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 Oncology
Pain Management Pediatrics
Professional Development Pulmonary
Rehabilitation Safety
Surgery Women's Health
Wound  

 

 

FEATURED COLLECTION

Sepsis
4.5 contact hours, $10*
Review the assessment and manifestations of sepsis and septic shock; new treatment guidelines and changes in the sepsis bundle interventions; and the use of sepsis assessment and screening tools for patients in various acute care settings.
*Specially priced at over 50% off for the month of September in honor of Sepsis Awareness Month!
 


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

Clinical Nurse Specialists NEW!
4.5 contact hours - $21.95
Clinical Nurse Specialists must stay up to date on pain management and safety. This collection covers opioid and heroin addiction, including treatment with naltrexone; fentanyl and fentanyl-related compounds; and tramadol.

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

Atrial Fibrillation NEW!
3.5 contact hours - $21.95

Review the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis of AF and outline urgent and long-term treatments for AF. Also, learn predictors of poor outcomes in stroke patients treated with IV rtPA.

Congenital Heart Defects
5.0 contact hours - $24.95

This 2-part series reviews 10 common congenital heart defects, their repairs, and their common long-term outcomes, along with the implications for nurses in cardiac and noncardiac settings alike.

Heart Health
6.0 contact hours - $27.95

We can all take steps to improve our heart health. Here's a new collection with the most recent recommendations for the management of dyslipidemia, the basics on diagnosis and management of patients with hypertriglyceridemia, an overview of the nutritional basis of the Mediterranean diet, and initiatives in progress aimed at reducing sodium intake.

12-lead ECGs
4.8 contact hours - $21.95

Brush up on basic 12-lead ECG interpretation and learn how to identify common abnormalities, including bundle branch blocks, changes with acute MI, and common dysrhythmias.

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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.

Hepatitis
5.0 contact hours - $27.95

Review the U.S. incidence and epidemiology of viral hepatitis, plus screening, treatment, and assessment guidelines for all types of viral hepatitis. Then, get an update on clinical manifestations, diagnostic studies used for screening, medications, nursing care and patient education for hepatitis C.

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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Critical Care

Critical Care Nursing
8.1 contact hours - $35.95

Use evidence-based interventions for integrating palliative care into ICU care; review the pathophysiology of ventilator-associated pneumonia and an evidence-based, step-by-step guide to providing optimal oral care for intubated patients; know risks associated with restraint use and recommendations for proper restraint use, including use of a restraint management bundle; and understand the nursing roles and responsibilities in the initiation, continuation, and cessation of intermittent prone positioning.

Sepsis NEW!
4.9 contact hours, $10*
Review the assessment and manifestations of sepsis and septic shock; new treatment guidelines and changes in the sepsis bundle interventions; and the use of sepsis assessment and screening tools for patients in various acute care settings.
*Specially priced at over 50% off for the month of September in honor of Sepsis Awareness Month!

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Dermatology

Psoriasis
5.0 contact hours - $27.95

With the articles in this collection, review the epidemiology, pathophysiology, triggers, clinical presentation, assessment, and diagnosis of the types and subtypes of psoriasis. Also, review topical treatments, intralesional steroids, phototherapy, conventional systemic treatments, biologic agents, and pain medicines, as well as the psychosocial impact and the economic impact of psoriasis, and learn cost-saving options for disease management.

Vascular Nurses NEW!
3.5 contact hours - $21.95

Learn about the diagnosis, assessment, and investigations related to arterial disease ulcers of the lower extremity, plus the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and nursing interventions for patients with chronic venous insufficiency.

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Diabetes

Vascular Nurses NEW!
3.5 contact hours - $21.95

Learn about the diagnosis, assessment, and investigations related to arterial disease ulcers of the lower extremity, plus the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and nursing interventions for patients with chronic venous insufficiency.

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Education

Nursing Professional Development:  Simulation NEW!
4.0 contact hours - $21.95

Now more than ever, simulation is playing a big role in nursing education and professional development. The articles in this collection explain how simulation is being used, including use of the electronic health record within simulation experiences, and a low-fidelity code blue simulation exercise for orthopaedic nurses.

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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

Hepatitis
5.0 contact hours - $27.95

Review the U.S. incidence and epidemiology of viral hepatitis, plus screening, treatment, and assessment guidelines for all types of viral hepatitis. Then, get an update on clinical manifestations, diagnostic studies used for screening, medications, nursing care and patient education for hepatitis C.

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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.

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Hospice and Palliative Care

More CE Collections coming soon! In the meantime, you can review these CEs on Hospice and Palliative Care.

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Immunology/Allergy

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
5.0 contact hours - $27.95

Use a comprehensive approach to care management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Read the articles in this collection to learn about the incidence and etiology of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, plus the implications for care management, especially care transitions, for adolescents with this condition. Also, review pediatric pain assessments and the developmental factors that affect the assessment of pediatric pain.

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Informatics

More CE Collections coming soon! In the meantime, you can review these CEs on Informatics.

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Maternal/Child

Breastfeeding
7.8 contact hours
- $35.95

In this collection, learn:
  • About international results from the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi).
  • The process of changing the care delivery model for maternity practice in a regional perinatal center to support exclusive breastfeeding.
  • The maternal and child health implications for breastfeeding mothers who consume energy drinks.
  • Information on how breastfeeding can positively influence complications that can develop in pregnant women who have eating disorders and tools to cultivate a positive self-image in these women.

Immunizations
5.5 contact hours - $27.95

Review the mechanisms by which vaccines prevent illness and death and strategies for increasing immunization compliance. Also, brush up on best practices for administration, and improve safety and quality of care while setting the stage for long-term adherence to immunization schedules.

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.

