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.

 

Addiction Administration  
Advanced Practice Cardiology  
Community Health Critical Care  
Dermatology Diabetes  
Education Faith Community Nursing  
Forensic Nursing Gastroenterology    
Gerontology Hospice and Palliative Care  
Immunology/Allergy Informatics
Maternal/Child Mental Health
Multispecialty Neuroscience Nursing
Nutrition Pain Management
Pediatrics Professional Development
Pulmonary Rehabilitation  
Safety Surgery  
Women's Health Wound

 

 
 

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Human Trafficking
10.1 contact hours - $10
Nurses are on the front lines of health care and we have a responsibility to stay informed on the global issue of human trafficking so that we can recognize victims, collaborate with law enforcement and other professionals, and ensure safe and effective care. Earn 10.1 contact hours for $10! 50% of all proceeds will be donated to Polaris Project, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and leader in the global fight to eradicate modern slavery and restore freedom to survivors.

 


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
5.6 contact hours - $19.99

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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Advanced Practice

Opioid Epidemic: Advanced Practice Nurse
5.5 contact hours - $27.95

An increase in the use of prescription and non-prescription opioid medications has created a serious public health issue. Drug overdose is a leading cause of injury and death in the United States, and as advanced practice nurses, we have a responsibility to safely and effectively manage pain. In this collection, learn more about strategies for safe prescribing, identify issues related to abuse, and identify options for treating opioid addiction.

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Cardiology

Heart Failure
5.5 contact hours - $19.99

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 body) Learn more about heart failure by exploring this collection.

Understanding Arrhythmias
10.0 contact hours - $24.99

In this collection, review leads and waveforms; learn about axis deviation, bundle branch blocks, and ECG changes with acute myocardial infarction; and risk factors, assessment, and management of atrial fibrillation.

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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.

Infectious Disease
8.5 contact hours - $35.95
How knowledgeable are you when it comes to infectious diseases? Explore this collection so you can recognize the transmission, signs and symptoms, and diagnostic methods, as well as prevention and treatment options for influenza, HPV, measles, and more.

Supporting Caregivers
5.0 contact hours - $19.99

As nurses, we are educated and trained as caregivers. Family caregivers often are presented with new tasks and responsibilities that may arise suddenly and for which they haven't been prepared. These articles demonstrate the scope of the problem of caregiver burden and the state of the evidence on interventions to help caregivers in their role. Also, methods to reduce caregiver strain and strategies to help caregivers cope are presented.

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Critical Care

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Dermatology

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Diabetes

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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
8.0 contact hours - $35.95

Faith community nurses (FCN) play a vital role in providing services and education in the community setting. Use the articles in this collection to learn more about this nursing specialty.

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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.

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Gastroenterology

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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.


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Hospice and Palliative Care

Ethical Issues at the End-of-Life
7.1 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

HIV
7.5 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

Issues in Pregnancy
10.3 contact hours
- $48.95

From hyperemesis and preeclampsia to pain management and sepsis, this CE collection covers complications you may encounter when caring for pregnant women.

Mental Health in the Postpartum Woman
8.0 contact hours
- $35.95

Postpartum depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after birth can have significant consequences on women and their families. Learn how to recognize and manage these complications.

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Mental Health

Mental Health in the Postpartum Woman
8.0 contact hours
- $35.95

Postpartum depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after birth can have significant consequences on women and their families. Learn how to recognize and manage these complications.

Suicide Risk:  Assessment & Prevention
8.0 contact hours
- $35.95

Every 40 seconds someone loses their life to suicide (World Health Organization, 2019). As nurses, we have a great responsibility in assessing patients' mental health and recognizing red flags. Explore the articles in this collection to help you keep your knowledge and skills up to date.

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Multispecialty

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.

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.

Home Health Care
6.0 contact hours - $27.95

Caring for patients in their home is a privilege. Here are some articles to help you provide the best care as a nurse in this growing specialty.

Hospital Readmission Reduction
7.5 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.

Incivility and Bullying in Nursing
8.0 contact hours - $19.99

Incivility and bullying in nursing are serious issues that are prevalent in all settings. Use the articles in this collection to learn about the types and causes of bullying, and learn strategies and appropriate responses to these issues, including carefronting, respect, and forgiveness.

Innovations in Health Care
6.5 contact hours - $19.99

Innovation in health care is necessary as the needs of our patients and communities change, and technology and medical advances increase the resources available to us. Often, we must use creative ways to incorporate these changes into our practice, as we strive to uphold standards and improve outcomes. Explore these CE activities for a look at innovation in health care and nursing.

