Topical CE Collections

NursingCenter has created these topical bundles of nursing continuing education activities from across Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' peer-reviewed, evidence-based journals. Review the topics below and earn a higher amount of contact hours at a discounted rate.
 
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Addiction Administration  
Cardiology Community Health  
Dermatology Diabetes    
Education Faith Community Nursing  
Forensic Nursing Gerontology
Hospice and Palliative Care Immunology/Allergy
Informatics Maternal/Child
Multispecialty Neuroscience Nursing  
Nutrition Pain Management
Pediatrics Professional Development
Pulmonary Safety  
Surgery Women's Health  
Wound  
 


Addiction

Alcohol Addiction
7.2 contact hours - $19.99

Regardless of clinical setting or level of practice, nurses will likely find themselves caring for patients and families affected by alcohol misuse. Alcohol consumption carries serious health and social consequences associated with intoxication, dependence, and other toxic, biochemical effects.

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Administration

Nursing Management
8.4 contact hours
- $24.99

Nurse managers have a multitude of responsibilities and face many issues and challenges. Not only tasked with staffing and scheduling, nurse managers also handle financials, safety issues, and regulatory readiness.

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Cardiology

Heart Failure
9.3 contact hours - $24.99

Heart failure results from the inability of the heart to pump adequately. If the left side of the heart is ineffective, blood and fluid back up into the lungs; if the right side of the heart is ineffective, blood and fluid back up into the rest of the body. (Think Left = Lungs, Right = Rest of the body). Learn more about heart failure by exploring this collection.

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Community Health

Caring for Older Adults at Home
7.3 contact hours - $19.99

There are special considerations when taking care of older adults, especially in the home care setting. Take some time to read the articles in this collection to ensure safe care and minimize adverse drug events, prevent medication-related problems during care transitions, and manage skin tears.

Home Healthcare
7.5 contact hours - $19.99

Assessment skills and critical thinking are particularly important when caring for patients in their homes. Review the following articles which cover the topics of wound care, I.V. inotropic therapy for heart failure management, and health and safety considerations related to hoarding.

Supporting Caregivers
8.2 contact hours - $24.99

Being a primary caregiver to a relative or friend can lead to physical and mental stress. It can also create social and financial pressures. View this collection of continuing education articles to help you empower caregivers by providing education, resources, and support.

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Dermatology

Skin Cancer
6.4 contact hours - $19.99

Skin cancer can occur in areas not exposed to the sun and some types of skin cancer can metastasize to other organs. Learn more by exploring this collection of CE articles.

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Diabetes

Diabetes
7.7 contact hours - $19.99

Self-care and medication adherence is instrumental to positive outcomes for diabetic patients, and as a nurse, the patient education you provide makes a difference. Make sure your knowledge is up-to-date so you can best teach patients.

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Education

Nurse Educators
9.0 contact hours - $24.99

As healthcare changes, so does healthcare education. From simulation and game-based learning to cultural diversity, there is much to know and teach. Use the articles in this collection to help you meet the needs of your students.

Simulation
7.4 contact hours - $19.99

Nurses need to be highly skilled and competent critical thinkers who are ready to respond quickly when a patient's condition changes. That is no small task, and as an educator, it's critical to find effective ways to teach and instill these skills.

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Faith Community Nursing

Faith Community Nursing
7.5 contact hours - $19.99

Faith community nurses (FCN) provide patient populations with understanding and education, as well as play a vital role in evaluating faith-based interventions.

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Forensic Nursing

Domestic Violence
6.9 contact hours
- $19.99

Review the latest resources and insights to help you screen for domestic violence and provide the best patient care.

Elder Abuse
6.8 contact hours
- $19.99

As our population ages, it is important that we are able to screen for elder abuse. Make sure you are informed about screening methods and interventions for prevention, and that you know about resources to help patients and their caregivers.

Forensic Nursing
7.0 contact hours - $19.99

Forensic nurses provide specialized care for victims and perpetrators of trauma. However, all nurses must be prepared to care for patients affected by violence, trauma, and abuse. Read the articles in this collection to learn more.

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Gerontology

Care of Older Adults:  Nutrition
8.2 contact hours - $24.99

Physiologic changes and chronic illnesses often contribute to altered nutritional status in older adults. Assessing for eating and feeding problems is essential with this population. As nurses, we can also provide guidance to patients and caregivers to help them make decisions on options for nutrition using evidence-based nutrition guidelines and feeding strategies.

Elder Abuse
6.8 contact hours
- $19.99

As our population ages, it is important that we are able to screen for elder abuse. Make sure you are informed about screening methods and interventions for prevention, and that you know about resources to help patients and their caregivers.

