continuing nursing education

anxiety in primary care

Anxiety in primary care: A primer for APRNs

Learn about the symptoms and treatment options, and cultivate a referral network.  Takeaways: Anxiety disorders commonly present in primary care settings, and advanced practice RNs (APRNs) will benefit…
Caring for diverse patient populations in their homes

Caring for diverse patient populations in their homes

Empathy and respect open the door to good outcomes. CNE: 1.5 contact Hours Objectives: Describe practices to provide equitable, quality, effective culture-sensitive and patient-centered (CS/PC) care.  Discuss relationship building,…
Comorbid mental illness on acute medical units

Comorbid mental illness on acute medical units

Overcome stigma and misconceptions to ensure quality care.   CNE: 1.5 contact Hours Learning Objectives:  Describe nursing care for patients on an acute medical unit who have comorbid mental illness.…
Continuous glucose monitoring: the basics

Continuous glucose monitoring: THE BASICS

Technology aids diabetes self-management and enhances treatment planning.  CNE: 1.5 contact hours Learning Objectives: Describe continuous glucose monitor (CGM) device options and the differences between personal and professional devices.…

Differentiation syndrome: An emerging oncologic complication

Nurses are critical to recognizing and managing this life-threatening condition.  Learning Objectives  Identify the pathophysiology of differentiation syndrome (DS). Compare DS with tumor lysis syndrome. Discuss DS management.…

Heart failure management: Updated guidelines

The 2022 heart failure management update includes patient-centric recommendations focused on stages, primary prevention, left ventricular ejection fraction classification, pharmacologic management, and comorbidity management.

Knee Osteoarthritis: Assessment and management

CNE: 1.5 contact Hours Learning Objectives: Describe causes and risk factors of knee osteoarthritis (KOA), related health assessments, diagnostic tests that may be recommended by providers, and patient education…

Mpox: Be prepared for the next outbreak

Knowledge can help reduce stigmatization and improve access to care. Takeaways: Cases of human Mpox had been considered rare, but current data show rapid spread from human-to-human transmission.…

Nursing ethics and shared governance model

Through shared governance, nurses are encouraged to participate in organizational decision-making to satisfy professional obligations. Incorporating ethical competence and professional development into everyday nursing practice is imperative to…
pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism: Surveillance is key

Reduce complications with thorough nursing assessment and close monitoring.   Takeaways Pulmonary embolism risk severity varies. Patients at high risk require close monitoring and an individualized prevention plan. Patient…

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