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Elastrography for Liver Fibrosis Assessment- Free ASRT CEUs for Rad Techs

liver-usUltrasound Shear Wave Elastography for Liver Fibrosis Assessment – Liver biopsy has been considered the reference standard for fibrosis assessment and stage classification but it’s invasive and can have interobserver variability at microscopic evaluation with potentially severe complications. Ultrasound elastography is a noninvasive method for liver fibrosis assessment and is beginning to replace liver biopsy as a method for diagnosis and follow-up.
Diagnosis and staging of liver disease, as well as varying methods and techniques to diagnose.
How to combine a routine ultrasound imaging exam of the liver anatomy with targeted tissue stiffness values.
How liver elastography can help you evaluate and follow up on patients under treatment to monitor progression, stabilization or regression of liver disease.
The potential for change utilizing elastography in clinical practice and reduction in medical costs.

1.0 Free ASRT CEUs for Radiologic Technicians

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4.0 Free CEUs for Advanced Nurse Practitioners: Preventive Health Care

preventive-healthcarePreventive Health Care– Screening is an effective method for detecting and preventing acute and chronic diseases. In the United States healthcare tends to be provided after someone has become unwell and medical attention is sought. Poor health habits play a large part in the pathogenesis and progression of many common, chronic diseases. Conversely, healthy habits are very effective at preventing many diseases. The common causes of chronic disease and prevention are discussed with a primary focus on the role of health professionals to provide preventive healthcare and to educate patients to recognize risk factors and to avoid a chronic disease.

4.0 Free CEUs for Nurse Practitioners which includes 0.5 Free Hours of Pharmacology

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The Role of Over-the-Counter Products in Healthcare: Free CEU for Nurses

245The Changing Role of OTC Products in Health Care– This activity has been developed for physicians and nurses whose practice calls upon them to advise patients who may benefit from using over-the-counter products as part of a self-directed healthcare regimen. The roles of generic OTC and store-brand products are reviewed, as well as the ongoing trend of medications switching from prescription-only to OTC status. Despite their perceived safety, OTC products can be associated with adverse effects. Important updates on the safe use of OTC products for peptic ulcer disease, allergies, birth control, pain management, and overactive bladder are also discussed.
Describe the evolving patient attitudes toward healthcare and wellness, specifically in the context of OTC medications.
List the products that have moved from prescription-only to OTC status.
Describe the most common medication problems with specific OTC medications.
Identify the economic implications of brand, generic, and store brand products.

1.0  Free CEUs for Nurses

This course also offeers Free CME for Physicians

Expires 7/23/17

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Free CE for OT- Preparing the Home After Discharge from Hospital

communicating with the elderlyHospital to Home Preparation for Seniors– The costs of hospital readmissions—physical, financial, and emotional—are staggering. If you have a client who is about to return home from a hospital stay, or are a caregiver to an older adult in this situation, this web seminar will help to avoid unnecessary readmissions through preparing the home (and yourself) for the older adult’s return. Crucial aspects on what to expect the first day—and the first month—after they return home will also be detailed.
Review reasons people are readmitted to hospital.
Discuss ways to prepare early for an older adult’s return
home from a hospital stay.
Identify warning signs in the first hours and days of
returning home.
Pinpoint the best transitional care points for an older
adult’s first 30 days back at home..
Review results of a pilot study.
Discuss resources .

1.0  Free AOTA CEUs for Occupational Therapists

This course also offers Free CEUs for Social Workers

Expires 2/7/17

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2.0 Free CEUs for SW- Effective Discharge Planning for Home Infusion Patients

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Reviews the transition from Hospital to home for patients requiring home infusion. Addresses some of the requirements of and strategies for effective discharge planning,
as well as some of the common challenges to discharge and potential interventions for overcoming them.

2.0 Free CEUs for Social Workers

This course also offers Free CEUs for Certified Case Managers

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Free CCMC CEU for Case Managers: Care Coordination, Nutrition and Discharge Planning- Impact on HCAHPS

nutrition heartNUTRITION, DISCHARGE PLANNING AND CARE COORDINATION: THE IMPACT ON HCAHPS– Discuss the questions and related care practices that have the strongest impact on overall Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) score.
Describe how to incorporate best practices to enhance discharge and transition planning with nutrition-related approaches.
Review the importance of discharge and transition planning in comprehensive care coordination.

