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2023 Updated Renewal Bundle

Contact Hours Awarded: 30

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Course Overview

2023 Updated Renewal Bundle

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 and is accepted by APRNs as well.. Upon completion of this single module you will receive a certificate for 30 contact hours.

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
  • Madeira Fountaine, RN, MSN, PHN
  • Mary Sweeney, BSN, RN, CEN, ONN-CG (T)
  • Michael York, MSN, RN
  • Daphne Day, MSN, RN
  • Molina Allen, MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Meghan Jenkins, MSN, APRN 
  • Janice Tazbir, RN, MS, CS, CCRN, CNE, RYT
  • Lauren Stephanoff, RN, BSN

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
  8. End of Life Process
  9. Sexual Harassment Prevention
  10. Following a DNR: An Ethical Dilemma in Nursing
  11. Screening for Suicide Risk Factors in Pediatrics
  12. Human Trafficking
  13. Pain Management in Nursing
  14. Drains: Everything you need to know
  15. Administration of Blood Products
  16. A Nurse’s Guide: How to Deal with Difficult Patients

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 1,500 minutes to complete and awards 30 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.
  8. Understand the end-of-life process and how this applies to my role as a nurse or caregiver.
  9. Explain what a DNR is and what it is not.
  10. Identify what constitutes sexual harassment.

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: January 1, 2023

Course Expires on: January 1, 2026

Course Offering: #149