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Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

THE 2015 Edition Textbook IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.

REQUIRED PRECOURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT MUST BE COMPLETED WITH A SCORE OF 70% OR BETTER BEFORE ARRIVING FOR CLASS.

THE PRECOURSE ASSESSMENT USER NAME AND PASSWORD CAN BE FOUND ON THE BOTTOM OF PAGE ii OF THE 2015 TEXTBOOK.

FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE PRECOURSE ASSESMENT OR BRINGING THE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE TO CLASS, MAY RESULT IN YOUR CLASS BEING RESCHEDULED.

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).

ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an ACLS Course Completion eCard.

To be successful in any ACLS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the ACLS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

EACH CLASS IS 2 CONSECUTIVE DAYS.

Prime Healthcare New Jersey is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

Contact Hours: 14

 

 

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers - RENEW

NOTE - THIS COURSE IS A RENEW COURSE. PLEASE HAVE YOUR CURRENT ACLS PROVIDER CARD AVILABLE TO SHOW THE INSTRUCTOR UPON SIGNING IN.

The ACLS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

THE 2015 Edition Textbook IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.

REQUIRED PRECOURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT MUST BE COMPLETED WITH A SCORE OF 70% OR BETTER BEFORE ARRIVING FOR CLASS.

THE PRECOURSE ASSESSMENT USER NAME AND PASSWORD CAN BE FOUND ON THE BOTTOM OF PAGE ii OF THE 2015 TEXTBOOK.

FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE PRECOURSE ASSESMENT OR BRINGING THE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE TO CLASS, MAY RESULT IN YOUR CLASS BEING RESCHEDULED.

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The ACLS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).

ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an ACLS Course Completion eCard.

To be successful in any ACLS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the ACLS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

Course Length
Course length is One Day - approximately eight hours.

The Basic Arrhythmia course includes an on-line self-study portion followed by attendance at a live class. It is expected that the learner will complete the self-study modules and come prepared to a 2 ½ day live class with the knowledge needed to comprehend content regarding Rhythm Recognition. Once you sign-up in Enrollware the Education department will assign the self-study modules to you in your HealthStream account.This continuing education activity was approved for 17 contact hours. Successful completion requires attendance at entire class, passing a comprehensive final exam & completion of an evaluation form.

AHA Basic Life Support  - BLS for Healthcare Providers

The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures.

THE NEW 2015 Edition BOOK IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.

2015 Edition
         2015 Edition
 

The BLS course covers:

  • adult, child and infant CPR
  • two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask
  • foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious)
  • automated external defibrillation (includes child and infant AED update)
  • special resuscitation situations
  • other cardiopulmonary emergencies
  • stroke and cardiac arrest

BLS training is intended for healthcare professionals, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • paramedics
  • emergency medical technicians
  • respiratory, physical, and occupational therapists
  • physician’s assistants
  • residents or fellows
  • medical or nursing students in training
  • aides, medical or nursing assistants, and other allied health personnel

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a BLS for Healthcare Provider Course Completion eCard.

 

Saint Clare’s Philosophy & Behavioral Health Programs

Learner Objectives

                At the conclusion of this presentation, the learners will be able to:

    1. Describe the PRIME Mission, Vision & Values.
    2. Describe the Saint Clare’s’ Behavioral Health Clinical Philosophy.
    3. Identify Behavioral Health and Nursing’s Evidence-Based Practices.
  • Identify & Describe Saint Clare’s’ Behavioral Health Outpatient & Support services.

 

    1. Describe the portals of entry for inpatient treatment & continuum of care for children & adults.
    2. Tour the Boonton Campus and meet the management staff.
  • Demonstrate the ability to successfully navigate the Boonton Campus.
  • Discuss the patient population, clinical programming, philosophy, length of stay, and process improvement projects unique to each unit.
  • Articulate the recovery-oriented approach used in Behavioral Health.
  • Identify Behavioral Health and Nursing Evidence-Based Practices used at St. Clares’ Hospital.
  • Describes the consumer’s rights as related to: Privacy & confidentiality, Consent for treatment, Pain management and Access to care.

 

 

Performance Improvement

Learner Objectives

                At the conclusion of this presentation, the learners will be able to:

  1. Identify 5 Hospital Performance Improvement Initiatives
  2. Identify 5 Behavioral Health Performance Improvement Initiatives
  3. Identify avenues & resources for staff development.
  4. Discuss the management of stress in the workplace & importance of maintaining balance in one’s personal life and work.

