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This educational module will provide an overview of the anatomical and physiological differences between children and adults, and review the developmental stages that establish the basis for safe care.
This educational module will provide an overview of the anatomical and physiological differences between children and adults, and review the developmental stages that establish the basis for safe care.
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Produced by: Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
Cardiology Nursing
Cardiology Nursing
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Produced by: HealthStream, Inc.
This library is designed to improve clinical staff competence and improve patient care by focusing continuing education in crucial areas. It is primarily geared toward nurses in clinical practice.
This library is designed to improve clinical staff competence and improve patient care by focusing continuing education in crucial areas. It is primarily geared toward nurses in clinical practice.
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Produced by: HealthStream, Inc.
Critical Care nursing
Critical Care nursing
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Produced by: HealthStream, Inc.
Emergency nursing
Emergency nursing
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Produced by: HealthStream, Inc.
Medical-Surgical nursing
Medical-Surgical nursing
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Produced by: HealthStream, Inc.
Oncology nursing
Oncology nursing
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Produced by: HealthStream, Inc.
Patient care basics
Patient care basics
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Produced by: HealthStream, Inc.
Pharmacology
Pharmacology
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Produced by: HealthStream, Inc.
Developed by leading subject matter experts, HealthStream’s Home Health and Hospice Regulatory Library is a collection of titles designed to train your staff on the most current regulations and standards of...
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Developed by leading subject matter experts, HealthStream’s Home Health and Hospice Regulatory Library is a collection of titles designed to train your staff on the most current regulations and standards of care.
Developed by leading subject matter experts, HealthStream’s Home Health and Hospice Regulatory Library is a collection of titles designed to train your staff on the most current regulations and standards of care.
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Produced by: HealthStream, Inc.
Drug dosages for children and the elderly often differ from those for the adult population. When you are administering drugs to children or the elderly, you need to know how to determine the correct dosage...
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Drug dosages for children and the elderly often differ from those for the adult population. When you are administering drugs to children or the elderly, you need to know how to determine the correct dosage based on factors such as your patient's weight or body surface area. Accuracy in calculating dosages is vitally important, so it is essential that you know exactly how to make these calculations. (64 minutes) The Joint Commission and the Institute of Safe Medication Practices have identified many types medication orders that are prone to misinterpretation and error and are now listed on a 'prohibited abbreviations' list. These may change over time, so please access this link to view the most current list of these 'prohibited' and 'do not use' abbreviations. http://www.jointcommission.org/
Drug dosages for children and the elderly often differ from those for the adult population. When you are administering drugs to children or the elderly, you need to know how to determine the correct dosage based on factors such as your patient's weight or body surface area. Accuracy in calculating dosages is vitally important, so it is essential that you know exactly how to make these calculations. (64 minutes) The Joint Commission and the Institute of Safe Medication Practices have identified many types medication orders that are prone to misinterpretation and error and are now listed on a 'prohibited abbreviations' list. These may change over time, so please access this link to view the most current list of these 'prohibited' and 'do not use' abbreviations. http://www.jointcommission.org/
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In this course, you will learn how to assess the mental status of critically ill patients and identify the cause(s) of agitation. This course describes delirium, major neurocognitive disorder (dementia),...
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In this course, you will learn how to assess the mental status of critically ill patients and identify the cause(s) of agitation. This course describes delirium, major neurocognitive disorder (dementia), alcohol withdrawal, and psychiatric disorders. It also covers pain and the effects of ICU stimuli. (136 minutes)
In this course, you will learn how to assess the mental status of critically ill patients and identify the cause(s) of agitation. This course describes delirium, major neurocognitive disorder (dementia), alcohol withdrawal, and psychiatric disorders. It also covers pain and the effects of ICU stimuli. (136 minutes)
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The AHA's Heartsaver CPR AED Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course is designed to...
