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MED-ED's eLearning combines streaming video/audio and PowerPoint presentations for an easy viewing experience using your Internet connection 24/7. CE Post-Tests are administered online with instant results and printable CE Certificates. Be assured that the content is up-to-date by receiving any clinical updates to the recording anytime during your active subscription term at no additional cost.

 

 

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Cardiac-Vascular Nursing Exam Review

Speaker: Alex Klacman, PhD(c), MSN/Ed., RN-BC, CCRN

This course is designed to prepare the participant for the ANCC Cardiac-Vascular Nursing Exam. This concentrated review will focus on the key aspects of caring for patients with cardiac and vascular disease across the spectrum of care. Included is a review of cardiac anatomy and physiology, risk factors and risk reduction strategies and professional aspects of caring for this patient population. Participants will also complete review questions to prepare them for the types of questions that will be on the exam, as well as test-taking strategies.

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CCRN® Exam Review (Adult)

Speaker: Mary Ann "Cammy" Christie, MSN, APRN, CCRN-CSC-CMC, PCCN

This lecture series is designed to provide the critical care healthcare provider with a review of AACN's core curriculum. Provided in a lecture format, the instructor will review anatomy and physiology, physical assessment (including hemodynamics and utilization of invasive assessment tools), and pathophysiology in a systems approach. Topics discussed include Cardiac, Pulmonary, Neurological, Renal, Endocrine, Hematological, Gastrointestinal, Psychological and Legal Aspects of Care. This review is not an introduction to the environment of the Intensive Care Unit, but a comprehensive update for the professional already in practice at the critical care bedside preparing for the CCRN Examination.

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CCRN® Exam Review (Pediatric)

Speaker: Robert J. Dorman, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, C-NPT

Critical care nurses are seeing patients with more severe and complex healthcare needs, which requires nurses to be more proficient and clinically competent. Nursing certification is considered the standard by which regulatory agencies and the public recognize quality nursing care.

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CEN® Exam Review

Speaker: Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN-BC, CEN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN

This course is a review of emergency nursing designed to assist the participant in successfully obtaining CEN certification. The course offers lectures, graphics, videos and practice questions in many of the areas that are tested on the CEN Exam. This review will provide not only a knowledge base for successfully completing the exam, but also a foundation for further study as the participant works toward emergency nursing certification.

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CMC®/CSC® Exam Review

Speaker: Mary Ann "Cammy" Christie, MSN, APRN, CCRN-CSC-CMC, PCCN

This course is designed to prepare the cardiac medical and cardiac surgical nurse to take the AACN certification exam for Cardiac Medicine and/or Surgery Exam. The course focuses on adult cardiac abnormalities with a concentration on nursing assessment and medical/surgical interventions. Coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure and endocarditis will be the major topics of discussion, with related medical and surgical interventions. The review will also include a brief review of pulmonary, hematology, neurology and gastrointestinal and renal systems as they pertain to the cardiac patient.

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CNOR® Exam Review

Speaker: Molly McBrayer, MSN, RN-BC, CNOR, NE-BC

This course is designed for nurses working in the perioperative setting who plan to take the CNOR Certification Exam. The course will focus on core concepts defined by AORN® while caring for all populations. The CNOR Test Blueprint published by CCI® is used to design the course content to enhance the nurse’s knowledge of key information needed to successfully pass the CNOR Certification Exam.

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CNRN® Exam Review

Speaker: Kendra Menzies Kent, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, TCRN

The CNRN Exam Review course is designed to provide the neuroscience nurse with a review of the topics presented in the CNRN Examination. The course outline is based upon the blueprint of the CNRN Examination provided by ABNN. The course provides the participant with hints and easy ways to remember certain pertinent information.

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Concepts in Trauma Care

Speaker: Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN-BC, CEN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN

Throughout childhood and most of adulthood, trauma remains the leading cause of death in the United States. Care of the traumatically injured patient is uniquely different from care of the patient with other medical problems and requires both a unique knowledge base and skill set for all those involved with that care.

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Conquering Lab Interpretation

Speaker: Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, RN, CCRN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP

No matter what your area of expertise, no field in medicine spends enough time training you for lab interpretation. Join us as we conquer the interpretation of lab findings to help you gain the clues you need to provide better care to your patients. What we understand, we can then use to set up the plan of the day, to progress the patient towards good outcomes and to predict the next step in the treatment goal. Data collection and understanding are important steps in the development of critical thinking. Hone critical thinking skills through humor and detailed case studies.

