Florida Board of Nursing – Education and Training Programs – Licensing, Renewals

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The Florida Board of Nursing (Board) approves new pre-licensure nursing education programs that meet the application requirements specified in Section 464.019, Florida Statutes. This Section of Florida law also defines the Board s regulatory authority over established nursing education programs.

Nursing education programs in Florida that hold specialized nursing accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or by the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education (CCNE) are not regulated by the Florida Board of Nursing. Consumers are advised that the Board is not authorized to conduct site visits, and oversight of approved nursing education program quality measures is limited by Florida law.

All concerns or complaints pertaining to approved nursing education programs in Florida should be directed to the Consumer Services Unit of the Department of Health s Division of Medical Quality Assurance.





Online Bachelor s Degree in Health Information Management #american #public #university #system,

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Health Information Management

Bachelor of Science

Our Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (HIM) provides students with the knowledge and skills required to be a health information administrator in a variety of settings such as hospitals, insurance companies, and government agencies. With a focus on operations management, the degree program utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to its curriculum. Billions of dollars have been invested in newer health information technology, leading to a greater need for trained, educated HIM professionals knowledgeable in data management, information policy, finance, information systems, and administrative and clinical knowledge.

Note: Some courses in the program require you to install software installation for virtual online lab accessibility. Software and/or lab equipment required for some courses in this program are not provided through the undergraduate book grant and will need to be purchased by any student registering in those courses. Please see the course materials section of those courses for more information prior to registration.

Program Courses

The curriculum for this online bachelor’s program is reviewed by an advisory council of industry experts for relevancy to today’s marketplace. Course topics include:

  • Goal setting, problem solving, staffing, and employee training
  • Historical and current healthcare administration and delivery systems
  • Health records filing systems, data collection, and electronic records
  • Medical terminology and pharmacology vocabularies used in HIM classification systems
  • The history and use of coding manuals, coding guidelines, and ICD-10 coding steps
  • Health insurance and public funding programs
  • Legal and ethical aspects of health information management, and healthcare fraud and abuse
  • HIM computer and software applications

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Assess organizational compliance with state and federal governmental regulations, accreditation, licensure, and certification requirements.
  • Construct accurate quantitative evaluations related to health care statistics, financial management, and accounting standards and best practices.
  • Analyze legal and ethical concerns related to confidentiality, security, and privacy issues in the management of health information in the digital world.
  • Implement supervisory and management skills across business functions.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of specialized medical language, classification systems, and reimbursement methodology common in the field of health information management.
  • Synthesize material on health information management from multiple competing sources.
  • Summarize the significance of being a health information administrator in terms of challenges, trends, and developments in a social context.
  • Identify significant public policy issues in health information management.

Degree at a Glance

  • Number of Credits 120
  • Max Transfer Credits 91
  • Tuition Per Credit $270 | $250 with military grant
  • Program Length 4 years full time
  • Program Format Online | Monthly course starts
  • Program Director Andrea Mignott
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Social Work Continuing Education CEUs Online #social #work #ceus, #psychologist #ceus, #psychology

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Social Work Continuing Education Online

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Step 1: Place your order by clicking the button above. Your 1 year unlimited CE hrs will be recorded in your User Account.
Step 2: Select from 200+ courses. View course content and score test FREE. You get unlimited FREE trials to pass the test.
Step 3: Once you have passed the test with a score of 80% or higher, log into your User Account and your certificate is available for print or download. Your CE history is maintained in your account.

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�I really liked that I could download the mp3 and listen to the substance abuse material in my car. That was very helpful and a main reason that I will use this site again in the future.� A. Lopes, Psychologist, Fort Myers, FL

�Convenient and IPAD compatible. Very informative about the scope of the problem and systematic approach to dealing with bullies and victims.� D. Green, Counselor, Lakewood, OH

CB �This was a great alternative to going to a conference and more conducive to my learning style. The information was in depth and very relevant. I can put what I read and thought about ethics into use today. Thank you.� C. Otteson, Social Worker, St. Joseph, MN

�This was much better Medical Errors than I thought it would be. very relevant, adequate amount of content, outlined well. I’d do this again! Very helpful and relevant.” J. Baker, Counselor, Boise, ID

�I appreciated the focus on shame and depression in men and it’s many more and less obvious manifestations.� M. Weissman, Psychologist, Washington, DC