Hospital & Behavioral Health and National Patient Safety Goals

Learner Objectives

                At the conclusion of this presentation, the learner s will be able to:

  1. Identify 5 Hospital Performance Improvement Initiatives
  2. Identify 5 Behavioral Health Performance Improvement Initiatives.

 

Staff Development

Learner Objectives

                At the conclusion of this presentation, the learners will be able to:

  1. Identify avenues & resources for continued staff development.
  2. Identify location of bulletin boards that post Education & Training information.

 

Psychiatric Advance Directive

Learner Objectives

                At the conclusion of this presentation, the learner s will be able to:

  1. Define what a Psychiatric Advance Direct, PAD, is and describe the components of a PAD.
  2. Discuss the benefits of completing a PAD for both the patient and caregiver.
  3. Identify the steps needed to complete a PAD.
  4. Describe the resources to access for additional information for the patient and caregiver.

 

Cultural Competency

Learner Objectives

                At the conclusion of this presentation, the learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the importance of cultural competency & define the steps necessary to obtaining cultural competency.

Treatment Planning in the Psychiatric Setting

Learner Objectives

                At the conclusion of this presentation, the learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the basis for recovery & treatment planning.
  2. Discuss the skills and behavioral techniques used to elicit change in behavior.
  3. Discuss Prochaska’s Stages of Change.
  4. Identify one’s role responsibility in documentation and discuss the newly revised Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Plan and Integrated Recovery form.

 

Psychotropic Medication

Learner Objectives

                At the conclusion of this presentation, the learners will be able to:

  1. Discuss the following classifications of psychiatric medication, explain the side effects, precautions, & necessary patient education:

* Antipsychotic: Psychotropic 1st generation & Atypical, Neuroleptics, Major    Tranquilizers

*Antidepressants: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs), SARIs, SNRIs, Atypical Antidepressants, Tricyclics & MAOs

                                * Anti-Anxiety & Stimulants

                                * Lithium           

  1. (RNs) Verbalize an understanding of the nursing measures for extrapyramidal symptoms and neuroleptic malignant syndrome. (BH staff) Verbalize the need to contact/communicate medication issues to RN or LIP.  
  2. Discuss the Informed Consent Process for Psychotropic medication, Administration of Psychotropic agent to patients who refuse and Process of Second Opinion.
  3. Successfully pass the medication quiz with a score of 80%.

 

Emergency Medical Care @ Boonton Campus

Learner Objectives

                At the conclusion of this presentation, the learners will be able to:

  • Describe the policies involving emergency care at Boonton Campus
  • Know how to call for medical assistance, (Code Blue, White or 800).
  • Describe the role of the First Response Team in assessment and resuscitation and use of the First Response Cart.
  • (RNs only) Demonstrate the use of oxygen equipment, portable suction & use of pulse oximetry devise.

 

 

Suicide Prevention

Learner Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, the learners will be able to:

  1. 1. Describe the prevalence of suicide.
  2. Identify the facts vs. the myths of suicide.
  3. Identify high risk behavior & warning signs of suicide.
  4. Describe the SAFE-T process of suicide assessment.

 

Behavior Violence Prevention Basics (2 hours) This course to be developed for employees in low risk areas to maintain a safe work environment. 

 

At the end of the class participants will be able to:

 

  • Identify the early warning signs of escalation.
  • Describe risk factors that may cause or contribute to violent behavior.
  • Utilize verbal and non-verbal communication to foster a therapeutic relationship.
  • Utilize self-awareness and physical self-defense techniques to avoid injury.
  • Discuss how to respond to an Active Shooter event utilizing "Run, Hide Fight".

Prime Healthcare New Jersey is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

Contact Hours: 4

OBJECTIVES:

  • Plan the safety of staff and patients when dealing with patients who may become aggressive or violent.
  • Identify behavioral signs & symptoms of escalation
  • Define conditions conducive to development of a therapeutic relationship
  • Discuss safety issues involved in providing a therapeutic environment
  • Explain NJ Mental Health Law as it relates to mental health admission & commitment process.
  • Explain the process of restraint/seclusion according to hospital policy, regulatory and accreditation standards
  • Utilize critical thinking in planning, implementing, and evaluating evidence based interventions
  • Apply physical de-escalation techniques to optimize safety for all
  • Explain the process of restraint/seclusion use
  • Discuss how to respond to an active shooter event

Comfortable clothes, sneakers and promptness are REQUIRED

Prime Healthcare New Jersey is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

Contact Hours: 7

OBJECTIVES:

