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Specialty Education Curricula

Advanced Respiratory Class

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss and apply the nursing process of care and management of a patient with exacerbation of COPD.
  • Discuss and apply the nursing process of care and management of a patient with exacerbation of Congestive Heart Failure.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles needed for caring for patients.
     

Course Description

Applied Nursing Process 1 -  Advanced CV/Respiratory

This three and a half hour course is designed to instruct registered nurses in the advanced knowledge needed to provide care for patients who have respiratory disorders. Basic information is also provided to the learner about caring for the mechanically ventilated patient. A blended-learning format is utilized throughout this course to expand the registered nurses critical thinking abilities including but not limited to didactic presentations and unfolding case studies.

Basic Neuro Class

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to discuss the process of care for a patient with neurological disorders.

Course Description

Applied Nursing Process 2 - Neuro

This three and a half hour course is designed to instruct registered nurses in basic knowledge needed to provide care for patients who have neurological orthopedic disorders including CVA . A blended-learning format is utilized throughout this course to expand the registered nurses critical thinking abilities including but not limited to didactic presentations and unfolding case studies.

Advanced Neuro Class

Learning Objectives

Demonstrate an understanding of how to apply the nursing process in the care and management of a critically ill patient with neurological disorders.

Course Description

Applied Nursing Process 2 - Advanced Neuro

This three and a half hour course is designed to instruct registered nurses in advanced knowledge needed to provide care for critically ill patients with neurological disorders. A blended-learning format is utilized throughout this course to expand the registered nurses critical thinking abilities including but not limited to didactic presentations and unfolding case studies.

Basic EKG Class

Learning Objectives

Demonstrate an understanding of how to apply the nursing process in the care and management of a patient who requires EKG monitoring.

Course Description

This seven and a half hour course is designed to instruct registered nurses in basic knowledge needed to provide care for patients who require EKG monitoring. This interactive course includes identifying various rhythms utilizing EKG practice strips and facilitated instruction.

Cardiac Devices/AMI Class

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate understanding of how to apply the nursing process in the care and management of a patient who requires cardiac devices for AMI.
  • Differentiate between different cardiac devices and identify appropriate nursing interventions for patients with these devices.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic physiology of the heart and its conduction system.
     

Course Description

This seven and a half hour course is designed to instruct registered nurses in basic knowledge needed to provide care for patients who have cardiac devices and Acute Myocardial Infarctions. Facilitated discussion with visual demonstration an of various cardiac devices including a Zoll defibrillator is employed.

Transitions Class

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate understanding of phases of transition.
  • Identify strategies to effectively navigate phases of transition.
  • Demonstrate techniques in a simulated setting to be utilized in the clinical practice setting.

Course Description

This is 7.5 hour course is designed to assist Registered nurses transitioning as newly hired team members into their role within the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health Care System. The purpose is to review and discuss phases of transition and provide the participants with tools to assist them in the transition process. Facilitated discussion and related interactive group activities enable the Registered Nurse to develop strategies to effectively navigate the phases of transition. Topics discussed include Kramer’s reality shock, Benner’s novice to expert theory, working in effective interdisciplinary teams, effective communication, conflict resolution, delegation skills, organizational skills, and stress management.

  

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