one hour sepsis bundle: how to act in 60 minutes

8.) Chest tubes 101

9.) Drains: everything you need to know

10.) Care of the aortic stenosis patient undergoing transaortic valve replacement (TAVR)

11.) Liver transplant: beyond the basics

Course Content

Total learning: 1 lesson Time: 1 day

Instructor

Meghan Jenkins, MSN, APRN

Meghan is an acute care nurse practitioner with an extensive work history within the Intervention Radiology department. She is a graduate of Middle State University and is currently practicing with an interventional radiology group in Nashville, TN.

Caitlin Goodwin, MSN, Certified Nurse Midwife

Caitlin is a Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) with significant experience in women's health and midwifery. She is a graduate of Frontier University in Kentucky and currently practices in Ohio as a CNM.

Renee Warmbrodt, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC

Renee is a pediatric nurse practitioner with extensive experience working with pediatrics in a range of settings. She graduated from Saint Louis University and currently works with a pediatric urology group in St. Louis. She has previously worked with critically ill children as a PICU staff nurse.

Chelsea McCracken, MSN, AGACNP-BC

Chelsea McCracken is an acute care nurse practitioner practicing with the solid organ transplant team at a Washington, DC hospital. She is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. She has extensive experience as an intensive care unit nurse and is CCRN certified. She is also a member of the American Society of Transplantation.

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Cathy graduated from Desales University in 1996 with Magna Cum Laude honors. She has since been working with special needs children in a multitude of capacities, giving her over 20 years experience.

Tracy Everhart MSN, RN, CNS

Tracy Everhart is an experienced nurse with various experience. She has worked in all areas from clinical nursing to medical research and sales/project development. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to NCC learners.

Sarah Schulze, MSN, APRN

Sarah is a Board-Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She has diverse nursing experiences including intensive care nursing and nursing instruction. She received her MSN from the University of Illinois at Chicago and currently practices as an APRN in a pediatric clinic.

Shane Slone, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Shane Slone is the owner and administrator at Nursing CE Central. He is a practicing acute care nurse practitioner and has an earned doctorate from the University of Kentucky. He has been practicing in critical care for the duration of his career as a bedside nurse and as an APRN. He has presented internationally on critical care topics. He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and is FCCS certified.

Jillian Hay-Roe, RN, BSN, RN-NIC, LNC

Jillian is a Registered Nurse and Legal Nurse Consultant. She obtained her Legal Nurse Consulting Certificate from the University of Florida and currently practices in sunny Phoenix, Arizona. She is also a clinical nursing instructor for Carrington college.

Marcie Le, MSN, RN, CRNA

Marcie is a practicing CRNA in Charlotte North Carolina. She has extensive experience in the Cardiovascular intensive care arena both as a CRNA and as an RN. She is a member of the American Medical Writer's Association and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

Free

One Course.

30 Contact Hours.

No Tests.