  • Plan the safety of staff and patients when dealing with patients who may become aggressive or violent.
  • Identify behavioral signs & symptoms of escalation
  • Define conditions conducive to development of a therapeutic relationship
  • Discuss safety issues involved in providing a therapeutic environment
  • Explain NJ Mental Health Law as it relates to mental health admission & commitment process.
  • Explain the process of restraint/seclusion according to hospital policy, regulatory and accreditation standards
  • Utilize critical thinking in planning, implementing, and evaluating evidence based interventions
  • Apply physical de-escalation techniques to optimize safety for all
  • Explain the process of restraint/seclusion use
  • Discuss how to respond to an active shooter event

Comfortable clothes, sneakers and promptness are REQUIRED

This continuing education activity was approved for 4 nursing contact hours.

Prime Healthcare New Jersey is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

Contact Hours: 4

OBJECTIVES:

  • Plan the safety of staff and patients when dealing with patients who may become aggressive or violent.
  • Identify behavioral signs & symptoms of escalation
  • Define conditions conducive to development of a therapeutic relationship
  • Discuss safety issues involved in providing a therapeutic environment
  • Explain NJ Mental Health Law as it relates to mental health admission & commitment process.
  • Explain the process of restraint/seclusion according to hospital policy, regulatory and accreditation standards
  • Utilize critical thinking in planning, implementing, and evaluating evidence based interventions
  • Apply physical de-escalation techniques to optimize safety for all
  • Explain the process of restraint/seclusion use
  • Discuss how to respond to an active shooter event

Comfortable clothes, sneakers and promptness are REQUIRED

 

 

This 6 hour course will better prepare you to drive defensively. It is recognized throughout New Jersey by most car insurance companies and qualifies the attendee for a 5% cost reduction for three (3) years. You may also apply for a reduction of two (2) points off your license, through NJDMV.

  • Identify key aspects of evaluating and assessing the pregnant patient
  • List common terminology used for the obstetrical patient
  • Describe the technique used to assess the obstetrical patient
  • Discuss emergency delivery of a newborn in the emergency room and outside of a hospital
  • Identify proper equipment needed for deliveries
  • List the common obstetrical emergencies
  • Describe appropriate delivery techniques and care of mother / baby post delivery

 

This 2.5 hour American Heart Association class is geared for those who do not require certification yet want to learn Adult, Child and Infant CPR and choking. AED use is demonstrated. This course is geared to the public and encourages all citizens to learn CPR so that more lives may be saved.

THIS COURSE DOES NOT OFFER A CERTIFICATION CARD

 

This class is designed for individuals who need a CPR card for either personal fulfillment or for work purposes in industries NOT involved with medicine/healthcare. It is best to ask your employer which class is required for your employment. This class is perfect for the lay person, the fitness instructor, the educator, or the childcare professional. This class is also appropriate for parents or couples ready to adopt, expectant parents, or anyone else who does not work in any kind of medical/healthcare industry.

Please note: If you work in any kind of healthcare or medical field, or are a student of, or plan to be, this is most likely NOT the appropriate class for you. You should consider taking the BLS for Healthcare Providers class. It is best to contact your employer or education institution to inquire about which class you need.

Heartsaver CPR / AED Objectives:
* CPR for the Adult, Child, and Infant
* Choking for the Adult, Child, and Infant
* Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) 

Students will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED eCard that is valid for two years at the completion of class, once all objectives have been completed.

* It is the students responsibility to register for the correct class they need for work, school, or other obligation. It is suggested you contact your employere or educational institution for clarification before registering.  

 

The Heartsaver First Aid course provides basic first aid training, including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA. The course covers first aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, and environmental emergencies.

Students will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid eCard that is valid for two years at the completion of class, once all objectives have been completed.

 

This course is designed to introduce new or expectant parents, grandparents or caregivers to the safety issues associated with caring for infants (under the age of one year) and children (one year to puberty). This course includes American Heart Association (AHA) CPR skills and obstructed airway procedures for children from birth to eight years of age.

THIS COURSE DOES NOT OFFER A CERTIFICATION CARD

This course is open to Prime Healthcare employees only.

 

Only management staff may register selected Frontline Leaders.

 

Target Audience: Frontline Leaders

 

Purpose: To provide frontline leaders the knowledge and skill to successfully handle challenges and promote innovative effective change in a dynamic work setting.

