The Connell School of Nursing's Continuing Education Program offers a range of courses to strengthen the knowledge of nurses and other health care professionals—empowering them to improve the quality of patient care. 

Registrations are non-transferrable and final. We do not issue refunds.

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Adult Health Assessment
<p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus. All students are required to show proof of full vaccination for COVID-19.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 18</p>
<p>Update physical assessment skills through lecture and hands-on experience in our simulation laboratory. You also develop knowledge of normal health assessment through comprehensive analysis of a patient’s health status. Topics include dermatological, cardiac, ENT, neurological, respiratory, musculoskeletal, and abdominal assessment.<br /> </p>
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Adult Health: Medical Surgical Review
<p>This class will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 11<br /> </p>
<p>Join the NCLEX Review Course for the two-day adult health content review. Class is didactic with a question-and-answer format and reviews content designated as core competencies in Adult Health.<br /> </p>
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Antimicrobial Therapy
<p>2 Contact Hours. 1.5 Pharmacology hours.</p> <p>This course is designed for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians, and Registered Nurses providing healthcare to adult men. <br />  </p> <h4>Faculty</h4> <p>Jacqueline Sly, RN, MSN, FNP-C, DNP candidate<br /> Clinical Instructor<br /> Boston College Connell School of Nursing<br /> </p>
<p>This course focuses on the study of pharmacodynamic therapies of antibiotics used in professional nursing as it relates to nursing and advanced practice. Dynamics between practitioner practice and patient responses to drug therapy, teaching, psycho-social, and economic factors affecting antibiotic use are discussed. The decision-making of the nurse practicing in an expanded role related to antimicrobial therapy is also included.<br /> </p>
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Cardiac Nursing Overview
<p>This course will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5<br /> </p>
<p>This course will discuss cardiac assessment techniques, the seven behavioral metrics for cardiovascular health according to the AHA, management updates for major cardiac diseases (CAD, Angina, MI), the difference between female presenting systems, and the implications of nursing care for patients who have acute myocardial infarction.<br /> </p>
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Career Transition for Nurses: Returning to the Workforce
<p>This class will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5<br /> </p>
<p>This workshop includes career development, résumé writing, and interview techniques. It provides nurses with an update on current trends in nursing employment. Guidelines for developing your personal professional portfolio are reviewed.<br /> </p>
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Central Line Care
<p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus. All students are required to show proof of full vaccination for COVID-19.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5.5</p>
<p>This course discusses identification, differentiation, and complications associated with all types of central lines: subclavian, jugular, venous access devices, PICCs, and tunneled catheters. Demonstration of technique is included.</p>
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Clinical Research: Principles, Protocols and Procedures
<p>Contact hours for this course: 30</p> <ul> <li>Session 1: Overview of the Clinical Research Process</li> <li>Session 2: Clinical Research Personnel, Service Providers, and the Site Selection Process</li> <li>Session 3: Human Subject Protections and Regulatory Oversight</li> <li>Session 4: Clinical Trial Conduct, Monitoring and Record Keeping</li> <li>Session 5: Components of Ethical Evaluation of Human Research and Privacy Considerations</li> <li>Session 6: Recruitment and Retention, Drug Compliance and Accountability, and Study Close-Out Procedures</li> <li>Session 7: Pharmacovigilance in Drug/Device Development</li> <li>Session 8: Audits &amp; Inspections: Ensuring Clinical Research Quality</li> <li>Session 9: The Role of Data Management in Clinical Research</li> <li>Session 10: Study Budgets and Contracts: Evaluation and Negotiation</li> </ul>
<p>This course is designed to provide a thorough overview of clinical research conduct, the drug development process, the roles of the Clinical Research Associate and Clinical Research Coordinator, and other key roles in the conduct of clinical research.</p>
