Goal and Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Summarize the major requirements for nurses set forth in the Texas Nursing Practice Act and Rules.Describe how to identify, collect, document, and preserve forensic evidence in a healthcare setting while providing patient-centered, high-quality healthcare.
  2. Discuss the care provider’s role in identifying and referring victims of sexual assault, and for evidence collection for patients who have experienced sexual assault.State how to partner with other healthcare team members to enhance prevention, identification, and management of sarcopenia.State how to assess for, respond to, and report suspected elder abuse.Describe strategies for managing workplace communication challenges – such as communicating with people who are upset or angry.Explain how to create and implement a pain treatment plan that integrates evidence-based pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies in a manner that minimizes treatment-related harm.Discuss the indications of and alternatives to opioids for safely and effectively managing chronic pain.Identify screening and treatment options for opioid misuse and opioid use disorder.Discuss the primary nursing interventions in the care of a patient presenting with an acute stroke as well as the role of nurses in caring for stroke patients from admission to discharge.Describe at least three ways to promote a positive nursing image in your workplace and to the public.Explain how to apply aspects of emotional intelligence in the workplace and to self-care.Identify the importance of the interprofessional healthcare team for addressing health disparities and improving health literacy.Describe evidence-based intervention strategies to improve the emotional and physical health of children with obesity.Discuss four motivational interviewing techniques practitioners can use to help people create behavior change plans.Summarize four factors that prevent medication adherence in the community and how to mitigate them.

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) 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.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

For Florida professionals:

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