Older Adults
10.0 contact hours- $24.99

Chances are, no matter where you work, you encounter older adults in your practice. Older adults are among the fastest growing age groups. Make sure you are ready to meet the unique needs of this population and provide the best care.

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Hospice and Palliative Care

Ethical Issues at the End-of-Life
7.4 contact hours - $19.99

Many of us encounter ethical dilemmas quite often in our practice. When it comes to end-of-life issues, these dilemmas can have a profound impact on us as individuals; it can be challenging to process our own beliefs and advocate for the wishes of our patients and their loved ones.

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Immunology/Allergy

Autoimmune Diseases
7.5 contact hours - $19.99

Autoimmune diseases can affect almost any cell, tissue, or organ in the body, and ongoing management and care can greatly impact quality of life. Learn more about autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and Crohn disease, and discover how effective management can positively impact rising healthcare costs associated with these diseases.

HIV
7.3 contact hours - $19.99

Many of us care for patients with HIV in our practice, whether we work in a setting dedicated to treating this patient population or not. Keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date with this collection.

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Informatics

Nursing Informatics
9.8 contact hours - $24.99

While there is a now a defined role of a nurse informaticist, most of us, if not all, are impacted by technological changes occurring in our workplaces.

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Maternal/Child

Pregnancy - Addressing risks
8.3 contact hours
- $24.99

Learn more about pregnancy including risks related to obesity, occupational hazards for nurses, and a systematic review on obstetric triage.

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Multispecialty

Athletic injuries & concerns
9.0 contact hours - $24.99
Physical activity is important for overall health and preventing chronic disease, however, athletes — both competitive and recreational — can develop injuries or high expectations for their body and its performance. Read the articles in this collection to help you care for all the athletes in your lives — whether they are patients, family members or friends, or even yourself.

Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk
9.8 contact hours
- $24.99

The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk involves assessing 6 subscales: sensory perception, moisture, activity, mobility, nutrition, and friction/shear. It can be completed in less than one minute and allows us to quickly determine pressure sore risk and implement appropriate preventive strategies for our patients.

Caring for Veterans
7.5 contact hours
- $19.99

Veterans have unique health care needs. It's important for us to be informed about military and veteran culture, as well as health risks specific to this population, so we can provide the best care and be alert for potential problems.

Domestic Violence
6.9 contact hours
- $19.99

Review the latest resources and insights to help you screen for domestic violence and provide the best patient care.

Dealing with Disasters
9.3 contact hours - $24.99

Disasters can happen anytime and anywhere - we seem to be learning this over and over again as both natural and man-made disasters regularly make headlines. Use the content in this collection to learn more about disaster planning, bioterrorism, and burns.

Ethics in Nursing
10.1 contact hours - $24.99

In nursing, ethical practice is a professional responsibility. From helping patients face big decisions such as end-of-life care and informed consent, to tasks such as managing pain and administering medications, we are faced with ethical decision-making every day.

Hospital Readmission Reduction
7.6 contact hours - $19.99

In an effort to improve care and lower costs, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) applies reimbursement penalties to hospitals with excess readmissions for heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, pneumonia, acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, elective total hip arthroplasty, and elective total knee arthroplasty. This collection will support you in efforts to reduce hospital readmission.

LGBT
7.1 contact hours - $19.99

Understand the unique health concerns of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) population, and overcome healthcare disparities.

LPN
8.3 contact hours - $19.99

As an LPN, you work closely with patients and are an important member of the health care team. Whether you work in a traditional hospital setting or another area, your role as a caregiver and patient advocate is just as important as the tasks for which you are responsible.

Medication Safety
10.4 contact hours - $24.99

As nurses, medication safety is one of our top priorities. In many settings, new technologies, policies, and standards are being updated and developed to ensure safe medication administration and minimize the occurrence of medication errors.

Organ Donation
7.0 contact hours
- $19.99

There are many ethical and legal issues surrounding organ transplantation. This collection is a good resource for learning more about organ donation and transplantation.

Patient Safety
10.6 contact hours 
- $24.99

We work in an environment where critical thinking and prioritization are imperative, yet interruptions frequently occur and distractions are numerous. We also may face horizontal hostility and staffing problems in our workplace. Take advantage of this collection of articles related to improving patient safety, and learn ways to help you deal with, or even overcome, these issues.

Summer Health Concerns 2016
9.5 contact hours
- $24.99

During the summer months, nurses should become more vigilant about the conditions that increase in frequency due to outdoor activities. Whether at work, on vacation, or in your community, you need to recognize problems and intervene in a timely manner.

