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Depression: A Major Public Health Concern
Course expiration date: 2/21/2022
This course provides current, evidence-based information about depression for nurses from a variety of backgrounds. This includes: depression as an illness; the diagnostic criteria for different depression disorders; suicidal ideation and how to intervene; genetics and the brain; bipolar illness; the mechanisms of action of antidepressants, including potential adverse events and special considerations for the use of different medications; models of depression; different treatment approaches to help patients with depression; chronic illness and depression; substance use; anxiety disorders related to depression; and depression in special populations.
Documentation for Nurses, 3rd Edition – N1882
Course expiration date: 10/31/2021
This course explores the underlying purposes of documentation, professional and regulatory requirements and processes, and best practices for adequate documentation to accurately reflect the patient’s severity of illness and transition for care.
Loss, Grief, and Bereavement, 4th Edition – N1881
Course expiration date: 11/30/2021
This course provides essential information that nurses can use to help individuals, families, and communities cope with loss, grief, and bereavement or reflect on issues and practices related to death. The course presents the the role of palliative and hospice care in providing the highest quality end-of-life care and content on advance care planning.
Psychiatric Disorders in Primary Care Nursing
Course expiration date: 3/31/2021
This course examines psychiatric disorders in primary care nursing using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) from the American Psychiatric Association. Substance use and depressive disorders are covered, focusing primarily on the more commonly encountered diagnoses.
Psychiatric Nursing: Current Trends in Diagnosis and Treatment, 3rd Edition – N1757
Course expiration date: 8/31/2021
This course provides information to help nurses update their mental health skills and knowledge of current psychiatric treatments. The course discusses psychiatric disorders, treatment modalities, therapeutic communication skills, medications, and cultural variances in how mental illness is perceived and treated in adults and children. The broad categories of psychiatric disorders reflective of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) are also presented.
Substance Use Disorders, 3rd Edition
Course expiration date: 2/28/2021
This course presents the epidemiology of addiction, sociocultural influences, commonly used substances, and current standards of treatment and nursing care for patients with substance use disorders. Prevention practices, patient assessment, and therapeutic modalities, including pharmacologic, psychological, group, and nontraditional therapies, are described. Twelve types of substances are described, including their biochemistry and effects on the human body. This course uses terminology for substance-related and addictive disorders defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition.