AACN: Acute and Critical-Care Pharmacology

Courses

Course Specialty: Critical-Care Nursing


AACN: Acute and Critical-Care Pharmacology

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 Review

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 2.0

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) 3.0

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)

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 Adults

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: Promoting Excellence in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

This unique course is rich in video footage of realistic patient and family situations and interactive learning activities, all designed to help nurses gain experience and confidence while promoting a safe environment for practice. It also provides nurses with opportunities to assess and intervene with skill and precision, communicate effectively with patients and family members and facilitate decision-making during end-of-life care.

AACN: The Preceptor Challenge: AACN Preceptor Development Program

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 Series

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 Series

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.


*Knowledge Inventory Tool (KIT) available for this course