Mosby’s Essential Nursing Continuing Education


Course Specialty: Hospital-Wide eLearning

Mosby’s Essential Nursing Continuing Education

This uniquely designed and developed collection emphasizes evidence-based content for topics relevant to all nursing specialties. Developed upon a foundation of Joint Commission standards and the framework of five specialty professional nursing practice standards, the lessons focus on the need-to-know information and are presented as case-based, interactive and engaging experiences for the learner. Each lesson is mapped to one or more standards and groupings which make identifying and assigning appropriate lessons easier in order to meet the organization on and learner’s goals.

Mosby’s Medical-Surgical Nursing

This course takes a systems-review approach to planning, managing and delivering safe, competent nursing care for adults. Lessons deliver the information necessary to obtain a comprehensive health history and thorough physical assessment – the foundation for high-quality nursing management. They cover the pathophysiology of various medical diagnoses and the implications for nursing care; diagnostic tests and procedures and their influence on the nursing care; and clinical scenarios and present evidence-based practice issues to support the information.

Mosby’s Nursing Assistant

The course examines the changing needs of individuals across the human life span and the nursing assistant’s role in addressing those needs. To provide the best care, the nursing assistant must understand not only the cycle of human growth and development, but also how individual needs, motivations and cultural influences may affect care. With training, the nursing assistant will be better prepared to assist nurses in protecting patient rights to privacy and personal choice.

Mosby’s Orientation to Home Health Care*

Mosby’s Orientation to Home Health Care is a comprehensive online, continuing education course that helps home healthcare organizations prepare nurses and therapists to provide care to patients in their homes. This course not only helps nurses and therapists who are new to the specialty, but it enhances the knowledge of experienced home healthcare professionals who may have relocated or joined a new agency.

Written and peer reviewed by expert home health care nurses and therapists, Mosby’s Orientation to Home Health Care includes 24 lessons that incorporate best practice and practical, evidence-based content and promote effective, interprofessional collaboration. Other course features include interactive activities, case studies, cultural considerations, documentation highlights, and examples of relevant skills and patient education handouts.

Mosby’s Preceptor*

Developed in collaboration with the Association for Nursing Professional Development, this blended-learning course prepares a preceptor to effectively orient new clinicians and precept students during their clinical practice experience. The online curriculum enhances the unit-based orientation process in an organization and contributes significantly to improved recruitment and retention, while fostering competency development and safe, quality patient care. This solution also has a Knowledge Inventory Tool, which identifies knowledge gaps and appropriate lessons to address them. When used with Elsevier Performance Manager, lessons can be automatically assigned to learners.

Skillsoft Business Skills Collection

This in-depth courseware, including award-winning series and support services, addresses a wide range of professional development needs, from individual contributors to senior management. Business Strategy and Operations, Finance, Human Resources and Administration, and Management and Leadership are among the subject areas included in the collection of more than 800 courses. The courses Business Impact and Business Challenges present concise dramatizations of workplace business problems and related solutions.

Skillsoft Desktop Skills Collection

This collection is a combination of in-depth courseware and mentoring services to support continuing professional education, new technology rollouts and other learning program priorities. Among the more than 400 courses are Adobe, Best Practices For Desktop Users Microsoft Browsers, Office Suite, and Operating Systems.

Skillsoft IT Skills Collection

Award-winning courseware with breadth and depth across critical technology solution areas that are continually developed to keep up with constantly changing technologies and related professional IT certifications. There are more than 1,500 courses in topic categories such as System Security, Software Development, Operating Systems and Server Technologies, Internet and Network Technologies, and Enterprise Database Systems.

Skillsoft Select

A pre-selected collection of 300+ courses that are the most popular Business, IT and Desktop courses. This collection was created specifically for smaller organizations with less than 2,500 employees.

The Joint Commission/OSHA Compliance Course

Incorporating the most accurate-up-to-date content available, this course helps organizations meet regulatory compliance standards and promote safe, quality patient care. It also keeps employees updated on the latest regulatory requirements, standards and laws, and prepares staff at all levels to discuss key patient safety requirements with accreditation and regulatory surveyors.

*Knowledge Inventory Tool (KIT) available for this course