�Excellent ethics course, especially for those doing team work for ‘wraparound services’. Great review of ethical service delivery.� J. Walker, Social Worker, Indianapolis IN

�Very helpful tools to use with geriatric population I work with on a pt time basis.� J. Weston, Social Worker, Gary, IN

�Very helpful, helped confirm and fill in knowledge I have working with child with Asperger’s in middle school.� E. Tupa, Social Worker, Fargo, ND

�I work for a behavioral health unit of a hospital that utilizes cognitive behavior therapy. I like cognitive behavior therapy because it provides specific strategies/tools/worksheets that can be employed to help patients immediately i.e. in groups or individually. Worksheets can be utilized after sessions to support the work/content previously explored.� J. Weston, Social Worker, Gary, IN

�The cultural competency course was valuable and very well done. I am quite impressed. Very interesting! Liked the parts about where some of the history behind theses cultural Diversity wounds.� M. Daravis, Psychologist, Amarillo, TX

�I will implement the information with my domestic violence survivors. Thank you!� D. Montalvo, Counselor, El Paso, TX

�This was an excellent course – both informative and interesting. Liked the HIV/AIDS examples. Thanks.” P. Norkus, Counselor, Carlisle, KY

Excellent course content on pain management. Many of the topics/techniques, etc. appear applicable to chronic, non-pain, medical conditions such as severe COPD, heart disease, etc. J. Hildreth, Psychologist, Louisburg, NC

�Autism and Autism spectrum disorders is the area of special interest for me since I provide ABA therapy in early intervention program. I learned some interesting facts and will be able to sound more professional when I will discuss symptoms and behaviors of my clients with their parents. Also, I learned new facts, research findings, and strategies. I would be interested also in course on applied behavioral analysis.� T. Ross, Social Workers, Morganville, NJ

�Better than expected. Thorough and authoritative. Addressed supervision with both breadth and depth and the sections built upon, and complimented one another.� P. Hector, Social Worker, Big Rapids, MI

Welcome to a different kind of CE experience!

So you need Social Work CE hrs for your license renewal. How we are unlike other sites, this is a markedly different experience. How? Each Continuing Education course has two sections. The first section provides you with a transcript of the Mp3 audio download. The main goal of these tracks is to provide you with practical information via case study examples. Each track is formatted to provide a tip or technique then to provide a case study which illustrates the tip or technique. It is this combination of practical techniques and case study examples that make our Social Work continuing education courses unique from any other CE provider .

Thus you can download the mp3 files to your smart phone, iPod, etc to play as you commute to and from work.

The next portion of each Continuing Education Course consists of research based information to provide a background for the techniques presented in the first portion of the Social Work course .

So if you feel you don�t have the time nor the budget to attend a seminar consider the economical convenience of our online CE courses which contain mp3 audio downloads.

Secondly, are you tired of taking Social Work courses that leave you empty handed or more appropriately stated, empty-minded, when you conclude the CE course ; receiving a hand or a mindful of nothing that can really help you in your next client session? Our CE courses are chalk full of practical, proven, how-to�s, tips, and techniques that can serve as real benefits to your clients.

Thirdly, since all of our content is available, free without password or payment, you can provide your client with links to pages that underscore concepts or training you wish to have reinforced. Thus our website can serve as a client education tool. As you are aware when clients hear the same idea you are presenting in a session, from another source it often times has more validity and credibility.

Fourth, in addition to mp3 downloads with practical techniques, research based information, and client training tools, the course content in the mp3 downloads, since it is an audio, is presented as if you were attending a seminar listening to a speaker. So rather than a reading through dry, perhaps boring, federal documents, you receive content-dense with useful information presented in the lively format of a professional speaker, while completing you Social Work license renewal requirements .

Every point of our website has been uniquely tailored to customer ease and convenience from the special packages that appear when you enter your state and profession, to the Facebook sharing buttons should you wish to share useful continuing education information with your colleagues, to the discounts provided on the shopping cart for ordering larger dollar volumes of courses.

You first of all come away with practical useful Social Work continuing education information provided at no charge, unlimited CE test scoring at no charge, money saving economical discounts and packages, mp3 downloads that you can reply as you commute to reinforce in your mind the valuable ideas presented so they will be at your fingertips at your next session; we have a YouTube channel that provides Power Points which can serve as staff and client training, as well as live seminars. Our Facebook . Twitter . LinkedIn. Google + . and Pintrest pages provide a multifaceted updates in addition to the valuable content found in the 200+ CE courses found on this website.

