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New Frontiers in Schizophrenia Management with Case Management in the Saddle- Examine the positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia and unmet needs in patient management. Assess current and emerging therapies for the reduction of negative symptoms in schizophrenia, and what effect this may have on clinical, cost and quality of life outcomes. Provide evidence-based strategies in medication management and clinical management of patients with schizophrenia. Evaluate the rapidly increasing role of nurses and case managers in care coordination, adherence and quality, and how this can impact schizophrenia outcomes.  1.5 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!   Preventing Fractures in Patients with Osteoporosis or Low Bone Density: A Review of the Evidence- Compare the efficacy and risks of various treatments to reduce the risk of osteoporotic fractures. Assess the effect of adherence on treatment efficacy. Evaluate the harms related to therapies among specific patient subpopulations. Establish the effects of bone mineral density monitoring and long-term use of antifracture treatment on outcomes.  1.0 Free CEUs

 

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

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)

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)

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)

Therapeutic Agents in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Latest Clinical Data- Evaluate recent clinical trial data on RA therapies as presented at major scientific meetings and in the literature. Summarize results from recent comparative effectiveness reviews on the efficacy and safety of RA therapies.  1.0 Free CEUs (+MD, RN, RPh)

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

Achieving Integrated Care and Improved Control of Motor Function in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: Managing Treatment-Related Complications and Interdisciplinary Considerations- Describe common adverse effects and complications that may occur in patients with PD receiving dopaminergic therapies. Evaluate strategies for early diagnosis, monitoring, and management of dopamine dysregulation syndromes, impulse control disorders, and associated symptoms in patients with PD. Establish processes to refer patients with PD to movement disorder specialists, and identify the role of the interprofessional healthcare team. 1.0 Free CEUs (+MD,NP,PA)   PART II OF II, PART I NO CME FOR CCM

Bipolar Depression:Differential Diagnosis in the Community- Evaluate patients who present with depressive symptomatology for bipolar depression. Regularly use a screening tool to assist in evaluating bipolar depression.   Acknowledge that bipolar depression is often missed as a diagnosis in community offices. Review screening tools that help evaluate depression.  1.0 Free CEUs  (expires 4/24/14)

Dietary Supplements in Adults taking Cardiovascular Drugs: A Comparative Effectiveness Review- Determine the benefits and harms of the concomitant use of complementary and alternative medicines in combination with cardiovascular drugs on the cardiovascular disease population. Assess the use of specific dietary supplements on clinical cardiovascular effectiveness or efficacy outcomes. Apply the AHRQ results to guide effective management of cardiovascular disease for shared decision making.   1.0 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)