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The AHA's Heartsaver CPR AED Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course is designed to prepare students to provide CPR and use an AED in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Heartsaver CPR AED Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver CPR AED blended learning course and is designed to teach students the cognitive information needed for CPR and AED training. Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete a hands-on session with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor. Upon successful completion of both portions of the course, students receive a Heartsaver CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years. Intended Audience: Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.
The AHA's Heartsaver CPR AED Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course is designed to prepare students to provide CPR and use an AED in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Heartsaver CPR AED Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver CPR AED blended learning course and is designed to teach students the cognitive information needed for CPR and AED training. Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete a hands-on session with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor. Upon successful completion of both portions of the course, students receive a Heartsaver CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years. Intended Audience: Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.
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Produced by: AHA - American Heart Association
This course focuses on trauma in the pediatric, pregnant, and elderly populations. Pediatric trauma is one of the major threats to the health and well-being of children in the United States. Traumatic...
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This course focuses on trauma in the pediatric, pregnant, and elderly populations. Pediatric trauma is one of the major threats to the health and well-being of children in the United States. Traumatic injuries are the number one source of death and disability in the pediatric population. The pregnant trauma patient poses a unique responsibility for the emergency department nurse because there are two patients for which care must be rendered. The major focus of treatment in the pregnant trauma patient is on the mother; this ensures the best possible outcome for both the injured mother and the fetus. This course also explores the effects of aging and special considerations for the elderly trauma patient. (64 minutes)
This course focuses on trauma in the pediatric, pregnant, and elderly populations. Pediatric trauma is one of the major threats to the health and well-being of children in the United States. Traumatic injuries are the number one source of death and disability in the pediatric population. The pregnant trauma patient poses a unique responsibility for the emergency department nurse because there are two patients for which care must be rendered. The major focus of treatment in the pregnant trauma patient is on the mother; this ensures the best possible outcome for both the injured mother and the fetus. This course also explores the effects of aging and special considerations for the elderly trauma patient. (64 minutes)
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The goal of this course is to provide an overview of the anatomical and physiological differences between children and adults, and review the developmental stages that establish the basis for safe care....
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The goal of this course is to provide an overview of the anatomical and physiological differences between children and adults, and review the developmental stages that establish the basis for safe care. Topics covered include: family-centered care, parent present induction, anesthesia and positioning considerations, temperature regulation and pain management.
The goal of this course is to provide an overview of the anatomical and physiological differences between children and adults, and review the developmental stages that establish the basis for safe care. Topics covered include: family-centered care, parent present induction, anesthesia and positioning considerations, temperature regulation and pain management.
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Produced by: AORN - Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
Evaluation of basic rehabilitation nursing competencies for bowel function.
Evaluation of basic rehabilitation nursing competencies for bowel function.
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Produced by: ARN - Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Evaluation of basic rehabilitation nursing competencies for communication.
Evaluation of basic rehabilitation nursing competencies for communication.
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Produced by: ARN - Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Patients in the healthcare setting have basic rights as consumers. Customer relations has become an essential component of quality healthcare today, and customer satisfaction is a desired outcome throughout...
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Patients in the healthcare setting have basic rights as consumers. Customer relations has become an essential component of quality healthcare today, and customer satisfaction is a desired outcome throughout the healthcare industry. Customer perceptions can be influenced by education, administration, and management. In this course, you will learn about customer-focused care, including the importance of cultural sensitivity, appropriate handling of difficult behavior, and management of patient crises. (53 minutes)
Patients in the healthcare setting have basic rights as consumers. Customer relations has become an essential component of quality healthcare today, and customer satisfaction is a desired outcome throughout the healthcare industry. Customer perceptions can be influenced by education, administration, and management. In this course, you will learn about customer-focused care, including the importance of cultural sensitivity, appropriate handling of difficult behavior, and management of patient crises. (53 minutes)
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Produced by: DigitalMed
Evaluation of basic rehabilitation nursing competencies for general disability concepts.
Evaluation of basic rehabilitation nursing competencies for general disability concepts.
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Produced by: ARN - Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Evaluation of basic rehabilitation nursing competencies for dysphagia.