1.0  Free CCMC CEUs for Certified Case Managers

This course also offers Free CPEUs for Registered Dieticians

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Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease- Free CEU for Nurses

ad_12_02l_philadelphiaRecognizing and Treating Alzheimer’s Disease Moving Towards Early Diagnosis and Disease Management– Describe the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and the roles of clinical assessment and biomarkers in the workup of cognitive impairment.
Recognize the importance of early diagnosis, and identify challenges in obtaining an early and accurate diagnosis of AD versus other causes of cognitive impairment.
Utilize diagnostic algorithms and tools to assist in the detection of cognitive impairment, and discuss their use in the clinic.
Review current treatment approaches and investigational therapies for the early stages of AD, their mechanisms of action and clinical updates.
Discuss the individualization of AD management based on stage, comorbidities, the presence and type of additional symptoms, and other patient-related factors.
Develop strategies for improving communication with patients with early AD and their caregivers and for referring their families to local and national support structures.

1.0  Free CEUs for Nurses

This course also offers Free CME for Physicians and Pharmacists

Expires 12/9/17

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Free CE for PT- Arthritis and Depression: Increasing Awareness and Improving Care

depressedComorbidity of Arthritis and Depression in African/American, Caucasian and Hispanic/Latina Women: Increasing Awareness, Improving Care
Define health disparity in relation to arthritis, depression and associated comorbidities.
Explain the pathophysiology, risk factors and interventions for osteoarthritis.
Identify characteristics of depression, including prevalence, etiology, and provider diagnosis and treatment patterns.
Compare the use of common screening tools for depression and behavioral health issues.
Discuss the cultural beliefs of African Americans and Hispanic/Latinos with respect to seeking care for mental health
issues.
Describe the types of physical activity appropriate for those with arthritis, and how this mobility alleviates symptoms
Delineate characteristics of a culturally competent healthcare practitioner, and steps that may be taken to improve care.

2.0  Free CEUs for Physical Therapists

Expires 5/2018

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Insulin Resistance- Free CPEU for Registered Dieticians

insulinA Dietary Approach to Insulin Resistance and Associated Conditions– Discuss the importance of dietary therapy in the prevention and treatment of insulin resistance
Explain how specific macronutrients and foods affect insulin resistance.
Analyze the latest research on the role of phytonutrients, micronutrients, and the emerging importance of the microbiome in insulin resistance.
Discuss specific dietary approaches for diseases associated with insulin resistance.

1.0  Free CEUs for Registered Dieticians

This course also offers Free CME for Physicians, Nurses, and Pharmacists

Expires 12/16/17

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Zika in America- Free CEU for SLPs

zika_course_100x100_2Zika in America: What Do Healthcare Professionals Need to Know?– While the Zika virus may have been discovered more than 60 years ago, why are we seeing outbreaks now? What is the history of the Zika virus, and what has been happening for the last half a century? Do you know how to identify the signs and symptoms of the virus? How can the healthcare team work together to combat/screen/treat Zika? Become informed and able to educate your patients and colleagues on the current knowledge about Zika.
Implement appropriate interprofessional, team-based care of the suspected Zika virus-infected patient.
Explain to pregnant women and those trying to become pregnant the specific considerations regarding Zika.
Describe the modes of transmission, incubation period, signs and symptoms of a possible Zika case.
Discuss methods of prevention

0.1  Free CEUs for Speech Therapists

Free until 2/4/17

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Free Pharmacology Hours for Advanced Practice Nurses: Head Lice- Diagnosis and Treatment

headlice188109_787098_787103Head Lice: Update on Diagnosis and Treatment– Head lice infestation (also known as pediculosis) is the infection of the head hair and scalp by the head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis. The condition is common in the United States, particularly among the young; an estimated 14 million individuals are treated for head lice annually, with 6 to 12 million being children. Once infection occurs, the head lice irritate the skin and/or scalp and cause itching.
Discuss the etiology and biology of head lice infestation
Identify signs and symptoms of head lice infestation and distinguish between active infestation and other material in hair
Evaluate the effectiveness and risks of various prescription and over-the-counter lice treatment options, particularly newer agents
Counsel parents and patients on proper implementation of various treatments for head lice

