Nurse Refresher Course Assignments

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  1. 0
    Session 1
    Class orientation Overview of the Nurse Practice Act and scope of nursing for a RN Current trends in nursing
  2. 1
    Session 2
    Review of policies and procedures. Confidentiality, Release of information. Grievance, Emergency evacuation
  3. 2
    Session 3
    HIPPA Legal and ethical issues
  4. 3
    Session 4
    Review of the nursing process and health assessment and prevention and health promotion: Caring for patients with Neurological disorders – 53-166 and 26-40. Caring for patients with Respiratory disorders – 178-278. Caring for patients with cardiovascular disorders – 294-434
  5. 4
    Session 5
    Caring for patients with GI/GU and Renal disorders- 510-580 and 628- 699. Caring for patients with Musculoskeletal /Orthopedic disorders -750 – 803. Caring for patients with Endocrine disorders/Diabetes Mellitus –Page 843-927
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    Session 6
    Review of breath and heart sounds Medication administration review Documentation
  7. 6
    Session 7
    Evidenced Based Practice and Critical thinking
  8. 7
    Session 8
    Practicum - PEPP Leadership, management and team work Review administrative functions and support
  9. 9
    Session 9
    Practicum – Free Clinic* Client teaching Client advocacy
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    Session 10
    Caring for patients with Infectious diseases Universal precautions, HIV/AIDS and other communicable disease update End of life issues
*Skills and Practicum may be under the supervision of a registered nurse preceptor at HSWS and other sites. If at another site the hours and RN license number must be documented.