Nursing: Contemporary Issues Course Bundle
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A swarm of challenges are rocking the healthcare world. Between new technologies, emerging infectious diseases, and rising recognition of healthcare inequality (to name just a few), keeping in the know can be difficult. We’ve made the challenge easier for you with this convenient round up of healthcare hot topics.

Included Courses

Courses included in this package. Click on a course to learn more.

  • Emerging Infectious Diseases - N47384 6
    Course release date: 3/3/2021

    About the Course:
    This course provides an overview of emerging infectious diseases (EID), offering useful historic and scientific underpinnings, as well as an introduction to the less obvious consequences of rapidly spreading infections. The course is aimed at empowering nurses to best serve their patients, despite the challenges projected by EID-associated disruptions. In broad strokes, this course provides general ID and EID information, discusses consequences of a pandemic, provides an overview of how governments and organizations prepare for EID, methods to combat the spread of ID, and descriptions of specific nursing approaches useful to prevent and manage EID.
  • Evidence-Based Implicit Bias Implications for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals 1
    Course release date: 12/23/2021

    About the Course:
    The purpose of this course is to provide a historical context of race and racism and its relationship to the development of racial implicit bias. The development of implicit bias will be discussed along with research demonstrating the impact of implicit bias on the clinical encounter. Recommendations for mitigating implicit bias are offered.
  • Population Health: Contemporary Perspectives for Nurses - N32887 4
    Course release date: 3/4/2020

    About the Course:
    This course will provide current and relevant information about population health as it applies to contemporary nursing practice.  The course presents an overview of population health via definitions and practical applications. It will discuss public health nurse standards of practice and the skills and knowledge that clinicians need in order to address modern day health issues, along with methods and strategies for tackling such health problems. Throughout the course, case examples will illustrate how to employ a population health approach to improve outcomes, not merely for individuals, but for populations.
  • Social Determinants of Health for Health Care Professionals - N44140 3
    Course release date: 12/08/2020

    About the Course:
    The purpose of this course is to identify the categories of social determinants of health (SDOH) for healthcare professionals, explain the differences and relationships between social determinants and behavioral factors and the possible effects on health, review population health and population management, and discuss the effect of COVID-19 on the SDOH.
  • Telehealth's Impact on Nursing Practice 1
    Course release date: 11/18/2020

    About the Course
    Telehealth has become an integral part in transforming healthcare and addressing challenges in the health care system. To provide accessible, quality patient care, nurses must adopt and use innovative technologies to meet these goals. This course introduces the various types of telehealth modalities and reviews the history of telehealth and their applications in nursing practice. Scope of practice issues that impact care provided by telehealth, including those that have emerged and evolved related to COVID-19, is discussed, and the course concludes with the current and future implications of telehealth on nursing practice.
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Contemporary Issues Course Bundle - 15 Hours

55.00
A swarm of challenges are rocking the healthcare world. Between new technologies, emerging infectious diseases, and rising recognition of healthcare inequality (to name just a few), keeping in the know can be difficult. We’ve made the challenge easier for you with this convenient round up of healthcare hot topics.

Included Courses

Courses included in this package. Click on a course to learn more.

  • Emerging Infectious Diseases - N47384 6
    Course release date: 3/3/2021

    About the Course:
    This course provides an overview of emerging infectious diseases (EID), offering useful historic and scientific underpinnings, as well as an introduction to the less obvious consequences of rapidly spreading infections. The course is aimed at empowering nurses to best serve their patients, despite the challenges projected by EID-associated disruptions. In broad strokes, this course provides general ID and EID information, discusses consequences of a pandemic, provides an overview of how governments and organizations prepare for EID, methods to combat the spread of ID, and descriptions of specific nursing approaches useful to prevent and manage EID.
  • Evidence-Based Implicit Bias Implications for Physicians and Healthcare Professionals 1
    Course release date: 12/23/2021

    About the Course:
    The purpose of this course is to provide a historical context of race and racism and its relationship to the development of racial implicit bias. The development of implicit bias will be discussed along with research demonstrating the impact of implicit bias on the clinical encounter. Recommendations for mitigating implicit bias are offered.
  • Population Health: Contemporary Perspectives for Nurses - N32887 4
    Course release date: 3/4/2020

    About the Course:
    This course will provide current and relevant information about population health as it applies to contemporary nursing practice.  The course presents an overview of population health via definitions and practical applications. It will discuss public health nurse standards of practice and the skills and knowledge that clinicians need in order to address modern day health issues, along with methods and strategies for tackling such health problems. Throughout the course, case examples will illustrate how to employ a population health approach to improve outcomes, not merely for individuals, but for populations.
  • Social Determinants of Health for Health Care Professionals - N44140 3
    Course release date: 12/08/2020

    About the Course:
    The purpose of this course is to identify the categories of social determinants of health (SDOH) for healthcare professionals, explain the differences and relationships between social determinants and behavioral factors and the possible effects on health, review population health and population management, and discuss the effect of COVID-19 on the SDOH.
  • Telehealth's Impact on Nursing Practice 1
    Course release date: 11/18/2020

    About the Course
    Telehealth has become an integral part in transforming healthcare and addressing challenges in the health care system. To provide accessible, quality patient care, nurses must adopt and use innovative technologies to meet these goals. This course introduces the various types of telehealth modalities and reviews the history of telehealth and their applications in nursing practice. Scope of practice issues that impact care provided by telehealth, including those that have emerged and evolved related to COVID-19, is discussed, and the course concludes with the current and future implications of telehealth on nursing practice.