Article Summary Child Abuse: Recognition, Reporting, and Prevention by: Adrianne Avillion, D.Ed., RN last modified: Jan-06 gen_550_1 1.5 $15.00 Discusses various forms of child abuse, including physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, along with child neglect. Reviews physical and behavioral indicators and the process for reporting suspected abuse. Drug Resistant Bacteria by: Cathy B. Bridge, RN, BSN, M.Ed., CIC last modified: Jan-06 gen_150_2 1 $15.00 Since the advent of penicillin, man has been winning the fight against bacteria. Now with MRSA and VRE becoming more common, the bacteria are winning again. Elder Abuse and Neglect: Recent Research and Trends by: Carolyn Bottum, MPH last modified: Jan-06 com_420_1 2 $20.00 Defines elder abuse and neglect in both the private setting and in institutions.Reviews demographics, causes, and prevention strategies along with reporting guidelines. Feel the Burn: GERD and the Respiratory Patient by: Kristen Szymonik, BS, RRT, AEC last modified: Jun 2012 res_920 1.0 $15.00 This course explains what GERD is, how it affects pulmonary patients, and how it is diagnosed. This course also compares and contrasts current treatment options. Heart Disease in Women: Important Issues by: Adrianne Avillion, D.Ed., RN last modified: Jan-06 gen_140_1 1 $15.00 Discusses the incidence of heart disease in women, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention strategies. Influenza Immunization and Elderly Patients by: Carolyn Bottum, M.P.H. Updated: Monica Raich BS, RRT last modified: Jan-06 gen_170_1 1 $15.00 Provides information about influenza, its diagnosis and treatment, influenza immunization, and methods of encouraging patients to be vaccinated Intro to Healthcare Ethics: Understanding Ethical Terminology by: Adrianne Avillion, D.Ed., RN last modified: Jan-06 gen_180 1.5 $15.00 Discusses using proper terminology related to ethical issues, and presents scenarios as examples. Keeping Kids with Asthma Breathing Easy and on the Go by: Rachel Moore, MD, Updated: Matt Rees, RPSGT, CRT last modified: Jan-06 ped_700_1 2 $20.00 Reviews important facets of the H & P, initial testing, and therapeutic intervention. Discusses peak flow meters, immunizations, and specific tips on medications and children. Living with Asthma / Preventing Asthma Emergencies by: Rachel Moore, MD, Updated: Matt Rees, RPSGT, CRT last modified: Jan-06 ped_710_1 2 $20.00 Reviews asthma pathophysiology, prevention & environmental controls, medications, situations such as the athlete, smoking, and pregnancy, and relating effectively with the patient. Managing the Asthmatic in Crisis by: Rachel Moore, MD, Updated: Matt Rees, RPSGT, CRT last modified: Jan-06 ped_720_1 1 $15.00 Discusses appropriate hospital treatment of asthma exacerbations and reviews methods of education that may prevent future admissions. Medical Errors: Evaluation and Prevention by: Kristen Szymonik last modified: 2011 gen_130_2 2 $20.00 Reviews types of medical errors, means of evaluating the root cause, and suggestions for preventing future errors. Accepted by Florida towards the mandatory CE requirement. Ready for Anything: Disaster Preparedness for Healthcare Professionals by: Kristen Szymonik, RRT last modified: Jan 2012 gen_750 2 $20.00 Addresses the role of respiratory therapists and nurses in various disaster relief efforts. Reducing Workplace Violence by: Adrianne Avillion, D.Ed., RN last modified: Jan-06 gen_160_1 1.5 $15.00 Discusses the incidence of workplace violence,its risk factors, personal interventions for prevention, and employer responsibilities. Respiratory Cancers: Lung Cancer by: Kristen Szymonik, BS, RRT, AEC last modified: Jun 2012 res_330 1.0 $15.00 This course outlines the treatment options, symptoms, and disease process of lung cancer, which will help clinicians provide quality care to this patient population. Respiratory Cancers: Oral Cancer by: Kristen Szymonik, BS, RRT, AEC last modified: Jun 2012 res_340 1.0 $15.00 In this course, clinicians will expand their knowledge base and clinical treatment skills of the disease process, symptoms, and treatment options associated with oral cancers. Respiratory Cancers: Pharyngeal Cancer by: Kristen Szymonik, BS, RRT, AEC last modified: Jun 2012 res_320 1.0 $15.00 This course provides the clinician with information regarding symptoms, treatment options, and palliative care for pharyngeal cancer patients, allowing for more comprehensive care in the clinical setting. Respiratory Pharmacology by: Kristen Szymonik, BS, RRT, AEC last modified: Jun 2012 res_820 2.0 $20.00 Reviews respiratory medications including generic and trade names, dosage, side effects, indications and contraindications. Sleep Disorders & Polysomnography by: Helen Schaar-Corning,RRT, Updated: Matt Rees, RPSGT,CRT last modified: Jan-06 res_210_2 2 $20.00 Describes polysomnography testing procedures and their use in diagnosing sleep disorders. Common sleep disorders are discussed, along with various treatment options. Spinal Cord Injury: Pathophysiology, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Issues by: Adrianne Avillion, D.Ed., RN last modified: Jan-06 gen_450_1 2 $20.00 Explains spinal cord injury and discusses the relationship between level of injury and loss of function. Reviews rehabilitation concerns and potential complications. Traumatic Thoracic Injuries by: J.Washington CRTT, LRCP last modified: Jan-06 eme_200_2 1.5 $15.00 Describes blunt and penetrating thoracic injuries, their causes, and appropriate treatments. Includes sections on pneumothorax, flail chest, pulmonary contusion, and tracheobronchial disruption.