In addition, CE courses are listed in four convenient formats. Social Work CE courses are listed by topic, Social Work CE courses by the number of hours they provide, Social Work CE courses by code, and Social Work CE courses by discount. Once again, customer ease and convenience is our goal.

In addition each CE course page includes a carousel in the right hand column which helps you to view additional courses others have purchased in addition to the course you are currently viewing. Also at the top of each section there is a text link regarding the topic with which your course deals. This link will take you to additional Social Work CE courses dealing with this same topic should you wish an additional course on this topic or perhaps seeing if this course is offered in a different length to accommodate the exact number of CE hours you are seeking.

Tracy Appleton, Director,
Healthcare Training Institute





Online Certificate Programs #american #public #university #system, #accredited #online #university, #american #public

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American Public University

Online Certificate Programs

The online certificates at our University are for students who seek a shorter program focused on career development or knowledge of a specific discipline. You can obtain your certificate at an accelerated pace and low cost through while balancing the demands of your work and life commitments.

Certificates range from 18-27 semester hours which typically includes six to nine courses focused on developing your skills and educational foundation in a specific discipline. Credits are available at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and may be applied to an Associate, Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree at the university should you wish to continue your studies further.

  • 8- and 16-week courses available in most programs
  • Tuition is among the lowest nationwide for regionally accredited universities
  • No application fee
  • Strong career and student support system

Choose from a variety of real-world programs, including Computer Systems and Networks, Family Studies, Paralegal Studies, Web Publishing, and many more.

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UTSA Extended Education #university #of #texas #san #antonio, #education, #online #learning, #six

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Continuing Professional Education

Lean Healthcare Fundamentals

Leaders and staff learn key Lean principles such as waste, 5S, flow, standard work, A3 problem solving, balanced work and Lean layout and how to apply these principles to their workplace.

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Advanced Placement (AP) Summer Institute

Under the guidance of College Board, UTSA welcomes hundreds of AP teachers from across the country to 24 workshops covering math, science and the humanities.

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IT Security Training Programs

UTSA understands the evolving cyber threat and the need for educational resources. We offer courses in cybersecurity, and prep courses in Network+, Security+ and Certified Information Security Systems Professional.

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Paralegal Certificate Program

The Paralegal Certificate Program is designed and taught by practicing attorneys to prepare students to be knowledgeable, ethical and effective assistants to attorneys while emphasizing legal areas where paralegals are most in demand.

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Registered Behavior Technician

This training program is based on the Registered Behavior Technician Task List and is designed to meet the 42-hour training required for competency certification for the RBT credential.

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Six Sigma and Lean Thinking

These courses are theory and practice-oriented, suitable for company executives, directors, and upper level managers who wish to sustain enterprise-wide lean transformation. Yellow, Green and Black Belts are offered.

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Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)

All courses are held at UTSA’s Downtown Campus and provide quality training facilitated by OSHA authorized instructors. Courses can be applied towards a professional certificate from the UT- Arlington’s Region VI OSHA Education Center.

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Strategic Advocacy Campaigns Workshop

The Strategic Advocacy Campaign Workshop Series will provide participants an opportunity to focus on the elements, methods and tactics required to conduct a successful and strategically well-planned advocacy campaign.

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Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Workshops include over 21 hours of instruction on powerful test-taking techniques and reviews on previous examination materials/questions in a classroom format.

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Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

Two full-length practice tests to measure your results are included: a pre-diagnostic at the beginning of the workshop and post-diagnostic towards the end.

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Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)

The cost of the course includes 40 hours of classroom instruction, all workshop materials (textbook and workbook) and pre and post-diagnostic exams.

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Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

Workshops include over 21 hours of instruction on powerful test-taking techniques and reviews on previous examination materials/questions in a classroom format.

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Review test preperation workshop policies, discounts offered and registeration and refund information.

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Online Instruction Center

Online short courses are self-paced and follow an asynchronous learning model. You may complete the course sooner than the standard six week timeframe. Online short course are traditionally six weeks or less.

