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Cancer in Women, 4th Edition – N5291

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Course release date: 6/11/2020
Course expiration date: 6/11/2023

This course provides nurses with evidence-based information to inform their practice when caring for women with a diagnosis of cancer, helping them to better understand the major cancers that affect women and the nursing care needs of these women and their families. Its comprehensive content serves as a foundation for competent and state-of-the-art nursing practice. The course covers the epidemiology of cancer in women, the impact of genetics and precision medicine in cancer care, psychosocial ramifications of cancer care, complementary medicine in cancer care, and reliable resources for patients and nurses and a discussion of the risk factors, diagnostic evaluation, and current treatments in breast, gynecologic, colon, lung, and skin cancers.
83.95
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4.8
1081 Ratings
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Elective

Cardiovascular Nursing: A Comprehensive Guide to Patient Care, 2nd Edition – N31791

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Course release date: 7/1/2020
Course expiration date: 7/1/2023

This course provides information to support nurses working across all healthcare settings who care for patients at risk for or that already have cardiovascular disease. The course can serve as a reference for nurses working in cardiovascular areas or provide those desiring to work in cardiovascular areas with an introduction to comprehensive cardiovascular care. Beginning with a foundation of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, the course then progresses into the pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease. The content presented in the cardiovascular medications and risk factors chapter is referenced throughout the course as cardiovascular disease processes are discussed. Nursing application points in the clinical setting are integrated throughout to help in identifying key issues in the care of patients with cardiovascular disease.
74.95
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4.7
1796 Ratings
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Elective

Diabetes in Children, 4th Edition – N26586

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Course release date: 8/1/2020
Course expiration date: 8/1/2023

This course presents the complex metabolic, developmental, emotional, and social implications for a child with diabetes, both type 1 and type 2, and the family. The course discusses the unique considerations for this population to help the nurse provide supportive and flexible care. Also critically important is the nurse’s role in providing education to the parents or caregivers, as well as education appropriate to the child’s developmental level. 
64.95
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4.8
559 Ratings
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Elective

Essentials of Trauma Nursing, 2nd Edition

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Course release date: 12/31/2018
Course expiration date: 3/31/2022

This course provides nurses working in the trauma care continuum with current evidence-based practice in the initial assessment, interventions, and evaluation of the trauma patient. Concepts of trauma systems, triage, trauma to specific anatomic regions, psychosocial aspects of trauma care, and care of the recovering trauma patient are discussed. 
79.95
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4.8
925 Ratings
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Healthy Aging, 3rd Edition – N31804

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Course release date: 5/12/2020
Course expiration date: 5/12/2023

This course provides nurses and healthcare professionals with the additional knowledge to help encourage, teach, and guide older adults to actively practice healthy lifestyles for optimal living. The course presents the needs of the older adult patient to help healthcare professionals develop person-centered plans to provide satisfactory care and improve patient outcomes. Additionally, the course will set the stage for developing a healthier society for all to age well and successfully.
45.95
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4.7
6909 Ratings
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Elective

Infusion Therapy: Essentials for Safe Practice, 3rd Edition

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Course release date: 2/8/2021
Course expiration date: 2/8/2024

This course provides an understanding related to selection of the most appropriate VAD for the patient, potential complications with an emphasis on identification of signs and symptoms, preventative interventions, and interventions to take in the event of occurrence, as well as safe infusion administration. The course is designed for both newer and experienced nurses. Newer or less-experienced nurses will learn the information needed to become knowledgeable and confident in providing infusion therapy-related care. For experienced nurses, the course provides a review of the basics and the opportunity to grow in understanding the professional implications of practicing infusion therapy.
69.95
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4.8
593 Ratings
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Elective

Loss, Grief, and Bereavement, 4th Edition

30
Course release date: 12/19/2018

This course provides essential information that nurses can use to help individuals, families, and communities cope with loss, grief, and bereavement or reflect on issues and practices related to death. The course presents the the role of palliative and hospice care in providing the highest quality end-of-life care and content on advance care planning. 
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4.7
3656 Ratings
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Elective

Nursing Leadership in Today's Healthcare Climate – N25175

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Course release date: 4/1/2020
Course expiration date: 4/1/2023

This course provides an overview of today’s complex healthcare arena discussing the numerous contemporary issues nurse leaders must face on a daily basis.  The course presents the various healthcare environments and structures and discusses and outlines required core competencies of nurse leaders. Detailed explanations, tools, examples, and resources are provided to help the learner appreciate, develop, and apply these core competencies and skills at their own practice.
54.95
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4.6
845 Ratings
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Elective

Pain Management: Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition

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Course release date: 4/25/2018
Course expiration date: 3/31/2022

This course presents current information about pain and nursing care for persons experiencing pain. The course will provide an understanding of the physiological mechanisms of nociceptive and neuropathic pain. Nurses will be able to describe pain assessment for patients across the lifespan and will be able to identify evidence-based assessment for patients whose cognitive impairment, age, or level of consciousness makes them incapable of reporting their pain. The course also provide an understanding of the pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment of acute and chronic pain, as well as treatment of pain at end-of-life. With this knowledge, nurses will be able to both educate patients about pain and advocate for safe and effective pain treatment based on scientific evidence.
79.95
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4.7
363 Ratings
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Elective

Psychiatric Disorders in Primary Care Nursing

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Course release date: 10/22/2018
Course expiration date: 3/31/2022

This course examines psychiatric disorders in primary care nursing using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) from the American Psychiatric Association. Substance use and depressive disorders are covered, focusing primarily on the more commonly encountered diagnoses. 
46.95
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4.7
408 Ratings
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Elective

Psychiatric Nursing: Current Trends in Diagnosis and Treatment, 3rd Edition

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Course release date: 8/24/2018
Course expiration date: 3/31/2022

This course provides information to help nurses update their mental health skills and knowledge of current psychiatric treatments. The course discusses psychiatric disorders, treatment modalities, therapeutic communication skills, medications, and cultural variances in how mental illness is perceived and treated in adults and children. The broad categories of psychiatric disorders reflective of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) are also presented.
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4.7
762 Ratings
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Transition to Menopause, 2nd Edition

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Course release date: 10/26/2018
Course expiration date: 3/31/2022

This course provides nurses caring for women in a variety of healthcare settings – acute care facilities, private practices, public settings, home health environments, and community outreach programs – with information to help them take an individual approach to assisting women who are progressing through menopause.  The course discusses nursing care based on the most up-to-date standards and guidelines in order to help women make lifestyle choices.
83.95
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4.8
1128 Ratings
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Elective

Women and Cardiovascular Disease, 4th Edition

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Course release date: 1/13/2021
Course expiration date: 1/13/2024

This course helps nurses fill the gap in knowledge concerning CVD in women to ensure that clinical practice and patient education programs are both current and evidence-based. Education is the foundation for empowering women through self-care practices to reduce or eliminate the risk of developing CVD and to control existing disease. Nurses, among other healthcare providers, have increased contact with women, thus putting them in the best position to educate women on CVD. This course focuses on the current state of evidence related to CVD epidemiology, pathophysiology, treatment, and prevention in women to help bridge the knowledge gap among practicing nurses.
54.95
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4.7
616 Ratings
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