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15 Courses

LPN

Introduction of Intravenous Therapy (Theory Module): RP005


COURSE DESCRIPTION

Initiation of Intravenous Therapy module is an advanced skill which requires specialized knowledge and competence in IV insertion. Learners will review how to monitor infusion rates, assemble intravenous pumps and provide continuing care to a patient’s IV site. Prerequisites: Practicing RPN/LPN & RN AUDIENCE: RPN/ LPN & RN

LPN

Essentials of Immune, Infection & Emergency Care:GEN007


COURSE DESCRIPTION

There are important relationships among the immune system, infection and nursing in emergent situations. In this module we discuss these relations and present three important areas of nursing. The first is a review of the immune system and its mechanisms to defend the body against disease and or prevent the recurrence of infection. The second section discusses the pathophysiology of infection and nurses' role in helping prevent infection. Finally the concluding section covers some emergent situations from a nursing perspective such as planning for pandemic, disaster or mass emergency situations. Students are encouraged to explore the overlap between the three sections.  

Prerequisites: practicing PSW, RN, RPN or LPN,
  AUDIENCE: PSW, RPN/LPN, RN

LPN

Essential of Hypodermoclysis: RP004


COURSE DESCRIPTION

This module will allow the practitioner to understand the pathophysiology to hypodermoclysis. It will review the rationale and appropriate use for hypodermoclysis within specific patient population. Additionally the practitioner will be able to follow procedural steps in inserting a hypodermoclysis. AUDIENCE: RPN/LPN & RN

LPN

Basics of Blood Samples: RP011

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course reviews two procedures for obtaining blood samples: venipuncture and capillary puncture. The learner will be able to appropriately identify venipuncture sites, capillary samples for obtaining blood samples in correct order of collection. In the end, learners will be guided on troubleshooting when collecting blood samples. Prerequisites: RN, RPN/ LPN AUDIENCE: RPN/LPN, RN  

LPN

Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Major Body Systems: RP010

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This module focuses on major body systems. Leaners will review the anatomical structure and physiological function of the endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, neurologic, gastrointestinal systems.


Prerequisites: practicing RPN/ LPN or RN


AUDIENCE: RPN/LPN, RN

LPN

Essentials of Arterial Blood Gas: RP009

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This module reviews oxygenation assessments, ventilation and acid-base status. The learner will become familiar with the step-wise method and review the interpretation of arterial blood gases. Learners will revise normal and abnormal ABG’s values.


Prerequisites: RN, RPN or LPN


AUDIENCE: RPN/LPN & RN


 

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Essentials of Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures Interpretations: RP008

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This module reviews common laboratory tests, diagnostic procedures and clinical significance of abnormal results. The learner will be able to identify nursing implications of diagnostic procedures such as common invasive test, radiologic test, ultrasound and endoscopy. Additionally, the learner will practice interpretation of laboratory data.


Prerequisites: RN, RPN/LPN

AUDIENCE: RPN/LPN & RN

LPN

Essentials of Health Assessment (Self-directed or Supervised): RP007

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This module offers the learners to develop skills in assessing the health of a client. Health history, physical assessment skills, focused health assessments and reporting of assessment.


Prerequisites: practicing RN, RPN/ LPN


AUDIENCE: GENERAL

LPN

IV Therapy Practice Lab (Supervised): RP006

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course offers a supervised practical component to IV therapy. With supervision, learners will practice intravenous insertion techniques, IV medication administration and IV care on a simulated model, and on each other.   Prerequisites:
  1. Practicing RN, RPN/ LPN.
  2. Participants must have completed a previous IV therapy course or complete the introduction of IV therapy (Theory).

LPN

Basics of Blood Samples: RP011

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course reviews two procedures for obtaining blood samples: venipuncture and capillary puncture. The learner will be able to appropriately identify venipuncture sites, capillary samples for obtaining blood samples in correct order of collection. In the end, learners will be guided on troubleshooting when collecting blood samples. Prerequisites: RN, RPN/ LPN AUDIENCE: RPN/LPN, RN  

LPN

Intravenous (IV) Bundles: RP0012

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course is comprised of a combination of intravenous courses that allows the learner to be competent in intravenous therapy. There are three types of bundles a learner can choose from which is customized to meeting their learning needs.   Prerequisites: practicing RN, RPN or LPN,   AUDIENCE: RPN/LPN, RN bundle 1: Introduction of Intravenous Therapy (Theory Module), IV therapy practice Lab (Supervised), Essentials of blood gas and basics of blood samples.   Bundle 2: Introduction of Intravenous Therapy (Theory Module), IV therapy practice Lab (Supervised) and basics of blood samples.   Bundle 3: IV therapy practice Lab (Supervised) or Initiation of Intravenous therapy (on site supervision) and basics of blood samples.

LPN

Remediation & Refresher Course Kit

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This includes 2 modules mandatory and based on the institution’s needs.

LPN

Specialized Courses

Home Care Nursing:

                     GN014
Nurses have a unique and critical role in effective, quality home health care. Through the examination and application of nursing principles and standards for home health care, students will gain an understanding of the role of the nurse in this practice area. Ethical issues, legal responsibilities, equity and access to home health care services as well as specialized services are explored for a comprehensive understanding of home health care.  

 Prerequisites:

practicing PSW, RN, RPN or LPN, Must be offered a job at an institution
  AUDIENCE: PSW, RPN/LPN, RN