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Substance Abuse Prevention- 2.0 Free CEUs for Social Workers

solutionsFocus on Substance Abuse Prevention- Abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs is a problem throughout the United States, and communities vary greatly in the specific problems they face, the groups affected by these issues, and actions they take to address these specific concerns. This brief course was designed to assist a wide range of groups and communities to move from concerns about substance abuse to proven and practical solutions. It was created using a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Publication and would be useful to anyone who is interested in helping combat substance abuse issues within communities.
Evaluate the value of a needs assessment to help develop a substance abuse prevention strategy that best fits the community, and determine how to chose a specific prevention issue and a target audience.
Examine the risk and protective factors involved in abuse and how theories about substance abuse prevention can help to shape the actions that are credible and appropriate for substance abuse prevention strategies.
Analyze identified strategies that help shape the substance abuse prevention plan and help to create practical solutions including information dissemination, prevention education, positive alternatives, and environmental strategies.

2.0 Free CEUs for Social Workers 

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New Guidelines in HIV Management- Free CEU for Nursing

Emerging Evidence and New Guidelines in HIV-
Incorporate a comprehensive approach to HIV medication management to optimize outcomes at the patient and organizational levels.
Compare the efficacy and safety of current and emerging treatment options in HIV and their role in promoting adherence and persistence.
Discuss the challenges and complexities of interdisciplinary HIV care.

1.0 Free CEUs for Nurses

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians, Certified Case Managers and Pharmacists

Expires  4/30/15

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Free ARRT CEUs for Rad Techs: Drug Eluding Balloons- Emerging Treatment for PVD

pvd drug coated balloonEmerging Therapy for the Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Disease: Clinical Applications for Drug-Coated Balloons- Describe the risk factors, clinical presentation, and evaluation of peripheral vascular disease.
Discuss clinical trial data on the potential clinical applications for drug-coated balloons in treating peripheral vascular disease.
Summarize the histopathology and mechanism of action for drug-coated balloons in treating peripheral vascular disease.
Review challenging cases on the use of emerging technologies to treat peripheral vascular disease.

0.5 Free ARRT CEUs for Radiologic Technicians

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians & Podiatrists

Expires 11/30/15

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Free CEUs for Dieticians- Nutrition’s Role in Healing

nutrition heartEverything You Always Wanted to Know About Nutrition But Didn’t Ask- Assess a patient’s caloric, protein, and fluid needs and describe the role of each nutrient in healing.
Explain the rationale for supplemental amino acid therapy to aid wound healing.
Distinguish between sarcopenia, sarcopenic obesity, starvation, and cachexia.

1.0 Free CPEUs for Registered Dieticians

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians, Podiatrists, and Pharmacists

Expires 5/30/15

SAWC Network
Supported by an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition
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Diagnosis, Treatment, & Monitoring of Pediatric ADHD- Free AMA CME for Physicians

adhdAddressing Clinical Challenges in the Diagnosis, Treatment, and Monitoring of ADHD in Children and Adolescents- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by symptoms of inattention and/or hyperactivity and impulsivity, but can manifest differently from child to child. The condition is prevalent, occurring in more than 5 million children in the United States between the ages of and 4 and 17, and may negatively impact personal development, academic achievement, and the ability to form and maintain relationships. Because there is no single objective test for diagnosing ADHD, diagnosis can be challenging. In addition, comorbidity is common, with up to 50% of children who have ADHD presenting with at least one comorbidity. Treatment and management of ADHD also presents a challenge. Schedule II stimulants, which were the standard treatment in the past, have been associated with a higher incidence of misuse and abuse, and are being replaced with new agents and different formulations of existing medications.
Discuss the challenges to diagnosing ADHD in children and adolescents, and strategies to overcome these hurdles.
Assess the efficacy and safety of available pharmacologic treatments to effectively manage ADHD in children and adolescents.
Describe how to integrate health care provider/patient communication techniques into the routine care of patients with ADHD.

