Preventive Care: Screening and Immunizations for Adults

Preventive Care: Screening and Immunizations for Adults 

This course discusses common preventative health measures for adult patients, including screenings, assessments, and immunizations. The course allows healthcare professionals an opportunity to provide health literacy and guidance on lifestyle choices that may improve a patient’s quality of life. The course will review common diagnoses and prevention strategies to potentially lower the occurrence of chronic illnesses in the adult population.

$19.95

Hours: 1.00 - 1.25
REL-CHC-0-PCSIA

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.25 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.2 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.20 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


New Mexico Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)

This course awards 1.25 contact hours upon successful completion.

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-CHC-0-PCSIA
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/20/2022
Learning Objectives:
Recognize recommended immunizations for adults.
Determine screenings needed for patients based on presented risk and demographic factors.
Identify key components of and barriers to quality preventive care.
Identify common risk factors and/or symptoms of at least 15 medical conditions and diseases.

Outline:

Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Preventive Healthcare

Meet Sara

Importance of Preventive Healthcare

Barriers to Preventive Care

Patient Education and Counseling

Obtaining a Past Medical History

Screening Tools

Immunizations Facts

Review: Meet Karen

Summary

Section 3: Cancer Prevention and Screening

Cancer Overview

Colorectal Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Breast Cancer

Lung Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Skin Cancer

Oral Cavity and Pharynx Cancer

Bladder Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

Meet John

Summary

Section 4: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Introduction

Patient Education

Chlamydia

Genital Herpes

Gonorrhea

Hepatitis B and C

Syphilis

Genital Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Review: Meet Charles

Summary

Section 5: Overall Health

Cardiovascular Disease

Aortic Aneurysm

High Blood Pressure

Atherosclerosis

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Obesity

Type 2 Diabetes

Depression

Osteoporosis

Adult Vaccination Schedule

Shingles

Pertussis

Influenza

Pneumonia/Pneumococcal

Review: Meet George

Summary

Section 6: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributors

Resources

References

Congratulations!


Instructor: Terry Gregoire, RN, BSN, PHN II, NCSN
Terry Gregoire, BSN, RN, NCSN currently works as a Public Health Nurse in the school system. Terry has 3 years Pediatric ICU experience and 8 years hospital experience in adult and pediatric units. She is Board Certified in School Nursing. She enjoys her role as staff health educator and school nurse at Forest Park Elementary and has been a school nurse for 5 years. Terry fills in during the summer months working in Communicable Disease/Immunizations of her Public Health Department. Disclosure: Terry Gregoire, RN, BSN, PHN II, NCSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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