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Self-Paced Online Classes  

The Center for Continued Nursing Learning at PLU is pleased to offer online, self-paced classes for the busy nurses who need contact hours. Participants can register at any time and will receive an email with information on how to complete the class on their own time. These are not live sessions, but asynchronous sessions that are pre-recorded and the participants may view them in their own time. After completing the self-study, a questionnaire is completed that includes proof of knowledge questions. CCNL will provide each participant a Certificate of Completion when the requirements of the course are completed. All asynchronous, self-paced courses are available online for 3 years from original presentation date unless otherwise noted.

 

Common Legal Issues Surrounding School-Aged Kids $30.00
ONLINE COURSE
Instructor(s):  Margaret Holm, JD, RN
Self Paced Course Contact Hours: 1.25
Location: fully online

SELF-PACED WORKSHOP

Part of our 'Keeping Kids in the Classroom' series.

Legal experts answering common questions about legalities in school settings and with school-age children. 

This workshop will cover school documentation, professional boundaries, scope of practice, IHP, medication & delegation, and common scenarios.

1.5 Clock hours (OSPI) or 1.25 Contact Hours available

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
 

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.



 

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.



 

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.



 

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.



 

 
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Continuing Education
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Tacoma, WA 98447