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ARNP & Pharmacology  

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Variety of ARNP and pharmacology topics by experts in the field. Schedules and presenters vary by offering.

Who Should Enroll

ARNPs and nurses with interest in the course material.

Open to all RNs.


Registration Notes

Credential/Accreditation Information

Pacific Lutheran University is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development as provisionally approved by the Montana State Nurses Association Approver of Continuing Nursing Education, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Pharmacology credit can be used toward 15 clock hours necessary for ARNPs with prescriptive authority (WAC 246-840-451).

Refund Policies

This course operates by the Nursing Refund Policies.

 

Introduction to Scholarly Writing $35.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Lorena Guerrero, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC
Dates:  3/3/2021 - 3/3/2021
Seats Available: 7
Contact Hours: 2
CEUs: 0
Location: fully online

You can learn to write for publication!

A follow-up to the introduction workshop, but this can be taken independently.

Whether you have your degree and are out working in the field or if you are still in school working on a Doctoral project, sign up for this two-hour workshop and learn to develop and finalize an outline for writing a manuscript, title, abstract, and introduction. Learn to apply concepts for APA scholarly writing to your review of literature and ask questions specific to your academic writing project. 

Learners will benefit the most from this workshop if they have a specific project that they are working on, such as a research or DNP project, nursing manuscript idea, or Master's Thesis.

FREE for PLU students, faculty, and staff.

March 3, 2021
6 - 8 pm
2 Contact Hours available

 

 



 

Nutrition Update for Providers $35.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Cathy Visser
Dates:  3/11/2021 - 3/11/2021
Seats Available: 10
Contact Hours: 1
CEUs: 0
Location: fully online

New Nutrition Series!

This section will provide a general overview of nutrition, setting SMART goals, using motivational interviewing (MI), the science behind popular diets, information about Health at Every Size (HAES) and Intuitive Eating (IE), and how to help people set health and nutrition goals that improve health and self-esteem regardless of the number on the scale.

Resources and studies will be made available to help you help your patients.

March 11, 7 - 8pm
Part 1 of a 2 part series.

 



 

Nutrition Update for Providers $35.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Cathy Visser
Dates:  3/25/2021 - 3/25/2021
Seats Available: 10
Contact Hours: 1
CEUs: 0
Location: fully online
Should diabetic patients follow a plant-based diet? 
 
This class will review the link between nutrition and diabetes. The course will then dive more deeply into using plant-based eating to decrease the risk if the person is pre-diabetic and to improve symptoms of Type II diabetes if the person is living with diabetes already.
 
March 25, 7 - 8pm
Part 2 of a 2 part series


 

Opiate and Non-Opiate Therapies for Pain Treatment $50.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  T. Levi Lancaster, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP -
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 1.5
Location: fully online

1.5 Contact hours including 1 Pharm Credit available

This self-paced asynchronous class is an excellent review for the primary care provider of Opiate and Non-Opiate therapies for chronic pain management. 

This class reviews the various types of chronic pain and will include a discussion of the current CDC guidelines for pain management, the latest WA state Opioid prescribing requirements, and some eastern medicine alternative therapies. 

Participants can register at any time and will receive an email with information on how to complete the class on their own time. This is not a live session, but an asynchronous session.

PLU preceptors, please email ccnl@plu.edu for promo code.



 

Public Speaking for the Workplace $35.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Amy Young, PhD
Dates:  3/20/2021 - 3/20/2021
Seats Available: 8
Contact Hours: 2
CEUs: 2
Location: fully online

In every job there are moments when public speaking skills come in handy. You might be leading the shift meetings, teaching a training class, or making a presentation.

This class is open to non-nurses.

The workshop would include topics such as organization/prep, verbal vs nonverbal communication, and anxiety reduction.

March 20, 9-11am

2 Contact Hours



 

Tele-Precepting $35.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Kathleen Richardson DNP, ARNP, FNP-C
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 1
Location: fully online

SELF-PACED WORKSHOP

This offering provides participants the opportunity to learn about precepting students when using telehealth. Participants will learn about the different teleprecepting models and how they can be implemented in graduate, undergraduate, and fellowship programs.

This self-paced workshop will provide you with a link to a video, PowerPoint notes, and access to resources.

Free to current PLU Preceptors.



 

Holistic Opioid Addiction Prevention Program $35.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Carrie Ann Matyac, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC
Dates:  3/6/2021 - 3/6/2021
Seats Available: 9
Contact Hours: 3
CEUs: 3
Location: fully online

FREE TO PLU STUDENTS, FACULTY, & STAFF
All Online
Holistic Opioid Addiction Prevention (HOAP) Program will provide the knowledge, skills, abilities, and tools to prevent opioid addiction and improve long-term pain control. HOAP is an integrated educational intervention that teaches opioid alternatives for chronic pain patients. This model allows for collaborative care by combining the skills of the FNP and the PMHNP.,

3 Contact Hours including 1 Pharm Credit

3/6/21 from 9-noon



 

Telehealth Training $35.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Cara Towle
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 1.75
Location: fully online

SELF-PACED WORKSHOP

WA STATE TELEHEALTH UPDATES


According to Senate Bill 6061, beginning 1/1/21, telemedicine providers must complete telemedicine training. This workshop will provide the required attestation to fulfill the law, along with 1.75 Contact Hours.
Learn what's new in Washington State on Telehealth for nurses, the latest information from the state of WA regarding Telehealth requirements, what will be required in 2021.



Current PLU Preceptors, please email ccnl@plu.ed<

 

Understanding Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) for Practitioners $0.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Letitia Marsh
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 1
Location: fully online

SELF-PACED WORKSHOP

This 60-minute webinar aims to increase the Nurse’s familiarity, knowledge, and clinical suspicion of Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS).
PWS is a rare neurodevelopmental genetic multisystem disorder. Despite improvements in the diagnosis, patients still manage to go undiagnosed until later in life due to decreased knowledge and familiarity with the syndrome. This education is an attempt to increase the participant’s knowledge and familiarity with PWS to improve recognition. Evidence-based resources on PWS will also accompany the presentation.

 

Participants can register at any time and will receive an email with information on how to complete the class on their own time. This is not a live session, but an asynchronous session.



 

IUDs: the Ins and Outs from an Expert Clinician $50.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Bob Smithing, MSN, FNP, FAANP
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 2
Location: fully online

SELF-PACED WORKSHOP

IUDs: Selection, Insertion, Removal, Problem Solving. Patient Education.

Participants learn correct methods for administering a cervical block, inserting the five currently available IUDs (Paragard, Liletta, Mirena, Kyleena, and Skyla), and matching the most appropriate IUD to patient needs. In addition, the instructor discusses the use of a tenaculum, os dilators, sounds, and endometrial samplers to do a gentle insertion.

2 Contact Hours including 2 Pharm Credits

  • Participants can register at any time and will receive an email with information on how to complete the class on their own time. This is not a live session, but an asynchronous session.


Self-Paced Study
 

Plant-Based Diets $0.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Katerina Volosevych
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 1
Location: fully online

SELF-PACED WORKSHOP

What if there was one treatment modality that could improve the outcomes of a myriad of your patients' chronic conditions without prescribing a medication?
What if it could delay or negate the appearance of chronic disease?
What are your thoughts on this treatment modality?
How much do you know about this treatment modality?

This self-paced workshop will provide you with a link to a video, PowerPoint notes, and several pages of resources to learn how to help your patients benefit from a plant-based diet (PBD).

 

Participants can register at any time and will receive an email with information on how to complete the class on their own time. This is not a live session, but an asynchronous session.



 

 
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