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Menopause: Hormone vs Nonhormone Therapies: Free CEU for Nurse Practitioners

menopauseMenopausal Symptoms: Comparative Effectiveness of Therapies– Discuss the comparative effectiveness of different treatments for reducing menopausal symptoms and improving quality of life.
Discuss the effects of menopausal hormone therapy preparations on coronary heart disease, stroke, or venous thromboembolism; gallbladder disease; osteoporotic fractures; or endometrial, breast, colorectal, and ovarian cancer.
Discuss the effects of nonhormone therapy preparations on coronary heart disease, stroke, or venous thromboembolism; gallbladder disease; osteoporotic fractures; and endometrial, breast, colorectal, and ovarian cancer.
Identify factors that affect the applicability of the results of the review.

1.0  Free CEUs for Nurse Practitioners

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physiciansm Pharmacists, Nurses, and Case Managers

Expires 9/23/17

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Nursing Informatics- Free CEU for Nurses

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Examine a definition of nursing informatics.
Differentiate nursing informatics as a specialty.
Review nursing informatics’ standards of practice and areas of practice.
Discuss nursing informatics job titles.

1.0  Free CEUs for Nurses

Free until 4/11/16
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Teaching More Effective Communication Skills in Students with ASD- Free CEUs for SLPs

prob behaviorTurning Problem Behavior Into Effective Communication– All behavior is learned, and most behavior is communicative. Many learners with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have difficulty communicating basic and complex needs, which often results in inappropriate behavior to convey messages. Professionals can support students with ASD by examining contextual features of inappropriate behavior in order to understand its message and then teaching students how to use more effective and efficient communication skills instead. While seemingly straightforward, this functional approach to improving communication skills requires careful consideration of several critical factors.
Identify the reasons behind problem behavior in students with ASD.
Select communication skills to teach to replace problem behaviors.
Design interventions to improve functional communication of learners with ASD.

0.05  Free ASHA CEUs for Speech Therapists

Expires 2/29/16
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4 Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners- Pharmacology Basics

pharm wastePharmacology Basics– This course will describe the basic principles of pharmacology, pharmacokinetic processes including absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion, as well as several drug classes and some of the commonly seen drugs within those classes.
The participant will be familiar with the role of receptors related to medications.
The participant will identify the four components of pharmacokinetics.
The participant will be familiar with how medications are classified.
The participant will identify some medications from some commonly seen classifications, as well as their actions, uses, adverse reactions and side effects, contraindications, and implications.

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

This course also offers Free CEUs for Nurses and Medical Assistants

Expires 2/25/16 

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7 Free CEUs for Nurses & RTs- Asthma Management

asthmaAsthma Management Program– Facts about Asthma. Myths about Asthma. Assessment and Monitoring. Diagnosis and Severity of Asthma. Measurement of Lung Function Control of Environmental Factors. Environmental Allergens. Irritants and other factors. Pharmacologic Management, Pathophysiology. Bronchodialator medication. Anti-inflammatory medication. Patient Education. Partnership with the patient. Inhaler and Peak Flow Meter technique.

7.0 Free CEUs for Respiratory Therapists

This course also offers Free CEUs for Registered Nurses

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1.6 Free Leadership CEUs for Nursing: Coaching in Nursing

Published by The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International and the International Council of Nurses

COACHNursing Leadership- Coaching in Nursing Workbook–  available to nurses around the world. This tool is a hands-on guide that can be used to teach nurses coaching principles and skills in order to develop individual professional competencies and to improve nurse staffing retention.

Coaching is an interactive, interpersonal process that supports continuing personal, professional and career development through the acquisition of appropriate skills, actions and abilities that are crucial to professional practice. It offers many benefits to both coaches and those being coached (usually referred to as clients), including improved confidence and autonomy in ones’s role, improved job satisfaction and productivity, and the deelopment of new knowledge and skills.
Whether you are a practitioner interested in improving your practice, a leader investigating new systems and programs or a nurse who would like to become or find a coach, this workbook will help you learn:

1. The purpose and scope of coaching
2. When you might need a coach and how to find one
3. Fundamental coaching principles and how to apply them
4. How coaches are prepared and how organisations can use coaching programs

1.6 hours of continuing education (CE) credit is available for Nursing after completing the workbook.

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2.0 Free CEUs for Rad Techs: Breast MRI and US Guided Vacuum Assisted Breast Biopsy- Part I of II

vacuum assisted bxAdvancements in Breast Imaging and Intervention Part I: Breast MRI & US Guided Breast Biopsy– Analyze the best lesions for Ultrasound guided vacuum assisted breast biopsy.
Discuss the advantages of ultrasound vacuum assisted breast biopsy over core biopsy.
Describe the advantages and disadvantages of breast MRI.
Summarize the ACS guidelines for MRI annual screening.

2.0  Free ASRT CEUs for Radiologic Technicians

This course also offers Free CME for Physicians
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Free Sleep CEU- Addressing Insomnia in PTSD

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Recognize at least three non-psychiatric causes of insomnia.
Explain three interventions for addressing insomnia in PTSD.
Discuss why benzodiazepines are not recommended for PTSD and recommend other medical choices for insomnia in PTSD.