1.5 Free AMA Pra CAT 1 CME for Physicians

 This course also offers Free CEUs for Nurses

Expires 1/9/15

Sponsored by Quintiles Medical Education
Grant by Shire
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15 Free CCMC CEUs for Case Managers- Neuroscience Masterclass

brain and computer chip6th Annual Chair Summit: Master Class for Neuroscience Professional- Integrate evidence-based best care into everyday clinical practice, including the latest measurement-based and outcomes-based clinical research and data on psychiatric and neurologic disorders. Translate current and emerging scientific evidence into clinical practice and individualized care decisions for psychiatric and neurologic disorders.
Actively participate in open, unfiltered discussions with experts, interdisciplinary team members, and colleagues regarding the challenges in daily clinical practice so that new insights can be applied to improve patient care. Identify evidence-based practices, peer interactions and discussions within the interdisciplinary care teams, and a robust clinician-patient communication dynamic that supports integration into an individualized personal action plan that will improve clinical performance and patient health outcomes.

15.75  Free CCMC CEUs for Certified Case Managers

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians, Pharmacists, and Social Workers

Expires 9/28/14

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CHF: Reducing the Readmission Rate- Free CEU for Nurses

CHFReducing Readmissions for Heart Failure- This course enables the learner to change their practice regarding discharging heart failure patients so that they remain out of the inpatient setting for more than 60-days.
Identify the reasons why so many heart failure readmissions occur.
Describe a strategy for decreasing heart failure readmissions.
State ways nurses can help decrease the rate of heart failure readmissions.

1.0 Free CEUs for Nurses

Expires  8/11/16

ADVANCE HEALTH NETWORK

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Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Treatments for Chronic Pain- Free CEU for OT

camChronic Pain- Pain is the most common reason for seeking medical care.  Because chronic (long term) pain can be resistant to many medical treatments and can cause serious problems, people who suffer from chronic pain often turn to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).  This fact sheet provides basic information on chronic pain and “what the science says” about the effectiveness of CAM therapies that many people with chronic pain use.
Identify the most prevalent chronic pain diagnoses and conditions that may be associated with them.
Demonstrate knowledge of ‘what the science says’ about the effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) approaches that are utilized by many people with chronic pain.
Demonstrate familiarity with the guidelines from the National Clearinghouse of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for guiding people who are considering choosing CAM approaches to help alleviate their chronic pain.

1.0 Free CEUs for Occupational Therapists

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physical Therapists

Offered by Flex CEUs
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Free CPE for Pharmacists- Acetaminophen Overdose

acetaminophen-3Acetaminophen Overdose: What Every Pharmacist Should Know- With the availability of so many prescription and OTC-strength acetaminophen formulations, there is potential for patients to inadvertently (or intentionally) consume excess amounts of acetaminophen. It is essential that pharmacists be aware of the FDA’s updated information regarding product availability and dosing of acetaminophen-containing products, and also be very familiar with the signs and symptoms of acetaminophen overdose. Emergency response time and implementation of appropriate antidote treatment is crucial in order to prevent liver injury and/or death.
Explain the FDA’s plans to increase the safety of acetaminophen and how this may affect practice;
Describe the pathophysiology of acetaminophen toxicity;
Identify the toxic doses of acetaminophen as well as the clinical features and treatment of acetaminophen toxicity;
Summarize strategies to enhance patient knowledge and prevention of acetaminophen toxicity; and
Provide accurate and appropriate counsel as part of the treatment team.

2.0  Free CEUs for Pharmacists

Expires 7/31/15


  

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Major Depression: Relapse Prevention & Sustained Recovery- Free Pharmacology Hours for ANPs

depression3Major Depression in the Primary Care Setting: Updates for Relapse Prevention and Sustained Recovery- Identify residual symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and evaluate their impact on symptomatic remission and recovery.
Review recent clinical updates on traditional and newer pharmacotherapies for MDD and their benefits/limitations in symptomatic remission and recovery.
Examine the role of serotonin in the pathogenesis of MDD, including the significance of molecular targets in mitigating residual symptoms of depression.

