Full course description
Time Commitment: 4 weeks
Course Type: Self Paced
Continuing Nurse Education
Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours: 29
Chamberlain University is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
You will receive a Certificate of Completion when you meet the criteria for successful completion.
Successful completion - Criteria for successful completion of the course are the completion of all sections in the course and submission of completed post-course surveys.
Conflict of Interest – All planners, authors, and content reviewers report no conflict of interest.
This course will prepare licensed registered nurses working in either non-clinical, ambulatory, or post-acute settings to return to clinical practice in acute care settings safely. Topics in this course will include a brief overview of pharmacology, medication administration, dosage calculation, clinical skills, and infection prevention focusing on safe provision of care for the adult population in acute care. Specialty care is excluded.
By the end of this course you will:
- CO1: Illustrate understanding of key clinical skills and procedures to provide holistic care for the adult population in the acute care setting.
- CO2: Employ evidenced-based procedures for safe medication administration, dosage calculation, and intravenous therapy for the adult population in the acute care setting.
- CO3: Distinguish the appropriate infection control procedures and protocols to be utilized for the early identification, containment, and care of patients with symptoms associated with infectious disease in acute care settings.