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Clinical Spanish for Beginners - Introduction
<p>Contact hours for this course: 21</p> <p>This course will be conducted live online via Zoom.</p> <p>Two books are required for this class.  They must purchased in advance and brought to the first class session.<br />  </p> <ul> <li><i>Basic Spanish</i>, Enhanced 2nd Edition, by Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo, Francisco Mena-Ayllón. ISBN: 9781285052083</li> <li><i>Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel</i>, Enhanced 2nd Edition, by Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo. ISBN: 9781285052182<br /> <br /> </li> </ul>
<p><b>For: students with little to no background in Spanish.</b></p> <p>Students will learn medical vocabulary and the most basic common expressions as they are applied in conversations. General focus is conversational Spanish based on learning the present tense of regular and some irregular verbs, prepositions, a, de, and other topics of grammar. We will also appreciate the Latin American culture through readings.</p>
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Clinical Spanish for Beginners I
<p>Contact hours for this course: 21</p> <p>This course will be conducted live online via Zoom.</p> <p>Two books are required for this class.  They must purchased in advance and brought to the first class session.<br />  </p> <ul> <li><i>Basic Spanish</i>, Enhanced 2nd Edition, by Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo, Francisco Mena-Ayllón. ISBN: 9781285052083</li> <li><i>Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel</i>, Enhanced 2nd Edition, by Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo. ISBN: 9781285052182<br /> <br /> </li> </ul>
<p><b>This is the first of the three courses required to earn the Clinical Spanish for Beginners Certificate.</b></p> <p>The course is designed for students with some background in Spanish who would like to apply their Spanish in the medical setting. The course progressively merges grammar and health care terminology in the context of various medical settings. We will be focusing on dialogues, readings, and cultural notes. This course provides a foundation of knowledge and experience to the health care provider who wants to learn Spanish to facilitate better communication with the growing monolingual Hispanic community in the United States.<br> </p>
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Clinical Spanish for Beginners II
<p>Contact hours for this course: 21</p> <p>Prerequisite: Clinical Spanish for Beginners I<br /> </p> <p>This course will be conducted live online via Zoom.</p> <p>Two books are required for this class.  They must purchased in advance and brought to the first class session.<br />  </p> <ul> <li><i>Basic Spanish</i>, Enhanced 2nd Edition, by Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo, Francisco Mena-Ayllón. ISBN: 9781285052083</li> <li><i>Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel</i>, Enhanced 2nd Edition, by Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo. ISBN: 9781285052182<br /> <br /> </li> </ul>
<p><b>This is the second of the three courses required to earn the Clinical Spanish for Beginners Certificate.</b><br> </p> <p>Classes will be conducted almost exclusively in Spanish with a continued emphasis on conversation rather than grammar. We will be focusing on speaking through dialogues, readings, and cultural notes. Topics will include medical terminology and the applications of language to patient care with a focus on oral and listening comprehension. Students will be taught phrases and commands facilitating the completion of a physical assessment as well as everyday terms used in the clinical setting.<br> </p>
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Clinical Spanish for Beginners III
<p>Contact hours for this course: 21</p> <p>Prerequisites: Clinical Spanish for Beginners I and Clinical Spanish for Beginners II<br /> </p> <p>This course will be conducted live online via Zoom.</p> <p>Two books are required for this class.  They must purchased in advance and brought to the first class session.<br />  </p> <ul> <li><i>Basic Spanish</i>, Enhanced 2nd Edition, by Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo, Francisco Mena-Ayllón. ISBN: 9781285052083</li> <li><i>Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel</i>, Enhanced 2nd Edition, by Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo. ISBN: 9781285052182<br /> <br /> </li> </ul>
