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Free CEUs for Nurses: Physiologic Changes during Pregnancy

Pregnancy: Physiologic Changes and Laboratory Values– The purpose of this course is to provide a review of normal and abnormal physiological changes that may occur during pregnancy and the laboratory values that indicate these changes. Identify abnormal laboratory results for a … Continue reading

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Free CEU for Nurses- Surgical Limb Salvage

Surgical Strategies to Increase Pulsatile Flow for Limb Salvage– Recognize the importance of restoring pulsatile blood flow to the lower limb. Outline safety and efficacy data of various conduits in the infected field. Evaluate surgical techniques and conduits available to … Continue reading

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Prescription for Flu Season- Free CEUs for Nurse Practitioners

Helping patients manage cough, cold & flu– Describe the epidemiology, etiology, symptomatology & therapeutic options available for treating cough, cold & flu in adults & children. Counsel patients & caregivers on strategies that may help prevent cough, cold & flu. … Continue reading

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Soy Protein Updates: Free Contact Hours for Nurse Practitioners

From The Soy Connection Oral and Topical Use of Soy May Provide Skin Benefits– Traditional Chinese medicine professes that topical soy provides skin care benefits. There are reportedly anecdotal accounts from scientists that Asian workers in soybean factories who handled … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hour for Advanced Practice Nurses

Noteworthy News Regarding Triple-Negative Breast Cancer– Review of cutting-edge developments in the clinical and biological sciences related to triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) and its treatment, including chemotherapeutic regimens and the pharmacologic rationale for the developments. Discuss implications of these new … Continue reading

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Part III of III:Metabolic Interventions for PKU- Free Pharmacology for NPs

Module 3–New and Emerging Metabolic Interventions for PKU: Data Update -Analyze the clinical evidence for the safety and efficacy of new and emerging nondietary treatments for patients with PKU and be prepared to incorporate these treatments into your practice as … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology for Nurse Practitioners- Multiple Scelorosis

MS Management: The Immunosupression Debate– List the immunologic pathways that are involved in the pathophysiology of MS. Identify therapeutic agents that can block specific pathophysiologic pathways in MS. Identify the types of adverse events that may be associated with blocking … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder- Free Pharmacology Hrs for Nurse Practitioners

The Many Faces of Bipolar Disorder– Improving Diagnosis and Tailoring Treatment- Outline the diagnostic criteria & categories for bipolar disorders. Explain how to differentiate bipolar disorder from other mental health disorders. Review recent clinical data regarding ways to individualize the … Continue reading

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Part I of III- PKU: Nutritional Management- Free Pharmacology Hrs for NPs

Module 1–Nutritional Management: Helping Your Patient Take Charge– Integrate the best current evidence for acceptable blood phenylalanine targets (by age, disease severity, and patient comorbidities) that will effectively limit progression of PKU. Incorporate a comprehensive strategy to ensure that optimal … Continue reading

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Medical Management of Allergic Responses- Free Pharmacology for NPs

Acute Hypersensitivity Reactions: What Nurses Need to Know– Recognize early signs and symptoms of acute HSRs. Describe evidence-based nursing and medical management of HSRs. Discuss prevention of HSRs. 1.0 Free Contact Hours which includes 0.2 hours of pharmacology for Nurse … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for NP- GIB in Cancer Patients

Evaluation and Management of GI Bleeding in Patients After GI Cancer- Describe the steps to evaluating and managing gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) in cancer patients. 1.0 Contact Hours for Nurse Practitioners which includes 0.5 hours of pharmacology.   This course also offers … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology for Nurse Practitioners- ETOH & Smoking Disorders

Approaching Smoking Cessation in a Patient with Alcohol Use Disorder– Evaluate the importance of assisting patients who have alcohol use disorders with smoking cessation. Apply strategies for motivating and supporting patients in efforts to quit smoking. Choose effective smoking cessation … Continue reading

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Lipid Modifying Therapies- Free Pharmacology Hours- Multiple Disciplines

AHRQ’s Comparative Effectiveness Research on Lipid-Modifying Therapies– Describe the long-term clinical benefits and harms of increased doses of statin monotherapy versus the combination of a statin and another cholesterol-lowering agent for patients requiring intensive therapy. Review the effects of higher-dose … Continue reading

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Smoking Cessation- Free Pharmacology Hours for NPs

Approaching Smoking Cessation in a Patient with Alcohol Use Disorder- Evaluate the importance of assisting patients who have alcohol use disorders with smoking cessation. Apply strategies for motivating and supporting patients in efforts to quit smoking. Choose effective smoking cessation … Continue reading

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Soy Foods & High Protein Diets- Free CEUs for NP, PA, & RD

Soyfoods and the Renal Diet- The Soy Connection: There is evidence that a high protein diet can help in weight loss control. Whether this is sustained in the long term is not clear and much more research is needed. There … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology hours- Anticoagulation Drugs

Anticoagulation Drugs: What Nurses Need to Know- Identify common indications for use of anticoagulants. Describe monitoring requirements. Consider important safety implications to help prevent complications. Discuss patient/family educational needs related to anticoagulants. 1.0 Free Contact Hours for Nurse Practitioners, which … Continue reading

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Lipid Modifying Tx: Free CEUs for Multiple Disciplines

AHRQ’s Comparative Effectiveness Research on Lipid-Modifying Therapies- Describe the long-term clinical benefits and harms of increased doses of statin monotherapy versus the combination of a statin and another cholesterol-lowering agent for patients requiring intensive therapy. Review the effects of higher-dose … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for NP:Part III of III- VTE Management

Venous Thromboembolism in Children and Adolescents- Describe the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in children and adolescents. Identify pediatric pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of heparin, low molecular weight heparins, and warfarin. Evaluate current guidelines and evidence … Continue reading

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