 

Objectives:

  • Discuss Leadership styles
  • Recognize staff characteristics that can be utilized to improve productivity
  • Explore team building exercises
  • Develop critical thinking skills
  • Analyze factors that impact quality and overall patient experience

 

Times:

  • Day 1: 8am - 4:30pm
  • Day 2: 8am - 12noon

 

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Prime Healthcare New Jersey is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

Contact Hours: 9.5

 

Purpose: The Neonatal Resuscitation Program has been designed by the American Academy of Pediatrics to teach an evidence-based approach to resuscitation of the newborn. The causes, prevention, and management of mild to severe neonatal asphyxia are carefully explained so that health professionals may develop optimal knowledge and skill in resuscitation. The Neonatal Resuscitation Program is an educational program that introduces the concepts and basic skills of neonatal resuscitation.

PLEASE NOTE: IT IS "REQUIRED" THAT THE STUDENT COMPLETE AND PASS THE ONLINE NRP EXAM NO MORE THAN 30 DAYS OF ENTERING A SCHEDULED SKILLS SESSION. PLEASE CALL THE SAINT CLARE’S TRAINING CENTER FOR MORE INFORMATION.

PLEASE NOTE: THE MANUAL IS REQUIRED FOR THE COURSE. IF YOU DO NOT OWN OR CANNOT OBTAIN A COPY OF THE TEXTBOOK OF NEONATAL RESUSCITATION (7TH EDITION), THE MANUAL CAN BE PURCHASED THROUGH AMAZON OR BARNES AND NOBLE ONLINE.

 

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for Healthcare Providers

The PALScourse builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. ACLS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

THE 2015 Edition Textbook IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.

REQUIRED PRECOURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT MUST BE COMPLETED WITH A SCORE OF 70% OR BETTER BEFORE ARRIVING FOR CLASS.

THE PRECOURSE ASSESSMENT USER NAME AND PASSWORD CAN BE FOUND ON THE BOTTOM OF PAGE ii OF THE 2015 TEXTBOOK.

FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE PRECOURSE ASSESMENT OR BRINGING THE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE TO CLASS, MAY RESULT IN YOUR CLASS BEING RESCHEDULED.

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The PALS course covers:

  • PALS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and PALS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations.

ACLS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an PALS Course Completion eCard.

To be successful in any PALS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the PALS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

EACH CLASS IS 2 CONSECUTIVE DAYS.

Prime Healthcare New Jersey is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

Contact Hours: 13.5

 

 

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) for Healthcare Providers - RENEW

NOTE - THIS COURSE IS A RENEW COURSE. PLEASE HAVE YOUR CURRENT PALS PROVIDER CARD AVILABLE TO SHOW THE INSTRUCTOR UPON SIGNING IN.

The PALS course builds on the foundation of lifesaving Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR. This advanced course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care, and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. PALS also covers airway management and related pharmacology.

THE 2015 Edition textbook IS REQUIRED. Please either purchase a book with your class registration, or have access to one from a friend, your employer, or from school to bring with you to class.

REQUIRED PRECOURSE SELF-ASSESSMENT MUST BE COMPLETED WITH A SCORE OF 70% OR BETTER BEFORE ARRIVING FOR CLASS.

THE PRECOURSE ASSESSMENT USER NAME AND PASSWORD CAN BE FOUND ON THE BOTTOM OF PAGE ii OF THE 2015 TEXTBOOK.

FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE PRECOURSE ASSESMENT OR BRINGING THE COMPLETION CERTIFICATE TO CLASS, MAY RESULT IN YOUR CLASS BEING RESCHEDULED.

Skills are taught in large-group sessions and small-group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The PALS course covers:

  • ACLS algorithms
  • immediate post-cardiac-arrest care
  • airway management
  • rhythm recognition
  • high-quality CPR
  • 1-rescuer CPR AED
  • effective resuscitation team dynamics
  • science overview (update course)
  • BLS and ACLS surveys
  • ACS
  • Megacode treatment
  • identification and initial care of other life-threatening clinical situations (such as stroke).

PALS training is intended for healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, whether in or out of the hospital, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • emergency medical technicians
  • paramedics
  • staff in intensive care units and emergency or critical care departments
  • other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for an PALS Course Completion eCard.

To be successful in any PALS course, students should be able to identify ECG rhythms and should know pharmacology specific to cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiopulmonary emergencies before beginning the course. It is strongly recommended that students review the PALS course materials and complete a precourse self-assessment using the tools in their student materials before starting the course.

Course Length
Course length is One Day - approximately eight hours.

