COVID-19 CE Courses for Nursing Professionals

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic nurses have shouldered the dual burden of helping families cope with the loss of loved ones while bearing their own feelings of grief and overwhelm. These courses offer timely information to help nurses navigate the related clinical and emotional challenges.

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COVID-19 Loss, Grief, and Bereavement – N44138

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Course release date: 10/20/2020
Course expiration date: 10/20/2023

This course is for healthcare professionals who want to identify ways to support grieving individuals because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Characteristics that influence COVID-19 grief, bereavement, and mourning are identified. Policies such as social distancing may mitigate the impact of contracting the virus but increase risk factors for mental health issues and complicated grief (prolonged grief disorder). The course presents major theories and models of mourning as they relate to coping with COVID-19 ambiguous loss and disenfranchised grief. 
17.95
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4.6
1915 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

A Nurses' Palette of Grief: Effects of COVID-19 – N39338

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Course release date: 6/23/2020
Course expiration date: 6/23/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.  

Clinicians working across all healthcare settings recognize the impact of personal and professional losses due to COVID-19. A major emphasis of this webinar course is to provide an understanding of the impact of loss, grief, and bereavement on the clinician. Recognizing grief reactions in clinicians after a patient dies by the coronavirus is explored. This webinar provides clinicians the insight they need to understand their own Palette of Grief®, which focuses on their emotional, cognitive, behavioral, physical, and spiritual reactions and will also prepare clinicians to identify characteristics that complicate their own grief process. Whether the learner is a bereaved clinician or a supervisor who wants to help their team, they will gain insight into coping with COVID-19 related loss, posttraumatic growth, and meaning making. The webinar also describes how clinicians can manage their grief by identifying their strengths and building their personal resilience. 
15.00
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4.7
2567 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

Boundaries and Burnout: Strategies for Nurses to Maintain Self- N49794

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Course release date: 6/16/2021
Course expiration date: 6/16/2024

This webinar has been previously recorded.

In today’s fast-paced, high-demand world, it’s become hard to separate work and home. In addition, COVID has further blurred those lines causing us to be even more susceptible to burnout. Burnout impacts every part of our physical, social, and psychological self and can have dramatic effects. This webinar course, presented by Trish Hart, a national expert in mindfulness and stress management, investigates the stages of burnout, how to prevent burnout, and stress management strategies to implement to continue to be a high performer and more mindful in your daily living.
15.00
Webinar
Elective

COVID-19 Vaccines: What You Need to Know – N48647

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Course release date: 3/17/2021
Course expiration date: 3/17/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.

Nurses play a key role in educating patients and community members about vaccination, administering vaccines, and surveillance for potential side effects. This timely webinar course presents an overview of the COVID-19 virus and how it spreads; the goals of vaccination and what is needed to attain herd immunity; discussion on vaccine hesitancy and barriers to vaccination; and nurses’ important roles throughout the global pandemic, including vaccination. 
15.00
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4.7
3565 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

COVID-19: Ethical Considerations for Nurses – N39394

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Webinar course release date: 9/15/2020
Webinar course expiration date: 9/15/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.  

This webinar course provides an overview of ethical issues encountered by nurses during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic and will consider ethical issues that remain as we navigate our country’s “new normal.”  The course reviews a variety ethical challenges nurses face, including issues of rationing, changes in end-of-life care practices, concerns about PPE shortages, and the related concept of the “duty to care” and staffing challenges. The connection between these issues and moral distress and the related idea of moral resilience are discussed.  This webinar course also discusses the ongoing ethical issues nurses are likely to face as the pandemic continues to progress and evolve, and strategies for navigating these.
15.00
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4.6
1761 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

COVID-19: Loss, Grief, and Bereavement (Webinar) – N47883

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Course release date: 1/14/2021
Course expiration date: 1/14/2024

This webinar course has been previously recorded.

This webinar course is for healthcare professionals who want to identify ways to support grieving individuals because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Characteristics that influence COVID-19 grief, bereavement, and mourning are identified. Policies such as social distancing may mitigate the impact of contracting the virus but increase risk factors for mental health issues and complicated grief (prolonged grief disorder). The course presents major theories and models of mourning as they relate to coping with COVID-19 ambiguous loss and disenfranchised grief. 
19.95
Webinar
Elective

COVID-19: Loss, Grief, and Bereavement: Helping Families Cope – N39363

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Webinar course release date: 8/4/2020
Webinar course expiration date: 8/4/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.  

COVID-19 has impacted nurses in a way that brings them together. They may be confronted by grieving family members in months, if not years to come. A major emphasis of this webinar course is on providing an understanding of how families mourn their loved ones during a pandemic. The course explores practical strategies to help bereaved families by identifying contemporary mourning theories and focuses on understanding how theories and models of loss, grief, and mourning can move families through their painful loss experience in a healthy and meaningful way.
15.00
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4.7
889 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

Easing COVID-19 Stress Through Yoga's Breath and Body Connection – N38083

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Webinar course release date: 6/9/2020
Webinar course expiration date: 6/9/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.  

When today’s world feels stressful and uncertain, the ancient practice of yoga offers tried-and-true techniques for focusing the mind, empowering the body, and soothing the spirit. During this webinar course, longtime yoga teacher Becky Vollmer, Experienced-Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) 500, will explain how yoga – including movement, breathwork, mindfulness, and meditation – can help improve flexibility and strength in the muscles, improve both mobility and stability in the joints, and engage the body’s parasympathetic nervous system to reduce physical and mental stress.  You’ll learn simple breathing, stretching, strengthening, and mindfulness practices that can be done practically anywhere – whether on the job, in the car, or at home. No experience, no stretchy pants, and no yoga mat required!
15.00
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4.6
976 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

Helping Patients and their Families Cope with COVID-19 and Its Lasting Effects – N39362

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Webinar course release date: 7/21/2020
Webinar course expiration date: 7/21/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.  