1.0 Free CEUs for Nurse Practitioners which includes 0.5 Free Hours of Pharmacology

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians and Nurses

Expires 9/1/17

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3.0 Free CEUs for Nurses- Multiple Sclerosis: Advanced Practice Modules

ms3Advanced Practice Modules in Multiple Sclerosis– Describe key advances in research on MS immunopathogenesis to explain the rationale for new and emerging disease-modifying therapies.
Incorporate requisite knowledge and competencies for making accurate differential diagnoses of MS.
Assess the utility of MRI metrics in MS prognosis, treatment selection, and monitoring response to therapy.
Evaluate the efficacy, safety, and utility of established, new, and emerging disease-modifying therapies for relapsing-remitting MS.
Differentiate the benefits/risks associated with injectable, infused, and oral therapies to guide effective individualized MS treatment decision-making.

3.0 FreeCEUs for Nurses

This course also offers Free CME for Physcians

Expires 10/31/17

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Free CNA CEU- Legal Issues for Nursing Assistants

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Legal Issues for Nursing Assistants is a free CEU training course built for CNAs to learn basic legal concepts including negligence, standards of care, confidentiality, and informed consent. During the 60-minute free training course, learn the difference between a legal issue and an ethical issue. The course includes information on the common legal problems that arise for healthcare workers and how you can avoid them.

1.0 Free CEUs for Certified Nurse Assistants

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Free CE for RT- Waste Anesthesia Gases: Risks and Prevention Strategies

wagWaste Anesthesia Gases in the Healthcare Environment: Risks and Prevention Strategies– Describe the health consequences from chronic low dose exposure to waste anesthetic gases.
List the availability of scavenging to minimize exposures to waste anesthetic gases.
Identify government agencies to contact and are responsible for establishing safe exposure limits to waste anesthetic gases.

 

1.0 Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists

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4 Free CEUs for Nurses- Preventive Health Care

health-screeningPreventive Health Care– Screening is an effective method for detecting and preventing acute and chronic diseases. In the United States healthcare tends to be provided after someone has become unwell and medical attention is sought. Poor health habits play a large part in the pathogenesis and progression of many common, chronic diseases. Conversely, healthy habits are very effective at preventing many diseases. The common causes of chronic disease and prevention are discussed with a primary focus on the role of health professionals to provide preventive healthcare and to educate patients to recognize risk factors and to avoid a chronic disease.

4.0 Free CEUs for Nurses

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Fetal MRI- Free CME for Radiology Techs

fetal-mriUltrasound & MR Elastography in Children– Fetal MRI is a relatively new area of imaging, which is technically challenging. It is important to understand the safety implications when imaging a fetus. In addition, given that the fetus is not sedated, it is important that technical knowledge of the imaging and a planned approach to the procedure is in place.
In this educational lecture, the preparation, positioning, planning for and obtaining of images as well as problem solving during the procedure will be discussed. The importance of anatomic imaging leading to accurate interpretation will be reinforced in cased-based examples of imaging singleton and twin gestations.
Review the safety of fetal MR Imaging.
Describe the technical approach to fetal MR Imaging.
Describe cases in which fetal MRI was helpful in the evaluation of singleton and twin gestations.

1.0 Free ARRT CEUs for Radiologic Technicians

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1.0 Free CE for Sleep Techs- CPAP Titration Guide

cpap-titrationCPAP Titration Guide for Optimal Patient Outcomes
Identify the facets of a successful titration, Identify and differentiate sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) events and waveforms.
Recognize and overcome CPAP titration challenges.
Recognize the multiple benefits of a successful titration.

1.0 Free CEUs for Sleep Technologists

This course also offers Free CME for Respiratory Therapists

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