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Pharmacology and the Healthcare Professional: Pharmacokinetics: What the Body Does to a Drug (w/Video)

Course Introduction Pharmacokinetics is the study of what happens to a drug from the time of administration until the parent drug and all metabolites leave the body. This process includes absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion. This program provides a basic overview of pharmacokinetics. To...
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Pharmacology and the Healthcare Professional: Pharmacology and the Healthcare Process (w/Video)

Course Introduction This program provides viewers with an overview of how the use of medication is incorporated as part of the overall process of patient assessment, diagnosis, care planning, implementation and evaluation. To complete this activity, you must do the following: - View the program "Pharmacology...
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Pharmacology and the Healthcare Professional: Principles of Pharmacology (w/Video)

Course Introduction This program focuses on those aspects of pharmacology that most impact patient care. These include: therapeutic equivalence, pharmaceutics, the three phases of drug action, toxicology, pharmacognosy, absorption of medications and site of drug action. An understanding of these aspects...
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Preventing Bloodborne Infections in Long Term Care: Bloodborne Viruses (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers to equip them with the information they need to protect themselves from the transmission of bloodborne pathogens, particularly HIV, HBV, and HCV. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should...
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Preventing Bloodborne Infections in Long Term Care: Engineering Controls and Workplace Practice Controls (w/Video)

Intended Audience The purpose of this program is to provide nurses and others an understanding of work practice controls designed to help prevent the transmission of bloodborne infections. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe the safe handling of...
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Preventing Bloodborne Infections in Long Term Care: Preventing Transmission, Protecting Yourself (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers to equip them with the information they need to protect against bloodborne infections. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe the Universal Precautions. - Describe...
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Preventing Bloodborne Infections: Bloodborne Viruses (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers to equip them with the information they need to protect themselves from the transmission of bloodborne pathogens, particularly HIV, HBV, and HCV. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should...
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Preventing Bloodborne Infections: Engineering Controls and Workplace Practice Controls (w/Video)

Intended Audience The purpose of this program is to provide nurses and others an understanding of work practice controls designed to help prevent the transmission of bloodborne infections. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe the safe handling of...
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Preventing Bloodborne Infections: Preventing Transmission, Protecting Yourself (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers to equip them with the information they need to protect against bloodborne infections. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe the Universal Precautions. - Describe...
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Preventing Elder Abuse: Helping Keep Residents Safe (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other professional healthcare providers to identify and manage suspected and actual cases of elder abuse. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe types and signs of elder abuse. - Identify...
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Preventing Medication Errors Part 1: General Recommendations for System-wide Change (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers who need strategies to prevent medication errors from occurring in the healthcare environment. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Know the historical effects of medication...
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Preventing Medication Errors Part 2: Sources of Errors and Basic Safety Practices (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers who need strategies to prevent medication errors from occurring in the healthcare environment. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Identify the different types of medication...
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Preventing Medication Errors Part 3: What Nurses Can Do (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers who need strategies to prevent medication errors from occurring in the healthcare environment. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Know the 12 types of errors that can...
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Preventing Needlestick Injuries (w/Video)

Intended Audience Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Identify viruses and other infections that can be spread through needlestick injuries. - Describe efforts that have been made to prevent needlestick injuries and increase safety for healthcare workers....
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Preventing Needlestick Injuries for Medical Assistants (w/Video)

Course Introduction Because needlestick injuries are the most common way for healthcare workers to acquire bloodborne infections--such as HIV, hepatitis C, and hepatitis B--knowing how to protect against needlestick injuries is crucial for medical assistants working with needles and other sharps in the...
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Professionalism for Medical Assistants (w/Video)

Course Introduction Medical assistants are healthcare professionals, and therefore should act in ways that show respect for themselves, others, and their profession. To complete this activity, you must do the following: - View the program "Professionalism for Medical Assistants." - Read the Overview...
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Professionalism in Healthcare, Part 1: Professional Behavior, Attitude, and Attire (w/ Video)

Course Introduction The nursing profession is self-defined and self-regulated and, in return, guarantees society professional competence, altruistic service and the assurance that members will conduct their affairs with morality and integrity. This program will discuss the elements of professionalism...
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Professionalism in Healthcare, Part 2: Patient Interactions, Communication, and Personal Development (w/ Video)

Course Introduction Professionalism means doing your work well, and taking your job seriously because it's more than just a paycheck. It's a reflection of who you are as a member of a profession that offers comfort to those who are sick or in pain. This program will discuss ways nurses can exhibit professionalism...
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Protecting Your Body At Work, Part 1: Your Muscles and Bones (w/Video)

Course Introduction In order to protect themselves, healthcare workers need to apply the mechanics of lifting and moving carefully to every form of mobility assistance that they offer patients. This is the first of three programs on protecting your body when you need to lift or move a patient or other...
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Protecting Your Body At Work, Part 2: The Mechanics of Lifting and Moving (w/Video)

Course Introduction In order to protect themselves, healthcare workers need to apply the mechanics of lifting and moving carefully to every form of mobility assistance that they offer patients. This is the second of three programs on protecting your body. It will cover the mechanics of lifting and moving...
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Protecting Your Body At Work, Part 3: Moving Patients Safely (w/Video)

