This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1729954
Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.
The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.
This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Obstructive vs. Restrictive Respiratory Disease A. Characteristics B. Obstructive Lung Disease C. Restrictive Lung Disease D. Review E. Summary Section 3: Obstructive Respiratory Disorders A. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease B. Asthma C. Bronchiectasis D. Cystic Fibrosis E. Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea F. Review G. Summary Section 4: Restrictive Respiratory Disorders A. Pneumonia B. Obesity C. Pulmonary Edema D. Lung Cancer E. Interstitial Lung Disease F. Allergies G. Review H. Summary Section 5: Complications of Common Respiratory Disorders A. Respiratory Failure B. Respiratory Infections C. Cancer D. Heart Problems E. Depression and Anxiety F. Sleep Disturbances G. Malnutrition and Other Gastrointestinal Disorders H. Pain and Increased Shortness of Breath I. Poor Endurance J. Review K. Summary Section 6: Interventions A. Infection Prevention B. The Environment C. Fatigue and Shortness of Breath D. Nutrition and Hydration E. Promoting Sleep F. Psychosocial Support G. Observation and Reporting H. Review I. Summary Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!
Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.”Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.