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Getting Faculty Ready for NextGen NCLEX (NGN) – A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP FOR SUCCESS

Wednesday, August 17, 12-3 pm ET
Live Online via Zoom

3 Contact Hours. 
Registration fee - $99.

Naloxone Hydrochloride: A Decade of Law Enforcement and Nursing Collaboration

The Date has been Changed  to - Wednesday, October 12th, 12-1 pm ET.
Live Online via Zoom

1 Contact Hour.
Registration fee - $19.

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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>
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>
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>
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>
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>
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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