<p><b>Required Coursework</b></p> <p>This course is designed for students who have completed Conversational Medical Spanish I and II and are working toward a certificate in Medical Spanish. The class will be conducted exclusively in Spanish. It is designed to serve those in the medical professions who seek high conversational skills in Spanish. It presents everyday situations that medical students, pre-professionals, and professionals may encounter at their work settings when dealing with Spanish-speaking patients and personnel in the Unites States. Students learn through role-plays how to communicate and give instructions about very important health issues, from AIDS to drugs and drug addiction. Also, there will be different readings and discussions on Hispanic cultural notes. <br /> </p>
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Clinical Spanish for Beginners IV
<p>Contact hours for this course: 21</p> <p>Prerequisites: Clinical Spanish for Beginners I,&nbsp;Clinical Spanish for Beginners II, and&nbsp;Clinical Spanish for Beginners III<br> </p> <p>This course will be conducted live online via Zoom.</p> <p>This course will present realistic situations in which students, pre-professionals, and professionals have the opportunity to continue improving their conversational skills by speaking at the highest level of proficiency with the most common words, verbal expressions, or colloquialisms. We will pay attention to specialized vocabulary and conversations for each medical profession. Students will be able to create and do role-playing, dialogue completions, monologues, translations and other activities such as how to communicate and give instructions about very important health issues in everyday life to Spanish-speaking patients, personnel in the United States, and when traveling abroad to Hispanic countries. Also, there will be readings that highlight Hispanic customs and traditions, and discussions on different health issues of interest. Throughout the conversations we will review, if necessary, any other topics of grammar.</p> <p>Two books are required for this class.&nbsp; They must purchased in advance and brought to the first class session.<br> &nbsp;</p> <ul> <li><i>Basic Spanish</i>, Enhanced 2nd Edition, by Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo, Francisco Mena-Ayllón. ISBN: 9781285052083</li> <li><i>Basic Spanish for Medical Personnel</i>, Enhanced 2nd Edition, by Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo. ISBN: 9781285052182<br> <br> </li> </ul>
<p><b>For: students who want to develop a higher level of proficiency</b></p> <p>This course is designed for students who have completed the three previous Conversational Medical Spanish courses and have completed studies of the highest grammar level of Spanish. The class will be conducted only in Spanish. It is designed to serve those in the medical professions who seek high conversational skills in Spanish aiming at the highest level of proficiency.<br /> </p>
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DAT: Dental Admission Test: DAT 20+
<ul> <li><b>DAT 20+ score, guaranteed*</b></li> </ul> <ul> <li><b>55 hours of live instruction</b></li> </ul> <ul> <li><b>4 computer-based practice tests</b></li> </ul> <ul> <li><b>4,600+ DAT exam-style practice questions</b></li> </ul> <ul> <li><b>Supplemental Chemistry videos</b></li> </ul> <p><b>DAT 20+ Materials</b></p> <ul> <li><b>Cracking the DAT Textbook: 880+ pages covering all aspects of the exam</b></li> <li><b>DAT Workbooks: 500+ pages of practice</b></li> <li><b>Supplemental Organic Chemistry and General Chemistry video lessons</b></li> <li><b>In-Class Compendium: 180+ pages of drills</b></li> <li><b>3-D Practice kit for Perceptual Ability Test</b><br /> </li> <li><b>Full-color tear-out reference guide for quick review* Click here to see full details on how the guarantee works.<br /> </b></li> </ul> <p>*Starting score of DAT 17 or above required to be eligible for the guarantee of the DAT 20+ score. <a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/legal/guarantee-better-scores?ceid=datHonors">Click here for full details</a>.</p>
<p>Boston College has partnered with The Princeton Review® to offer online prep courses for the DAT® at a Discounted Rate. Save $800 of the <a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/medical/dat-honors-course?ceid=nav-gd">DAT 20+ Course</a>.</p> <p>Princeton Price: $1999<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $1299<br /> </p>
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Diabetes/Endocrine Overview
<p>This course will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5<br /> </p>
<p>With the prevalence of diabetes continuing to rise, nurses and nurse practitioners are pivotal in assessing, treating, and educating patients about this chronic illness. This seminar will review the pathophysiology and diagnostic criteria of diabetes and endocrine disorders. Patient management including medications, diet, exercise, and self-care will be discussed.<br /> </p>
