Active CE Programs

Volume 3, Number 2

Misconnections between medical devices with Luer connectors: underrecognized but potentially fatal events in clinical practice
by Beverly Gallauresi, RN, MPH; Melissa Eakle, MSN, MBA; Audrey Morrison, RN, BSN

Preventing tubing misconnections: a practical view
Rodney Hicks, PhD, ARNP
Laura N. Provan

Volume 4, No.2

Enteral Feeding Misconnections
Peggi Guenter, PhD, RN, CNSN

Panel Discussion:Tubing Misconnections:Where are we
Moderator: Rodney Hicks, PhD, RN, FNP

Volume 4, No.3

Wound Care in Long Term Care: Focus on Infectious Complications
Dorothy B. Doughty, MN, RN, CWOCN, FAAN

Panel Discussion:
Tubing Surgical Site Infections: Where are we today?
Moderator: Robert G. Penn MD, FACP, FSHE

Volume 5, Number 1

Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: Overview

Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management: Focus on Nutrition
Joyce K. Stechmiller, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN

Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management: Focus on Incontinence

Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: Focus on Wound Care
By Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN, CWS

Volume 5, No.2

Maintaining Hydration and Tube Patency in Enteral Tube Feedings
Linda M Lord, NP, MS, CNSN

Volume 5, No.3

Using OASIS to Improve Outcomes with Post-Stroke Patients
Mary Curry Narayan, MSN, RN, HHCNS-BC, COS-C

Best Nursing Practices for Homecare Diabetes Patients
Mary Curry Narayan, MSN, RN, HHCNS-BC, COS-C

Volume 6, No.1

Prevention and Management of Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis
By Vicki Haugen, RN, MPH, CWOCN, OCN, FCN; and Denise Nix, MS, RN, CWOCN

Support surfaces for pressure ulcer prevention
Joyce Black, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN

Volume 6 No.2

Early Enteral Feeding in the ICU
Arlene A. Escuro, MS, RD, LD, CNSC, and Elizabeth Pash, MS, RD, LDN

Early Enteral Feeding Protocols: Bedside Application of Evidence
Arlene A. Escuro, MS, RD, LD, CNSC

Volume 6 No.3

Tying it all Together: Preventing Infection and Complications with Urinary Catheters
Denise Nix, MS, RN, CWOCN
and Ann Marie Pettis, RN, BSN, CIC

Panel Discussion: Preventing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection and Complications
Moderator: Mikel Gray, PhD, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN







Expired CE Programs

Volume 1, Number 1

Safe Nursing Practices for Enteral Nutrition in the Acutely Ill.
by Peggi Guenter, PhD,RN,CNSN

Safety Issues in the Enteral Feeding of Neonates
by M.T. Verklan RN, PhD,CCNS and S. Premji RN,PhD

Volume 1, Number 2

Monitoring Body Temperature in Critical and Acute-care Settings
by Barbara Holtzclaw, PhD, RN, FAAN

Hazards in Neonatal and Pediatric Thermometry
By Andrea M. Kline, RN, MS, PCCNP, CCRN and Sarah A. Martin, RN, MS, PCCNP, CPNP, CCRN

Volume 1, Number 3

Enteral Nutrition and Hydration in Long-term Care
by Peggi Guenter, PhD, RN, CNSN

Safe Practices in Long-term Wound Care
By Catherine T. Milne, APRN, MSN, BC, CWOCN

Volume 1, Number 4

Using Wireless Connectivity to Improve Patient Care and Workflow Processes
by Janet Barberr, MSN, RN, FAAFS

Roundtable Discussion: Improving Patient Safety With Wireless Point-of-Care Technology.
By Moderator: Janet Barber MSN, RN

Volume 2, Number 2

Aspiration Pneumonia due to Enteral Tube Feeding.
by Carol McGinnis RN, MS, CNSN

Early Enteral Nutrition Following Cardiovascular Surgery.
By Carol Wolin-Riklin, MA, RD, LD, CNSD and Jan Foster, RN, PhD, MSN CCRN

Volume 2, Number 3

Keeping Patients Safe: Assuring that Feeding Tubes Stay out of the Lung.
by Suzanne M. Burns, RN, MSN, RRT, ACNP, CCRN

The New WHO and JCAHO Patient Safety Initiative.
An Interview with Dr. Peter Angood and Laura Botinick

Volume 3, Number 1

Infection Control in Thermometry
by Gwen Beiningen, RN,MS,CIC and Rhonda Klinkenberg, RN, BA, CCRN

Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy: Doing it right to improve patient safety
By Katherine G. Trewhitt, CRNP, MS, AOCNP

Volume 3, Number 3

Safe enteral tube feedings and hydration in home care
by Linda M. Lord, NP, MS, CNSN

Life with home enteral nutrition: a view from the inside
by Cheryl W. Thompson PhD, RD, CNSD, and Luke Vohsing

Volume 4, No.1

Symposium: Consensus and controversy in urinary drainage systems: Implications for improving patient safety

Moderator Mikel Gray PhD, FNP, PNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN






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