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Assessing Suicide Risk: Detecting, Responding, Preventing

Assessing Suicide Risk: Detecting, Responding, Preventing

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/19

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 $50.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This presentation will provide participants with suicide risk and protective factor information.

Instructor:  Kathy Fitzsimmons, RN, MEd., PhD

Target Audience: Licensed Nurse, Social Worker, Medical Assistants, and any other interested Healthcare Providers

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

  • Discuss the population affected by suicide in the United States.
  • Use a suicide risk assessment tool.
  • Respond appropriately to a person at risk of suicide.
  • Implement prevention strategies in their practice setting.

Length of Course: 2 hours

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, attendees will receive 2.0 contact hours.

Social Workers:This program has been approved for 2.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136065,  has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for  1.5 ACG credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.

Others:This program is approved for 0.2 CEUs (2.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

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

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Bipolar Disorder Through the Lifespan: Update on Current Treatment and Care

Bipolar Disorder Through the Lifespan: Update on Current Treatment and Care

Course Expiration Date: 4/30/22

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 $40.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This presentation will provide participants with current views on treatment and interventions for children, adults and geriatric patients with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder.

Instructor: Kathy Fitzsimmons, RN, PhD

Target Audience: Licensed Nurse, Social Worker, Medical Assistants, and any other Healthcare Providers

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

1. Describe signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder in children, adults and geriatric patients.
2. Differentiate and analyze various etiologies and manifestations of the disease.
3. Create a nursing concept map care plan that addresses the needs of the patient with bipolar disorder.
4. Identify different treatment modalities for the patient with bipolar disorder.
5. Identify client and family teaching needs to prevent relapse.
6. Critically appraise new research regarding bipolar disorder treatments.

Length of Course: 90 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, attendees will receive 1.5 contact hours.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1.5 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136066, has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for 1.5 CG credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.

Others:This program is approved for 0.15CEUs (1.5 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

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

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Caring for the Mentally Ill Outside of the Psychiatric Setting

Caring for the Mentally Ill Outside of the Psychiatric Setting

Course Expiration Date: 4/30/22

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 $40 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course is designed to assist healthcare professionals become more confident caring for patients with psychiatric illnesses outside the psychiatric setting.

Instructor: Kathleen Fitzsimmons RN, MEd, PhD

Target Audience: RN's, Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists, Medical Assistants, and any other interested Healthcare Professional

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

  • identify behaviors, psychiatric symptoms, and other challenges presented by medical-surgical patients.
  • identify physical illnesses associated with psychological, emotional, and behavioral symptoms in patients.
  • identify the 4 primary nurse competencies needed to effectively care for patients having a mental  health crisis.
  • create a basic tool box of evidenced-based strategies that nurses can use to identify and manage patients with behavioral health problems.

Length of Course: 90 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 1.5 contact hour.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136067,  has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for  1.5 CG credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.15 CEUs ( 1.5 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

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

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Eating Disorders 101

Eating Disorders 101

Course Expiration Date: 9/30/19

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $50.

Course Description: This course is a review of statistics, diagnosis and temperament related to those with eating disorders.  The presenter will discuss the interplay of genes and environment and warning signs of eating disorders.  The differences between obesity and binge eating disorder will be covered. The presenter will discuss the recovery process of patients with various eating disorders.  In addition, insurance and prevention will be covered.

Instructor: Beth Riley, MSW, LISW-CP CEDS

Target Audience: Nurses, social workers and any other interested healthcare worker

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

  • Describe the temperament of an individual predisposed to develop an eating disorder.
  • Identify the differences between obesity and binge eating disorder.
  • Identify warning signs of an eating disorder.

Length of Course: 1 hour 40 minutes

Credit Statements:

Social Workers:  This program has been approved for 1.6 clock hours of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists:  This program has been approved for 1.6  hour of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

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 1.6 contact hours.

Dietitians:  1.6 hour of CPE for registered dietitians.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.16 CEUs (1.6 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

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

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Prescription Drug Abuse: From Pills to Heroin

Prescription Drug Abuse: From Pills to Heroin

Course Expiration Date: 4/30/22
AAMA Course Expiration Date: 1/31/2020

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 $40.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss how an individual moves from using prescription opiates to psychological dependency on other opiates.

Instructor: Amber Hollingsworth, LPC, MAC, CACII,CCS

Target Audience: Licensed Nurses, Licensed Social Workers, counselors and therapists and other interested healthcare workers

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
• identify a pattern of progressive symptoms indicating a building opiate dependency.
• Discuss the pattern of progressive psychological symptoms in opiate dependency.
• identify medication options available for opiate dependency.