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CPEN® Exam Review

Speaker: Elizabeth A. Paton, DNP, RN-BC, PNP-AC, PPCNP-BC, CPN, CPEN, FAE

This course is designed to prepare the nurse for the Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN) Exam* by providing a comprehensive, focused review based on the detailed content outline in a manner that is easy to understand and apply to real world clinical scenarios. Modules related to pediatric emergencies, including trauma, specific body systems and environmental issues, will be presented. Additionally, test preparation and the medicolegal and ethical components of care will be discussed. Each module will cover the pathophysiology, common symptoms, assessment findings, appropriate nursing interventions and patient/family education for each diagnosis in a manner that engages the learner and encourages interactive learning.

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CPN® Exam Review

Speaker: Elizabeth A. Paton, DNP, RN-BC, PNP-AC, PPCNP-BC, CPN, CPEN, FAEN

This course is for nurses who care for pediatric patients. This course serves as a review for the Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN®)* Exam. The CPN Exam is for the nurse who has pediatric practice experience and who demonstrates knowledge and abilities related to pediatric nursing beyond basic RN licensure.

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Critical Care Nuts & Bolts

Speaker: Lisa M. Soltis, MSN, RN, APRN, PCCN, RN-BC, CCRN-CSC-CMC, CCNS, FCCM

The purpose of this program is to provide a basic overview of common complications encountered in the critical care environment. We will discuss clinical assessment findings, as well as various etiologies that contribute to these conditions. This course will discuss the spectrum of chest pain, causes and treatment. We will provide an in-depth review of Acute Coronary Syndromes, recognition of ischemia vs. infarction, as well as treatment modalities for each. We will also review the various types of heart failure, differentiating between systolic and diastolic dysfunction, as well as treatment recommendations. As the number of patients diagnosed with heart failure continues to rise, we will also see an increase in comorbidities with our patients. Increased recognition and awareness of the pathophysiological processes are essential in providing safe, comprehensive care in today’s healthcare environment.

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ECG Interpretation: Rhythms and 12-Leads

Speaker: Pam Allen, MSN/Ed., RN

Healthcare providers caring for patients who require cardiac monitoring must have an in-depth knowledge of electrocardiography in order to accurately and rapidly assess rhythm strips and 12-leads. Early identification is crucial to the early recognition of potentially life-threatening abnormalities. This course examines both ECG rhythms and 12-leads. The arrhythmia modules will discuss the fundamental knowledge necessary to accurately identify disturbances in cardiac rhythms and are recommended before viewing the 12-lead modules. The 12-lead modules present common abnormalities found in the 12-lead ECG and challenge learners with numerous examples to test their skills. This course is designed for the new nurse as well as the experienced nurse who desires to improve his or her interpretive skills.

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Electronic Fetal Monitoring Exam Review

Speaker: Jeffrey S. Fouche-Camargo, MSN, APRN, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC, C-EFM

This course will review the test content outline and associated competencies to prepare for the National Certification Corporation (NCC) subspecialty examination in electronic fetal monitoring (EFM). Content will include fetal heart monitoring (FHM) pattern recognition and interpretation using definitions of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD); review of the physiology of maternal-fetal oxygenation and other factors impacting on the neuromodulation of fetal heart rate, complications of labor and the potential effects on FHM data; review interventions and management targeted to the physiology of any patterns. Content will be applied in the context of case studies. Adjunct fetal assessment, legal aspects of FHM and equipment troubleshooting will be reviewed.

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Everything Cardiac

Speaker: Carol Jacobson, MN, RN

This program provides a clinically applicable review of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, cardiac assessment, cardiovascular pharmacology and interventions based on current guidelines for the most common cardiac disorders seen in clinical practice. Content includes a review of cardiac physiology that can be applied in daily practice, the physiological basis for cardiovascular drug therapy and the pathophysiology, diagnosis and guideline-based treatment strategies for heart failure, acute coronary syndromes and atrial fibrillation. Clinically useful tips on noninvasive assessment techniques and 12-Lead ECG interpretation can be applied in any clinical setting where cardiac patients receive care. Evidence-based practice standards for bedside cardiac monitoring for arrhythmia identification, ST-segment monitoring and QT interval monitoring provide a foundation for the delivery of high quality patient care in any monitored setting. Take your knowledge of cardiovascular patient care to a higher level and improve outcomes for your patients.

