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Acute Care Nursing CE Package for APRNs

Earn 28+ ANCC Pharmacology contact hours (and 100+ total hours of CE) that are most relevant to APRNs focused on Acute Care. You will have access to the courses in this package for 1 full year.

111.0 ANCC Contact Hours

28.5 ANCC Pharmacology Hours

Courses inside this package:
  1. Acute Myocardial Infarction for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this course is to review the pathophysiology of AMI and explore the current AMI diagnosis and treatment guidelines according to the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, as well as the European Society of Cardiology.

    • 3.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $25
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  2. Asthma Nursing CE Course for APRNs Part 1: Pathophysiology, Risk Factors, and Diagnosis Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this activity is to ensure that all APRNs within primary care and emergency medicine fields are aware of and able to implement the most up-to-date information regarding the pathophysiology, signs, symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis of asthma into their practice.

    • 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $11
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  3. Asthma Nursing CE Course for APRNs Part 4: The Management of Severe Asthma: Biologics, Asthma Exacerbations, Special Populations, and Referral Considerations Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this activity is to ensure that all APRNs within primary care and emergency medicine fields are aware of and able to implement the most up-to-date information regarding the management of severe cases of asthma, exacerbations, and special populations into their practice.

    • 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
    • 0.5 ANCC Pharmacology Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $18
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  4. Blood Clotting and Bleeding Disorders for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this module is to review the most common blood clotting and bleeding disorders, examining the clinical manifestations and implications of each disease process, as well as the clinical considerations for prescribing therapy as a means to enhance clinical practice and improve patient outcomes.

    • 5.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $30
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  5. Diabetes for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this module is to provide an overview of the pathophysiology of the three primary types of diabetes, the risk factors, and the current diagnostic and management guidelines.

    • 6.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $38
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  6. Diagnostic Radiology For APRNs: Part 1 Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this two-part educational series is to enhance clinical practice and improve patient outcomes by educating advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) on the various types of diagnostic radiology imaging tests, ensuring satisfactory understanding of the appropriate indications for ordering each exam, as well as the risks, benefits, and important clinical considerations regarding the use of contrast media.

    • 2.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 2.5 ANCC Pharmacology Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $25
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  7. Diagnostic Radiology For APRNs: Part 2 Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this two-part educational series is to enhance clinical practice and improve patient outcomes by educating advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) on the various types of diagnostic radiology imaging tests, ensuring satisfactory understanding of the appropriate indications for ordering each exam, as well as the risks, benefits, and important clinical considerations regarding the use of contrast media.

    • 4.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $32
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  8. Pain Management Nursing CE Course Part 1: The Pathophysiology and Classification of Pain (All Users)

    The purpose of this module is to describe the pathophysiology of pain, reviewing the different types of pain, and outlining the clinical assessment and work-up for a patient presenting with pain, as a means to enhance the nurse and APRN’s understanding of pain and the vital components of a comprehensive pain assessment.

    • 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $11
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  9. Pain Management Nursing CE Course for APRNs Part 2: The Non-Opioid Management of Pain

    The purpose of this module is to review non-pharmacological pain reduction strategies, as well as the non-opioid pharmacological treatment of pain to enhance the knowledge and clinical skill of the advanced practice nurse providing care to patients with pain.

    • 1.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $20
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  10. Pain Management Nursing CE Course for APRNs Part 3: Opioid Prescribing

    With the rise of the opioid epidemic that continues to plague the US, APRNs must ascertain an accurate and comprehensive understanding regarding best practices for opioid prescribing for pain management to preserve the integrity of clinical practice, safeguard patient care, and reduce the risk for opioid use disorders. The purpose of this module is to provide a comprehensive overview of best-practice opioid prescribing guidelines, including proper monitoring of patients on long-term opioid therapy, as well as the clinical features of opioid use disorders.

    • 2.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 2.5 ANCC Pharmacology Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $30
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  11. Safe and Effective Prescribing of Controlled Substances for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this course is to discuss and introduce the basic tenets of safety that must be observed by advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) who are actively treating patients with prescribed controlled substances. This course satisfies the specific requirements for three hours of continuing professional development for advanced nurse prescribers in the states of Florida and New York.

    • 3.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 3.5 ANCC Pharmacology Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $46
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  12. Seizures and Epilepsy for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this course is to examine the most common types of epilepsy and seizures across the lifespan, reviewing the incidence and prevalence, risk factors, clinical presentation, diagnostic criteria, and treatment modalities.

    • 2.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $21
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  13. Stroke for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this course is to ensure that the advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) is cognizant of the most recent recommendations regarding the diagnosis and management of acute ischemic attacks within the brain, or strokes.

