Holistic/Integrative Specialty CE Courses for Nursing Professionals

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Acupuncture: An Overview for Nurses

1 Hrs
Course expiration date: 3/9/2021

This course will discuss the history of acupuncture, how it works, and the components of an acupuncture visit.
$11.95
Online
Elective

Alternative Therapies for Asthma

2 Hrs
Course release date: 1/2/2018
Course expiration date: 1/31/2021

This course provides an overview of the implications of alternative therapies for asthma management.  Alternative therapy is any healing practice that is not considered part of conventional, mainstream medicine.  Healthcare professionals have a responsibility to provide individuals who use other therapies with accurate information about the safety and potential adverse interactions with traditional medical care.
$17.95
Online
Elective

Back to School: Nutritional Requirements for School Age Children

0.5 Hrs
Course release date: 10/8/2019
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.

$11.95
Online
Elective

Challenges in Attaining and Maintaining Good Nutrition

7 Hrs
Course Release Date: 2/21/2020
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.
$33.95
Online
Elective

Communication in Healthcare

4 Hrs
Course release date: 6/28/2018
Course expiration date: 6/30/2021

This course discusses the fundamentals of communication science, impediments to effective communication in healthcare settings, and evidence-based strategies to improve communication with patients.  The course also presents nurses with evidence-based strategies to improve the effectiveness of their communication with patients, families, and colleagues.
$22.95
Online
Elective

Complementary and Alternative Medicine vs. Traditional Medicine

1 Hrs
Course expiration date: 4/3/2021

In most grocery stores, the labeling on “all natural” drinks insist that shoppers are about to imbibe a healthy product, even if the liquid is an unusual shade of blue. Natural versus artificial is also poorly defined in healthcare, which is why objective definitions must precede any discussion about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). This course explores the differences between CAM and traditional medicine.
$11.95
Online
Elective

Dietary Supplements: An Overview

3 Hrs
3 Hrs
Course expiration date: 4/19/2021

Dietary supplements of many types are widely used by Americans. As a result, it is likely that nurse practitioners in a variety of settings will encounter patients who use these products. The objective of this course is to provide an overview of dietary supplements.
$22.95
Online
Elective

Humor as a Nursing Intervention, 3rd Edition

9 Hrs
Course release date: 11/1/2018
Course expiration date: 6/30/2021

This course examines the holistic effects of humor on the health of individuals. The course provides foundational information on humor theories and discusses the effects of humor and laughter on disease outcomes. How humor may impact immune function is also considered. Suggestions of ways to add humor as an individual or as a facility are offered. 
$33.95
Online
Elective

LGBT Health: Improving Access to Care and Identifying Risk Factors

1 Hrs

Course expiration date: 5/21/2021

Thiscourse will discuss the disparities in health care and increased health risksthat exist in the LGBT population, as well as ways to provide improved care forthis community.

$11.95
Online
Elective

LGBTQ Competency for Healthcare Professionals

0.5 Hrs
Course release date: 11/8/2019
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.
$11.95
Online
Elective

Medical Marijuana: Use and Indications

4 Hrs
4 Hrs
Course release date: 4/1/2020
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. 
$22.95
Online
Elective

Nonpharmacologic Pain Management

2 Hrs
Course release date: 6/5/2018
Course expiration date: 4/30/2021

This course provides current content for non-pharmacologic treatment modalities of acute and chronic pain, including non-pharmacologic physical and cognitive behavioral modalities for pain management and indications for these therapies. With this knowledge, nurses will be able to both educate patients about pain and advocate for safe and effective non-pharmacologic pain treatment based upon scientific evidence.
$17.95
Online

Nursing Management of Sleep Disorders

3 Hrs
Course Release Date: 5/28/2020
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.
$22.95
Online
Elective

Obesity and Eating Disorders: Challenges for Care

7 Hrs
Course expiration date: 5/9/2022 

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.
$33.95
Online
Elective

Patient Safety: A Critical Practice Concern

4 Hrs

Course expiration date: 12/17/2021

Safety comes first in patient care and inhealth-care environments.  However, despite the focus on safety in health-careliterature and within health-care organizations, medical errors are the thirdleading cause of death in the United States. In fact, it is estimated that morethan 250,000 deaths per year are due to medical errors. It is imperative thatnurses and their interdisciplinary colleagues work together to establish a viableculture of safety in their organizations. This course presents the latestNational Patient Safety Goals as well as strategies to improve the safety ofhealth-care organizations.

$22.95
Online
Elective

Understanding Mindfulness Practices for Nurses and Patients

6 Hrs
Course release date: 12/20/2018
Course expiration date: 11/20/2021

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.
$33.95
Online
Elective

Yoga for Nurses

2 Hrs
Course release date: 6/28/2018
Course expiration date: 6/30/2021

This course provides a history of the science and practice of yoga and the many physical and mental health benefits for nurses and patients. It is important to learn and practice yoga postures, proper breathing, and meditation to help promote a balance of all three.  Various types of yoga and the importance of the role of a yoga teacher for safe practice is discussed.
$17.95