Pediatric Specialty CE Courses for Nursing Professionals

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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

An Epidemic: Vaping and E-Cigarette Use in Teens and Young Adults

0.5 Hrs
Course release date: 10/7/2019
Course expiration date: 10/7/2022

This course will familiarize nurses with the current epidemic of vaping, including the types of chemical and drug exposures that may occur with vaping, health consequences, and strategies to curb the use of vaping. The course includes steps that have been taken to curb this epidemic and strategies the health care community can implement to safeguard against vaping.  
$11.95
Online
Elective

Assessment of Pain in Special Populations

2 Hrs
Course release date: 6/12/2018
Course expiration date: 6/30/2021

This course provides the learner with knowledge about pain and nursing care for premature infants, older adults, and patients with developmental delays.  The course also presents the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment of acute and chronic pain for patients in these special populations. With this knowledge, the learner will be able to educate diverse patient groups about pain and advocate for safe and effective pain treatment based upon scientific evidence.
$17.95
Online
Elective

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Nurses Play a Role in Patient-Centered Care

1 Hrs
Course expiration date: 12/11/2020

This course will provide a description of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and associated symptoms, as well as symptom management that includes behavioral and pharmacologic treatment modalities.
$11.95
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

Child Abuse: Identification, Management, and Reporting

6 Hrs
Course release date: 1/15/2020
Course expiration date: 1/15/2023

This course presents the most common types of abuse, characteristics of each type of abuse, signs and symptoms, risk factors, and management of abuse. An overview of policies in the United States toward abuse and mandated reporting of child abuse is presented. The course will help nurses recognize the signs of child abuse so they can intervene in a timely manner to help save a child’s life.
$33.95
Online
Elective

Childhood Obesity: Health Effects and Approaches to Treatment, 2nd Edition

5 Hrs
Course release date: 12/20/2018
Course expiration date: 8/31/2021

This course provides nurses with a comprehensive overview of the scope, health effects, and approaches to treatment of childhood obesity. Assessments for obesity, associated medical conditions, and the challenges clinicians face when promoting prevention strategies are discussed.
$27.95
Online
Elective

Childhood Obesity: Prevention and Treatment from Conception to Adolescence, 2nd Edition

7 Hrs
Course release date: 11/19/2018
Course expiration date: 11/30/2021

This course reviews factors from the prenatal period through late adolescence that contribute to obesity. Provides nutritional information for children in each developmental stage. Discusses family food choices, modeling behaviors, and evidence-based treatment approaches.
$33.95
Online
Elective

Children: Unique Differences from Adults that Impact Care

4 Hrs
2 Hrs
Course expiration date: 3/22/2021

This course presents the unique qualities of children, the risks they face and their physiological differences compared to adults. If you periodically provide care for children, this course will expand your knowledge of the differences of children and provide a foundation to determine appropriate therapies.
$22.95
Online
Elective

Clinical Update: Measles, Mumps and Rubella

0.5 Hrs
Course release date: 11/14/2019
Course expiration date: 11/14/2022

This course provides an update on the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) diseases; immunizations; treatments; and prevention of spread.  Includes nursing interventions and teaching information for all nurses interacting with children and adults.

$11.95
Online
Elective

Common Outdoor-Related Issues

6 Hrs
Course release date: 1/7/2020
Course expiration date: 1/2/2023

This course focuses on helping nurses expand their knowledge and improve patient care for those persons dealing with season-related disorders, outdoor disorders, and injuries.

$33.95
Online
Elective

Common Pediatric Sleep Issues and Disorders

3 Hrs
Course release date: 2/26/2018
Course expiration date: 2/26/2021

This course provides an overview of the essential pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment modalities for common sleep disorders affecting the pediatric population.  The course discusses disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, behavioral insomnia, common parasomnias, delayed sleep phase syndrome, and restless leg syndrome.
$22.95
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

Diseases and Disorders of the Integumentary System

5 Hrs

Course expiration date: 9/7/2021

The integumentary system is the largest system in the body. Diseasesof this system range from mildly annoying to serious and even life-threatening.It is imperative that nurses accurately assess the integumentary system,recognize diseases of the skin, and intervene to effectively facilitatetreatment. This program will help nurses to improve their abilities inassessment, disease recognition, and treatment facilitation.