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Essentials of Phlebotomy
<p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus. All students are required to show proof of full vaccination for COVID-19.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5.5</p>
<p>This course provides the student with an overview of blood collection procedures and techniques. Topics include site selection for both capillary and heel sticks, blood culture collection, common blood panel, order of draw, and OSHA safety guidelines. Demonstration of technique is included.<br /> </p>
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Fundamental Clinical Nursing Skills
<p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus. All students are required to show proof of full vaccination for COVID-19.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 15</p>
<p>The focus of the class is on technical skills, including medication administration, precautions, sterile technique, dressing changes, enteral feedings, suctioning/respiratory care, and urinary catheterizations.<br /> </p>
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GMAT: Graduate Management Admission Test
<h4>Instruction</h4> <ul> <li>27 hours of live lessons from expert instructors</li> <li>Online lessons recordings you can review at any time</li> </ul> <h4>Practice materials</h4> <ul> <li>10 computer-adaptive practice tests with detailed onlineexplanations</li> <li>Technology that simulates the GMAT better than any othercompany<br /> </li> </ul> <h4>Additional Resources</h4> <ul> <li>Maximize your score with a custom online lesson plan</li> <li>GMAT Explanation Sessions and Office Hours for additional Live Online time with expert instructors<br /> </li> </ul>
<p>Boston College has partnered with The Princeton Review to offer GMAT Test Prep at a discounted rate. Save $300 on the <b><a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/business/gmat-fundamentals-course?ceid=nav-gd">GMAT Fundamentals Live Online Course</a></b>.</p> <p>Princeton Price: $1399<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $1099</p>
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GRE: Graduate Record Exam
<h4>Instruction</h4> <ul> <li>24 hours of expert-led live instruction covering all content and test-taking strategies</li> <li>180+ hours of total instruction and practice</li> </ul> <h4>Drill Smart Technology</h4> <p>Maximize your score by focusing your prep on the areas where you can improve and gain points, rather than on areas where you are already scoring well.<br />  </p> <h4>Practice materials</h4> <ul> <li>8 computer adaptive-by-section practice exams</li> <li>Interactive score reports for focused test review</li> </ul> <h4>Additional Features</h4> <ul> <li>470+ online drills</li> <li>3500+ practice questions</li> <li>Hours of instructional on-demand lessons</li> </ul>
<p>Boston College has partnered with The Princeton Review to offer GRE Test Prep at a discounted rate. Save $300 on the <b><a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/grad/gre-fundamentals-course?ceid=nav-gd">GRE Fundamentals Live Online Course</a></b>.</p> <p>Princeton Price: $1199<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $899</p> <p>This course is conducted Live and Online.</p>
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Geriatric Nursing Overview
<p>This course will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 2<br /> </p>
<p>The class focuses on geriatric assessment, treatment and interventions with the goal of increasing not only the life span but the “health span” of the older adult population.<br /> </p>
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Getting Faculty Ready for NextGen NCLEX (NGN) – A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP FOR SUCCESS
<p>Join your peers in a Faculty led open dialog about the Next Generation NCLEX (NGN). Learn from experienced Boston College Connell School of Nursing Faculty trained in preparing students for the exam and Clinical Practice. Develop strategies to ensure that Sound Clinical Judgment and Critical Thinking Skills are central to your curriculum. Get your students to a point of readiness for the exam.</p> <p>Highlights of this course:<br /> </p> <p>·       Faculty led Breakout Sessions by Specialty</p> <p>·       Examples of Clinical Judgement Exercises</p> <p>·       Strategies to Prepare Students with Critical Thinking Skills Essential for NGN and Beyond</p> <p>·       Learn and Share Best Practices from your Faculty Colleagues in Nursing Higher Education</p>