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Inpatient Obstetric Nursing Exam Review

Speaker: Jeffrey S. Fouche-Camargo, MSN, APRN, RNC-OB, WHNP-BC, C-EFM

This course will review test content outline and the associated competencies to prepare for the National Certification Corporation (NCC) certification examination in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing. Elements of the examination will be discussed, followed by a review of the content. Pictures, animation and graphics will be utilized to enhance the presentation. The major components include disease processes during pregnancy, fetal evaluation, labor physiology, obstetric procedures, complications of labor and delivery, and postpartum and neonatal assessments.

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Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam Review

Speaker: Beth Grace, MSN, APRN, NP-C, RN-BC

This course is designed to provide nurses with the tools, confidence and knowledge to successfully complete the Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam. The exam content outlines and blueprints from the ANCC and MSNCB were used to develop this program. Topics covered from the exam content outlines include: review of body systems, cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal, genitourinary, reproductive, endocrine, hematologic, musculoskeletal, immune and more. Pathophysiology of disease processes including signs and symptoms and treatment modalities will be presented. The nursing process and nursing practice roles in the management of patient care will be discussed through case scenarios and sample questions. All aspects of the practice domains and test-taking strategies will also be covered.

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Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Exam Review

Speaker: Heather Goodall, MSN, RNC-NIC, IBCLC

This course is designed for the neonatal intensive care nurse preparing to take the certification exam. The course begins with a review of the test plan, practice requirements and test-taking strategies as well as how to avoid common mistakes and pitfalls made during study preparation and answering test questions. The remainder of the course will focus on core components of the test plan that are essential for caring for the high-risk newborn along with opportunities for the learner to practice with sample test questions.

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Neurovascular Crisis: Caring for Stroke Patients

Speaker: Tara Orgon Stamper, DNP, RN, CRNP, CNRN

This course provides a more advanced review of the ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patient. It also offers a comprehensive review of anatomy, assessments and diagnostics, providing an in-depth refresher on the pathophysiology and care of the stroke patient. It reviews the various types of strokes and interventions, both pharmacologic and endovascular. The course covers the comorbidities of stroke in present-day patients; it also covers the complications and bed-side treatment modalities, such as intracranial pressure (ICP) and targeted temperature management (TTM).

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Nursing Excellence Training (NEXT)

Speaker: Multiple Speakers

What is NEXT? It serves as an orientation for new or transferring staff or a review of critical care concepts for anyone working in ICU. The course utilizes synergy model and evidence-based practice guidelines from AACN (American Association of Critical Care Nurses), SCCM (Society of Critical Care Medicine), and IHI (Institute for Health Improvement). Best practices will be emphasized in modules which review anatomy, physiology, assessment and common pathophysiologic disorders. Each module will have a competency-based evaluation of the student’s progress. Elevate your professional standards to achieve a healthy work environment and improved patient outcomes.

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Pain Management Nursing Exam Review

Speaker: Kendra Menzies Kent, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, TCRN

This course will prepare the nurse experienced in pain management to successfully complete the exam. The course provides information for the pain management nurse, covering each of the topics on the test plan along with information on the pathophysiology of pain transmission, pain terminology and assessment of pain interventions, including the ethical issues in pain management.

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PCCN® Exam Review

Speaker: Mary Ann "Cammy" Christie, MSN, APRN, CCRN-CSC-CMC, PCCN

This course is designed for those nurses working in the Progressive Care Unit who wish to take the PCCN Examination offered by AACN. The Progressive Care Area is defined as any unit referred to as: Intermediate Care, Direct Observation, Step-Down, Telemetry Units or Transitional Care. The course will focus on core concepts defined by AACN that are essential for caring for this diverse population of adult patients.

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Rapid Response: Avoiding Failure to Rescue

Speaker: Michael Nanney, BSN, RN, RRT, CPAN, CCRN

This comprehensive day course will provide the bedside nurse and members of the rapid response team (RRT) with the tools necessary to recognize clinical deterioration and avert failure to rescue. The course will begin with an overview of the rapid response system (RRS) and the subsequent development of an RRT. This is followed by an overview of the roles for the bedside caregiver and members of the RRT. Detailed scenarios will be presented that will challenge the attendee to critically think through the process of assessment, identification of the problem and then strategies for management.

