Course Code: REL-SRC-0-PBM-V2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2021
Identify the classifications, pathophysiology, and risk factors for pneumonia
Recognize the classic symptoms of pneumonia and presentation variations in the elderly
List the abnormal assessment findings in an individual with pneumonia
Identify the medical management of an individual with pneumonia
Explain the nursing care required for an individual with pneumonia
Describe the strategies used to prevent pneumonia
Identify how acute bronchitis is prevented
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Respiratory Basics
The Respiratory System
Respiratory System Disorders
Section 3: Pneumonia Classifications and Assessment
Classifications of Pneumonia
Pathophysiology of Pneumonia
Section 4: Pneumonia Management and Prevention
Preventing Hospital Readmissions
Section 5: Acute Bronchitis
Overview of Acute Bronchitis
Section 6: Conclusion
Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA
Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA has worked in long-term care for 20 years. Mrs. Swann has worked in many positions including Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator and Nursing Home Administrator. Cheryl is certified in both Gerontological nursing and wound care. In the past, she has assisted in the operations of multiple nursing facilities, including staffing, payroll, public health concerns, family member issues, management of consultant relationships (e.g. pharmacy, dietary, etc.), and as an intermediary between long-term care facilities and doctors. Mrs. Swann worked closely with federal monitors and the Office of Inspector General in developing an effective Continuous Quality Improvement and compliance program in her organization. Mrs. Swann has presented nationally regarding effective Quality Assurance, Restraint Reduction, Wound Prevention, CMS Five Star Quality Rating System and Developing a Corporate Compliance Program. Her expertise includes staff training and development, Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement initiatives, and policy development.
Disclosure: Cheryl Swann, RN-BC, BSN, WCC, LNHA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: entry level Direct Care Workers; entry level General Staff; in the following settings: Home Health, Long-term Care, Residential Care.
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