Continuing Education Courses


The American College of Nursing offers several Continuing Education (CE) courses for CNA, RNs, LVNs, LPTs. Please call to find out about our next class enrollment.

 

IV Therapy/Blood Withdrawal Certification

This 36 hour course in intravenous and blood withdrawal is designed to teach RNs and LVNs basic techniques in intravenous therapy and blood withdrawal. Successful completion of this course will provide 27 hours of theory and 9 hours of clinical experience, including at least 3 individually supervised successful venipunctures and 3 individually supervised skin punctures by each student on live subjects.

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CPR/AED Training

The American College of Nursing offers of American Heart Association CPR/AED Training.

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**All CE courses have a minimum requirement of 15 students to take place. American College of Nursing reserves the right to cancel or waive the minimum requirement for the class at anytime.**

Dates/Time – CY 2013 CE Courses Number of Contact Hours
09/20/13
5pm-8pm
8pm-10pm
Bloodborne Diseases: Reducing Your Risks at Work and Standard Precautions Review
Protecting Yourself: HIV and Aids in Health Care
3 hours
2 hours
10/18/13
5pm-10pm
Standard and Transmission-Based Precautions: The New Infection Control System 5 hours
11/15/13
5pm-7:30pm
7:30pm-10pm
Tuberculosis Update
Preventing Abuse and Neglect: A Guide for Caregivers
2.5 hours
2.5 hours
12/13/13
5pm-10pm
Working Safely: Body Mechanics in Health Care 5 hours
Dates/Time – CY 2014 CE Courses Number of Contact Hours
01/17/14
5pm-10pm
Caring for the Person with Alzheimer’s or Other Dementias 5 hours
02/14/14
5pm-10pm
Caring for the Person Recovering from a Hip or Knee Replacement 5 hours
03/14/14
5pm-10pm
Preventing Falls in the Elderly 5 hours
04/18/14
5pm-10pm
Preserving Dignity in Your Care (Part 1)

5 hours
04/25/14
5pm-10pm
Preserving Dignity in Your Care (Part 2) 5 hours
05/16/14
5pm-10pm
Caring for the Person Recovering from Stroke 5 hours
06/13/14
5pm-10pm
Caring for Your Geriatric Patient: Based on the MDS 2.0 Manual (Part 1) 5 hours
06/20/14
5pm-8pm
8pm – 10pm
Caring for Your Geriatric Patient: Based on the MDS 2.0 Manual (Part 2)
Prevention & Care of Pressure Sores
3 hours
2 hours
07/18/14
5pm-10pm
Substance Abuse & Misuse in the Older Adult 5 hours
08/15/14
5pm-10pm
The Importance of Documentation & Charting 5 hours
09/19/14
5pm-10pm
Improving Communication Skills for Better Care 5 hours
10/17/14
5pm-10pm
Workplace Violence: Prevention & Management of Aggressive Behavior (Part 1) 5 hours
10/24/14
5pm-10pm
Workplace Violence: Prevention & Management Of Aggressive Behavior (Part 2) 5 hours
11/14/14
5pm-10pm
Providing Continuity of Care: Death, Dying, and Grief 5 hours