Online Educational Course Offerings

Online Educational Course Offerings 

Complications and Emergencies
Surgical Interventions in Gastroenterology

Objectives:

  • Discuss complications and risk factors of more common emergencies encountered in the gastrointestinal laboratory
  • Identify signs and symptoms of these complications
  • Discuss recommended steps in treating emergencies associated with endoscopic procedures
  • Identify 2-3 common GI disorders that require surgical intervention
  • Describe 2-3 common surgical procedures performed for GI disorders

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 2.4 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure.

CE contact hours for this article expires: September 8, 2022

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Biofilm, Battle of the Bugs!!

Objectives:

  • Define Biofilm
  • Identify concerns related to biofilm
  • Describe how healthcare professional can help in decreasing patient exposure to biofilm
  • Identify medical devices that are prone to biofilm exposure

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 2.1 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure.

CE contact hours for this article expires: March 31, 2023

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Small Bowel/Large Bowel in Review

Review Class of Small and Large Intestines.

Objectives:

Small Intestine:

  • Identify various landmarks of the small intestine
  • List 3 disease processes, signs/symptoms, and treatments associated with the small intestine

Large Intestine:

  • Identify anatomy of the large intestine
  • Discuss role of absorption, secretion & motility of large intestine
  • Discuss at least 5 disease processes of the large intestines

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 2.4 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure.

CE contact hours for this article expires: August 22, 2022

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Leak Testing: Part of your Quality Assurance.

To improve participants knowledge on importance of leak testing and all steps involved in quality management program.

Participant correctly and consistently performs leak test according to instructions for use(IFU), preventing fluid invasion into endoscope, reducing repair costs, and affecting positive patient outcomes by infection prevention.

Objectives:

  • Explain importance of leak testing.
  • Describe steps involved in proper leak testing and importance of following instructions for use(IFU) of both leak tester and specific endoscope.
  • Discuss negative outcomes related to fluid invasion.

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.5 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure.

CE contact hours for this article expires: November 30, 2022

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Lynch Syndrome

To provide learner with introduction to Lynch syndrome, including risk factors, prognosis, genetics and patient support.

Objectives:

  • Discuss the history of genetic research and importance of detailed documentation of family history and it’s role in identifying Lynch Syndrome.
  • Define autosomal dominant inheritance pattern.
    Identify risk factors for Lynch Syndrome.
  • Discuss factors that affect prognosis of Lynch Syndrome.
    Describe importance of genetic counseling for Lynch Syndrome patients.

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.2 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure.

CE contact hours for this article expires: August 30, 2022

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Back to the “Basics” Part II Alimentary Tract
The purpose of this presentation is to expose learner to basic anatomy and physiology and common disorders of the alimentary Gastrointestinal tract.

Objectives:

  • Describe basic anatomy of alimentary GI tract
  • Discuss basic physiology of alimentary GI tract
  • Identify some common disorders of the alimentary GI tract
  • List diagnostic tests used to identify diseases of the alimentary GI tract

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.8 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure.

CE contact hours for this article expires: March 25, 2022

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Back to the “Basics” Part I Endoscopes
The purpose of this presentation is to provide learner with Basics in Endoscope history, care, reprocessing, and being accreditation ready.

To improve learner knowledge of endoscopes, importance of instructions for use and safety data sheets, careful handling of endoscopes, details of reprocessing and being more secure in the accreditation process.

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 1.4 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure.

CE contact hours for this article expires: Jan 30, 2022

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Endoscope Reprocessing – Continuous Improvement process
The purpose of this course is to provide learner with knowledge specific to Endoscope Reprocessing and the need to continually improve your processes.

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 2.8 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT relicensure.

CE contact hours for this article expires: Dec 31, 2021

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