The Connell School of Nursing's Professional Development and Continuing Education department 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. 


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Career Pathways in Clinical Research
<p><b>Tuition: $299<br> Contact Hours: 6<br> All classses online via Zoom</b><br> </p> <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.</p> <p>This course is presented in two sessions that will prepare you to confidently embark on your job search.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Session 1:&nbsp;Computerized Systems in Clinical Research</li> <li>Session 2:&nbsp;Transitioning into and Growing a Career in Clinical ResearchRésumé Basics, Job Search Strategies, and Internet Marketing</li> </ul> <p>This is one of three courses required for the Clinical Research Certificate.</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://www.bc.edu/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/Clinical-Research-Certificate.html#tab-career_pathways_in_clinical_research" target="_blank" title="More Information on Program Page" rel="noopener noreferrer">More Information</a></span></p>
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Clinical Aesthetics Injectables: Biostimulators (Sculptra/PLLA)
<p><b>Tuition: $1699<br> Contact Hours: 11<br> Pharmacology Hours: 8<br> Asynchronous Online plus In Person on Campus<br> </b></p> <p>This is an introductory course for injection of biostimulators, namely Sculptra (Poly-L-lactic Acid or PLLA). The course provides a comprehensive review of anatomy and physiology, indications and contraindications for treatment, as well as guidelines for safe, evidence-based practice.&nbsp;<br> The asynchronous online component of the course features ultra-HD injection demonstration videos by LexRx Nurse Practitioners. Learners will have access to our recommended resources for compliance, legal, and logistics, including Boston-area medical directors.<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-aesthetics-injectables-certificate.html#tab-biostimulators_sculptra_plla_" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">More Information</a></span></p>
Clinical Aesthetics Injectables: HA Dermal Fillers
<p><b>Tuition: $1699<br> Contact Hours: 12<br> Pharmacology Hours: 8<br> Live via Zoom plus In Person on Campus<br> </b></p> <p>This is an introductory course for injection of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers (“HA dermal fillers”). As part of the course, we review utilization of the Juvéderm and Restylane portfolios of products. We provide a comprehensive review of anatomy and physiology, indications and contraindications for treatment, as well as guidelines for safe, evidence-based practice.&nbsp;This course includes both live, on Zoom didactic and live, in-person hands-on instruction.<br> The live on Zoom session will feature ultra-HD injection demonstration videos by LexRx Nurse Practitioners. Clinicians that take this course will have access to our recommended resources for compliance, legal, and logistics, including connections to Boston-area medical directors.<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-aesthetics-injectables-certificate.html#tab-ha_dermal_fillers" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">More Information</a></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Clinical Aesthetics Injectables: Neurotoxins
<p><b>Tuition: $1699<br> Contact Hours: 11<br> Pharmacology Hours: 8<br> Live via Zoom plus In Person on Campus<br> </b></p> <p>This is an introductory course for clinical aesthetics injection of neurotoxins, through didactic and hands-on instruction.&nbsp;We provide a comprehensive review of anatomy and physiology, indications and contraindications for treatment, as well as guidelines for safe, evidence-based practice. This course includes both live, on Zoom didactic and live, in-person hands-on instruction.<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-aesthetics-injectables-certificate.html#tab-neurotoxins" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">More Information</a></span></p>
Clinical Research: Principles, Protocols and Procedures
<p><b>Tuition: $1899 (includes book fee)<br> Contact Hours: 30<br> Classes are offered both online and on campus</b><br> </p> <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> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/Clinical-Research-Certificate.html#tab-clinical_research_prinicples_protocols_and_procedures" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">More Information</a></span></p>
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Clinical Spanish - Introduction (for beginners)
<p><b>Tuition: $499<br> Contact Hours: 21<br> Live Online via Zoom<br> </b></p> <p style="text-align: left;">This course is designed for students with no formal background<br> or very little knowledge of Spanish who would like to apply new Spanish<br> skills in the clinical setting. It is a first course in Spanish<br> progressively merging the very basic grammatical structures needed to<br> communicate in Spanish with a health care terminology based on cognates,<br> verbs, adjectives, and other words and expressions.<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-spanish-certificate.html#tab-clinical_spanish_introduction_for_beginners_" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information</a></span></p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/m90vNX" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">To Register</a></span></p>
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Clinical Spanish I (for beginners)
<p><b>Tuition: $499<br> Contact Hours: 21<br> Live Online via Skype</b></p> <p>The course is designed for students with some background in Spanish who<br> would like to apply their Spanish in the medical setting.</p> <p>This is the first of the three courses required to earn the Clinical Spanish Certificate.</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-spanish-certificate.html#tab-clinical_spanish_i_for_beginners_" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information</a></span></p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/m90vNX" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">To Register</a></span></p>
Clinical Spanish II
<p><b>Tuition: $499<br> Contact Hours: 21<br> Live Online via Zoom</b></p> <p>Classes will be conducted almost exclusively in Spanish with a continued emphasis on conversation rather than grammar.</p> <p>This is the second of the three courses required to earn the Clinical Spanish Certificate.<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-spanish-certificate.html#tab-clinical_spanish_ii" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information</a></span></p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/m90vNX" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">To Register</a></span></p>
Clinical Spanish III
<p><b>Tuition $499<br /> Contact Hours: 21<br /> Live Online via Zoom</b></p> <p>This course is designed for students who have completed Conversational<br /> Medical Spanish I and II and are working toward a certificate in Medical<br /> Spanish.   </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-spanish-certificate.html#tab-clinical_spanish_iii" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information</a></span></p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/m90vNX" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">To Register</a></span></p>
Contraception Update
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br> <b style="background-color: transparent;">Tuition: $25<br> Contact Hours: 1</b></b></p> <p>In 2015–2017, 64.9%—or 46.9 million of the 72.2 million women aged 15–49 in the United States—were currently using a method of contraception. This contraception review, includes management of common side effects in the outpatient setting, a review of hormonal contraceptive methods and an update on new contraceptive options. &nbsp;</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding Update for Clinicians
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br> <b style="background-color: transparent;">Tuition: $25<br> Contact Hours: 1</b></b></p> <p>Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is a broad term that describes a host of<br> irregularities in the menstrual cycle.&nbsp;This session will review many of<br> these conditions including amenorrhea, anovulatory bleeding and <br> polycystic ovarian syndrome.</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Essentials of Phlebotomy
<p><b>Tuition: $399<br> Contact Hours: 5.5<br> Live in the Classroom at Boston College<br> </b></p> <p>Participants will learn introductory level indications for phlebotomy and best practices for obtaining blood samples for diagnostic testing,donations to help save lives and therapeutic treatment. &nbsp;</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-skills.html#tab-essentials_of_phlebotomy" target="_blank">For More Information</a></span></p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/m90vNX" target="_blank">To Register</a></span></p>
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Female Urology: Improving Diagnosis and Management of Common Conditions
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br /> <b style=" background-color: transparent; ">Tuition: $25<br /> Contact Hours: 1</b></b></p> <p>Incontinence affects twice as many women as men while 40% of women, as opposed to 12% of men, will get a UTI in their lifetimes. We will cover diagnosis and management of common female urologic conditions to include: hematuria, recurrent urinary tract infections, overactive bladder, painful bladder syndrome, and urinary incontinence.<br /> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Health Assessment and Fundamental Clinical Skills
<p><b>Tuition: $1250<br> Contact Hours: 18<br> Live in the Simulation Lab at Boston College</b></p> <p>Three days of immersion learning comprised of lectures alternating with<br> hands-on practice of health assessment and clinical skills. Students<br> will have a high-fidelity simulation&nbsp;experience using full scale<br> computerized patient simulators that provide a high level of<br> interactivity and realism to manage and assess select health<br> emergencies.</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-skills.html#tab-health_assessment_and_fundamental_clinical_skills" target="_blank">For More Information</a></span></p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/m90vNX" target="_blank">To Register</a></span></p>
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Health Assessment and Fundamental Clinical Skills and IV Therapy: Peripheral and Central Line Care
<p><b>Tuition: $1499<br> Contact Hours: 23.5<br> Live in the Classroom and Simulation Lab at Boston College</b></p> <p>This is the live-in-the-classroom portion of the Fast Track Orientation and RN Refresher Certificate Program.<br> </p> <p>Three days of immersion learning comprised of lectures alternating with hands-on practice of health assessment and clinical skills.</p> <p>Plus a full day dedicated to reviewing the anatomical placement,<br> utilization and assessment of intravenous lines used in acute and home<br> care settings. The course includes time to practice venipuncture for the<br> placement of peripheral lines using simulation materials. &nbsp;</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/Fast-Track-Orientation-and-RN-Refresher-Certificate-Program.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information</a></span></p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/m90vNX" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">To Register</a></span></p>
IV Therapy: Peripheral and Central Line Care
<p><b>Tuition: $499<br> Contact Hours: 5.5<br> Live on Campus at Boston College</b></p> <p>Identification, differentiation, and complications associated with<br> all types of central lines: subclavian, jugular, venous access devices,<br> PICCs, and tunneled catheters. Relevant for acute, sub-acute and home&nbsp;settings</p> <ul> <li>Central IV: Practice with simulation tools</li> <li>History and principles of venipuncture and intravenous therapy, including site selection, preparation, and care.</li> <li>Insertion techniques and equipment are demonstrated.</li> <li>Peripheral IV Practice with simulation tools.</li> </ul> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-skills.html#tab-iv_therapy_peripheral_and_central_line_care" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information</a></span></p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/m90vNX" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">To Register</a></span></p>
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JACK WESTIN: Sciences Strategy & Content Course
<p><b>Jack Westin Price: $950<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $800</b><br /> </p> <ul><li>Instant and Lifetime Access</li><li>Fully Comprehensive Course for all 3 Science Sections</li><li>Both Content and Strategy</li><li>Self-Paced</li><li>Adaptive Study Schedule</li><li>AAMC Curriculum</li><li>6&#43; Hours of Live Session/Week</li><li>Proprietary CARS Strategies</li><li>9000&#43; Question Qbank Included</li><li>Multiple Installment Options Available<br /> </li></ul> <ul></ul> <ul></ul> <ul></ul> <ul></ul> <ul></ul>
<p>Boston College has partnered with <b>Jack Westin®</b> to offer online prep courses for the MCAT® at a Discounted Rate.<br /> <b>Save $150 off of the <a href="https://jackwestin.com/courses/mcat-sciences-strategy-and-content-course">Sciences </a></b><a href="https://jackwestin.com/courses/mcat-sciences-strategy-and-content-course" style=" font-weight: bolder; background-color: rgb(255,255,255); ">Strategy</a><b><a href="https://jackwestin.com/courses/mcat-sciences-strategy-and-content-course"> &amp; Content Course</a>.</b></p> <p>Jack Westin Price: $950<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $800<br /> </p>
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JACK WESTIN: CARS Strategy Course
<p><b>Jack Westin Price: $950<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $800</b><br /> </p> <ul><li>Instant and Lifetime Access</li><li>Self-Paced</li><li>Adaptive Study Schedule</li><li>AAMC Curriculum</li><li>6&#43; Hours of Live Session/Week</li><li>Proprietary CARS Strategies</li><li>9000&#43; Question Qbank Included</li><li>Multiple Installment Options Available</li></ul> <ul></ul> <ul></ul> <ul></ul> <ul></ul> <ul></ul> <ul></ul>
<p>Boston College has partnered with <b>Jack Westin®</b> to offer online prep courses for the MCAT® at a Discounted Rate.<br /> <b>Save $150 off of the <a href="https://jackwestin.com/courses/mcat-cars-course">CARS Strategy Course</a>.</b></p> <p>Jack Westin Price: $950<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $800<br /> </p>
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JACK WESTIN: MCAT Live Online Course
<p><b>Jack Westin Price: $1995<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $1495<br /> </b></p> <ul><li>Instant and Lifetime Access</li><li>Fully Comprehensive Course</li><li>Adaptive Study Schedule</li><li>AAMC Curriculum</li><li>14&#43; Hours of Live Session/Week</li><li>48 Hours of Live Online Classroom Instruction</li><li>Cohort Exclusive Live Sessions</li><li>Proprietary CARS Strategies</li><li>9000&#43; Question Qbank Included</li><li>Multiple Installment Options Available</li></ul>
<p>Boston College has partnered with <b>Jack Westin®</b> to offer online prep courses for the MCAT® at a Discounted Rate.<br /> <b>Save $500 off of the <a href="https://jackwestin.com/courses/mcat-live-online">Live Online Course.</a></b></p> <p>Jack Westin Price: $1995<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $1495<br /> </p>
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JACK WESTIN: Self-Paced Complete MCAT
<p><b>Jack Westin Price: $1450<br />  Boston College Discounted Rate: $1150</b></p> <p>This self-paced course includes unlimited access to:<br /> * Content Lectures (over 100&#43; hours)<br /> * Emphasis on Reading Comprehension<br /> * Strategy and Test Taking Skill Lectures<br /> * Exclusive Homework Assignments<br /> * Live Office Hours (includes one additional year after course completion)<br /> * Live Passage Review Workshops<br /> * On Demand Passage Review Workshops<br /> * Direct Access to Course Creators<br /> * Focus on AAMC Content and Thought Processes<br /> * Unparalleled Customer Support (individualized feedback, course retakes and extensions)<br /> * Adaptive Study Schedule (personalized to you and your busy schedule) </p>
<p>Boston College has partnered with <b>Jack Westin® </b>to offer online prep courses for the MCAT® at a Discounted Rate.<br /> Save $300 off of the <a href="https://jackwestin.com/courses/complete-mcat-course">Self-Paced Complete Course</a>.</p> <p>Jack Westin Price: $1450<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $1150</p> <p style=" text-align: right; "> </p>
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KAPLAN NCLEX: Live Online
<div><b>An interactive, structured classroom experience. Access to online resources lasts for 3 months after your scheduled Live Online Class ends.</b><br /> </div> <p><b>Kaplan Price: $525<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $449</b></p> <p><b>ALL COURSES INCLUDE:</b></p> <ul><li>Kaplan’s Decision Tree method, which teaches clinical reasoning skills</li><li>Content video library with more than 300 essential topics</li><li>Over 3800 Practice and Test questions with detailed answers and explanations</li><li>NCLEX-RN® Content Review Guide eBook• Qbank of 2,200 questions with detailed explanations</li><li>3 Computer Adaptive Tests &amp; 10 Practice Tests</li><li>Access to the NCLEX Channel with live and on-demand videos<br /> </li></ul> <p><b>Please Note:</b> By registering with the discounted pricing for the Kaplan &#34;Guaranteed&#34; courses a refund is not available. Kaplan will extend the access to the course portal and materials.<br /> </p>
<p>Boston College has partnered with <b>Kaplan®</b> to offer online prep courses for the NCLEX® at a Discounted Rate. Save $76 of the <b><a href="https://www.kaptest.com/nclex/courses/nclex-rn-live-online">NCLEX-RN Prep- Live Online</a>.</b></p> <p>Kaplan Price: $525<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $449<br /> </p>
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KAPLAN NCLEX: Self-Paced
<div><b>Cover your bases with content-focused, flexible NCLEX-RN review lessons that build proven strategies. Join recorded classes in any order, at any time—with access for 6 months.</b></div> <div><b>&nbsp;</b></div> <div><b>Kaplan Price: $425<br> Boston College Discounted Rate: $379</b><br> </div> <p><b>ALL COURSES INCLUDE:</b></p> <ul> <li>Kaplan’s Decision Tree method, which teaches clinical reasoning skills</li> <li>Content video library with more than 300 essential topics</li> <li>Over 3800 Practice and Test questions with detailed answers and explanations</li> <li>NCLEX-RN® Content Review Guide eBook• Qbank of 2,200 questions with detailed explanations</li> <li>3 Computer Adaptive Tests &amp; 10 Practice Tests</li> <li>Access to the NCLEX Channel with live and on-demand videos<br> </li> </ul> <p><b>Please Note:</b> By registering with the discounted pricing for the Kaplan &quot;Guaranteed&quot; courses a refund is not available. Kaplan will extend the access to the course portal and materials.<br> </p>
<p>Boston College has partnered with Kaplan® to offer online prep courses for the NCLEX® at a Discounted Rate. Save $46 of the <b><a href="https://www.kaptest.com/nclex/courses/nclex-rn-self-paced">NCLEX-RN Prep- Self-Paced</a>.</b></p> <p>Kaplan Price: $425<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $379<br /> </p>
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Nursing Care, Career Relaunch & Dosage Calculation
<p><b>Tuition: $499 <br /> Contact Hours: 22.5<br /> Asynchronous Online</b></p> <p>This is the online portion of the Fast Track Orientation and RN Refresher Certificate Program. Certificate students must first complete the online courses before they can join the  live classes.</p> <p>Available now on Canvas, a virtual educational platform for Boston College students.</p> <p>This course contains three sections:</p> <ul><li>Nursing Care: Acute Illness, Chronic Disease and Behavioral Health Conditions.  11 modules for a review of content essential to providing up to date nursing care:</li><li>Career Relaunch: Essential Tools, Plans, and Tips for Success.</li><li>Dosage Calculation</li></ul> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/Fast-Track-Orientation-and-RN-Refresher-Certificate-Program.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information</a></span></p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/m90vNX" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">To Register</a></span></p>
Nursing Care: Cardiac Overview: CAD and Pharmacology
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br /> <b style=" background-color: transparent; ">Tuition: $49<br /> Contact Hours: 2</b></b></p> <p>This course will provide a review of cardiac anatomy and physiology, assessment techniques, and nursing interventions for the most common cardiac conditions.   Also included is the American Heart Association’s eight behavioral metrics for cardiovascular health, diagnostic tests, first line medications for disease management and nursing interventions for cardiac patients. Students will learn through case studies to test knowledge gained throughout the cours<br /> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Nursing Care: Diabetes and Endocrine
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br /> <b style=" background-color: transparent; ">Tuition: $38<br /> Contact Hours: 1.5</b></b></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 course will review the prevalence, pathophysiology and diagnostic criteria of diabetes and common thyroid disorders and long-term complications. Students will learn about nursing interventions, self- monitoring and other disease management options including medications, diet/ exercise, and lifestyle.<br /> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
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Nursing Care: Gastrointestinal Conditions
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br /> <b style=" background-color: transparent; ">Tuition: $38<br /> Contact Hours: 1.5</b></b></p> <p>Essential to nursing skills is the ability to assess and care for patients with conditions related to the gastrointestinal (GI) system including the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, anus, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder.  This course will review common gastrointestinal conditions, including GERD, nausea/vomiting, obstructions, GI bleeds and peritonitis.  Assessment techniques and nursing interventions will be presented with knowledge checks to validate important learning points.  <br /> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Nursing Care: Gerontological Nursing: Caring for the Older Adult
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br> <b style="background-color: transparent;">Tuition: $38<br> Contact Hours: 1.5</b></b></p> <p>Older adults are becoming an increasingly larger percentage of the world population and have needs. &nbsp;The class focuses on a comprehensive geriatric assessment, communication techniques, polypharmacy assessment, screening tools with treatments and nursing interventions for the complexity of overlapping health issues with the goal of increasing not only the life span but the &quot;health span&quot; of the older adult population.<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Nursing Care: Introduction to Palliative Care
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br> <b style="background-color: transparent;">Tuition: $25<br> Contact Hours: 1</b></b></p> <p>Nurses are often at the center of providing specialized medical care that focuses on providing relief from pain and other symptoms of a serious illness. This course will review the goals and practice essentials of palliative care and hospice for persons with serious and life-threatening illness. Essential components of quality of life and application to symptom management are core to providing quality care and accessing the proper tools and resources to support the patient.&nbsp; Disease trajectory and prognosis for determining eligibility for services is also reviewed a a fundamental strategy to creating an effective nursing treatment plan.&nbsp;<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Nursing Care: Neurology
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br> <b style="background-color: transparent;">Tuition: $49<br> Contact Hours: 2</b></b></p> <p>This class provides an overview of the brain and its structures, the central nervous system and the neurologic assessment including mental status, cranial nerves, motor function, pupil response, and Glasgow Coma Scale. &nbsp;Learners will benefit from a recap of the most common neurological disease processes including symptoms, treatments and nursing management for traumatic brain injury, increased intracranial pressure, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease as well as seizures, brain tumors, concussions, and strokes.&nbsp;<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Nursing Care: Oncology Nursing
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br /> <b style=" background-color: transparent; ">Tuition: $32<br /> Contact Hours: 1.25</b></b></p> <p>Cancer is a group of numerous distinct diseases that are characterized by the uncontrolled multiplication of abnormal cells in the body.  The class reviews the basics of cancer and the most common types of cancer, including treatments and side effects.  Also included are the essentials of evaluating the needs of cancer patients to create meaningful care plans for symptom management and treatment support. With the aforementioned content, learners will be informed to Implement new knowledge for patient education focused on disease prevention and survivorship.<br /> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Nursing Care: Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br> <b style="background-color: transparent;">Tuition: $38<br> Contact Hours: 1.5</b></b></p> <p>Psychiatric and Mental Health nursing&nbsp;deals with the care of patients who have emotional and mental health concerns. This course will review the biopsychosocial model to examine the influence of multiple factors that influence mental health.&nbsp;&nbsp; Critical information is offered in the context of ethical and legal considerations related to mental health treatment. Diagnostic criteria and clinical features of common psychiatric disorders will be reviewed as well as the principles of pharmacology to identify and implement safe practices for psychotropic medication management.<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Nursing Care: Respiratory Nursing
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br> <b style="background-color: transparent;">Tuition: $49<br> Contact Hours: 2</b></b></p> <p>As a nurse, we should always be asking ourselves and others &quot;Why&quot;?? Respiratory care is one area where nurses have a major impact on care. This class will review the anatomy and physiology of the cardiopulmonary and respiratory system, respiratory assessment and treatment options. Students area 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> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>
Overview Of Breast Health And Screening For Breast Cancer
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br /> <b style=" background-color: transparent; ">Tuition: $25<br /> Contact Hours: 1</b></b></p> <p>The average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer sometime in her life is about 13% (1 in 8). This talk reviews breast health, current screening guidelines and considerations when counseling average risk and high risk women.</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p> <p> </p>
PRINCETON DAT 20+ Liveonline Course
<div>&nbsp;</div> <h4>Princeton Price: $1999<br> Boston College Discounted Rate: $1499</h4> <h4>DAT 20+ Liveonline Course: <span style="font-weight: normal;">55 hours of live instruction (content and Strategy) includes 4 computer-based practice tests and 4,600+ DAT exam-style practice questions.</span></h4>
<p>DAT® Discounted Rate. Save $500 of the <b><a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/medical/dat-honors-course?ceid=nav-gd">DAT 20+ Course</a>.</b></p> <p>Princeton Price: $1999<br> Boston College Discounted Rate: $1499<br> </p>
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PRINCETON GMAT: Focus Core Concepts Course
<h4>Princeton Price: $999<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $799</h4> <p>Boost your GMAT score with 18 hours of instruction &#43; full online tools and resources and 4 exclusive GMAT Focus practice tests.<br /> </p> <p> </p>
<p>GMAT Discounted Rate, Save $200 on the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/business/gmat-coreconcepts-course?ceid=nav-gd"><b>GMAT Focus Core Concepts Course&nbsp;</b></a></p> <p>Princeton Price: $999<br> Boston College Discounted Rate: $799</p>
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PRINCETON GRE: Fundamentals
<h4>Princeton Price: $1199<br> Boston College Discounted Rate: $899</h4> <h4 style="color: rgb(75,75,75); font-size: 14.0px; font-style: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0.0px; text-transform: none; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0.0px;">24 hours of expert-led live instruction includes 8 computer adaptive-by-section practice exams covering all content and test-taking strategies.<br> </h4>
<p>GRE 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>
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PRINCETON LSAT: 165+ Live Online Guarantee
<p><b>Princeton Price: $2099<br> Boston College Discounted Rate: $1599</b></p> <p>Please Note: By registering with the discounted pricing for the Princeton &quot;Guaranteed&quot; courses a refund is not available. Princeton will extend the access to the course portal and materials.<br> </p> <p>84 hours of instruction by an LSAT expert and access LawHub Advantage for 1 year including 75+ full Official LSAT PrepTests<sup> TM</sup>. Additionally 8,000+ LSAT exam-style questions.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>Discounted Rate. Save $500 on the<b>&nbsp;</b><a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/law/lsat-honors-course?ceid=nav-gd"><b>LSAT 165+ Liveonline Course</b><span style="background-color: transparent;">.</span></a><br> </p> <p>Princeton Price: $2099<br> Boston College Discounted Rate: $1599<br> </p>
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PRINCETON LSAT: Law School Admission Test - Fundamentals LiveOnline
<h4>Princeton Price: $1099<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $799</h4> <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&#43; 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&#43; 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. Save $240 on the <b><a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/law/lsat-fundamentals-course?ceid&#61;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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PRINCETON MCAT: BC Pre-Med Online Course
<div>Classes are online and live. Once your registration is processed you will receive communications from Princeton Test Prep with materials and online access.</div> <ul><li>Biology (6 classes. 18 hours)</li><li>General Chemistry (3 classes, 9 hours)</li><li>Organic Chemistry (2 classes, 6 hours)</li><li>Physics (3 classes, 9 hours)</li><li>Psych/Soc (4 classes 12 hours)</li><li>CARS (4 classes, 12 hours)</li></ul>
<p>Boston College has partnered with The Princeton Review® to offer online prep courses for the MCAT® at a Discounted Rate. </p> <p><b>2023-24 Dates TBD</b></p>
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PRINCETON MCAT: MCAT 515+ Course
<div><b>Princeton Price: $3499<br> Boston College Discounted Rate: $2725</b></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <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> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><b>Please Note: By registering with the discounted pricing for the Princeton &quot;Guaranteed&quot; courses a refund is not available. Princeton will extend the access to the course portal and materials.</b></div> <div>&nbsp;</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&#61;nav-gd">MCAT 515&#43; Course</a> </b>Live Online.</p> <p>Princeton Price: $3499<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $2725<br /> </p>
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PRINCETON MCAT: Ultimate
<div><b>Princeton Price: $2899<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $2199</b></div> <div> </div> <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> <div> </div> <div> </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 <a href="https://www.princetonreview.com/medical/mcat-ultimate?ceid&#61;nav-gd"><b>MCAT Ultimate Course Live Online</b></a>.</p> <p>Princeton Price: $2899<br /> Boston College Discounted Rate: $2199<br /> </p>
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Peripheral IV Therapy
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<p><b>Tuition: $499<br> Contact Hours: 5.5<br> Live in the Classroom at Boston College<br> </b></p> <p>Participants will benefit from a dynamic session describing how and why IV therapy is the fastest way to deliver medications, blood products and more.&nbsp;</p> <p>Upon completion, learners will:</p> <ul> <li>understand the basic principles of intravenous therapy</li> <li>be able to describe the anatomy and physiology of the venous system</li> <li>demonstrate insertion technique and care for peripheral IV cannulas</li> </ul> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/clinical-skills.html#tab-peripheral_iv_therapy" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information</a></span></p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://cvent.me/m90vNX" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">To Register</a></span></p>
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Preventing And Treating Cardiometabolic Disease In Women
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br> <b style="background-color: transparent;">Tuition: $25<br> Contact Hours: 1</b></b></p> <p>Cardiometabolic disease is the leading cause of mortality in women in the United States.&nbsp; This talk reviews key aspects of screening, preventing, and treating cardio-metabolic disease in women.&nbsp; Both lifestyle modification and new pharmacologic treatments are discussed.<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Project Management in Clinical Research
<p><b>Tuition: $629<br> Contacat Hours: 12<br> All classes online via Zoom</b><br> </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.</p> <p>This is one of three courses required for the Clinical Research Certificate.<br> </p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="/content/bc-web/schools/cson/sites/continuing-education/offerings/Clinical-Research-Certificate.html#tab-project_management_in_clinical_research" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">More Information</a></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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Trauma of the Indigenous People in North America: Structural Determinants of Health
<p><b>Asynchronous Course<br> <b style="background-color: transparent;">Tuition: $65<br> Contact Hours: 5</b></b></p> <p>Join us for a symposium that endeavors to shine a light on and examine the NAI Structural Determinants of Health with the leadership of Margaret Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN, the first and only American Indian to hold both nursing and juris doctorates.&nbsp; Additional symposium features include presentations by clinical experts in Social Work and Nursing Forensics, round table discussions with Indigenous students &nbsp;</p> <p><span class="btn btn-default btn-gold"><a href="https://bostoncollege-cson.catalog.instructure.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">For More Information and to Register</a></span></p>

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