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Critical Thinking: What Every Clinician Needs in Their Toolbox

Critical Thinking: What Every Clinician Needs In Their Toolbox

 

Course Expiration Date: 8/31/19

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 $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course will provide healthcare workers with critical thinking skills needed to make healthcare decisions that impact patient care.

Instructor: Kerrie Roberson DHA, MBA, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, CMSRN

Target Audience: All Healthcare providers

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

  • Define critical thinking.
  • List the characteristics of critical thinking.
  • Compare and contrast the difference in the terms: critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment.
  • Describe how critical thinking is contextual.
  • Compare  how critical thinking is outside the clinical setting versus inside the clinical setting.
  • Contrast the nursing process and critical thinking.
  • Associate key learning and workplace skills.
  •  List the pitfalls in critical thinking.
  • Summarize the key points and put it all together.

 

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.

This continuing education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour for licensed nurses.

Social Workers:  This program has been approved for 1.0  clock hour 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 1.0 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.

Dietitians:  1.0 hour of CPE for registered dietitians

Respiratory Care Practitioners:  1.0 clock hour will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, # 135290,  has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for  1.0 C credit. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content of the program's sponsor.

Physical Therapy Credit: This course has been approved for 1 clock hour  by the South Carolina Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. CEUL034983. Expires April 30, 2020.

Other: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEU (1.0 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.


Care Coordination As A Model of Care

Care  Coordination as a Model of Care

Course Expires: 7/31/2019

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $50.00.

Course Description:  The goal of care coordination is high-quality referrals and transitions that meet the six Institute of Medicine "Quality Chasm" aims for high-quality health care, and assure that all involved providers, institutions and patients have the information and resources they need to optimize a patient’s care. The Model looks at care coordination from the perspective of a patient-centered medical home (PCMH). It considers the major external providers and organizations with which a PCMH must interact—medical specialists, community service agencies, and hospital and emergency facilities—and summarizes the elements that appear to contribute to successful referrals and transitions. Those elements include:

  • Assuming accountability

  • Providing patient support

  • Building relationships and agreements among providers (including community agencies) that lead to shared expectations for communication and care

  • Developing connectivity via electronic or other information pathways that encourage timely and effective information flow between providers (including community agencies) 

Target Audience:  Social Workers, Nurses, Licensed Psychology Counselors, Medical Assistants, and AHEC.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

  • compare and contrast the benefits and challenges to integrating multidisciplinary teams into a care coordination model.
  • identify strategies to address barriers within multidisciplinary teams.
  • develop strategies to building and sustaining effective multidisciplinary teams

Instructor:  Macie P. Smith, Ed.D., LBSW, C-SWCM

Credit Statements:

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2 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 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.

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 contact hours. 

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136086,  has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for  2.0 AG 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 0.2 CEUs (2 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement: Upstate AHEC’s conflict of interest policy requires faculty and all persons directly involved in the planning 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.

Dollars, Cents, and Percents Oh My The Business Side of Nurse Leaders

Dollars, Cents, and Percents Oh My!

Business Side for Nurse Leaders

Course Expiration Date: 11/30/2021

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

Course Description:  This program discusses quality measurement within performance evaluation. This includes types of measurements, standardized measure sources, measurement challenges, and principles of quality performance.  Budgeting concepts for nurse leaders are reviewed and include concepts such as budgeting as a plan, spreadsheet, notes and financial system entry and management techniques.  The presenter will discuss how to analyze the financial performance basics such as types of financial measures, common financial measures, what the Chief Financial Officer needs, charges versus revenues, and proxy metrics. Proxy metric include length of stay, re-admits, patient per month all costs, and projected savings versus actual savings.

Instructor: Philip A. Smeltzer PhD

Target Audience: Nurse leaders and other interested healthcare providers

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

  • Discuss quality measurement within performance evaluation.
  • Review budgeting concepts.
  • Analyze the financial performance basics.

Length of Course: 105 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 1.75 contact hours.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.175 CEUs ( 1.75 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.


Essentials of Effective Care Planning

Essentials of Effective Care Planning

Course Expiration Date:  7/31/19

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $75.00.

Course Description:  Research has shown six overlapping categories of problems have been associated with negative outcomes among hospitalized older adults with multiple chronic conditions who transition to post-acute settings or their homes: lack of patient engagement; absent or inadequate communication; lack of collaboration among team members; limited follow-up and monitoring; poor continuity of care; and, serious gaps in services as patients move between healthcare professionals (clinicians) and across care settings. This course will assist healthcare workers in planning effective care planning for patients.

Instructor:  Macie P. Smith, Ed.D., LBSW, C-SWCM

Target Audience:  Nursing, Social Workers, Counselors and Therapists, Medical Assistants, and any other interested healthcare provider

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

  • describe the importance of completing assessments.
  • discuss motivational interviewing.
  • describe their role in the assessment and care planning process.

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 3 contact hours.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 3 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 3 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.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136088,  has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for  3.0 AG 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 0.3 CEUs (3 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.

Exploring Healthcare Ethics

Exploring Healthcare Ethics

Course Expiration Date: 3/31/20

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 $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course will provide healthcare workers with the definition of healthcare ethics, principles of healthcare ethics and how to walk the ethical road of the code of the nursing ethics.

Instructor: Toshua W. Kennedy PhD, MPH, APRN, PHCNS-BC

Target Audience: Nurses and any other interested healthcare provider

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

  • define healthcare ethics
  • list the four principles of healthcare ethics
  • analyze the nursing code of ethics

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.

This continuing education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour for licensed nurses.

Other: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEU (1.0 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.