Workplace Safety
9.5 contact hours
- $24.99

Occupation hazards surround us in nursing. From needlesticks and patient handling injuries, to infection risk and violence, it's imperative that we take precautions to ensure our own safety.

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Neuroscience Nursing

Brain Tumor
7.4 contact hours
- $19.99

Whether a primary cancer or metastatic disease, brain tumors are often associated with significant neurologic signs and symptoms. The potential for disability and shortened survival must also be considered with these patients. Read the articles in this collection to learn more.

PTSD
7.0 contact hours
- $19.99

While posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often associated with soldiers returning from the trauma of combat, any traumatic event can place an individual at risk. Read the articles in this collection to learn more about the diagnostic criteria for PTSD, evaluating patients using the Horowitz Impact of Events Scale (revised), and a study of male veterans treated for PTSD which looks at screening rates for intimate partner violence (IPV).

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Nutrition

Care of Older Adults:  Nutrition
8.2 contact hours - $24.99

Physiologic changes and chronic illnesses often contribute to altered nutritional status in older adults. Assessing for eating and feeding problems is essential with this population. As nurses, we can also provide guidance to patients and caregivers to help them make decisions on options for nutrition using evidence-based nutrition guidelines and feeding strategies.

Nutrition: Helping patients make informed decisions
10.1 contact hours, $24.99

In the United States, the high prevalence of overweight and obesity has led to increased attention on the importance of nutrition. Brush up on the foods and nutrients commonly found in the traditional Mediterranean diet; safety concerns of energy drinks; nutrition myths and scientific evidence regarding milk and dairy products; and the importance of individualizing calorie balance.

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Pain Management

Pain Management
6.5 contact hours - $19.99

To improve pain management for our patients, it is critical that we have a solid understanding of available interventions, both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic.

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Pediatrics

Pediatrics:  Caring for the school age child
9.0 contact hours - $24.99

Meet the needs of school-age children by approaching care based on his or her stage of growth and development. Also, brush up on concerns related to sleep deprivation, migraines, and congenital heart disease.

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Professional Development

Mentorship
9.5 contact hours - $24.99

In a recent communication to the membership of the Association for Nurses in Professional Development (ANPD), ANPD President Joan Warren, PhD, RN-BC, NEA-BC, FAAN, defines mentorship, reminding us of the following: "Mentorship involves more than the traditional novice-expert relationship; in many cases, mentors can be peers. Mentorship is a word that reflects the ability to continue learning from other individuals, and it?s not necessarily part of a binary set or mandated relationship." The articles in this collection, which can be read free, will give you some more insight on being an effective mentor.

Simulation
7.4 contact hours - $19.99

Nurses need to be highly skilled and competent critical thinkers who are ready to respond quickly when a patient's condition changes. That is no small task, and as an educator, it's critical to find effective ways to teach and instill these skills.

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Pulmonary

COPD
7.3 contact hours - $19.99

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Review the articles in this collection and learn about guidelines and evidence-based recommendations for identifying, assessing, and managing COPD and exacerbations, as well as available treatment options.

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Safety

Medication Safety
10.4 contact hours - $24.99

As nurses, medication safety is one of our top priorities. In many settings, new technologies, policies, and standards are being updated and developed to ensure safe medication administration and minimize the occurrence of medication errors.

Patient Safety
10.6 contact hours 
- $24.99

We work in an environment where critical thinking and prioritization are imperative, yet interruptions frequently occur and distractions are numerous. We also may face horizontal hostility and staffing problems in our workplace. Take advantage of this collection of articles related to improving patient safety, and learn ways to help you deal with, or even overcome, these issues.

Workplace Safety
9.5 contact hours
- $24.99

Occupation hazards surround us in nursing. From needlesticks and patient handling injuries, to infection risk and violence, it's imperative that we take precautions to ensure our own safety.

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Surgery

Bariatric Surgery
7.6 contact hours - $19.99

Bariatric surgery has become an increasingly common treatment for obesity, and nurses encounter its related complications no matter your practice setting.

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Women's Health

BRCA - Making decisions based on genetic risk
7.6 contact hours - $19.99

Increase your knowledge about BRCA and genetic risk in order to answer any of your patients' questions and aid them in making informed decisions.

Breast Cancer
8.2 contact hours - $24.99

This collection of continuing education articles will increase your knowledge and enable you to provide patient education that is up-to-date and thorough about breast cancer.

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Wound

Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk
9.8 contact hours - $24.99

The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk involves assessing 6 subscales: sensory perception, moisture, activity, mobility, nutrition, and friction/shear. It can be completed in less than one minute and allows us to quickly determine pressure sore risk and implement appropriate preventive strategies for our patients.

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