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An Overview of Dietary Supplements for Nurses – N46202
Course expiration date: 1/11/2024
Nurses in many practice settings are likely to encounter patients that are using dietary supplements – some appropriately – whereas in other instances, not. This course is designed to provide an overview of these products that will empower nurses to guide their usage safely and effectively. Dietary supplements of many types are widely used by Americans. As a result, it is likely that nurses, in a variety of settings, will encounter patients who use these products.
Back to School: Nutritional Requirements for School Age Children – N29563
Course expiration date: 10/8/2022
This course provides nurses with evidence-based approaches for identifying the nutritional requirements for school-aged children. Additionally, factors that contribute to pediatric nutritional issues with solutions for management are presented.
Challenges in Attaining and Maintaining Good Nutrition – N32640
Course Expiration Date: 2/21/2023
Teaching healthcare consumers about nutrition is an essential component of health maintenance and illness prevention and is within the nurse’s scope of practice. This course provides current information about nutrition best practices, as well as recommendations related to weight reduction and select eating disorders.
Healthy Aging, 3rd Edition – N31804
Course expiration date: 5/12/2023
This course provides nurses and healthcare professionals with the additional knowledge to help encourage, teach, and guide older adults to actively practice healthy lifestyles for optimal living. The course presents the needs of the older adult patient to help healthcare professionals develop person-centered plans to provide satisfactory care and improve patient outcomes. Additionally, the course will set the stage for developing a healthier society for all to age well and successfully.
Holistic and Integrative Nursing: Elements of Practice – N1815
Course expiration date: 3/31/2022
This course incorporates the five elements of practice defined as vital – energy, fire, air, water, earth, and ether – that have endured for centuries and provided a structural focus for sickroom management, creating healing environments, and the nursing care of whole patients. The course provides nurses with a broad understanding of how the five elements of practice are relevant today and guide them through the application of these elements to practice using various healing modalities. This in-depth understanding will provide a new perspective on clinical care, practice management, and quality of life for both the patient and the nurse.
LGBTQ Competency for Healthcare Professionals – N29564
Course expiration date: 11/8/2022
This course provides health care professionals best practices for management of LGBTQ individuals. The course addresses LGBTQ terminology, health risks and disparities, and statistics nationwide. It also presents ways to increase access to care for LGBTQ patients and discusses suggestions for increasing staff knowledge of, and sensitivity to, LGBTQ patients.
Medical Marijuana: Use and Indications – N33919
Course expiration date: 4/1/2023
This course presents the latest information about medical marijuana and is designed to help nurses understand its use, history, risks, benefits, and related best practices. The course is intended for educational purposes only and in no way, encourages, endorses, or supports the use of marijuana.
Mindfulness for Healthcare Professionals – N47685
Course expiration date: 6/7/2024
Building mindfulness-based, stress-reduction principles and techniques into healthcare environments can increase positivity, safety, and pleasure in work. This course provides healthcare professionals with the knowledge to expand their understanding of what mindfulness is in its many forms. These include formal, structured approaches as various approaches to meditation, as well as informal, beneficial daily habits of thinking and behavior. The course explores the evidence base for the uses and benefits of mindfulness and presents ways to immediately apply these practices to daily personal and professional life.
Nursing Management of Sleep Disorders – N33923
Course Expiration Date: 5/28/2023
This course provides a basic understanding of the assessment of sleep disorders, presenting the pathophysiology of common sleep disorders and how to recognize, diagnosis, and treat these disorders found in adults.
Obesity and Eating Disorders: Challenges for Care – N24926
Eating disorders and obesity are problems nurses confront on a regular basis. This course provides current information about the disorders, triggers, and strategies to help clients recover from eating disorders and overcome obesity and achieve and maintain a normal weight for their height and age.
Pain Management: Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition – N1776
Course expiration date: 3/31/2022
This course presents current information about pain and nursing care for persons experiencing pain. The course will provide an understanding of the physiological mechanisms of nociceptive and neuropathic pain. Nurses will be able to describe pain assessment for patients across the lifespan and will be able to identify evidence-based assessment for patients whose cognitive impairment, age, or level of consciousness makes them incapable of reporting their pain. The course also provide an understanding of the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment of acute and chronic pain, as well as treatment of pain at end-of-life. With this knowledge, nurses will be able to both educate patients about pain and advocate for safe and effective pain treatment based on scientific evidence.
Understanding Mindfulness Practices for Nurses and Patients – N23218
Course expiration date: 3/31/2022
This course provides an overview of mindfulness techniques, the neurobiological underpinnings of how mindfulness works in the brain, and evidence of the effectiveness of mindfulness in different areas of life. The course also discusses methods to foster mindfulness and describes how nurses can begin a mindfulness practice for themselves and their patients, including suggestions for guided sessions.
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