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2023 Massachusetts Renewal Bundle

Contact Hours Awarded: 15

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Course Overview

2023 Massachusetts Renewal Bundle

In this course, we will cover a variety of nursing topics which are listed in the course outline below. This course fulfills the license renewal requirements outlined by the Massachusetts Board of Nursing for RNs and LPNs and is accepted by APRNs as well. Upon completion of this single module, you will receive a certificate for 15 contact hours.

This also includes a direct link to the Domestic and Sexual Violence Training that is provided, free of charge, by the Department of Public Health.

Course Authors

  • Keith Wemple, BSN, RN, CCRN-CMC
  • Hollie Dubroc, RN, BSN 
  • Kayla Cavicchio, BSN, RN, CEN, TNCC
  • Jillian Hay-Roe, RN, BSN, RN-NIC, LNC 
  • Esther Van Baren, MSN, RN
  • Shane Slone, DNP, RN, APRN, AGACNP-BC
  • Tanya Kidd, MHA, MSN, MHS, BHS, CNS, RN

Course Outline

  1. Key Concepts of Critical Thinking in Nursing
  2. Effective Communication in Nursing
  3. Ensuring Patient Confidentiality in Nursing
  4. Nursing Documentation 101
  5. Nursing Ethics
  6. Infection Control and Barrier Precautions
  7. PTSD in Nurses

Accreditation Statement

Nursing CE Central LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This course will require the average learner 750 minutes to complete and awards 15 contact hours of nursing continuing education.

Course Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner will rate 4 out of 5 on the Likert Scale for their ability to:

  1. Identify the key characteristics of critical thinking in nursing.
  2. Describe the differences between listening and active listening when receiving verbal communication.
  3. Identify two methods of de-identifying a patient.
  4. Identify examples of proper and improper charting in everyday practice.
  5. Develop care plans that strictly follow the ANA Code of Ethics.
  6. Understand basic infection control practices and how to apply them.
  7. Describe coping mechanisms for individuals struggling with PTSD.

Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Requirement for Completion

  1. Enrollment in the course by the learner
  2. Read and learn all course materials
  3. Complete the course evaluation
  4. Attest and testify learning of the course materials

Accreditations + Approvals

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) (P0614)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP 17418)
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing (7-0090)
  • Louisiana State Board of Nursing (58)
  • New York State Department of Education (IC 208)
  • Florida Board of Nursing (50-23983)

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

Nursing CE Central nor any of the authors, planners, content experts, or any contributors have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

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Course Created on: June 26, 2023

Course Expires on: June 26, 2026

Course Offering: #169