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Hospice Care: Home Versus the Long Term Care Facility

The purpose of this program is to examine some of the pros and cons of receiving hospice care in the patient's home or in a long term care facility. The material is organized around the following categories: Introduction Hospice Care Hospice Care in Long Term Care Home Hospice Care ...


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The Role of the Hospice Nurse on the Healthcare Team

The purpose of this program is to provide an understanding of the different types of hospices nurses there are, what roles they are assigned, and their impact on terminally ill patient care. The material is organized around the following categories: Introduction The Hospice Nurse Roles of...


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Intra-Abdominal Hypertension: What’s Your Plan? (Recorded Webinar) - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

In this webinar, Rosemary Lee presents a clinical overview of Intra-Abdominal Hypertension, recommendations for intervention from the Abdominal Compartment Society with supporting evidence, and a thorough comparison of research from the past – including nursing research – with recent studies...


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Pain Management: The Pain Process, Patient Assessment, Pharmacological Treatment, and Classification of Pain

This program describes the psychophysiological and other factors involved in the pain process, and describes the techniques of a thorough pain assessment. It also describes the major types of pain medication, their appropriate uses and the treatment cycle for three types of pain: acute, chronic...


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Common Feeding Tubes

The purpose of this course is to teach nurses about the various types of naosgastric tubes and provide instruction on how to properly insert and remove these devices. #CE #Courses #RN-LPN #RNs #Hospice #Hospital #Nursing-Home #Across-the-Continuum-of-Care ​​​​​​​​​


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Optimizing Room Turnover in Your OR

Improving surgical outcomes and reducing healthcare associated infections (HAIs) is a primary focus for operating room staff. With a collaborative effort to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs), staff can improve patient safety and reduce costs. This educational activity is intended for nurses...


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Communication, Culture and Family in End-of-Life Care (1 hour)

In end-of-life care, the caregivers will need effective communication, cultural competence and the inclusion of family and loved ones. These can all be crucial factors in easing a person's fears and distress during the final phase of life. This program discusses several issues involved in end-of...


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National Patient Safety Goals for Long Term Care 2019 (w/Video)

The goal of this program is to define and discuss the Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals for 2019, including the problems and concerns that have led to its implementation. The program provides a detailed review of the various patient safety goals that have been identified for...