Sponsored by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)
Each module is worth one CEU credit- 5 Free CEUs Total. Register for the Series
Homelessness 101: Basic facts and figures on homelessness, including discussion of causes and individual and societal risk factors for persons becoming homeless.
Strategic Practices: Evidenced based and promising community based practices that can help end homelessness.
Partnering and Planning: Strategic partnering and planning strategies to leverage community resources to meet the needs of persons who are homeless.
Financing: Tips on how to finance services for persons who are homeless.
Evaluation: Overview of evaluation strategies to see if your program is having the desired impact in ending chronic homelessness.
Cellular Metabolism in Hematologic Malignancies: From Evolving Science to Therapeutic Potential- Describe how metabolic reprogramming contributes to tumor transformation and sustains progression in blood cancer cells. Assess the therapeutic potential of targeting metabolic changes as they relate specifically to hematologic malignancies. Apply new strategies for incorporating therapies that target metabolism in blood cancers. Utilize the information presented from current and future clinical trials that evaluate cancer metabolism in order to better manage patients with hematologic malignancies. Explain the basis for therapies that affect cancer cell metabolism. 3.25 Free CEUs (+MD)
Introduction to Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy © - Define reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS). Identify the three stages of RSDS and manifestations of each stage. Outline treatment and nursing care priorities for a patient with RSDS. Identify the 6 potential directions for basic and clinical research on new treatment strategies. 2.0 Free CEUs
Ethics & Boundary Issues - Topics include: Ethics vs. Law. Confidentiality. Mandated Reporting. HIPAA. Advertising Professional Services. Duty to Protect. Achieving and Maintaining Competence. Cultural Competence. Informed Consent. Multiple or Non-Sexual Dual Relationships. Sexual Relationships with Clients. Demo familiarity with the limits of confidentiality, the concept of a mandated reporter, the concept of informed consent, & duty to warn laws. 3.0 Free CEUs
NEW! Focus on Substance Abuse Prevention- Evaluate the value of a needs assessment to help develop a substance abuse prevention strategy that best fits the community, and determine how to chose a specific prevention issue and a target audience. Examine the risk and protective factors involved in abuse and how theories about substance abuse prevention can help to shape the actions that are credible and appropriate for substance abuse prevention strategies. Analyze identified strategies that help shape the substance abuse prevention plan and help to create practical solutions including information dissemination, prevention education, positive alternatives, and environmental strategies. 2.0 Free CEUs
CML- Living With A Chronic Disease- List current treatment options for CML patients, Describe CML therapies. List key elements of monitoring response to CML treatment. Explain the role of clinical trials in the advancement of CML treatment. Discuss quality of life issues for patients living with CML. Describe communication touch points among patients and healthcare providers. 1.0 Free CEUs
Weighing the Outcomes: Ethical Issues in Kidney Disease- Describe problem-solving techniques to use in ethical decision-making. Identify barriers to ethical decision-making. Describe best practices in ethical decision-making. Define ethics terminology. Recognize the role values and ethics plays in their daily practice. Describe response to various common ethical dilemmas faced with ESRD patients. 3.0 Free CEUs
ONE free course-choose from the following: (1) 10 Ways Practitioners Can Avoid Frequent Ethical Pitfalls. (2) Nine Ethical Values of Master Therapists. (3) 21 Ethical Fallacies: Cognitive Strategies To Justify Unethical Behavior and Ethics, Critical Thinking, and Language. (4) Psychologists Use of E-mail with Clients: Some Ethical Considerations. (5) Diet and Physical Activity in Women Recovered from Anorexia Nervosa A Pilot Study. (6) Comparison of DSM-IV vs. Proposed DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Eating Disorders: Reduction of EDNOS and Validity. 1.0 Free CEUs
Work-Related Stress- Identify work-related stressors and challenges experienced in social work.. Apply useful concepts to aid in understanding stress-related experience, including compassion fatigue, secondary traumatic stress, burnout and vicarious traumatization.. Describe self-care and stress management strategies to manage occupational and personal stress effectively in order to maintain optimal well-being. 1.0 Free CEUs