 

Purpose:  The purpose of this course is to provide RN's with hands on skills in safely performing peritoneal dialysis

 

Objectives:

Review renal function and chronic renal failure

Distinguish between peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis

List step by step instructions on how to perform a manual peritoneal dialysis exchange, catheter site care, and obtain fluid samples

Explain potential complications in peritoneal dialysis and nursing interventions utilized

 

Prime Healthcare New Jersey is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P141-12/17-20. There is no commercial support, sponsorship, or conflict of interest for this activity.

Contact Hours: 7.25

Description:   The Pronouncement of Death by the RN course is designed to provide nurses a review of assessment skills needed to pronounce death in the hospital setting in the state of New Jersey.

Objectives:

  1. Review signs of imminent death
  2. Review steps prior to entering the room, including how to address family with sensitivity
  3. Describe the actual assessments required for pronouncing death
  4. Explain the documentation in the hospital EMR and the New Jersey EDRS
  5. Review several cultural and religious traditions surrounding death and how nurses can accommodate to provide closure

 

This RRR class is designed for the individual who wants to build on their knowledge of rhythm recognition, and/or the individual who scored a 50-69 on the BAC pre-hire screening exam. It is a 2 ½ hour class.

Safe Sitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.

Students learn life-saving skills such as how to rescue someone who’s choking, and helpful information like what to do if there’s severe weather. The lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises.

 Safe Sitter® Course Content:

  • Safety Skills: Students learn how to prevent unsafe situations and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies.
  • Child Care Skills: Students learn tips to manage behavior that will help them stay in control of themselves and the children in their care. Students also learn the ages and stages of child development, as well as practice diapering.
  • First Aid & Rescue Skills: Learning skills such as choking rescue is often students’ favorite part of the class. Students also learn a system to help them assess and respond to injuries and illnesses.
  • Life & Business Skills: The ability to screen jobs, discuss fees, and greet employers will set students up for success now and in the future. Students practice these skills through various role plays.

 

ENA’s Trauma Nursing Core Course includes:

  • A two-day intensive course with expert instructors
    • TNCC is a two-day intensive course taught by expert instructors
    • There is a faculty ratio of approximately one faculty per four learners
  • Hands-on training using both an individual and team approach
    • Three psychomotor skill stations
      • Trauma nursing process
      • Airway and ventilation
      • Trauma interventions
    • Offer you the opportunity to practice the systematic approach of the initial assessment in real life situations
  • Online learning:
    • Five online modules with links to additional information let you learn at your own pace
      • Apply what you learn and receive immediate feedback, and refer back to information at any time
    • The modules are a complete case study process
      • Taking you through an entire sequence of care
  • Evidence-based content developed by trauma emergency experts.
    • The 24-chapter, comprehensive TNCC Trauma Nursing Core Course Provider Manual, 7th Edition, is a compilation of current trauma nursing standards and a valuable resource for future reference
 

Course Manual Contents

  • Trauma Nursing and the Trauma Nursing Core Course
  • Spinal Cord and Vertebral Column Trauma
  • Teamwork and Trauma Care
  • Musculoskeletal Trauma
  • Epidemiology
  • Surface and Burn Trauma
  • Biomechanics, Kinematics, and Mechanisms of Injury
  • Special Populations: The Pregnant Trauma Patient
  • Initial Assessment
  • Special Populations: The Pediatric Trauma Patient
  • Airway and Ventilation
  • Special Populations: The Older Adult Trauma Patient
  • Shock
  • Special Populations: The Bariatric Trauma Patient
  • Pain
  • Special Populations: The Interpersonal Violence Trauma Patient
  • Brain, Cranial, and Maxillofacial Trauma
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Trauma Care
  • Ocular Trauma
  • Disaster Management
  • Thoracic and Neck Trauma
  • Transition of Care for the Trauma Patient
  • Abdominal and Pelvic Trauma
  • Post Resuscitation Care in the Emergency Department
 

Skill stations include:

  • Trauma nursing process teaching stations
  • Airway and ventilation interventions teaching stations
  • Trauma interventions: spinal protection, helmet removal, and splinting physical assessment station.

American Heart Association Training Center

Need a class for 6 or more students?  Let us help you organize a group class!

We provide two options for group classes with a minimum of 6 registered students:

  1. Onsite classes - We come to you!
  2. Private classes - Come to our facility! You schedule the date and time.  

Call our office 973-989-3213 Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm for a quote!

Replacement Cards 

Please call our office at 973-989-3213.  We will verify your information; and with payment, print and mail a duplicate card.  For BLS Healthcare Provider and Heartsaver CPR/AED and/or HeartSaver First Aid, replacement card cost is $10.00.  For ACLS and PALS replacement card cost is $15.00.  


Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.