$27.95
Online

Fundamentals of Telehealth: Registered Nursing Practice in the Virtual Care Environment

4 Hrs
Course release date: 5/13/2020
Course expiration date: 5/13/2023

This course explores the basic telehealth concepts and technology applicable to the registered nursing telehealth arena, examining the role of the telehealth nurse, paying attention to legal and regulatory concerns, and temporary changes to regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The course discusses how telehealth can be used in disasters, emergencies, epidemics, and pandemics and concludes with a review of the competencies for nursing telehealth practice so nurses can be knowledgeable and effective.
$22.95
Online
Elective

Human Trafficking

0.5 Hrs
Course release date: 10/8/2019
Course expiration date: 10/8/2022

This course discusses the scope of human trafficking including risks, common characteristics, and signs and symptoms of human  trafficking.  Intervention approaches and resources that help prevent and advocate against human trafficking are also presented.
$11.95
Online
Elective

Human Trafficking in the United States

4 Hrs
Course release date: 4/28/2020
Course expiration date: 4/28/2023

This course provides a sensitive review of the issue of abuse in human trafficking and how it affects patients and their families. The course presents an introduction into this complex crime, focusing on sex and labor trafficking, the common signs, symptoms, and conditions that occur in people who have been trafficked, and insights into the facts surrounding human trafficking and relevant health risks for individuals. 
$22.95
Online
Elective

Infection Control: Front and Center

8 Hrs
Course expiration date: 4/23/2022

This course focuses on helping nurses increase their knowledge of infection control practices and to use that knowledge to improve patient care and decrease infection incidence.
$33.95
Online
Elective

Initial Physical Assessment of the Newborn, 2nd Edition

5 Hrs
Course release date: 6/14/2018
Course expiration date: 6/30/2021

This course provides current evidence-based recommendations on how to perform an initial assessment of the newborn.
$27.95
Online
Elective

Management of Drug Challenges: Generic vs. Branded Drugs

4 Hrs
4 Hrs
Course release date: 8/20/2019
Course expiration date: 8/20/2022

This course is appropriate for all nurses and advanced practice nurses who have responsibility for managing or prescribing medications for select individuals.  The course addresses the history of brand versus generic drugs, the many controversies, the science behind the preparation differences, and the cost effectiveness of preventative care when using generic versus brand name drugs. 
$22.95
Online
Elective

Managing Asthma in Children

2 Hrs
Course release date: 5/8/2018
Course expiration date: 1/31/2021

This course presents the application of asthma management in childhood, from infancy through adolescence.  A discussion of natural history sets the stage for comprehending the presentation of asthma at different ages. Variations in care are discussed from a developmental and family perspective. 
$17.95
Online
Elective

Mental Health Assessment of the Pediatric Patient, 2nd Edition

3 Hrs
Course release date: 10/3/2018
Course expiration date: 10/31/2021

This course provides an overview of common pediatric mental health issues, including descriptions of the signs and symptoms for particular conditions, indicators of a psychiatric emergency, and appropriate treatment interventions for each case presented. Early diagnosis and intervention can critically affect positive outcomes of pediatric mental health disorders, making the accurate and comprehensive assessment of the pediatric patient’s mental health a crucial component of each pediatric examination.
$22.95
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

Pediatric Headaches: Recognizing the Warning Signs

3 Hrs
Course release date: 11/4/2019
Course expiration date: 11/4/2022

This course will help nurses who are experienced in pediatrics or are new to the pediatric population to identify those with serious or life-threatening causes or “red flags”.  The course describes signs and symptoms specific to children, distinguishes between different types of pediatric headaches, explores recurrent headaches in children and adolescents, and considers headache prevention strategies.  
$22.95
Online
Elective

Pediatric Pharmacology: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

3 Hrs
3 Hrs
Course release date: 12/9/2019
Course expiration date: 12/9/2022

This course outlines normally functioning blood and lymphatic systems and how divergences from this process can lead to acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common type of childhood cancer.  The course highlights the great progress made in understanding this disease and how to eradicate it and will provide an overview of the collateral damage that occurs with this disease from its pathology and its treatment.
$22.95
Online
Elective

Pediatric Pharmacology: Asthma

3 Hrs
3 Hrs
Course release date: 1/13/2020
Course expiration date: 1/13/2023

This course provides a review of the pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of asthma and discusses the causes, associated symptoms, and complications of this medical emergency.  The course also describes diagnostic measures and potential pharmacotherapeutic approaches to management. 
$22.95
Online
Elective

Pediatric Pharmacology: Diabetic Emergencies

3 Hrs
3 Hrs
Course release date: 11/18/2019
Course expiration date: 11/19/2022

This course is intended for Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) who are responsible for the primary care of diabetics in their practice or who may encounter patients suffering from a diabetic emergency.  The course presents a background on diabetic emergencies that may occur as a result of this disease and outlines how to manage such patients. To best illustrate the seriousness of these situations, a series of case studies are presented to further characterize diabetic emergencies, their management, and potential complications. 
$22.95
Online
Elective

Pediatric Pharmacology: Immunizations

3 Hrs
3 Hrs
Course release date: 3/2/2020
Course expiration date: 3/2/2023

This course is designed to increase nurses’ knowledge of recommended pediatric immunizations in order to improve patient education and adherence to immunization schedules. Vaccine recommendations for children ages 18 years old and younger are discussed, including the diseases that vaccines prevent, the schedule for administration, safety, and effectiveness of vaccines.
$22.95
Online
Elective