<p><b>Wednesday, August 17, 12-3 pm ET<br> Live Online via Zoom</b><br> </p> <p><span class="maroon">3 Contact Hours.&nbsp;<br> Registration fee - $99.</span></p> <p>Presented By:<br> - M. Colleen Simonelli, Ph.D., RNC, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Clinical Professor Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing&nbsp;</p> <p>- Dorean Behney Hurley MSN, RN CCRN, Clinical Faculty Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing&nbsp;</p> <p>- Christine Repsha, PhD, RN, CNP, CHSE, Director, Clinical Learning and Simulation Centers Clinical Assistant Professor Boston College William F. Connell School of Nursing</p>
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Introduction to Nursing Diagnosis
<p>12 Contact Hours.</p> <p>The course contains interactive activities and case scenarios to foster deep learning. <br />  </p> <h4>Target Audience</h4> <p>Nursing students and nurses across the globe. This includes nurses working in hospitals, clinics, other community centers, nurse educators, nurse researchers, administrators of Schools of Nursing and healthcare organizations.  <br />  </p> <h4>Faculty</h4> <p>Chief Executive Officer, NANDA International<br /> Dr. T. Heather Herdman, PhD, RN, FNI, FAAN</p> <p>Director of Education and Clinical Innovation, NANDA International<br /> Susan Gallagher-Lepak, PhD, RN</p> <p>Professor, Connell School of Nursing, Boston College<br /> Dorothy Jones, Ed.D., RNC, ANP, FAAN<br /> </p>
<p>This online course was developed to enhance understanding of clinical reasoning and appropriate use of the NANDA-I terminology (the nursing diagnoses) and taxonomy (the classification system), which is based on nursing assessment. The course is divided into 4 modules: Introduction to NANDA-I terminology and taxonomy, Nursing process using nursing diagnosis, Application of nursing diagnosis, and Final course exam.<br /> </p>
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LSAT: Law School Admission Test - 165 Live Online Guarantee
<ul> <li>84 hours of instruction</li> </ul> <ul> <li>165 LSAT score guaranteed*</li> </ul> <ul> <li>150 hours of online drills and explanations</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Access to 70+ full Official LSAT PrepTests SM</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Official LSAT Content - LSAT Prep Plus SM (Valued at $99) new</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Fully updated content for the Digital LSAT<br /> <br /> <a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/legal/guarantee-better-scores?ceid=lsat165-info">*158+ starting score required to be eligible for the guarantee of a 165+ score. Click here for full details.</a><br /> </li> </ul>
<p>Boston College has partnered with The Princeton Review to offer LSAT Test Prep at a discounted rate. Save $600 on the <a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/grad/lsat-honors-course?ceid=nav-gd"><b>LSAT 165 live online Guarantee Course</b></a><span style="background-color: transparent;">.</span><br /> </p> <p>Princeton Price: $2099<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $1499<br /> </p>
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LSAT: Law School Admission Test - Fundamentals LiveOnline
<h4>Instruction</h4> <ul> <li>30 hours of in-class prep with an expert instructor</li> <li>Online lessons to help reinforce your in-class prep<br /> </li> </ul> <h4>Practice Tests</h4> <ul> <li>Access to 70+ full Official LSAT PrepTests<sup>SM</sup></li> <li>Online score reports with detailed explanations<br /> </li> </ul> <h4>Additional Resources</h4> <ul> <li> 150+ hours of additional videos and online content<br /> </li> </ul>
<p>Boston College has partnered with The Princeton Review to offer LSAT Test Prep at a discounted rate.&nbsp;Save $240 on the&nbsp;<b><a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/law/lsat-fundamentals-course?ceid=tersh-nav-honors-course">LSAT Fundamentals Live Online Course</a></b>.</p> <p>Princeton Price: $1099<br> Boston College Discounted Rate: $799</p>
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MCAT: Medical College Admission Test
<div>Classes are online and live. Your registration will take up to 2 weeks to process and you will receive communications from Princeton with materials and online access.</div>
<p>Boston College has partnered with The Princeton Review® to offer online prep courses for the MCAT® at a Discounted Rate. Save $900 of the <b><a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/medical/mcat-guarantee?ceid=nav-gd">MCAT 513+ Course</a></b>.</p> <p>Princeton Price: $3499<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $2599<br /> </p>
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Medication Math Workshop