Neonatal Nurses NEW!
10.0 contact hours - $48.95

In this collection for neonatal nurses, learn strategies for promoting safe and efficient progression to oral intake in premature infants; review care of families experiencing neonatal loss; learn about family-centered visitation in the NICU; and learn about a QI study designed to investigate nurse-driven interventions to reduce hospital-acquired infection in the NICU.

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Mental Health

Mental Health
6.5 contact hours
- $27.95

Update your knowledge of antidepressant and antipyschotic medications; understand the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and nursing interventions for major depressive disorder; recognize the impact of delirium and identify ways to improve its management; and learn how to facilitate recovery and encourage the healthy role of spirituality during the mental health recovery process.

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.

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.

Human Trafficking
10.6 contact hours - $48.95

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.

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.

LGBTQ
9.5 contact hours - $48.95

Understand the unique health concerns of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) population, and overcome healthcare disparities.

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.

Men's Health
7.0 contact hours - $35.95

Review variables associated with osteopenia and osteoporosis in men; outline the prevalence of military sexual trauma (MST) and its effects on men, and identify current treatments for MST-related mental health conditions and implications for practice; and understand the options available for men with newly diagnosed, localized, low-risk prostate cancer while also reviewing how nurses can help men and their partners make treatment decisions that are appropriate for their particular circumstances.

Nephrology Nurses NEW!
7.5 contact hours - $35.95

Brush up on acute kidney injury (AKI), including risk factors, diagnostic studies, and prevention strategies for contrast-induced AKI; and review the etiology of chronic kidney disease, as well as complications, treatment options, and strategies to slow its progression.

Rehabilitation Nursing
3.0 contact hours - $21.95

Use this collection to learn more about rehabilitation nursing.

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Neuroscience Nursing

Migraine
4.0 contact hours
- $35.95

As clinicians, we must be prepared to ask the right questions when taking a history so we can identify certain red flag signs and symptoms, help patients recognize potential triggers, and educate about available treatment options for migraines - both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic.

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.

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.

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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.

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Oncology

Breast Cancer
5.0 contact hours - $27.95

Review breast cancer screening guidelines, the rationales supporting them, and the benefits and risks; describe gaps and barriers contributing to low breast cancer screening rates; understand the pathophysiology and management of secondary lymphedema; and identify characteristics, diagnostic testing, and management of osseous metastatic disease.

Oncology Nursing
8.5 contact hours - $35.95

Brush up on the risk factors, prevention, and management of tumor lysis syndrome; screening recommendations for colorectal cancer; diagnosis and treatment of early localized prostate cancer; and current screening, early detection, and the epidemiology of ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer NEW!
4.0 contact hours - $21.95

Review the epidemiologic and genetic factors associated with ovarian cancer, including current screening recommendations, early detection and risk factors; and learn about therapeutic and pharmacology advances in treating gynecologic cancers.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse NEW!
9.4 contact hours - $48.95

In this collection for pediatric hematology/oncology nurses, review the characteristics and manifestations of hematologic childhood cancers, gain an overview on neurofibromatosis type 1, learn best practices for supporting parents of a child with life-limiting illness, read about compassion fatigue and implications for practice, and understand the theories and appropriate interventions for grieving children.

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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

Immunizations
5.5 contact hours - $27.95

Review the mechanisms by which vaccines prevent illness and death and strategies for increasing immunization compliance. Also, brush up on best practices for administration, and improve safety and quality of care while setting the stage for long-term adherence to immunization schedules.

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
5.0 contact hours - $27.95

Use a comprehensive approach to care management of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Read the articles in this collection to learn about the incidence and etiology of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, plus the implications for care management, especially care transitions, for adolescents with this condition. Also, review pediatric pain assessments and the developmental factors that affect the assessment of pediatric pain.

Neonatal Nurses NEW!
10.0 contact hours - $48.95

In this collection for neonatal nurses, learn strategies for promoting safe and efficient progression to oral intake in premature infants; review care of families experiencing neonatal loss; learn about family-centered visitation in the NICU; and learn about a QI study designed to investigate nurse-driven interventions to reduce hospital-acquired infection in the NICU.

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse NEW!
9.4 contact hours - $48.95

In this collection for pediatric hematology/oncology nurses, review the characteristics and manifestations of hematologic childhood cancers, gain an overview on neurofibromatosis type 1, learn best practices for supporting parents of a child with life-limiting illness, read about compassion fatigue and implications for practice, and understand the theories and appropriate interventions for grieving children.

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Professional Development


Nursing Professional Development:  Simulation NEW!
4.0 contact hours - $21.95

Now more than ever, simulation is playing a big role in nursing education and professional development. The articles in this collection explain how simulation is being used, including use of the electronic health record within simulation experiences, and a low-fidelity code blue simulation exercise for orthopaedic nurses.

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Pulmonary

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

More CE Collections coming soon! In the meantime, you can review these CEs on Surgery.

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Women's Health

Breastfeeding
7.8 contact hours
- $35.95

In this collection, learn:
  • About international results from the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi).
  • The process of changing the care delivery model for maternity practice in a regional perinatal center to support exclusive breastfeeding.
  • The maternal and child health implications for breastfeeding mothers who consume energy drinks.
  • Information on how breastfeeding can positively influence complications that can develop in pregnant women who have eating disorders and tools to cultivate a positive self-image in these 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.

Ovarian Cancer NEW!
4.0 contact hours - $21.95

Review the epidemiologic and genetic factors associated with ovarian cancer, including current screening recommendations, early detection and risk factors; and learn about therapeutic and pharmacology advances in treating gynecologic cancers.

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Wound

Vascular Nurses NEW!
3.5 contact hours - $21.95

Learn about the diagnosis, assessment, and investigations related to arterial disease ulcers of the lower extremity, plus the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and nursing interventions for patients with chronic venous insufficiency.

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