Length of Course: 1.5 hour

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 1.5 contact hours.

Social Workers: This program has been approved by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for 1.5 clock hours of non-social work continuing education.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, # 135303, has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for 1.5 C credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.15 CEUs (1.5 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

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

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Teens and Mental Illness: Sorting It All Out

Teens and Mental Illness: Sorting It All Out

Course Expiration Date: 4/30/22

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 $40.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This presentation will provide participants with current views on treatment and interventions for children and teens with symptoms of mental illness.

Instructor:  Kathy Fitzsimmons, RN, PhD

Target Audience: Licensed Nurse, Social Worker, Medical Assistants, and any other Healthcare Providers

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

  • Identify signs and symptoms of disorders usually identified in childhood or adolescence by passing the  post knowledge assessment test with an 80% or better.
  • Discuss the developmental factors affecting the adolescent with a mental illness by passing the  post knowledge assessment test with an 80% or better.
  • Differentiate and analyze various predisposing factors and manifestations of these disorders by passing the  post knowledge assessment test with an 80% or better.
  • Identify different treatment modalities for the adolescent with a mental illness by passing the  post knowledge assessment test with an 80% or better.
  • Develop a  plan of care for the adolescent with a mental illness or developmental disorder by passing the  post knowledge assessment test with an 80% or better.
  • Identify client and family teaching needs by passing the  post knowledge assessment test with an 80% or better.
  • Critically appraise new research regarding care of adolescents with mental illness by passing the  post knowledge assessment test with an 80% or better.

 Length of Course: 90 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, attendees will receive 1.5 contact hours.

Social Workers:This program has been approved for 1.5 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136068,  has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for  1.5 CG credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.

Others:This program is approved for 0.15CEUs (1.5 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

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

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Triaging and Communicating with Mental Health Patients in the Emergency Room

Triaging and Communicating with Mental Health Patients in the Emergency Room

Course Expiration Date: 1/31/20

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 $50.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course is intended to increase the participant's knowledge of how to triage and communicate with mental health patients in the emergency room.

Instructor: Amber Hollingsworth LPC, MAC, CACII, CCS and Cindy Gilreath RN

Target Audience: Nurses, Social Workers, and Counselors and Therapists

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

  • identify risk factors associated with behavioral symptoms

  • develop techniques for reflective listening (level one and level two)

Length of Course: 120 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 2.0 contact hours.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Social Workers:This program has been approved for 2 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.20 CEUs (2.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

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

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Understanding and Treating Co-Dependency

Understanding and Treating Co-Dependency

Course Expiration Date: 1/31/20
AAMA Credit Expires: 1/31/2020

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 $40.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss underlying emotions that trigger co-dependent behaviors and strategies for decreasing reactive behaviors in co-dependency.

Instructor: Amber Hollingsworth, LPC, MAC, CACII,CCS

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify underlying emotions that trigger co-dependent behaviors.
2. Identify at least two strategies for decreasing reactive behaviors in co-dependency.

Length of Course: 1.5 hour

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 1.5 contact hours.

Social Workers: This program has been approved by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for 1.5 clock hours of non-social work continuing education.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, # 135306, has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for 1.5 CG credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.15 CEUs (1.5 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

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

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit.


The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.

Understanding Withdrawal From Acute to Post-Acute

Understanding Withdrawal from Acute to Post-Acute

Course Expiration Date: 4/30/22
AAMA Course Expiration Date: 1/31/2020

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 $40.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss symptoms of physical dependence for alcohol, opiates, cannabis, and stimulants and the levels of care that would be appropriate for an individual with chemical dependency.

Instructor: Amber Hollingsworth, LPC, MAC, CACII,CCS

Target Audience: Licensed Nurses, Licensed Social Workers and other interested healthcare workers

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
• identify symptoms indicated physical dependence for alcohol, opiates, cannabis, and stimulants.
• identify at least 3 levels of care that would be appropriate referral resources for an individual with chemical dependency.
• identify symptoms of post-acute withdrawal to watch out for in the first year of recovery.

Length of Course: 1.5 hour

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 1.5 contact hours.

Social Workers: This program has been approved by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for 1.5 clock hours of non-social work continuing education.

Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, # 135307, has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for 1.5 C credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.15 CEUs (1.5 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity of this program to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of this presentation or materials.

The speaker(s), the planning committee members, and all others in a position to control this activity have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in this activity.

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

Credit Requirements: To receive CE credit for completing this online course you must complete 100% of the material, receive at least 80% passing grade on post-test and complete the evaluation.

Once you pass the post-test and complete the evaluation you will be able to print a certificate for verification of credit

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses. There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.