Facilitating the Self-Disclosure Process for Persons with Hidden Disabilities

Facilitating the Self-Disclosure Process for Persons with Hidden Disabilities

Course Expiration Date:  5/31/20

 If you are purchasing this course the cost is $75.00.

Course Description:  Students with any type of disability have rights. Learn the tools to appropriately engage students with hidden disabilities in the disclosure process. Discover the importance of self-disclosure on the education delivery system and how the collective efforts will increase opportunities for success in students with disabilities.

Instructor:  Macie P. Smith, Ed.D., LBSW, C-SWCM

Target Audience:  Nursing, Social Workers, Counselors and Therapists, Medical Assistants, and any other interested healthcare worker

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

  • discuss disabilities rights and its impact on society
  • discuss the importance of self-disclosure in the education delivery system
  • describe how collective efforts increase opportunities for academic success for persons living with disabilities

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 2.5 contact hours.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.5 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.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.5 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.

Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136089,  has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for  2.5 G 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 0.25 CEUs (2.5 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.


Power of the Preceptor: Shaping the Next Generation

Power of the Preceptor: Shaping the Next Generation

Course Expiration Date: 7/31/19

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 $75.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course will provide healthcare professionals best practice techniques for becoming an effective preceptor.

Instructor: Amy Brock-Martin, Dr PH

Target Audience: All Healthcare Professionals

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

  • Describe how to conduct an orientation session for students and interns.
  • Explain the five principles of clinical learning and tips for applying them to clinical teaching activities.
  • Recognize the characteristics of the TEAM LEADER model for clinical teaching.
  • List the eight steps in providing model feedback.
  • Describe 8 different teaching strategies.
  • Identify the important functions of questions in clinical teaching.
  • Describe the 6 guidelines for providing meaningful evaluation of students by preceptors.
  • Describe the six traps in the evaluation process and ways to avoid them.

Length of Course: 165 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 2.75 contact hours.

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 2.75 clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC an approved provider continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC board of Medical Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.75 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.

Dietitians: 2.75 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.75 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.

Other: This educational offering provides 0.275 CEUs (2.75 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.

Role of the Charge Nurse: Thinking, Doing, Surviving 2019

The Role of the Charge Nurse: Thinking, Doing, Surviving

Course Expiration Date: 2/28/22

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 not a SC AHEC member, the fee is $25.00.

Course Description: This course will provide skills to assist charge nurses to understand their role expectations and requirements to professionally lead their staff.

 Instructor: Kerrie Roberson DHA, MBA, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, CMSRN

 Target Audience: Licensed Nurses

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

  • Describe role expectations of a charge nurse.
  • List the keys to appropriate delegation.
  • Identify three or more characteristics of an effective clinical leader.
  • Identify critical thinking skills that are important for the charge nurse.
  • Describe three or more difficult behavior patterns and formulate positive approaches for dealing with each behavior.
  • Illustrate problem solving strategies for selected clinical scenarios.

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, attendees will receive 1 contact hour.

Other: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.

 

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.


The Art and Skill of Successful Delegation

The Art and Skill of Successful Delegation

Course Expiration Date: 8/31/19

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 $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: Delegation is a difficult skill for the nurse to master. This course will explore various aspects of delegation from definition and appropriateness of use to the effectiveness of delegation in interpersonal relationships, teamwork situations, decision-making situations, coordination and leadership roles and empowerment. The course will also discuss the use of delegation in relation to the Nurse Practice Act.

Instructor: Kerrie Roberson MBA, MSN, BSN, RN-BC, CMSRN, DHA(c)

Target Audience: Nurses and any other interested healthcare professional

Length of Course: 1 hour

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

1. Define delegation and state when it is appropriate to use delegation.
2. List the five rights of delegation.
3. Relate how the effectiveness of delegation is to the workplace.
4. State the nature of delegation.
5. Examine the barriers to delegation.
6. List tips for better delegation.

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 contact hour.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEU (1 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.

The Impact of Multi-Disciplinary Teams

The Impact of Multi-Disciplinary Teams

 Course Expiration Date: 1/31/20

CE program brought to you by South Carolina AHEC through AHECU.  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.

To register go to www.upstateahec.org If you are purchasing this course the cost is $50.00 payable you enroll at www.upstateahec.org. If you require special assistance, please contact the office at 864-349-1160.

Course Description: This course is an extension of Care Coordination as a Model of Care to explore in more detail the purpose of a multidisciplinary team and how multidisciplinary teams better support patient outcomes.

Education Level: Introductory

Classification Code for AOTA: Category 2 Occupational Therapy Process and Category 3 Professional Issues

Instructional Method: Asynchronous online PowerPoint® lecture, Pre-Test, Post-Test and Evaluation

To pass this course you must view the lecture, complete the pre-test and evaluation and score at least 80% on the post-test.

Contact Hours: 2.0/.20 CEU’s for AOTA

Instructor:  Macie P. Smith, Ed.D., LBSW, C-SWCM

Target Audience:  Nursing, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Medical Assistants, and other interested healthcare providers

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

  • Define the purpose of a multidisciplinary team.

  • Discuss how to build a multidisciplinary team to better support client outcomes

  • List strategies to sustain an effective multidisciplinary team across the continuum

    Credit Statements:

    Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2 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 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.

    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 contact hours. 

    Respiratory Care Practitioners: 2.0 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.

    Dietitians:  2.0  hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

     Upstate AHEC is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education.  AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

    This course has been assigned 0.2 AOTA CEU’s. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

     Certified Medical Assistants: This program, #136096,  has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medial Assistants (AAMA) for  2.0 G 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 0.2 CEUs (2 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.

    Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given if you have accessed an online course.  You may cancel via email at bstoray@upstateahec.org  or telephone, 864-349-1160.

 

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.