<p>This class will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 4<br /> </p>
<p>For those who need help passing the med math assessment, this course provides a review of math calculations necessary for nurses to safely administer medications and intravenous fluids.<br /> </p>
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Men's Health: Hypogonadism, Erectile Dysfunction and Infertility
<p>2 Contact Hours. 1 Pharmacology Hour.<br />  </p> <h4>Target Audience</h4> <p>This course is designed for Nurse Practitioners, Physician's Assistants, Physicians, and Registered Nurses.  <br />  </p> <h4>Faculty</h4> <p>Andrew A. Dwyer, PhD, FNP-BC, FNAP<br /> Assistant Professor, Boston College Connell School of Nursing<br /> </p>
<p>This course provides a comprehensive review of testosterone deficiency (hypogonadism), erectile dysfunction and male infertility. Content includes a review of key definitions and concepts, overview of pathophysiology, approach to diagnosis (including professional evidence-based guidelines) and presentation of treatment including pharmacologic management and other modalities. Best practices and caveats for clinical management are discussed as well as situations warranting specialist referral. The three modules outline a comprehensive and holistic approach to the men’s health issues covered in the presentation.<br /> </p>
NCLEX: National Council Licensure Exam
<p>Conducted remotely via Zoom.&nbsp; Each class meets 9:00 am - 3:30 pm.<br> &nbsp;</p> <h4>One-Week Course</h4> <ul> <li>Dates TBD 5-Day NCLEX Review - $249<br> </li> </ul> <h4>Individual Topic Areas</h4> <ul> <li>Review of Adult Health/Med-Surg Nursing (2 Days), Monday &amp; Tuesday, Dates TBD - $199</li> <li>Review of Pediatric Health (1 Day), Wednesday, 6/8 - $99</li> <li>Review of Newborn and Maternal Health (1 Day), Thursday, 6/9- $99</li> <li>Review of Psychiatric Nursing (1 Day), Friday, 6/10 - $99<br> </li> </ul>
<p>An intensive, comprehensive course that reviews NCLEX exam questions. Content focuses on adult health, pediatric, maternity, and psychiatric nursing. This course will assess your strengths and help you develop your study plan. Classes are recorded, so you can review them throughout the spring as you prepare for the exam.Most students join the review course again after graduation for only $35—a great final review and confidence builder before the big day.</p>
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Naloxone Hydrochloride: A Decade of Law Enforcement and Nursing Collaboration
<p><b>1 Contact Hour. Registration fee - $19.</b></p> <p>The presentation shall address the proven value of First Responders specifically Law Enforcement Officers carrying and administering Naloxone, after approved training. Attendees will travel in time from 2010 to present day and experience best practices, a direct result of the collaboration of Law Enforcement and Health Care Professionals. The presentation will involve a broad multi dimensional approach of treatment and referrals rather than arrest. The family shall be provided opportunities of group counseling and treatment. This unique approach addresses the challenges a family endures and how the police and health care professionals work together with intersecting disciplines.<br /> Focal points include addressing the situation as a disease and public health issue not as a crime and maintaining a real-time database of overdoses through local communities, along with re- entering the individual to the community clean and sober.<br /> The four simple pillars of prevention, education, treatment and recovery, (re-entry), will result in success for the community, family and individual. In addition, a detailed overview of the current epidemic of accidental opiate overdoses and steps to reduce associated deaths. Attendees will understand the path traveled by law enforcement and nursing resulting in; Naloxone Policy, Good Samaritan Law, Post Overdose Home Visits, Live Data Base along with the challenges of the COVID era.<br /> In addition, safe prescribing, dispensing and disposal of unused pharmaceuticals shall be addressed. The presentation shall conclude with demonstrating how a local issue evolved into a national initiative to streamline access to Naloxone, save lives and the connection of the nursing professional and the police.<br /> </p>
<p><b>The Date has been Changed&nbsp; to - Wednesday, October 12th, 12-1 pm.</b></p> <p><b>Patrick P. Glynn</b><br> Lieutenant Detective Patrick Glynn is a thirty-six-year veteran of the Quincy Police Department and the Commander of The Special Investigations and Narcotics Units<br> </p>
Neurology Nursing Overview
<p>This course will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 2<br> </p>
