Package contains: End-of Life Care - 5 Contact hours; Commonly Misused Substances - 15 Contact hours; An Overview of ADHD - 5 Contact hours and Humor as a Nursing Intervention - 5 Contact hours.
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An Overview of ADHD - N1918
Over time, the understanding and perceptions of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have changed dramatically as a result of advances in medical technology and recent increases in medical knowledge. This course walks clinicians through that evolution, providing them with a comprehensive history as well as the latest available research. This course provides nurses with information regarding the initial conceptualizations of ADHD and its historical underpinnings, including populations involved. The etiology of ADHD and its genetic, biological, and environmental factors are also explored and discussed.
Commonly Misused Substances - N1940
The content of the course focuses on the most commonly misused addictive drugs. Twelve types of substances are described, including their biochemistry and effects on the human body. The process of assessing and screening for these twelve substances is reviewed. Prevention practices and therapeutic modalities are also described.
End of Life Care, 2nd Edition - N1956
This course contains essential information for nurses who work with seriously ill and dying patients and their families. By understanding the role of palliative and hospice care, nurses can provide the best quality of care at the end of life, while remaining respectful of patients and putting their wishes first. Content on advance care planning helps nurses become better communicators with patients and fosters a better understanding of the different settings and eligibility requirements for palliative and hospice care. Misconceptions and barriers to providing end-of-life care are also discussed.
Humor as a Nursing Intervention, 3rd Edition - N2206
This continuing education course examines the holistic effects of humor on the health of individuals. This course provides foundational information on humor theories and discusses the effects of humor and laughter on disease outcomes. How humor may impact immune function is also considered. Suggestions of ways to add humor as an individual or as a facility are offered.
The target population for this course is any healthcare provider who works with patients, and any healthcare provider who wants to improve his or her knowledge of therapeutic humor.
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