Goal and Learning Outcomes

  • Describe why new diseases emerge or reemerge in the United States and the benefits of adhering to standards of infection control.
  • Describe sources and types of medication errors.
  • Describe interventions that could prevent violence.
  • Explain the connection of nurse caring with patient outcomes.
  • List the appropriate nursing actions when delirium is suspected.
  • Describe the intent of HIPAA.
  • Describe what nurses and institutions can do to foster effective collegial nurse-physician relationships.
  • Explain the importance of theory to the nursing profession.
  • List the items of best practice associated with effective communication, cultural competence, and patient- and family-centered care across the continuum of care.
  • Identify populations at greatest risk for prescription drug abuse.
  • State two significant Islamic health-related practices or beliefs.

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Course Summary: Virginia RN/LPN License Renewal CE Package: 15 Hours - Fulfills State Requirements

Course Title                   Course Hours

Infection Control for Healthcare Professionals    3
Preventing Medication Errors    2
Preventing Violence in the Healthcare Setting    1
Caring: The Essence of Nursing    1
Clearing Up the Confusion About Delirium    1
Awareness Enhances Care for Muslim Patients    1
HIPAA and Confidentiality: Practice May Change, But Principles Endure    1
Emerging Infectious Diseases: A Growing Threat in the U.S.    1
Nursing Ethics, Part 3: Ethics in Nursing    1.5
Nursing Theory: At the Heart of Practice    1
Effective Communication With Patients    1
Prescription Drug Abuse: Knowing the Danger Signs    1

Total Hours   15.5

Accreditation Information

NURSES

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.

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