We are told by some that the pandemic is abating. Cases are leveling out. We can enter our “new normal” at varying rates of speed. But what does this mean? The issue becomes even more confusing when we hear about the “second wave” of cases. Probably the biggest concern is that there are still so many unknowns. What does “new normal” look like? As with the pandemic itself, nurses will be called on to help others deal with the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar course examines some of the possible long-term effects of this global health problem and explores potential ways nurses can help patients and their families deal with life after the pandemic.
15.00
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4.4
2311 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

Leading With Compassion, Even When You Feel Emotionally Depleted – N35131

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Webinar course release date: 4/6/2020
Webinar course expiration date: 4/6/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.  

The effects of COVID-19 are playing a devastating emotional and physical toll on healthcare providers – working around the clock, seeing the impacts of the virus up front and personal, missing one’s family, and not knowing what tomorrow will bring. Will it finally start getting better or is there still worse to come?  Meanwhile, healthcare providers continue to give the care that is required while running on near-empty themselves. This webinar provides a framework and examples that help inspire ways to continue to lead with compassion when you’re fatigued, drained, and worried and will showcase the powerful effect this has on you, your patients and your community.
15.00
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4.6
1276 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

Nurse Resilience in the Age of COVID-19 – N39392

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Course Release Date: 8/18/2020
Course Expiration Date: 8/18/2023

This webinar has been previously recorded.

Both the personal and the professional aspects of resilience are of great importance in unprecedented times, and such times are upon us. In this webinar course, we will discuss the topic of nurses’ resilience in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic. What does it take to be a resilient nurse and human being when the winds of adversity are blowing? Let’s dive deep and discover the keys to building our resilience in the interest of our own well-being and survival. 
15.00
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4.6
1607 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

Stress and Self-Care for Nurses in the Time of COVID-19 – N39364

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Webinar course release date: 7/7/2020
Webinar course expiration date: 7/7/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.  

This webinar course provides a chance for participants to learn about the connections between stress and health, assess stress in their own lives, as well as learn, practice, and apply stress management strategies. Strategies include behavioral and cognitive changes, assertiveness, time management, nutrition, meditation, and other relaxation techniques. The webinar draws from the work of many theorists and researchers including Kabatt-Zinn, Benson, Folkman and Lazarus, and Candace Pert.
15.00
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4.7
393 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

Stress, Burnout, and Self-Care in the Face of COVID-19 – N35496

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Webinar course release date: 4/21/2020
Webinar course expiration date: 4/21/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.  

In this webinar course, holistic nurse career coach Keith “Nurse Keith” Carlson discusses how stress and burnout can sabotage a nurse’s ability to stay balanced, healthy, productive, and highly functional during chaotic times, such as the COVID-19 pandemic we all now face. We will also review simple yet effective self-care techniques for finding moments of sanity and health even amidst such a chaotic, frightening, and difficult moment in human history.
15.00
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4.6
1210 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

Telehealth's Impact on Nursing Practice – N46859

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Webinar course release date: 11/18/2020
Webinar course expiration date: 11/18/2023

This webinar course has been previously recorded.

Telehealth has become an integral part in transforming healthcare and addressing challenges in the health care system. To provide accessible, quality patient care, nurses must adopt and use innovative technologies to meet these goals.  This course will introduce the various types of telehealth modalities and review a history of telehealth and their applications in nursing practice. The course will discuss scope of practice issues that impact care provided by telehealth, including those that have emerged and evolved related to COVID-19. The course concludes with the current and future implications of telehealth on nursing practice.

15.00
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4.4
1428 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

Trust Matters: Regaining Trust During COVID-19 – N48036

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Webinar course release date: 2/10/2021
Webinar course expiration date: 2/10/2024

This webinar course has been previously recorded.

Nursing has been named the most TRUSTED profession in America for the 19th consecutive year. What an amazing accomplishment. So why then is trust in such short supply within the profession? COVID-19 has amplified the declining levels of trust exponentially. Whether due to strains on staffing, poor organizational communication or PPE shortages, trust between frontline caregivers and nurse leaders has been negatively impacted. This webinar course presents the inextricable link between Cultures of Trust and higher employee engagement, increased teamwork and empowerment, increased performance, and lower turnover. You will learn the role each of us can play in rebuilding trust that has eroded during the demands and stressors in the work environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
15.00
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4.7
2083 Ratings
Webinar
Elective

We Are All Public Health Nurses: How Your Practice Impacts the Health of Humanity – N49284

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Webinar course release date: 4/28/2021 
Webinar course expiration date: 4/28/2024

This webinar course has been previously recorded.  

Every nurse, regardless of what, where and how they practice, impacts public health through prevention, education, advocacy, activism, assessment, and evaluation. This webinar course includes a definition and overview of public health, key initiatives on global, national, and regional levels and discusses ways that every nurse contributes to the health of larger populations. The crucial impact of an effective, large-scale vaccination program and how nurses play a lead role is also discussed. As the country and the world continues to manage the global COVID-19 pandemic and the health of national and global populations remain a top priority, this course and the discussion is timely and relevant for all nurse audiences.
15.00
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4.6
1611 Ratings
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