The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
Widespread outbreaks of novel (new) coronavirus infection have occurred in each of the past two decades, and the current outbreak poses the third threat of a severe novel coronavirus epidemic on a global scale.
Category
  • Social Worker
  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Osteopathy
  • Nurse Practitioner
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 2.00 MOC
  • 2.00 Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 2.00 ANCC
  • 2.00 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Promoting the Health of Gender and Sexual Minorities
The gender and sexual minority (GSM) population is a diverse group that can be defined as a subculture. It includes homosexual men, lesbian women, bisexual persons, transgender individuals, and those questioning their sexual identity, among others.
Category
  • Social Worker
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 5.00 Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • 5.00 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Rural Health, Mental Health, and Social Work
Although there are benefits and necessities to living in rural areas, many living in these areas experience significant health and mental health disparities and challenges in accessing services.
Category
  • Social Worker
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 5.00 Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • 5.00 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Setting Ethical Limits: For Caring and Competent Professionals
Without proper self-care, boundaries, and awareness (transference), therapists become vulnerable to burnout and vicarious traumatization. This can result in a risk of therapeutic effectiveness, loss of trust with clients, and possible ethical crossings or violations.
Category
  • Social Worker
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 6.00 Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • 6.00 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Ethics for Social Work
Ethical issues do not exist within a vacuum; rather, they emerge, evolve, and adapt within the sociocultural context of a particular society. In past decades, the field of professional ethics has received increased attention.
Category
  • Social Worker
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 6.00 Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • 6.00 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
New and Emerging Therapies for Agitation Associated with Dementia Due to Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) An Interactive Learning Experience
Agitation is among the most common behavioral symptoms in patients with dementia, including Alzheimer’s dementia. It exacts a significant burden on patients because it is associated with not only greater morbidity and mortality, but also a faster cognitive and functional decline.
Category
  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Osteopathy
  • Nurse Practitioner
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 0.36 AANP Contact Hours
  • 0.36 AANP Pharmacology Contact Hours
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Frontotemporal Dementia
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a group of degenerative brain disorders causing progressive deterioration in behavior, language, and/or movement. There are presently approximately 60,000 people with FTD in the United States.
Category
  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Osteopathy
  • Nurse Practitioner
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Assessment and Management of Pain at the End of Life
Because pain is frequently encountered in the palliative and hospice care environments, a knowledge of appropriate diagnosis and alleviation is vital to all members of the interdisciplinary team.
Category
  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Osteopathy
  • Nurse Practitioner
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
HIV/AIDS: Epidemic Update
Since the discovery of HIV, scientists have made major inroads in understanding modes of transmission, infectivity, and pathogenicity.
Category
  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Osteopathy
  • Nurse Practitioner
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 5.00 MOC
  • 5.00 Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 ANCC
  • 5.00 Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Developing a Safe Opioid Treatment Plan for Managing Chronic Pain
Healthcare professionals should know best clinical practices in opioid prescribing, including the associated risks of opioids, approaches to the assessment of pain and function, and pain management modalities.
Category
  • Physician Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Doctor of Osteopathy
  • Nurse Practitioner
Format
  • Self-study / Enduring
Credits
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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