1.0 Free CEUs for Sleep Technologists

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians, Nurses, & Social Workers

Expires 3/20/16

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Conflict Resolution- Free CEUs for SLPs

conflict resolutionConflict Resolution: Bridges Across Impasse-Practical ways to resolve conflict in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings.
Recognize the high probability of success even when frustration and disagreement are present.
Distinguish true impasse from the perception of impasse.
Utilize a list of specific interventions to assist in moving through impasse.
Respond collaboratively to strong feelings.
Maintain positive working relationships.

0.1 Free CEUs for Speech Therapists

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Free CME for Nurse Practitioners- Obesity & Pregnancy: Best Practices To Improve Quality of Life

pregnancy and obesityPregnancy and Obesity– As the obesity epidemic progresses, healthcare professionals should look toward educational forums to learn about the most modern advances in research, treatment, and best business practices to improve the quality of life for individuals who are obese and overweight.
To identify and modify potential early risk factors for health promotion and disease prevention.
To understand extra-genetic mechanisms as determinants of obesity in women and children.
Provide insights into recent studies related to weight management during pregnancy.

1.0 Free CEUs for Nurse Practitioners

This course also offers Free CME for Physicians

Expires 12/15/16
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Free Nurse CEUs- Preventing Stroke in Atrial Fib

stroke preventStroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Current Evidence for Tailoring Antithrombotic Therapy– Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice and afflicts more than 3 million people in the United States. AF is an independent risk factor for ischemic stroke severity, recurrence, and mortality. Individuals with AF have 4 to 5 times greater risk for ischemic stroke. The National Stroke Association emphasizes the importance of treatment to prevent stroke in patients with AF, noting that patients tend to experience worse outcomes from AF-related stroke compared with non-AF-related stroke. Poor outcomes associated with AF-related stroke include increased mortality, stroke recurrence, functional impairment, and dependency. Quality measures from multiple organizations attest to improvement needed in clinical practice to reduce death from stroke, which includes preventing stroke in patients with AF.
Use evidence-based risk scoring assessments to properly risk stratify patients with AF, considering stroke and bleeding risks.
Discuss key differences in the pharmacologic profiles of the new oral anticoagulants that may impact selection of a specific agent for an individual patient with AF.
Select the correct dosage for oral anticoagulant therapy for patients with AF and renal impairment.
Develop individualized guideline-based antithrombotic treatment regimens for stroke prevention in patients with AF

1.0 Free CEUs for Nurses

Expires 11-23-16

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4.5 Free CPEUs for Registered Dietitians- Cardiometabolic Risk & Diabetes

cmrCardiometabolic Risk– Identify cardiometabolic risk (CMR) factors in patients with and at risk for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes.
Implement screening strategies to promote early detection and prevention of prediabetes or type 2 diabetes.
Discuss with patients how preventing risk factors can positively impact health.
List risk factor treatment options and define goals of treatment.

4.5 Free CEUs for Registered Dieticians

This course also offers Free CEUs for Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists

Expires 12/31/16
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Current Recommendations for Vaccination of Adolescents- Free AMA CME for Physicians

mmrCall to Arms: Overcoming Barriers to Adolescent Vaccination in Primary Care
Describe routine recommendations for vaccination of adolescents based on the current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) guidelines.
Identify adolescents who are at increased risk for vaccine-preventable diseases and thus should be vaccinated.
Describe the different vaccines licensed in the United States for adolescents.
Provide solutions to patients and physicians to improve vaccination rates.

1.0 Free AMA Pra CAT 1 CME for Physicians

Expires 12/30/16

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Pediatric Onlcology: Managing Adolescents with ALL- Free CEUs for Nurses

leukemiaThe Road Towards Optimal Individualized Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia– Identify the unique differences and challenges in the management of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in adolescent and young adult (AYAs) patients.
Discuss recent clinical evidence and current recommendations for optimizing the therapeutic regimens for AYA ALL patients with pediatric-inspired protocols.
Discuss our current treatment strategies in AYA patients with relapsed ALL.

1.0 Free CEUs for Nurses

This course also offers Free CME for Physicians

Expires 12/17/16

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Hospital Nutrition Benchmarks- Free CEUs for Certified Case Managers

hosptial nutritionMANAGING HOSPITAL MALNUTRITION: IMPROVING PROCESSES FROM ADMISSION TO DISCHARGE– Review the significance of malnutrition and evidence for nutrition intervention on patient outcomes.
Discuss best practice approach to the continuity of nutritional care from admission to discharge.
Describe hospital nutrition benchmarks and examples of process measures and outcomes measures.

1.0 Free CEUs for Case Managers

This course also offers Free CPEUs for Registered Dieticians

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Free CE for OT- Wound Treatments

Wound TreatmentsImproved Outcomes in Wound Management- Wound Treatments
A review of basic principles of wound haling, wound assessment, multidisciplinary approaches, and more.
Identify indications for treatment selection.
List precautions and contraindications for treatments.

 

1.0 Free CEUs for Occupational Therapists

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Pharmaceutical Clean Rooms: Do’s and Dont’s- Free CEUs for Pharmacists

clean roomClean Room Certification: Do’s and Don’ts– Choose a clean room certification vendor based on the specific needs of their clean room. Determine the specific tests needed for the specific clean room layout. Develop checklists to share with the vendor prior to certification. Describe the use of environmental testing, organism identification and what the results mean. Explain the fundamentals of the clean room certification results.

1.0 Free CEUs for Pharmacists

Expires 3/18/16

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