<p>This class provides a quick, but detailed, review of the neurologic exam, including mental status, cranial nerves, motor function, pupil response, and Glasgow Coma Scale. It describes specific neuro conditions, symptoms and treatment involving traumatic brain injury, increased intracranial pressure, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, seizures, brain tumors, glioblastoma, meningitis, encephalitis, abscess, concussions, Alzheimer’s, dementia, and strokes, including treatments and nursing management.<br> </p>
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Nursing Care: Acute Illness, Chronic Disease and Behavioral Health Conditions
<p>This course will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 30<br /> </p>
<p>This core course provides reviews of current medical and nursing treatments. Clinicians from both academic and clinical settings cover topics in adult cardiac, respiratory, neurology, diabetes, endocrine, oncology, pain management, geriatrics, and pharmacology. Case studies and disease entities are discussed. Students have access to library facilities and web-based learning.<br /> </p>
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Oncology Nursing Overview
<p>This course will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5<br /> </p>
<p>The class will review oncology care including basic principles of cancer therapy and complications. It will cover the differences of traditional chemotherapy and biotherapy, the role of integrative therapies, how palliative care differs from hospice, and the role of survivorship care for cancer patients.<br> </p>
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Opioid Prescription Update I: Pain, Assessment and Treatment
<p>3 Contact Hours. 3 Pharmacology Hours.<br />  </p> <h4>Target Audience</h4> <p>Course is designed for physicians, nurses, physician assistants and others—who prescribe opioid medications and who care for patients receiving opioid medications. This course is also relevant for primary care providers who maintain patients on chronic opioid therapy.  <br />  </p> <h4>Faculty</h4> <p>Patricia A Tabloski, PhD, GNP-BC<br /> Professor, Boston College Connell School of Nursing<br /> </p>
<p>Improving the way opioids are prescribed through clinical practice guidelines can ensure patients have access to safer, more effective chronic pain treatment while reducing the number of people who misuse, abuse, or overdose from these drugs.<br /> </p>
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Peripheral IV
<p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus. All students are required to show proof of full vaccination for COVID-19.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5.5</p>
<p>The Peripheral IV Therapy course educates participants in the history and principles of venipuncture and intravenous therapy. Classes cover site selection, preparation, and care. Insertion techniques and equipment are demonstrated. Demonstration of technique is included.<br /> </p>
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Project Management in Clinical Research
<p>This course will benefit professionals interested in pursuing a clinical research career by providing a clear understanding of project management principles and processes.Learn industry trends and best practices through real-world examples involving team projects and case studies presented by experts in the industry. Through discussion, presentation, and interaction, this course will broaden the participants' knowledge of the project management process in clinical research.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 12</p>
<p>This course will provide an overview of the project management processes: initiation, planning, project life cycle, effective team building, execution, monitoring, tracking, risk management, change management, contingency planning, and close-out processes and procedures.<br /> </p>
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Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Overview
<p>This course will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 3<br /> </p>
<p>This course will cover updates in psychiatric and mental health nursing. The focus will be on trauma and trauma informed care, substance use disorders/dual-diagnoses and novel pharmacological and other treatments for these and other disorders, such as depression, psychotic disorders and eating disorders.<br /> </p>
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Respiratory Nursing Overview
<p>This course will be held online—live and interactive via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5<br /> </p>
