|Price:|| $69.95|| ||Hours:||23 Contact Hours|
Course Expiration Date: December 31, 2018
This course contains essential information for healthcare providers on the phenomenon of death, dying, and bereavement. Current research findings are interjected to provide evidence-based information that can be applied to clinical practice. The course reviews interventions in helping those living with life-threatening illness. As dying perspectives are reviewed, the role of the professional in palliative care and hospice will enable provision of the best quality of care at the end of life. Content on advance care planning will help learners become better communicators with patients, understanding the differences between a living will, medical power of attorney, informed consent, and a do-not-resuscitate order. This third edition also contains updated content on grief reactions to loss, religious beliefs and practices at end of life, and communities responding in situations involving sudden death. Principles of the CRISIS Framework that can alleviate disaster-related bereavement are now included.
New topics in this edition include homicide and helping in the immediate aftermath as well as grief in the workplace, which will be valuable to any professional, especially a professional responsible for creating bereavement policies . Pre-, inter- and postvention of suicide has been updated and greatly expanded. Helping bereaved adults and children and effective communication skills to be put to use when tragedy strikes are also discussed. With attention to the healthcare professional’s personal and professional stress, the final chapter concentrates on burnout, compassion fatigue, and building resilience.
|Price:|| $14.95|| ||Hours:||1 Contact Hour|
Release Date: September 9, 2016
Course Expiration Date: September 1, 2018
The law regulating the practice of nursing in Ohio (Nurse Practice Act) and the rules promulgated by the Ohio Board of Nursing regarding implementation of the nursing law are the standards by which Ohio licensed nurses are evaluated in relation to their ability to maintain their licenses and practice nursing in a way that safeguards the citizens of Ohio for whom they provide health care. It is critical for Ohio nurses to be familiar with laws and rules that affect their practice. Laws and rules regarding the practice of nursing vary from state to state, and this course is specific to the laws and rules in Ohio.
This course is designed to meet the state of Ohio’s continuing education requirement for 1 credit hour of study in Law and Rule by globally addressing information concerning the current laws and rules that affect safe practice of nursing in Ohio. With this knowledge, the nurse will have the necessary information to practice safely, in adherence with the laws and rules regulating the practice of nursing in Ohio.
This activity has been approved for 1 contact hour Category A by the Ohio Board of Nursing through the OBN approver at Norwest Community College Division of Nursing (#OBN-008-92-2062IS-102016). Approval is valid from October 20, 2016 through October 19, 2018.