    • 3.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 0.5 ANCC Pharmacology Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $25
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  14. Blood Clotting in Pregnancy and Postpartum for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this module is to examine blood clotting during the pregnancy and postpartum period in healthy women and those with inherited thrombophilia disorders, outlining evidence-based prevention strategies, thromboprophylaxis, and treatment to enhance APRN practice and improve maternal and fetal outcomes.

    • 3.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $24
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  15. COVID-19 (Year 2): Updated Evidence, Treatment, and Vaccination for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the most up-to-date science available regarding the clinical manifestations, disease severity, and evidence-based treatment approaches for patients with COVID-19, as well as a summary of the COVID-19 vaccines for APRNs.

    • 6.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 3.5 ANCC Pharmacology Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $46
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  16. Endocrine and Hormonal Disorders Part 1: Anatomy and Physiology NursingCE Course (all users)

    The purpose of this module is to provide the user with an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system and all of its hormones.

    • 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $12
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  17. Endocrine and Hormonal Disorders for APRNs Part 2: Hypopituitarism and Other Hormone Deficiencies Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this module is to provide the APRN with an overview of the pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical presentation, diagnostic workup, evidence-based management guidelines, and potential complications of primary endocrine disorders leading to hormonal deficiencies, including hypothalamus and pituitary disorders, growth hormone deficiency, DI, hypothyroidism, and hypogonadism.

    • 3.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $23
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  18. Endocrine and Hormonal Disorders for APRNs Part 3: Syndromes of Excessive Hormone Secretion Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this module is to provide the APRN with an overview of the pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical presentation, diagnostic workup, evidence-based management guidelines, and potential complications of primary endocrine disorders leading to hormonal excess, including acromegaly, gigantism, hyperprolactinemia, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, polycystic ovarian syndrome, hyperparathyroidism, and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.

    • 1.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 0.5 ANCC Pharmacology Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $19
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  19. Endocrine and Hormonal Disorders for APRNs Part 4: Adrenal Gland Disorders Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this module is to provide the APRN with an overview of the pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical presentation, diagnostic workup, evidence-based management guidelines, and potential complications of primary endocrine disorders affecting the adrenal gland and leading to either an excess or deficiency in adrenal hormones.

    • 1.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 0.5 ANCC Pharmacology Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $19
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  20. Lab Interpretation for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this module is to provide an overview of the most common laboratory tests and guide the interpretation of results.

    • 2.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $19
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  21. Palliative Care for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    This module will focus on the components of palliative care and the palliative care delivery process with specific strategies and interventions for the advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) to utilize as a means to control distressing symptoms of serious illness, enhance comfort, and improve quality of life throughout the duration of the illness.

    • 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $16
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  22. Thyroid Dysfunction for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this module is to expand the APRN’s knowledge of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, and complications related to thyroid dysfunction based on the most recent practice guidelines and up-to-date research.

    • 3.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $28
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  23. Coping with Patient Death Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this activity is to examine bereavement in nurses following the death of a patient, highlight the manifestations of grief and consequences of unresolved grief, and identify strategies to help nurses cope with grief in a healthy manner to prevent compassion fatigue and promote physical and mental health and wellbeing.

    • 2.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $16
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  24. Organ and Tissue Donation and Recovery for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this course is to outline the roles and responsibilities of the advanced practice nurse when caring for patients and families considering and then undergoing organ donation to serve as an educator and liaison during this complicated and emotionally difficult period. This course also satisfies the state of New Jersey’s requirement for all professional nurses to complete one continuing education course that covers organ and tissue donation and recovery designed to address clinical aspects of the donation and recovery process.

    • 2.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $24
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  25. Nutritional Support in Critical Illness: Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    This course reviews the fundamental aspects of nutritional support for patients with critical illness, including the components of a nutrition assessment, types of enteral and parenteral nutrition access routes, indications, contraindications, and clinical considerations to enhance APRN practice and improve patient outcomes.

    • 3.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $32
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  26. Sepsis for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    This module aims to provide an overview of sepsis, its risk factors, clinical features, best practices for diagnosis, and treatment to inform practice and help APRNs provide optimal care, patient education, and support improved patient outcomes and decreased mortality.

    • 3.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $29
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  27. Teamwork and Collaboration Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this course is to discuss effective communication strategies, the importance of workplace respect, and the potential benefits of multidisciplinary care and collaboration for nurses.

    • 2.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $16
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  28. Pneumonia for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    This module offers an overview of pneumonia and its risk factors, clinical features, best practices for diagnosis and treatment to inform nursing practice, facilitate optimal care, patient education, and improved patient outcomes.

