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Goal and Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Review definitions, statistics, and trends of active shooter events.
  • Recall recent U.S. cancer statistics, including those for the most commonly occurring cancers.
  • Identify the stages and types of anesthesia, and medications commonly used in the perioperative setting.
  • Identify the pathophysiology of and risk factors for developing gestational diabetes mellitus.
  • Discuss assessment strategies and intervention techniques for crisis management.
  • Select characteristics and skills that demonstrate critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment.
  • Define the concepts of culture, cultural competence, generalizations, and stereotypes.
  • Define patient disaster triage criteria and the role of the healthcare team in disaster preparation.
  • Identify common injuries, radiological contamination routes, presenting signs and symptoms, and treatments associated with radiological incidents.
  • Differentiate the past events and current ethical principles that govern patient care today.
  • Define the six components of the chain of infection.
  • Define positive psychology, happiness, and well-being.
  • Recognize practices that protect the security of electronic protected health information.
  • Describe the intent of HIPPA.
  • Describe the impact of historical discrimination on the provision of healthcare.
  • Recognize the preventive measures and treatment options for common travel-related problems and illnesses.
  • Discuss the maintenance and complications of peripheral IV (PIV) therapy.
  • Identify the lifespan health considerations of LGBTQ+ individuals (childhood, adolescence, adulthood, and older adulthood), including coming out and family systems.
  • Examine sources and types of medication errors.
  • Explain features of non-suicidal self-injury and how the behaviors can develop.
  • Describe four characteristics of legally-credible charting.
  • Identify nursing considerations related to the NIHSS, and discuss the NIHSS validity as a predictor of outcomes and stroke severity in patients with stroke.
  • Determine why evidence-based practice matters and how it can be used to reduce common perioperative errors, such as surgical site infections; wrong-site, wrong-side, or wrong-person surgery; retained surgical items; and missing or mislabeled specimens.
  • Describe why new diseases emerge or reemerge in the United States and the benefits of adhering to standards of infection control.
  • Identify at least three common areas of risk and the role of nurses in mitigating risk.
  • Recall the most commonly used social media platforms.
  • Explain the modes of transmission for the zoonoses Bartonella henselae, T. gondii, T. canis, Pasteurella multocida, Chlamydophila psittaci, Salmonella, and rabies.

This California Nursing CEU License Renewal Package covers multiple general nursing topics, including:

  • Active Shooter Response | 1.0 Contact Hours
  • An Update on Cancer | 1.0 Contact Hours
  • Anesthesia in the Perioperative and Postoperative Settings | 2.0 Contact Hour
  • Clinical Management of Gestational Diabetes | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Crisis Intervention | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment | 1.0 Contact Hours
  • Cultural Differences Impact Interpersonal Communication | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Disaster Preparation and Response | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Emergency Preparedness: Chemical Weapons and Radiation Incidents | 1.5 Contact Hour
  • Ethics for Nurses | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Families and Violence | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • General Principles of Infectious Microbes and Disease | 1.25 Contact Hour
  • HIPAA and Confidentiality for Licensed Professionals | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Happiness: The Evidence Behind the Emotion | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Implicit Bias in Healthcare | 1.5 Contact Hour
  • International Travel: A Guide For Traveling Healthy | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • IV Therapy Complications | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+): An Introduction | 1.5 Contact Hours
  • Medication Error Prevention | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious Behavior in Adults | 1.5 Contact Hour
  • Nursing Documentation: Legal Aspects | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • The NIH Stroke Scale | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Patient Safety in the OR | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Professional Responsibility in Infection Prevention | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Risk Management: The Role of Nurses | 1 Contact Hour
  • Social Media for the Professional Nurse | 1.0 Contact Hour
  • Zoonoses: Animals Can Make You Sick | 1.0 Contact Hour

Accreditation Information


In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP#13791



Relias LLC reports to CEBroker for the following boards (Provider # 50-1489): Arkansas State Board Of Nursing, District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing, Florida Board Of Nursing, Georgia Board Of Nursing, New Mexico Board Of Nursing, South Carolina Board Of Nursing and  West Virginia Board Of Examiners For Registered Professional Nurses


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None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.