Evaluation of basic rehabilitation nursing competencies for dysphagia.
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Produced by: ARN - Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Effective pain management is necessary for several reasons: •Ethically: Clinicians have an ethical obligation to relieve pain and suffering. •Clinically: Good pain management can promote clinical healing....
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Effective pain management is necessary for several reasons: •Ethically: Clinicians have an ethical obligation to relieve pain and suffering. •Clinically: Good pain management can promote clinical healing. This means shorter hospital stays and fewer readmissions. •From a regulatory standpoint: Regulatory standards require clinicians to assess and treat pain. This course will teach you how to manage pain in your patients. You will learn: •The definition of pain •The benefits of treating pain effectively •Best practices and guidelines for assessing pain •Best practices and guidelines for treating pain
Effective pain management is necessary for several reasons: •Ethically: Clinicians have an ethical obligation to relieve pain and suffering. •Clinically: Good pain management can promote clinical healing. This means shorter hospital stays and fewer readmissions. •From a regulatory standpoint: Regulatory standards require clinicians to assess and treat pain. This course will teach you how to manage pain in your patients. You will learn: •The definition of pain •The benefits of treating pain effectively •Best practices and guidelines for assessing pain •Best practices and guidelines for treating pain
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Produced by: HealthStream
The Elder Abuse Competency Exam is part of the "Core Competency" exam series. Topics covered in this exam include recognizing and reporting elder abuse, types of abuse including neglect, and legal...
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The Elder Abuse Competency Exam is part of the "Core Competency" exam series. Topics covered in this exam include recognizing and reporting elder abuse, types of abuse including neglect, and legal considerations.
The Elder Abuse Competency Exam is part of the "Core Competency" exam series. Topics covered in this exam include recognizing and reporting elder abuse, types of abuse including neglect, and legal considerations.
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Produced by: Nurse Competency
At one time, healthcare professionals could only provide comfort to patients facing cancer. Now, through earlier detection and better treatments that have reduced death rates, the modern healthcare system...
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At one time, healthcare professionals could only provide comfort to patients facing cancer. Now, through earlier detection and better treatments that have reduced death rates, the modern healthcare system aggressively fights against cancer and often succeeds. But while today's medical profession strives to cure a patient at all costs, it has yet to master the art of palliative care. This course discusses the major precepts of holistic and palliative care and their importance in healthcare's approach to treating cancer. End-of-life issues, including the common beliefs and truths about death as well as the importance of discussing death with patients, are also discussed in this course. (87 minutes)
At one time, healthcare professionals could only provide comfort to patients facing cancer. Now, through earlier detection and better treatments that have reduced death rates, the modern healthcare system aggressively fights against cancer and often succeeds. But while today's medical profession strives to cure a patient at all costs, it has yet to master the art of palliative care. This course discusses the major precepts of holistic and palliative care and their importance in healthcare's approach to treating cancer. End-of-life issues, including the common beliefs and truths about death as well as the importance of discussing death with patients, are also discussed in this course. (87 minutes)
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Produced by: DigitalMed
Assessing an older adult can differ dramatically from working with other age groups. In this course, you will learn how to tailor the nursing assessment of the older person when collecting information about...
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Assessing an older adult can differ dramatically from working with other age groups. In this course, you will learn how to tailor the nursing assessment of the older person when collecting information about your patients health history, conducting the physical exam, and assessing laboratory data. You will also explore pharmacologic management and the relevant nursing responsibilities. (96 minutes)
Assessing an older adult can differ dramatically from working with other age groups. In this course, you will learn how to tailor the nursing assessment of the older person when collecting information about your patients health history, conducting the physical exam, and assessing laboratory data. You will also explore pharmacologic management and the relevant nursing responsibilities. (96 minutes)
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Produced by: DigitalMed
Evaluation of basic rehabilitation nursing competencies for working with the geriatric patient.
Evaluation of basic rehabilitation nursing competencies for working with the geriatric patient.
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Produced by: ARN - Association of Rehabilitation Nurses