    • 5.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.5 ANCC Pharmacology Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $40
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  29. Vascular Access Devices: Part 1 Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this learning module is to provide an overview of the most common vascular access devices (VADs) utilized in clinical practice for adult patients. The various guidelines regarding the care, maintenance, and assessment of peripheral access devices will be highlighted. The indications and procedures for insertion and removal, benefits, risks, and complications in conjunction with clinical decision-making for best-practice standards and enhanced patient outcomes will be outlined. This module endeavors to review and explain the most common peripheral VADs and the necessary management and assessment skills required for safe clinical practice. The introduction and revision of these devices and their use require healthcare professionals (HCPs) to update their knowledge base continually to provide the latest evidence-based practice (EBP) standards. VAD insertion, management, and use is an essential component of routine patient care. Therefore, a thorough understanding of the numerous VADs utilized in clinical practice and their management and assessment is critical for providing quality care. Please refer to Part 2 of this series to review central access devices and invasive monitoring (central venous pressure and pulmonary artery catheters).

    • 3.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $19
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  30. Vascular Access Devices: Part 2 Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this learning module is to provide an overview of the most common vascular access devices utilized in clinical practice for adult patients. The various guidelines regarding the care, maintenance, and assessment of central access devices will be highlighted. The indications and procedures for insertion and removal, benefits, risks, and complications in conjunction with clinical decision-making for best-practice standards and enhanced patient outcomes will be outlined. The interpretation and management of invasive monitoring and its role in clinical decision-making will be reviewed. This module endeavors to review and explain the most common central VADs and the necessary management and assessment skills required for safe clinical practice. The introduction and revision of these devices and their use require healthcare professionals (HCPs) to update their knowledge base continually to provide the latest evidence-based practice (EBP) standards. VAD insertion, management, and use is an essential component of routine patient care. Therefore, a thorough understanding of the numerous VADs utilized in clinical practice and their management and assessment is critical for providing quality care. Please refer to Part 1 of this series to review infection control techniques and peripheral access devices, including short peripheral IVs, midline catheters, intraosseous catheters, and arterial catheters.

    • 3.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $22
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  31. Oral Health Care Nursing CE Course

    This module aims to provide an overview of oral care, its clinical significance, and best practices to help nurses provide optimal care, patient education, and enhance patient outcomes.

    • 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $12
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  32. The Basics of Ventilator Weaning in the Critical Care Patient for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this course is to provide education surrounding the nuances and complexities of weaning patients from ventilatory support and the APRN’s role throughout this interdisciplinary process.

    • 3.5 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $35
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  33. Early Mobilization for Mechanically Ventilated Patients Nursing CE Course

    This 3-hour course discusses early mobilization (EM) of mechanically ventilated patients, including the background, pathophysiology, indications, and complications of mechanical ventilation (MV) and the safety considerations, screening process, and implementation strategies needed to optimize patient outcomes.

    • 3.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $24
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  34. Ventilator Settings Nursing CE Course

    This 4-hour course reviews the background, pathophysiology, management, and indications for patients requiring mechanical ventilation (MV), including ventilator modes, settings, complications, consequences, troubleshooting, and safety considerations to optimize patient outcomes.

    • 4.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $29
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  35. Cystic Fibrosis for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of cystic fibrosis (CF), its epidemiology, risk factors, genetic inheritance, clinical features, diagnostic process, and evidence-based management strategies to inform APRN practice.

    • 4.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 1.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $29
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  36. Procedural Sedation for APRNs Nursing CE Course

    This 2-hour course discusses procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA), including terminology, indications for use, pre-procedural planning, intra-procedural assessment and monitoring, medication options, and post-procedure recovery and discharge planning. An advanced practice registered nurse’s (APRN's) scope of practice and role in PSA can vary based on practice location and governing bodies. Learners are reminded to refer to their state board of nursing and institutional policies for specific guidelines.

    • 2.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • 2.0 ANCC Pharmacology Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $22
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  37. Air Quality in the Operating Suite Nursing CE Course

    The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to identify the dangers of surgical smoke, mitigation methods, compliance improvement efforts, and ways to bring smoke evacuation practices beyond the healthcare facility level.

    • 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
    • Single Course Cost: $20
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  38. Ostomy Placement and Care Nursing CE Course

    This 4-hour course reviews the indications for ostomy placement, including the pathophysiology of various underlying conditions that may require an ostomy. In addition, this course outlines the various ostomy-related surgeries and ostomy-related complications. Finally, this course will address postoperative ostomy management and care, including patient education and discharge planning.

    • 4.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $22
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  39. Tracheostomy Placement and Care Nursing CE Course

    This 4-hour course reviews the indications for tracheostomy placement, including the anatomy and pathophysiology of the respiratory system and the use of mechanical ventilation. In addition, this course reviews various aspects of tracheostomy placement, including timing considerations, types of procedures, and post-placement complications. Finally, this course outlines postoperative tracheostomy management and care, including tracheostomy cleaning, suctioning, and patient education.

    • 4.0 ANCC Contact Hours
    • Single Course Cost: $24
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Package Cost: $375

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