1.25 Free AANP CEUs which includes 0.62 Free Hours of Pharmacology

This course also offers Free CME for Physicians

Expires   6/5/15

Supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., U.S. Region, and Lundbeck Pharmaceutical Services, LLC
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Anemia Managment in ESRD- Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners

HD & anemiaHemoglobin Variability: Individualization of Anemia Management for the Patient with End Stage Renal Disease- This program will review the evaluation and management of hemoglobin variability in patients with dialysis-related anemia. Strategies to optimize and individualize anemia therapy for patients on dialysis will be discussed.

1.5 Free CEUs for Nurse Practitioners which includes 0.41 Free Hours of Pharmacology

Expires 9/15/15

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Issues & Strategies for Earlier Entry Into Hospice- Free CEU for Nursing

hospiceAchieving Earlier Entry to Hospice Care: Issues and Strategies- Hospice has been shown to improve patient care and support family at the end of life. However, many patients enroll within a week of death, which is too late to maximize the benefits of hospice services. The presentation will look at the barriers and strategies to provide earlier access to hospice.
Describe the benefits of hospice.
List at least three barriers to early hospice care.
List at least two strategies to early hospice admission.

1.0 Free CEUs for Nurses

ADVANCE HEALTH NETWORK

Sponsored by Crossroads Hospital
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Listening, Memory & Comprehension- Free ASHA CEUs for SLPs

listeningOnline Software for Listening, Memory, and Comprehension- Describe the impact of auditory and language processing in the classroom. Identify the importance following directions, phonological awareness, auditory memory, and sequencing skills have in meeting state and Common Core State Standards. Explain a systematic, online approach to teaching and remediating weaknesses in following directions, phonological awareness, auditory memory, and sequencing.

0.1  Free ASHA CEUs for Speech Therapists

Expires 6/21/15

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Free Sleep CEUs- Overview of Sleep Disorders

Course 101: Overview of Sleep Disorders
Describe the effects of sleep deprivation on normals, drivers, and housestaff.
Review the diagnosis and management of disorders causing daytime sleepiness, including
sleep disordered breathing – Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)/Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS).
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)/Periodic Limb Movements (PLMs)
Narcolepsy
Parasomnias/circadian rhythm disorders
Insomnia

2.25 Free CEUs for Sleep Technologists

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians

Expires 2/18/16
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This educational initiative has been supported by educational grants from Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Merck Inc., and ResMed Corporation.
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Obesity: Pathophysiology & Management

Regulation of Body Weight- Define obesity, explain how to measure it and list its potential health complications. Discuss the consequences of body fat distribution in men and women. Discuss the interactions of hormones, peptides, neurotransmitters, organs, and the brain in the regulation of energy balance, and the roles they play in obesity.

1.0 Free CEUs for Physical Therapists

Free until 12/31/14

Provided by Gannet Education &
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1.5 Free CEUs for Pharmacists- Advances in Chronic HBV Infection Treatment

 

Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Advancing Care, Changing Lives- Increase the rate at which health care providers screen at-risk patients for hepatitis B infection. Provide accurate patient education and counseling to HBsAg-positive patients about the significance of their serologic findings and use of the findings to guide next treatment steps for hepatitis B infection. Devise a plan or refer for ongoing monitoring, follow-up, and determination of treatment candidacy for hepatitis B. 

1.5 Free Contact Hours for Pharmacists

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians

Expires 12/31/14

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Free Nursing CEU- Bioethics in Nursing & Healthcare

Bioethical Impact on Nursing and Healthcare- The goal of this presentation is to inform nurses about the history of bioethics in the United States, including the impact of bioethics on the evolution of nursing concepts. Upon completion, participants will be able to: Discuss the history of nursing ethics Name basic ethical principles and theories Identify current bioethical issues and their impact on nursing practice.

1.0 Free CEUs for Nurses

Expires 1/24/15

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CML:Living With A Chronic Disease- Free CEUs for Social Workers

CMLCML- Living With A Chronic Disease- List current treatment options for CML patients, Describe CML therapies. List key elements of monitoring response to CML treatment. Explain the role of clinical trials in the advancement of CML treatment. Discuss quality of life issues for patients living with CML. Describe communication touch points among patients and healthcare providers.

1.0 Free CEUs for Social Workers

Expires 12/14/14  

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)
This program is supported by a grant from Novartis Oncology

 

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