Free CEUs for Florida License Renewal

Just In Time for Florida License Renewal: 6 Free CEUs including 2 Mandatory Courses!

HIV/AIDS: Epidemic Update for Florida– Discuss the background and significance of the AIDS epidemic. Discuss the characteristics of HIV disease. Describe the transmission of HIV infection, including risk behaviors and routes of contagion. Discuss the natural history and classification of HIV infection. Describe the treatments available in the care of patients with HIV, including antiretroviral regimens.    1.0 Free CEUs  (all specialties)    Expires 12/31/12

Domestic Violence: The Florida Requirement–  Describe the impact of violence on health care and how “domestic violence” is defined. Cite the general prevalence of domestic violence on a national and state level and identify state laws pertaining to the issue. Describe how to screen individuals who may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence, including the importance of conducting a culturally sensitive assessment.  Identify community resources presently available for domestic violence victims and their perpetrators throughout Florida concerning legal aid, shelter, victim and batterer counseling, and child protection services.    2.0 Free CEUs (all specialties)  Expires 7/31/12   

Ventilation Monitoring in the Critically Ill Patient– Describe capnography, definition and physiology.  Discuss normal EtCO2 readings and common conditions causing altered values, describing the differences between EtCO2 and PaCO2 with an explanation of ventilation perfusion matching. Discuss the different capnography technologies. Discuss capnography monitoring in different hospital environments. Describe normal and abnormal waveforms.     1.5 Free CEUs for Nurses

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.
1.5 Free CEUs for Nurses

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