Course Introduction In order to protect themselves, healthcare workers need to apply the mechanics of lifting and moving carefully to every form of mobility assistance that they offer patients. This third of three courses on protecting your body at work will cover ways to maintain your own safety and...
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Psychotropic Medications: Antianxiety Agents (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed to provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with an introduction to anxiety disorders, and provides an overview of the current medications and nursing interventions for treating them. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner...
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Psychotropic Medications: Antidepressant Agents (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed to provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with an understanding of the types of depression disorders, medications used in nursing interventions, and the possible side effects of these medications. Learning Objectives After completing this course,...
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Psychotropic Medications: Antipsychotic Agents (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed to provide nurses and other healthcare workers with an understanding of schizophrenia, medications used in nursing intervention, and the possible side effects of these medications. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able...
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Psychotropic Medications: Mood Stabilizing Agents (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed to provide nurses and other healthcare workers with an initial understanding of bipolar disorder, its signs and symptoms, and the interventions used to treat it. It also provides a detailed look at major mood stabilizing medications and their side effects....
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Rapid Physical Assessment (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity is designed for nurses in any care setting where performing a rapid physical assessment may be part of providing patient care. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe what is involved in a rapid physical assessment. -...
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Respiratory Distress in the Pediatric Patient: Anatomy, Physiology, and Breath Sounds (w/Video)

Intended Audience This course is useful for any practicing nurse, nurse faculty, or student wanting to acquire fundamental knowledge of pediatric respiratory care. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe the differences between an immature respiratory...
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Respiratory Distress in the Pediatric Patient: Assessment and Intervention (w/Video)

Intended Audience This course is useful for any practicing nurse, nurse faculty, or student wanting to acquire fundamental knowledge of pediatric respiratory care. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - List important signs of pediatric respiratory distress....
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Restraints: Alternatives to Restraints (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers who need to understand the latest guidelines on the proper use of restraints and seclusion. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Identify the types of patients that restraints...
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Restraints: Legal Considerations and Patient Rights (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers who need to understand the latest guidelines on the proper use of restraints and seclusion. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe the basis for the rules on the...
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Restraints: Safe Application of Restraints (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers who need to understand the latest guidelines on the proper use of restraints and seclusion. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Select restraints that are the least restrictive...
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Serious Reportable Events: Hospital-acquired Conditions in Inpatient Settings (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity is intended for nurses involved with providing patient care. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - List healthcare-acquired conditions CMS will no longer pay for. - Describe strategies for preventing the retention of foreign...
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Serious Reportable Events: Identification and Prevention Part 1 (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity is intended for nurses and other healthcare professionals providing patient care. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Define a "Serious Reportable Event." - Describe General Strategies for avoiding Serious Reportable Events....
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Serious Reportable Events: Identification and Prevention Part 2 (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity is intended for nurses involved with providing patient care. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Identify the number of Serious Reportable Events. - Describe at least five strategies to prevent Serious Reportable Events related...
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Sexual Harassment in California Healthcare (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for supervisors of nurses and others working in any healthcare facility or office where sexual harassment could take place. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Define sexual harassment, including the specific...
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Sexual Harassment in Healthcare (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other care providers working in any healthcare facility or office where sexual harassment could take place. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Define sexual harassment, including the specific...
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Suctioning: Nasotracheal Suctioning and Monitoring Complications (w/Video)

Course Introduction This program describes the anatomy of the airway, demonstrates methods designed to mobilize respiratory secretions, demonstrates nasotracheal suctioning techniques used to remove accumulated secretions, and describes potential complications to monitor. To complete this activity, you...
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Suctioning: Oropharyngeal and Endotracheal Techniques (w/Video)

Course Introduction This program describes the anatomy of the airway, demonstrates oropharyngeal suctioning techniques, and both open and closed in-line endotracheal suctioning techniques used to remove accumulated secretions. To complete this activity, you must do the following: - View the program "Suctioning:...
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The Challenge of Healthcare Literacy (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals who may need to provide instruction to patients and their caregivers. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Describe the prevalence of low healthcare literacy...
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The Human Immune System: Overview of Anatomy and Function (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers who need an understanding of the anatomy and basic function of the human immune system. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Discuss the main organs that comprise the human...
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The Human Immune System: The Immune Response (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers who need an understanding of the immune system's response to pathogens. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Discuss the major cells, chemicals and proteins that work together...
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The Human Immune System: When It Turns Against the Body (w/Video)

Intended Audience This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers who need an understanding of common autoimmune disorders. Learning Objectives After completing this course, the learner should be able to: - Discuss the causes and symptoms of various forms of allergies and asthma,...
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The Nursing Assistant: Assessment: Recognizing Abnormal Signs and Symptoms (w/Video)

Course Introduction Residents depend on the nursing assistant's ability to recognize changes in behavior, appearance, and abilities, and to report significant observations promptly and accurately. Observing for abnormal signs and symptoms is an important part of the routine care nursing assistants provide...
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The Nursing Assistant: Bedmaking (w/Video)

Course Introduction A clean, well-made bed is an important component to an individual's overall health. A well-made bed helps to avoid problems such as bedsores and the spread of infection, and provides a sense of well-being and self-worth. To complete this activity, you must do the following: - View...
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The Nursing Assistant: Caring for Residents with Dignity and Respect (w/Video)

Course Introduction Being treated with dignity and respect is a basic right of all residents. It is a right that is enforced by the state and federal government. Mistreating a resident can result in litigation and charges of neglect and abuse. For many residents, the inability to fully care for themselves...
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The Nursing Assistant: Communication with Residents and their Families (w/Video)

Course Introduction For newly admitted residents, adjusting to life in a nursing home is often difficult. Communicating in a warm and friendly manner can help ease a residents sense of isolation. The foundation for good communication is trust. Residents who trust you are the ones who feel that they can...
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