Rebecca Smallwood

MBA, RN

Rebecca Smallwood, MBA, RN, has over 25 years of experience across a wide spectrum of healthcare settings including: rural and urban acute care hospitals, public health, ambulatory surgery center, higher education, and commercial organizations. Her roles have included: medical/surgical, ED, and OR staff and charge nurse; director of school health services/school nurse for PK-12th grades; public health epidemiology and bioterrorism preparedness; Infection control practitioner; quality management specialist; organizational development specialist; and educator. Prior to joining Relias as a SME and writer for acute care and payers, she provided healthcare learning and development consultation to Swank Healthcare and was the Director of Education Services for Health.edu, a division of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She has authored live and web-based educational content on clinical, patient safety, regulatory, leadership, patient experience, and performance improvement topics. Rebecca earned a diploma in nursing from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Lubbock, Texas in 1989 and an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Wayland Baptist University in 2010.

Courses Authored

Dog Bites in Children

7,228 Reviews

Dog Bites in Children

Each day in the U.S., about 1,000 people seek emergency care for dog bites (Dogsbite.org, n.d.). Injuries occur ....

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$12.00 Free with an Unlimited CE Membership.
Cultural Perspectives in Childbearing

15,003 Reviews

Cultural Perspectives in Childbearing

As the population of the U.S. soars in diversity, healthcare professionals must be prepared to care for childbea....

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$12.00 Free with an Unlimited CE Membership.
Low-Back Pain: The Nurse's Nemesis

5,875 Reviews

Low-Back Pain: The Nurse's Nemesis

Healthcare workers consistently rank among professions with the most days away from work because of injuries wit....

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$12.00 Free with an Unlimited CE Membership.
Beyond Standardized Care for the Homeless and Mentally Ill

7,739 Reviews

Cultural Competence for Today's Clinicians, Part 2

6,104 Reviews

Mind Your Manners ... Multiculturally

22,491 Reviews

Mind Your Manners ... Multiculturally

As the nursing workforce increasingly reflects the changing U.S. population, nurses have many opportunities to c....

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$12.00 Free with an Unlimited CE Membership.
Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia

4,757 Reviews

Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Pneumonia that develops in non-hospitalized patients is the most common infectious cause of death in the U.S. an....

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$12.00 Free with an Unlimited CE Membership.
Pulmonary Embolism: Multidisciplinary Intervention is a Key to Success

2,640 Reviews

Therapeutic Hypothermia

770 Reviews

Therapeutic Hypothermia

Traditionally, advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) focused solely on ensuring the return of spontaneous circula....

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$12.00 Free with an Unlimited CE Membership.
Lyme Disease

467 Reviews

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a systemic bacterial infection that can occur in people who sustain a bite from an infected tick....

1.0 contact hr

$12.00 Free with an Unlimited CE Membership.
Management of Hyperthyroidism

322 Reviews

Management of Hyperthyroidism

About 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disorder. That’s a little more than 1 person out of 100 (....

1.0 contact hr

$12.00 Free with an Unlimited CE Membership.