<p>As a nurse, we should always be asking ourselves and others “Why”??&amp;nbsp; Respiratory care is one area where nurses have a major impact on care. This one day class will review the anatomy and physiology of the cardiopulmonary and respiratory system, respiratory assessment and treatment options.&amp;nbsp;&amp;nbsp; Students are actively involved in learning a systematic history/physical assessment for respiratory care, learning common respiratory diagnosis and reviewing current treatments and interventions including both the adult and pediatric populations.<br> </p>
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Review of Psychiatric Nursing
<p>This class will be held online—live via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5.5<br /> </p>
<p>Join the NCLEX Review Course for the one-day psychiatric nursing review. Class is didactic with question-and-answer format and reviews content designated as core competencies in psychiatric nursing.<br /> </p>
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Suturing: Advanced Skills and Techniques
<p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus. All students are required to show proof of full vaccination for COVID-19.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5<br /> </p>
<p>Using a skin simulator, participants practice various suturing techniques, including simple and straight lacerations, deep-layer closure, skin closures, and tying knots using hand and instrument ties. The course also covers a variety of common procedures performed in the primary care setting. There is didactic information as well as a hands-on component. This course is geared toward those wishing to refresh their suturing skill, as well as those interested in practicing advanced suturing techniques under professional direction.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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Transitioning into a Career in Clinical Research
<p>Contact hours for this course: 6</p> <p>This course is presented in two sessions that will prepare you to confidently embark on your job search. </p> <p><b>Session 1: Computerized Systems in Clinical Research</b></p> <p>Clinical Trial Management System Software Review of Clinical Trials</p> <ul> <li>Electronic Data Capture (EDC)</li> <li>Clinical Trial Management Systems (CTMS)</li> <li>Risk Based Monitoring (RBM)</li> </ul> <p><b>Session 2: Transitioning into and Growing a Career in Clinical Research</b></p> <p>Résumé Basics, Job Search Strategies, and Internet Marketing </p> <ul> <li>Overview of clinical research roles </li> <li>Tips to structure a job search </li> <li>Résumé tips Informational interviewing to accelerate a search </li> <li>Social media tools (LinkedIn) for your search </li> <li>Networking </li> </ul>
<p>This course deals with the challenges related to managing change associated with career transition. Understand the clinical research field as well as your career strengths, career interests, and values. In addition, focus on your uniqueness and its value to yourself and the marketplace. Identify transferable skills and accomplishments that can be used in clinical research. Learn from clinical research experts how to market yourself and how to enter the clinical research arena.<br /> </p>
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Update in Maternal Health
<p>This class will be held online—live via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5.5<br /> </p>
<p>Join the NCLEX Review Course for the one-day maternity content review. Class is didactic with question-and-answer format and reviews content designated as core competencies in Maternity.<br /> </p>
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Update in Pediatric Health
<p>This class will be held online—live via Zoom.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 5.5<br /> </p>
<p>Join the NCLEX Review Course for the one-day pediatric content review. Class is didactic with question-and-answer format, and reviews content designated as core competencies in Pediatrics.<br /> </p>
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Wound Care: Advanced Skills and Techniques
<p>This class will be held in person on the Boston College Chestnut Hill campus. All students are required to show proof of full vaccination for COVID-19.</p> <p>Contact hours for this course: 4<br /> </p>
<p>The class will include an overview of the physiology of acute wounds and the pathophysiology of chronic wound healing, hands-on pulsed irrigation debridement, and wound matrix product and will also include complex, leg, and pressure ulcers. In this class, students will contrast differences of acute and chronic wounds and identify wound treatment modalities appropriate for the type of wound. Modern and traditional wound treatment modalities will be discussed.<br /> </p>
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