Women’s Health Specialty CE Courses for Nursing Professionals

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Autoimmune Diseases and Pregnancy

3 Hrs
Course expiration date: 9/14/2021

Autoimmune diseases affect a great deal of the population,women more so than men. A good number of these individuals desire pregnancy and childbirth, but their autoimmune conditions present challenges to pregnancy. Most autoimmune diseases improve during pregnancy and worsen postpartum, but some women still experience symptoms or flares during their pregnancies.

This educational course provides the background, diagnoses and testing, as well as the effects on conception, pregnancy, delivery, postpartum, and breastfeeding considerations for patients with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren’s syndrome, and antiphospholipid 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

Decoding Breast Reconstruction: What You Need to Know

1 Hrs
Course expiration date: 1/11/2021

After a mastectomy, some women may choose reconstructive surgery. There are multiple reconstructive options and each has benefits, drawbacks and unique potential for future complications. This course wil
$11.95
Online
Elective

Domestic Violence in the United States

3 Hrs
Course expiration date: 12/17/2021

This course will provide information about the prevalence of domestic violence and the impact it has on individual patients and on society. Different forms of domestic violence and the sequelae on selected populations’ health care will be discussed. Also, national laws will be reviewed to enhance the reader’s knowledge on the resources available and the legal issues encountered by victims of domestic violence. 
$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

Hypothyroid Disease: Finding the Underlying Problem

1 Hrs
Course expiration date: 5/21/2021

Hypothyroid disease is a common finding in both primary and specialty-case settings. The majority of patients with thyroid disorder are unaware of their condition. Missed or inaccurate diagnosis can put patients at risk for other serious problems.
$11.95
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

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

Nursing Care of the Perimenopausal Woman, 2nd Edition

7 Hrs
Course release date: 11/28/2018
Course expiration date: 10/31/2021

This course will help nurses take an individual approach to assisting women who are progressing through menopause and provide nursing care based on the most up-to-date standards and guidelines in order to help women make appropriate lifestyle choices.
$33.95
Online
Elective

Nursing Care of the Postmenopausal Woman, 2nd Edition

4 Hrs
Course release date: 11/19/2018
Course expiration date: 10/31/2021

This course provides nurses with the most up-to-date standards and guidelines to help postmenopausal women make appropriate lifestyle choices.
$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

The Fourth Trimester of Pregnancy: New Recommendations for Optimizing Postpartum Care

2 Hrs

Course expiration date: 9/18/2021

Postpartum carecan set the stage for optimal maternal and infant health. Unfortunately,maternal mortality rates in the United States have increased steadily over thepast 30 years and continue to climb. In early 2018, the American College ofObstetricians and Gynecologists released new recommendations to optimizepostpartum care. These recommendations propose changes to the postpartum care timeline,elements, and care team. Nurses fill many of the care team roles. This coursepresents the new guidelines for postpartum care of women, as well as how thenurse is uniquely positioned as a crucial member of the care team. The coursereviews the basic physiology of the postpartum period as well as the mostsignificant medical complaints and complications that arise and contribute to morbidityand mortality. The nurse should be able to counsel pregnant and postpartumwomen regarding expectant postpartum care. This course also discusses thehealth policy changes needed to implement these new recommendations, and howthe nurse can advocate for postpartum women as part of this process.

$17.95
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
Webinar
Elective

Breast Cancer: Exploring Current Detection, Screening, and Treatment Strategies

1 Hrs
Thu Nov 26 | 11:59 pm
Webinar course release date: 10/14/2020
Webinar course expiration date: 10/14/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.  

This webinar course presents current methods and screening recommendations for early detection of breast cancer, describes the common types of breast cancer and updated cancer staging criteria, and discusses advances in local and systemic treatment modalities, including targeted therapy and immunotherapy.
$15.00
Webinar
Elective

Human Trafficking: A Personal View

1 Hrs
Thu Nov 26 | 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
Thu Nov 26 | 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