Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection

Course Expiration Date: 8/31/18

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

 Once you have the enrollment key, enter it at the bottom of the page and then click on the Enroll Me box.

Course Description: This course will provide healthcare professionals with guidelines how to prevent catheter associated urinary tract infection.

Instructor: Jan Lienau, BSN, RN

Target Audience: licensed Nurses

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

·Explain the new Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal as it relates to catheter associated urinary tract infections.

·Describe the risk factors and the prevalence of catheter acquired urinary tract infection.

·Identify the signs and symptoms of catheter acquired urinary tract infection and treatment measures.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.00 contact hours.

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEUs (1.00 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

 

Clostridium Difficile

Course Expiration Date: 3/31/18

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Once you have the enrollment key, enter it at the bottom of the page and then click on the Enroll Me box.

Course Description: This course will provide healthcare professionals with information regarding Clostridium Difficile as a causative agent. It will identify who is at the highest risk of contracting C. Diff., list treatments for C. Diff, hospital costs of treating a C. Diff infection, discuss the preventive strategies an institution can take to decrease or minimize C. Diff infections and to discuss the future of healthcare acquired D. Diff. infections.

Instructor: F. Natasha Robinson RN, BSN, Infection Preventionist

Target Audience:Licensed Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

Define Clostridium Difficile.

State the causative agent of Clostridium Difficile infections.

Identify who is at risk for Clostridium Difficile infections.

List the treatments for Clostridium Difficile infections.

State the cost of a Clostridium Difficile infection.

List prevention measures for a Clostridium Difficile infection.

Discuss the future of healthcare acquired Clostridium Difficile infections.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive ­­­­1.00 contact hours.

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEUs (1.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.


Disclosure Statement:
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.


Sepsis: Survival and Prevention

Course Expiration Date: 3/31/18

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Once you have the enrollment key, enter it at the bottom of the page and then click on the Enroll Me box.

Course Description: This course will provide healthcare professionals with information regarding sepsis. The course defines sepsis and states causative agents, identifies those at risk, discusses diagnoses and complications. The presenter will discuss treatments and state cost to facilities for sepsis infections in institutions. A discussion of how to prevent sepsis will be included as well as the future of sepsis of infections will be discussed.


Instructor: Natasha Robinson RN, BSN, Infection Preventionist

Target Audience:Licensed Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

Define sepsis infections.

State the causative agent of sepsis infections.

Identify who is at risk for sepsis infections.

Discuss sepsis diagnosis and complications.

List the treatments for sepsis infections.

State the cost of a sepsis infection.

List prevention measures for a sepsis infection.

Discuss the future of sepsis infections.

Length of Course: 30 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 0.5 contact hour.

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.05 CEUs (0.5 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.


STD Facts: Symptoms, Transmission and Treatment

Course Expiration Date: 11/30/18

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Once you have the enrollment key, enter it at the bottom of the page and then click on the Enroll Me box.

Course Description: This course is intended to increase your knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases and current treatments.

Instructor: Daisy Arrillaga RN, BSN is the Ryan White Program Clinical Supervisor at New Horizon Family Health Services in Greenville, SC.

Target Audience: Nurses and other interested healthcare workers

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. List STD symptoms.
2. Discuss incubation periods and transmission methods of STD's.
3. Discuss treatment options of STD's.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0 contact hours and 0.3 pharmacology hours.

Other: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEUs (1.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.


When The Big Bad Wolf Comes Knocking:  Sepsis and Multiple Organ dysfunction

Course Expiration Date: 6/30/18

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $60.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

 Once you have the enrollment key, enter it at the bottom of the page and then click on the Enroll Me box.

Course Description:  This class is designed to increase the participant’s recognition of the signs and symptoms of this deadly syndrome.

Instructor: Cameron Mitchum, MSN, RN, CCRN

Target Audience: Nurses and Respiratory Care Practitioners

Objectives: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

1. Describe the pathophysiological changes associated with MODS (Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome).

2.  Review observable changes during a clinical assessment which may indicate impending MODS.

Length of Course: 150 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.5 contact hours.

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 2.5 clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Other: This educational offering provides 0..25 CEUs (2.5 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.