Legal Issues in Nursing
6.1 contact hours - $19.99

As nurses, our intent is always to use best practices to provide the best care. We do need to stay up-to-date on standards and be aware of legal ramifications if those standards are not upheld. Explore these articles to learn about the functions of the boards of nursing and methods to protect your nursing license. Also, be aware of errors likely to result in criminal prosecution, the implications of criminal charges, and the actions that you can take to protect against criminal charges.

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.

Rehabilitation Nursing
3.0 contact hours - $21.95

Use this collection to learn more about rehabilitation nursing.

Self-Care for Nurses
8.0 contact hours, $24.99

As nurses, we often put the needs of others ahead of our own. The articles in this collection focus on health promoting lifestyle practices; it's important for us to model healthy behaviors and make self-care a priority.

Summer Health Concerns
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.

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Neuroscience Nursing

Brain Tumor
5.4 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.

Multiple Sclerosis
5.5 contact hours
- $27.95

A recent study shows that the number of people in the U.S. living with multiple sclerosis (MS) is at nearly 1 million in the United States, more than twice the long-standing estimate of 400,000. In this collection, review MS pathophysiology and treatment, examine perceived cognitive deficits, and brush up on interventions that enhance quality of life for older adults.

Neurotrama
5.3 contact hours
- $19.99

It's important for nurses to have a solid understanding of anatomy and physiology of the neurologic system. Read these articles to understand the components of the skull and their role in maintaining integrity and normal intracranial pressure, and how innate compensatory mechanisms attempt to prevent the destructive effects of cerebral ischemia and injury. Also, fine tune your documentation of a neurologic assessment using the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), and learn how important pupillometer readings and intracranial pressure (ICP) values are when caring for neurocritically ill patients.

PTSD
5.5 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 PTSD.

Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
3.0 contact hours
- $21.95

Post-stroke care requires intensive rehabilitation to help patients regain skills and independence. The articles in this collection focus on compliance, oral hydration in patients with resulting dysphagia, and sex and intimacy.

Stroke
7.5 contact hours - $35.95
Review the articles in this stroke collection to learn more about stroke in pregnancy, how to increase knowledge and adherence to stroke guidelines, and the importance of glucose and temperature control in stroke. Also, read the case study of a patient with cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), characterized by a buildup of amyloid proteins on the brain artery walls which is a cause of intracerebral hemorrhage.

Traumatic Brain Injury
9.0 contact hours - $24.99
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have lasting impacts on patients and families. In these articles, you?ll learn about the pathophysiology of TBI and its sequelae, monitoring and treatment recommendations, and interventions that promote adjustment.


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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

Opioid Crisis: Registered Nurses
7.5 contact hours - $19.99

An increase in the use of prescription and non-prescription opioid medications has created a serious public health issue. Drug overdose is a leading cause of injury and death in the United States, and as nurses, we have a responsibility to get involved and educate patients and the public about the current opioid crisis. In this collection, learn more about opioid use disorder, opioid diversion, and the use of opioids to manage chronic pain.

Pain Assessment & Management
11.3 contact hours - $24.99

To improve pain management for our patients, it is critical that we have a solid understanding of available interventions, both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic. Explore the articles in this collection to learn about assessing and managing pain in older adults, as well as patients with diverse cultural backgrounds and those who speak another language. Also, review the differences in managing acute pain versus chronic pain.

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Pediatrics

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Professional Development

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
5.5 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.

Infectious Disease
8.5 contact hours - $35.95
How knowledgeable are you when it comes to infectious diseases? Explore this collection so you can recognize the transmission, signs and symptoms, and diagnostic methods, as well as prevention and treatment options for influenza, HPV, measles, and more.

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Rehabilitation

Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
3.0 contact hours
- $21.95

Post-stroke care requires intensive rehabilitation to help patients regain skills and independence. The articles in this collection focus on compliance, oral hydration in patients with resulting dysphagia, and sex and intimacy.

Rehabilitation Nursing
3.0 contact hours
- $21.95

If you work in a rehabilitation setting, your knowledge and skills must be comprehensive as you care for patients with multiple comorbidities while focusing on their rehabilitative needs. In this collection, review hip fractures in older adults, edema and lymphedema, and trauma-informed care.

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Safety

Medication Safety
6.9 contact hours 
- $19.99

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
9.6 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
6.9 contact hours 
- $19.99

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

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Women's Health

Breast Cancer
7.5 contact hours - $19.99

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.

Cardiovascular Health and Women
7.8 contact hours - $19.99

One in four women in the U.S. dies from heart disease. Learn about specific sex-related differences for women, recommendations for prevention and management, and dietary considerations, in this specially-priced CE collection.

Mental Health in the Postpartum Woman
8.0 contact hours
- $35.95

Postpartum depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after birth can have significant consequences on women and their families. Learn how to recognize and manage these complications.

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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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