Pharmacological Management: Type 1 Diabetes in Children

3 Hrs
3 Hrs
Course release date: 3/11/2020
Course expiration date: 3/11/2023

Managing type 1 diabetes means that the nurse provides not only direct patient care, but also education for patients and families. The nurse should be familiar not only with the ways in which to treat diabetes at home, but also with the warning signs and reasons for bringing the child or teen to the hospital for immediate emergency care. This course covers the symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, screenings, complications, and management of type 1 diabetes in the pediatric population.
$22.95
Online
Elective

Pharmacological Management: Type 2 Diabetes in Children

3 Hrs
3 Hrs
Course release date: 3/11/2020
Course expiration date: 3/11/2023

Nurses, as well as other health care professionals, have a responsibility to understand the key components of diabetes management in children and teens.  This course will help nurses provide the direct patient care and education needed by patients and families. Nurses should be familiar, not only with the ways in which to manage diabetes, including diet, exercise, and medication, but also with the causes and complication risks if left untreated. The course covers the symptoms, risk factors, screening, diagnosis, complications and complication management, and management of type 2 diabetes in the pediatric population.
$22.95
Online
Elective

Preventing Medical Errors

0.5 Hrs
Course release date: 11/14/2019
Course expiration date: 11/14/2022

This course addresses the essential information that every nurse should be aware of to prevent medical errors, including medication errors, central-line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI), ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP), falls and immobility events, obstetrical adverse events, venous thromboembolism, pressure ulcers, and surgical site infections. 
$11.95
Online
Elective

School Safety: Injuries on the Playground

0.5 Hrs
Course release date: 1/16/2020
Course expiration date: 1/16/2023

This course discusses the scope, intervention strategies, and nursing assessment appropriate to playground injuries.
$11.95
Online
Elective

Special Topics in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

6 Hrs
Course release date: 4/10/2018
Course expiration date: 3/31/2021

Since nurses rarely see cases of “pure” attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it is imperative that they understand the common comorbidities associated with ADHD and their effect on treatment and outcomes for patients.  This course presents assessment and diagnosis throughout the various life stages, beginning with childhood, then adolescence, and finally young adulthood as a college student.  This information will be helpful to use to conduct a careful differential diagnosis.
$33.95
Online
Elective

Using Evidence in Clinical Nursing Practice

3 Hrs
Course release date: 4/23/2019
Course expiration date: 04/23/2022

Evidence-based practice (EBP) relies on the findings of scientific research to modify or develop policies and procedures that incorporate the latest evidence into clinical practice.  This course will help nurses incorporate nursing research findings into their EBP for the maximum benefit of patients and the facilitation of professional growth and development.
$22.95
Online
Elective

Vaping and E-Cigarettes: Healthcare’s Response to a New Epidemic in Teens and Young Adults

2 Hrs
Course release date: 4/15/2019
Course expiration date: 4/15/2022

This course will familiarize nurses with the current epidemic of vaping, including the types of chemical and drug exposures that may occur with vaping, health consequences, and strategies to curb the use of vaping. The course includes steps that have been taken to curb this epidemic and strategies the health care community can implement to safeguard against vaping.  
$17.95
Webinar
Elective

COVID-19: What’s New in Testing, Clinical Presentation, and Treatment

1.5 Hrs
Tue Oct 27 | 11:59 pm
Webinar course release date: 6/2/2020
Webinar course expiration date: 6/2/2021

This webinar course has been previously recorded.

Educating and treating patients for COVID-19 is an essential component of all levels of nursing care. This webinar course provides a framework for caring for COVID-19 patients. Current evidence-based recommendations as well as current testing recommendations, clinical presentation, and emerging therapies are discussed with links to national guidelines to promote current knowledge of dynamic issues and trends.
$15.00
Webinar
Elective

Human Trafficking: A Personal View

1 Hrs
Tue Oct 27 | 11:59 pm
Webinar course release date: 2/4/2018 
Webinar course expiration date: 2/4/2021

This webinar course has been previously recorded. 

Human trafficking has been declared a public health crisis and the statistics of persons in trafficking is rising across the U.S.  Nurses are one of the few populations that connect with victims while they are still under the control of their trafficker.  This ANCC-accredited webinar course, presented by a sex trafficking survivor and subject matter expert, is designed to equip healthcare providers with the classified information that is exclusive to the profession. Tara Madison will share parts of her story pertaining to past interactions with medical professionals while she was trafficked to help pinpoint missed signs and indicators. 
$15.00
Webinar
Elective

Introduction to Forensic Evidence

1 Hrs
Tue Oct 27 | 11:59 pm
Webinar course release date: 4/25/2019
Webinar course expiration date: 4/25/2022

This webinar course has been previously recorded. 

This webinar provides an overview of the types of evidence that may present with a forensic patient along with evidence collection and preservation techniques and is pertinent for nurses in all settings who provide care to individuals where the collection of 
evidence is required.


$15.00