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Ethics in Healthcare: Remembering Our Values & Principles- Ethics is one of the most important topics in continuing education for all health care professionals. Ethics guides the health care professional through a maze of decisions, helps to provide quality of care and protects both the professional and those they serve. This course will provide definitions of ethics, principles and core values, as well as examine boundaries and boundary violations in health care. Some of the most compelling and challenging ethical dilemmas are also reviewed.  1.0 Free CEUs

Rehabilitation in Critical Care: Summary of NICE Guideline 83- List possible complications from critical care stays and explain the needs for early rehabilitation assessment and interventions. Explain the origin and formation of medical terminology. Examine recommendations for physical and occupational therapy intervention in critically ill patients including screening, assessment, treatment, and follow up care. Explore recommendations for speech therapy intervention in critically ill patients including screening, assessment, treatment, and follow up care. Identify recommendations psychology services intervention in critically ill patients including screening, assessment, treatment, and follow up care. Explain the need for education.  1.0 Free CEUs

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NEW!   Leveraging Quality Measures to Advance Outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis- Assess the impact of quality reform and health policy decision-makers in your treatment decisions for patients with RA. Analyze methods for collaboration with health policy decision-makers to overcome barriers in individualized RA treatment decisions and quality improvement outcomes. Integrate a quality toolkit and treatment options to improve your quality benchmarks and patient outcomes in practice.
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Medicare’s Competitive Bidding Program for Tube Feeding: What You Need to Know- Understand the bacground of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Competitive Bidding Program. Name the features of the program. Describe how the program works and who is affected. Describe what healthcare providers and Medicare beneficiaries need to know about the program. 1.0 Free CEUs

Screening, Behavioral Counseling, and Referral in Primary Care to Reduce Alcohol Misuse- Describe screening instruments and their relative sensitivity and specificity among various populations. Compare the health system influences that promote or hinder effective screening and interventions. Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions in improving utilization, behavioral, clinical and social outcomes, including long term outcomes. Apply the findings of the systematic review to improving outcomes for patients of all ages screened for alcohol misuse.  1.0 Free CEUs  (+MD, PA, NP, RPh, RN, CHES, MA) (expires 7/30/14)

Technology Ethics: Basics, Clinical Application, and Decision Making- Participants will learn the basics about technology ethics that could be used across a variety platforms – from 15 years ago when bulletin boards and e-mail were new to emerging social networking , VoIP, and texting platforms. Factors in making ethical decisions in the rapid asynchronous and synchronous environment will be addressed, as well as ethical issues in assistive technology evaluation and use. Case studies will allow attendees to apply learning objectives in a virtual environment.  2.0 Free CEUs

Managing Respiratory Patients through Efficient Aerosol Delivery- Understand what characteristics contribute to efficient aerosol delivery and how they impact drug delivery. Compare the differences between a nebulizer, MDI, and DPI. Understand how patient, device and formulation factors affect drug delivery. Discuss why patient education is important for the appropriate use of aerosol delivery devices. 1.0 Free CEUs  (+RT)

YOUR COLLABORATIVE ROLE IN REDUCING READMISSIONS- Review the changes to healthcare delivery driven by never events, CMS/government legislation, and profitability challenges. Discuss the need for multidisciplinary collaboration in evidence-based nutrition protocol intervention. Demonstrate how the clinician can impact a patient’s care plan, throughout the continuum of care, to reduce hospital readmissions.   1.0 Free CEUs

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Introduction to Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy ©-  Define reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS). Identify the three stages of RSDS and manifestations of each stage. Outline treatment and nursing care priorities for a patient with RSDS. Identify the 6 potential directions for basic and clinical research on new treatment strategies.   2.0 Free CEUs (+RN, SW)

Improving Treatment, Management, and Quality Measurement in Patients with Diabetes- Evaluate the quality of care provided to patients with diabetes through assessment of standard quality measures. Review current recommendations to improve glycemic control as well as effectivenly monitor and treat co-morbidities in diabetes. Assess current and emerging therapeutic options in diabetes and the impact of appropriate treatment selection to improve quality measures and clinical outcome. 1.5 Free CEUs

LEAN BODY MASS: NAVIGATING THE IMPACT OF HOSPITALIZATION ON RECOVERY AND HEALTH OUTCOMES- Describe the impact and consequences of the loss of lean body mass during/after the hospital stay. Define clinical and functional indicators of the loss of lean body mass. Identify the relationship between loss of muscle function and hospital re-admissions. Explain ways to maintain or improve essential lean body mass.  1.5 Free CEUs  (+RD)  

Diabetes and Fall Risk: Special Considerations in Improving Quality of Life for Older Adults- Identify the problem: review demographics of diabetes and falls in older adults.  Discuss the medical and psychosocial complications of diabetes. Review evidenced based preventive care for older adults. Emphasize the critical importance of ‘geriatric syndrome’ identification and management. Present the literature review of increased risk of falls in people with diabetes. Discuss diabetes management with special considerations for older adults. Discuss fall prevention strategies. Identify partnerships for management of fall risk for people with diabetes: focus on patient self-management.  1.5 Free CEUs  (+SW)

Fall-Related Brain Injury in Older Adults: Focus on Prevention- Discuss the prevalence and incidence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) secondary to falls in older adults. Describe the impact of fall-related TBIs on quality of life, morbidity, and mortality. Describe age-related changes that increase risk for falls/TBI in older adults. Describe the types of traumatic brain injuries that may occur secondary to a fall. Identify common fall related risk factors. Describe methods of identifying signs/symptoms related to TBI. Discuss evidence-based interventions in managing older adults following TBI.   1.75 Free CEUs

Optimizing Anemia Management in Dialysis Patients: Individualizing Therapy and Reducing the Need for Red Cell Transfusion- Evaluate the risks and benefits of Erythropoiesistimulating Agents, iron, and red cell transfusion as strategies for anemia treatment in patients on dialysis in order to individualize and optimize therapy to maintain hemoglobin within the desired range. Appraise long-term effects associated with red cell transfusion, especially transfusion-induced iron overload and immunomodulation, so that adverse clinical outcomes in patients on dialysis, including future kidney transplant recipients, can be averted. Use appropriate ESA dosing and iron supplementation according to evidence based clinical findings, pertinent clinical practice, and regulatory guidelines; in order to improve outcomes and reduce the need for and/or risk associated with red cell transfusion in patients undergoing dialysis. 1.0 Free CEUs  (+MD, NP, RPh, RD) (expires 8/1/14)