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PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION and TREATMENT Part I – Prediction and Prevention
Taking Criticism
Intensive Review of Pharmacology
The New Food Pyramid
Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment: Part II: Treatment
Hand Hygiene Saves Lives
INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE)
Dementia
Elder Abuse
When Your Patient Cannot Hear You
ATTITUDE: IMPACT ON PAIN ASSESSMENT
Pain Management Guidelines
Graves Disease: Clinical Pathophysiology, Presentation and Treatment Options
Robotics in Nursing
The Three C's of Communication
Critical Thinking
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PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION and TREATMENT Part I – Prediction and Prevention
Author: NPUAP Guidelines

Since LP/VNs are on the frontlines of managing and preventing pressure ulcers, the latest research and terminology used is important to our practice. As a former wound care nurse, my job included educating other staff and physicians on new principals in treatment and prevention. This article provides current knowledge and practice ammunition for your practice and educational arsenals.

Objectives: After reading this article, the participant will be able to:
1. Define Chronic Wounds
2. Identify Staging for Pressure Ulcers
3. Conceptualize Holistic Approaches to Wound Prevention and Treatments
4. Identify Terms and Definitions for Monitoring Chronic Wound Data
5. Identify etiology of and risk factors for pressure ulcers
6. Understand risk assessment tools and their application
7. Selection and/or use of support surfaces
8. Development and implementation of an individualized program of skin care
9. Identify positioning to decrease risk of tissue breakdown.
10. Describe accurate documentation of pertinent data
11. Use uniform terminology for stages of tissue damage based on specific classification

Contact Hours: 4

PLEASE NOTE: These are online CE courses. Nothing will be mailed to you. Once you have registered and paid for a course, return to www.napnes.org/etraining, log-in, navigate to the course for which you paid to read the course, take the post test and print your certificates. There are no refunds for online courses.
Course available through 31 Dec 2018

Number of lessons: 4
Course time (min): none
Test: on
Cost: $8.00 USD

Taking Criticism
Author: Dowd, S.; Davidhizar, R.

Criticism is common part of the healthcare experience. Having a “thick skin” which does not take criticism personally is an essential characteristic for anyone who works with people. However, this is not always in everyone’s make-up: many of us tie in criticism with self-esteem, and find it hard to handle. As German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer once said, “A thick skin is a gift from God.” One of the arts of people management is being able to be the recipient of criticism without feeling attached.

OBJECTIVES:
1. Define criticism
2. Identify why criticism is difficult to handle
3. Identify the physiological changes that occur when receiving criticism
4. Identify how to effectively manage criticism

CONTACT HOURS: 1

PLEASE NOTE: These are online CE courses. Nothing will be mailed to you. Once you have registered and paid for a course, return to www.napnes.org/etraining, log-in, navigate to the course for which you paid to read the course, take the post test and print your certificates. There are no refunds for online courses.
Course available through 31 Dec 2018

Number of lessons: 5
Course time (min): none
Test: on
Cost: $2.00 USD

Intensive Review of Pharmacology
Author: Vaughn

Intensive Review of Pharmacology provides 8 contact hours in pharmacology. Reviews principles of the nursing process in pharmacology. Outstanding review course for NAPNES Certification in Pharmacology.

CONTACT HOURS = 8

PLEASE NOTE: This is an online CE course. Nothing will be mailed to you. Once you have registered and paid for a course, return to www.napnes.org/etraining, log-in, navigate to the course for which you paid to read the course, take the post test and print your certificates. There are no refunds for online courses.
Course available through 31 Dec 2018

Number of lessons: 15
Course time (min): none
Test: on
Cost: $35.00 USD

The New Food Pyramid
Author: Pat Mahan

The LP/VNs role in health promotion has been promoted by NAPNES and PN schools for many years. To make sure current LP/VNs are up-to-date with the latest nutritional health information, this one hour course is designed to help the practitioner better understand the new food pyramid and how it can be used in patient teaching for clients throughout the life span.

CONTACT HOURS = 3


PLEASE NOTE: These are online CE courses. Nothing will be mailed to you. Once you have registered and paid for a course, return to www.napnes.org/etraining, log-in, navigate to the course for which you paid to read the course, take the post test and print your certificates. There are no refunds for online courses.
Course available through 31 Dec 2018

Number of lessons: 12
Course time (min): none
Test: on
Cost: $6.00 USD

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