Courses Offered

This study was developed to further enhance the nurse’s knowledge on the Nursing Process as a Registered Nurse. This is a Category A (Law and the Rules) and 0.9 contact hours will be awarded upon successful completion of this study. Criteria for successful completion includes the following: Read Applying the Nursing Process as a Registered Nurse; complete the post-test by obtaining a passing grade of 70% or more; complete the evaluation form...
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This study was developed to further enhance the nurse’s knowledge with compromised patients that may experience oncologic emergencies, the medical problems that may occur, and the relief measures that the nurse should provide. This study will provide 1.5 contact hours will be awarded upon successful completion of this study. Criteria for successful completion includes the following: Read Oncologic Emergencies and Palliative Care; complete t...
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Asthma in children is a chronic inflammatory disease involving repeated attacks of wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness, particularly at night and in the early morning, and dyspnea, which will either resolve without treatment or can be relieved or ameliorated by treatment. The pathophysiology of this condition is attributed to reversible airway narrowing, mediated by the mucosal and muscular layers of the airway, along ...
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Requirements for Successful Completion: Successful completion of this independent study requires reading the article that follows entitled Obesity In Childhood,, answering the post-test questions with 70% accuracy, completing an evaluation and a registration form. Contact Hours: Learners who successfully complete the independent study will earn 0.93 contact hours of continuing nursing education credit. Questions: Send e-mail to dexte...
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Hepatitis is a general term that means inflammation of the liver. The liver can become inflamed as a result of o Infection o A disorder of the immune system o Exposure to alcohol o Certain medications o Toxins or Poisons. Hepatitis B is a serious disease caused by a virus called hepatitis B virus (HBV), that attacks the liver. Hepatitis B virus infects the liver of hominoidae, including humans, and causes an inflammation called ...
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Hepatitis is a general term that means inflammation of the liver. The liver can become inflamed as a result of o Infection o A disorder of the immune system o Exposure to alcohol o Certain medications o Toxins or Poisons. Hepatitis B is a serious disease caused by a virus called hepatitis B virus (HBV), that attacks the liver. Hepatitis B virus infects the liver of hominoidae, including humans, and causes an inflammation called ...
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The State of Ohio was given authority to protect its citizens under the police powers vested in the state by the Constitution of the United States. The Law for Ohio is called the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) consisting of over fifty volumes. Chapter 4723 of the Ohio Revised Code contains the laws regulating the practice of nursing. This chapter is also called the Nurse Practice Act. The Ohio Board of Nursing was established and is governed by the O...
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A CE Course designed for health care professionals to better enable them to provide care and support in a variety of grief and loss situations. Included will be methods of coping with three distinctive phases: Anticipatory Grief, Acute Grief and Acceptable Grief. This course is designed to help you understand the dynamics of the grief process. Included are suggestions for coping with each of the three distinctive phases of grief and loss. The ...
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"Fibromyalgia: Myth vs. Mystery" is a home study continuing education course for health care professionals. This course discusses current aspects of Fibromyalgia Syndrome including diagnostic criteria, etiology, research findings and reputable treatment options. The purpose of this independent study was prepared to inform nurses on the criteria, signs and symptoms and current methods associated in treating Fibromyalgia.
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When a patient/client presents with a confused mental status, the clinician's evaluation may ultimately affect the patient's mortality. Researchers have commented that nurses may be in a better position to notice mental status changes because of the amount of time they spend with the patient than are other caregivers. In particular, delirium tends to be unaddressed especially in the presence of other conditions such as dementia. The lack of re...
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This independent study was prepared to inform nurses on their rights and responsibilities regarding the practice of nursing as defined by Ohio law. Nurses should know the differences between laws and rules in the State of Ohio. Both laws and rules govern the practice of registered nursing and licensed practical nursing. In this study, we will look at the laws and rules that affect the practice of nursing and the Board of Nursing that has the a...
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This independent study was prepared to inform nurses on the characteristics of children who suffer from Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder. Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological condition that affects millions of children and adults in this country and worldwide. ADHD can cause severe problems in the social, academic, and occupational functioning of those children and adults who suffer from it. Although AD...
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The State of Ohio was given authority to protect its citizens under the police powers vested in the state by the Constitution of the United States. The Law for Ohio is called the Ohio Revised Code consisting of over fifty volumes. The Ohio Board of Nursing was established and is governed by the Ohio Revised code. Chapter 4723 of the Ohio Revised Code contains the laws regulating the practice of nursing. This chapter is also called the Nurse Pr...
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