Tickborne Diseases Essential Content for the Healthcare Provider
This course reviews key concepts related to the tick lifespan, various types of ticks, and their disease transmission. The location for certain ticks in the United States will be reviewed. Specific tickborne diseases, their transmission, presentation, diagnosis, and treatment will be discussed in detail. The student will learn key concepts in tickborne disease prevention.
Teachers encounter many events throughout their careers that cause stress or conflict, this tension effects classroom success and teacher retention. In this course teachers will develop a deeper understanding of and build skills, for sustaining resiliency in the classroom and in schools. Teachers will learn how to foster success, overcome adversity, and achieve excellence in education.
Chronic wounds do not improve in a predictable or typical trajectory and may persist for months or years. Underlying disease processes, extrinsic factors such as pressure and shear, nutritional factors, age, and comorbid conditions contribute to wound nonhealing. With increased prevalence, morbidity, mortality, and high financial burden associated with chronic wounds, the need to provide evidence-based wound care is imperative. Effective and comprehensive nursing care for people with wounds requires knowledge of wound etiology, presentation, and management. All nurses need more knowledge about the care of wounds. This course will delineate basic wound identification and etiologic description as well as address nonhealing risk factors.
This course is intended to teach healthcare providers the basics of telehealth with examples of encounters that can be accomplished via telemedicine, and “webside” manner. Visit essentials and case studies are explored to optimize the patient experience. By the completion of the course, the learner will demonstrate knowledge related to telehealth and telemedicine by passing a post-test with a score ≥ 80%.
Discussion of the opioid epidemic, pertinent pharmacology, safe prescribing practices, current CDC Opioid guidelines, special populations, and Addiction and Substance Use Disorder. Case Scenarios presented for application.
In response to the growing number of children being diagnosed with autism, training in the needs of children with autism is required for certain New York educators. This NYSED approved training fulfills all components including: definitions, etiology & prevalence, characteristics, research & evidence-based instructional methods, behavior management & positive behavioral supports, and effective collaboration, resources, & supports.
This course is intended to introduce healthcare providers to the concept of cultural humility, as well as the main components of cultural humility. By the completion of the course, the learner will demonstrate knowledge and skills related to cultural humility by passing a post-test with a score ≥ 80%.