Building confidence in the clinical and emotional care of critical and acutely ill patients
Elsevier Clinical eLearning critical care courses are designed to improve the care and treatment of critically ill patients, including palliative and end-of-life care. Evidence-based content includes interactive modules, video, and real-world scenarios that support better care of patients and improved communication with family members.
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Critical care nursing courses
AACN: Acute and critical-care pharmacologyCourse description
Exclusively from Elsevier, this content was co-developed with AACN to help healthcare organizations meet the challenge of ensuring optimal outcomes through competent, quality care to critically ill patients. Based on the latest evidence, this course uses highly interactive case studies to help nurses deepen their understanding of how drugs work, why drugs cause adverse effects and the implications for delivering care.
AACN: Adult CCRN, CCRN-E, CCRN-K certification reviewCourse description
These seven modules explore the valuable knowledge covered in the CCRN/CCRN-E/CCRN-K Adult test plan and how to apply this knowledge to clinical practice. The program covers: cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurologic, endocrine, renal, gastrointestinal, hematology/immunology, multisystem, behavioral considerations and the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care.
AACN: Basic ECG interpretation 2.0Course description
This course includes detailed content on cardiac physiology, electrocardiogram (ECG) equipment, lead placement and dysrhythmia analysis and interpretation. It is ideal for critical-care nurses, as well as progressive-care and telemetry health professionals, cardiac technicians or anyone working with cardiac patients.
AACN: Essentials of critical-care orientation (ECCO) 3.7Course description
Optimize the integration of new nurses into critical care practice with Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) 3.0. ECCO 3.0 is an interactive, case-based course designed to orient nurses on critical care basics, offering two learner paths: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Progressive Care Unit (PCU) tracks. This course is designed as a comprehensive learning experience for any nurse working with acutely or critically ill patients.
AACN: Essentials of nurse manager orientation (ENMO)Course description
ENMO is a comprehensive course for frontline and aspiring managers, charge nurses and leadership staff. This first-of-a-kind e-learning program, developed by a distinguished expert nurse panel, sets the national standard for nurse manager orientation. The content is appropriate for nurses new to management as a component of their orientation program, as well as experienced managers seeking to refresh their knowledge or fill knowledge gaps.
AACN: Optimizing care for acutely ill older adultsCourse description
Featuring the latest evidence-based knowledge, the course teaches new and experienced acute and critical care nurses to differentiate between symptoms and conditions of usual aging and those arising from illness. The course content can help prevent the unintended, costly consequences of critical illness and hospital readmissions for this population.
AACN: The preceptor challenge: AACN preceptor development programCourse description
This course provides the essential information preceptors need to provide constructive feedback, complete evaluations and create learning plans based on the needs and goals of newly hired health professionals, including recent graduates and those transitioning to new specialties. This cutting-edge course uses virtual preceptors and preceptees to allow nurses to apply theory-based precepting practice to real-world situations through virtual hospital scenarios.
APEX Hemispheres: 2.0 – Stroke competency seriesCourse description
This completely revised and updated series provides the knowledge organizations need to achieve and maintain The Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Certification, which is required to become a Designated Stroke Center. It is the only program that provides eight levels of stroke education and includes National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale Training and Certification. With content based on the latest evidence and best practices, this exceptionally interactive course is beneficial to existing and potential stroke centers and providers in need of current, consistent, stroke education and resources for clinicians and patients.
APEX Innovations: Impulse 2.0 – ECG and chest pain competency seriesCourse description
This interactive series can help all levels of healthcare professionals, from monitor technicians to physicians, gain the knowledge needed to provide competent and confident care to patients with chest pain. Extremely visual, engaging and effective, the series is the only program that meets all key educational elements required annually for Accreditation by the Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care.
ASPAN: Mosby’s orientation to perianesthesia nursing*ˆCourse description
Developed in collaboration with the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN), this authoritative, evidence-based online course teaches the foundational knowledge required to deliver safe, effective perianesthesia care. The course gives nurses the knowledge and confidence to care for patients throughout the perianesthesia continuum.
*Knowledge Inventory Tool (KIT) available for this course
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