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Responding to Golden Hour Emergencies: An Interactive, Case Scenario Approach

Speaker: Michael Nanney, BSN, RN, RRT, CPAN, CCRN

This course is designed for healthcare professionals who are caring for adult hospitalized patients with a time sensitive emergency. Through the use of case scenarios, the focus is on the rapid assessment, triage and treatment of the three most time sensitive emergencies in hospitalized adults: acute coronary syndrome (ACS), stroke and sepsis. The program will address the process of moving the patient quickly through assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based treatment protocols, along with discussion of patient safety data, measurable patient outcome criteria and improved communication with the medical-surgical staff.

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SCRN® Exam Review

Speaker: Kendra Menzies Kent, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, TCRN

This course is designed to prepare the nurse to successfully complete the Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) examination. It is designed as a review course for nurses already providing care to stroke patients. It includes management of strokes from prehospital through rehabilitation. The course is designed according to the test plan.

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TCRN® Exam Review

Speaker: Jeff Solheim, MSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CFRN, FAEN, FAAN

This trauma certification review course is designed and developed to prepare nurses specializing in trauma care to take the TCRN Examination. This review course provides topics featured on the examination such as neurotrauma, chest, abdominal, extremity and wound, injury prevention and professional issues in trauma nursing. It also provides hints throughout the course on test-taking skills.

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eLearning Computer & Mobile Requirements Test Your Computer

No Software to Purchase! Now Supports Mobile Devices!

MED-ED is excited to announce that our eLearning courses are now compatible with select iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android and Blackberry devices. Refer to the Mobile Minimum Requirements below for a list of compatible devices.

Microsoft Windows (PC)
  1. Windows Vista or later
  2. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox or Chrome
  3. Microsoft Silverlight Free Download
  4. Audio Enabled Software
  5. 256 KBPS Internet Connection
  6. Adobe Reader Free Download
Macintosh (Apple)
  1. MAC OS X 10.4.8 or later
  2. Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox or Chrome
  3. Microsoft Silverlight Free Download
  4. Audio Enabled Software
  5. 256 KPBS Internet Connection
  6. Adobe Reader Free Download
iPad
  1. iPad 1, iPad 2 or iPad 3
  2. iSO 4.3 or Later
  3. Apple Mobile Safari
  4. Wi-Fi or Cellular Data Connection (3G or Higher)
iPhone | iPod Touch
  1. iPhone 4 or Later | iPod Touch 4th Generation or Later
  2. iOS 4.3 or Later
  3. Apple Mobile Safari
  4. Mediasite iPhone and iPod App Free Download
  5. Wi-Fi Connection
Android
  1. Android 4.0 or Later
  2. Android Browser
  3. Wi-Fi or Cellular Data Connection (3G or Higher)
BlackBerry
  1. BlackBerry Running OS 7.0 or Later
  2. Playbook Device Running QNX
  3. BlackBerry Browser
  4. Wi-Fi or Cellular Data Connection (3G or Higher)
Microsoft Windows Tablets
  1. Internet Explorer 10.0
  2. Wi-Fi connection

NOTE: If you are testing your computer at your hospital, some Internet Security (IS) settings may prevent you from accessing streaming content. If this is the case, please contact your IS department. If you are testing your personal computer, some antivirus software can prevent streaming content. We recommend adding http://meded.mediasite.com to your antivirus exclusion (safe website) list. If you are experiencing any other issues, try switch internet browsers or contact our Support Team at (800) 763-3332.

NEW Pain Management Nursing Exam Review
NEW Pain Management Nursing Exam Review

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"Overall, this is a wonderful way to learn and a great presentation of learning material. I learned a good deal of new information and ... would definitely use this type of program again. I prefer it greatly to reading a book."
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"Jeff Solheim is awesome, [an] excellent speaker. I really learned a lot! I passed the CEN in 2010. This is just a review to keep my brain stimulated. I have recommended your programs to several nurses."
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"I studied the online course (eLearning) with Beth Grace, and she is a great speaker. … I am happy to say, I passed and am so relieved. … I listened to Beth Grace twice, and she really explained in a way that I got it. … Thank you again."
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