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Online Career Training Center

Preparing for a career change? Try our extensive catalog of career training programs in Healthcare, Business, Information Technology, Media Design and more!

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English for Researchers

English for researchers will enable beginning and intermediate English speakers to develop the vocabulary and grammar necessary to communicate with other researchers.

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Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

Our simple, easy-to-follow model can help you execute a win/win for all parties; resolving your issue AND preserving or building a relationship. The program leads you through the process to gain confidence addressing sensitive topics.

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Narrative Non-Fiction Writing

Narrative Non-Fiction Writing focuses on the development of short form essay writing for adult learners who wish to learn how to craft a first- or third-person account of a real life event.

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Conversational English in the Workplace

Don’t let a language barrier keep you from getting the job you want. San Antonio and Central Texas are prime areas for job seekers to have bilingual skills, so you can’t afford to miss this opportunity.

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The following information are general guidelines to our registration processes. For more specific registration information, please visit the specific offering you wish to attend.

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Lean Healthcare Fundamentals

Leaders and staff learn key Lean principles such as waste, 5S, flow, standard work, A3 problem solving, balanced work and Lean layout and how to apply these principles to their workplace.

Experience the cost saving benefits: an increase in overall revenues and patient satisfaction scores and defraying costs in supplies, labor, and overtime.

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Lean Six Sigma Courses Now Open for Individual Registration

Lean and Six Sigma, two methodologies evolved separately, share the same ultimate goal, which is to answer voices of customers by achieving process excellence. While Lean is famous for its continuous pursuit of perfection, Six Sigma provides a structured data-driven methodology to achieve world-class operational capability.

UTSA’s Advanced Placement Summer Institute Increases Offerings in 2017

This year, the UTSA APSI is comprised of nineteen course subjects focused on college-level curriculum including biology, calculus, physics, statistics and studio art. Teachers will participate in a four-day program that emphasizes hands-on, high impact learning through course activities, labs and field trips.

What we do

Innovation

Extended Education remains a top tier resource for professional learners through continuous origination and development of contemporary courses and programs designed for the knowledge economy.

Accessibility

We seek to create continuing professional education opportunities by harmonizing UTSA faculty skill sets with the demands of professional learners in San Antonio and South Central Texas communities.

Excellence

We make a promise to empower our constituency by providing globally-focused educational opportunities that lead to the growth of economic prosperity and intellectual capital in the community.





Electrical Courses Online, Electrician Classes Gig Harbor, Online Electrican Classes #electrician #training

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A 64 hour non-CEU class. This is the famous class that gives you the knowledge to pass the test. An intense, in-depth review of the NEC, WAC/RCW, OHMS law and general trade knowledge.

Class Duration: 64 hours typically in 8 (8) hour sessions.

8 hours of required code update training for all electricians. This class uses Holt material as well as class participation to explore the new changes to the current version of the NEC. Cost includes book of questions and Holt’s NEC update text. Must bring your NEC.

Class Duration: 8 hours

8 hours of IR CEU training on the fundamentals of OHMS law, with exploration of properties of series circuits. Cost includes worksheets and Holt text. Will need to bring calculator.

Class Duration: 8 Hours

8 hours of required state regulation training for all electricians. This class includes a printed copy of the current Washington State electrical laws. Bring your NEC.

Class Duration: 8 Hours

8 hours of IR CEU training on the components in any electrical installation. Cost includes book of questions and Holt text on topic. Bring your NEC.

Class Duration: 8 Hours

8 hours of IR CEU training focusing on Code Articles: 430, 440,725 and other related material. Cost includes textbook and questions. Bring NEC, WAC calculator.

Class Duration: 8 Hours

8 hours of IR CEU training on chapter 5 of NEC. Cost includes textbook and worksheets. Bring NEC.

Class Duration: 8 Hours

4 hours of IR CEU training covering basics of trouble shooting and

meter usage. Bring Volt/OHM meter.

Class Duration: 4 Hours





Professional – Continuing Education – Seattle Central College #continuing #education #for #educators

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Professional Development

We ve designed our Professional Development continuing education courses to keep up with industry trends, adapt to changing community needs and to be tailored to fit your unique career goals, including:

  • Improving your skills so that you ll stay on the competitive edge of your profession
  • Advancing your career through our certificate programs
  • Discovering new career opportunities by expanding your knowledge experience

Industry Training

We work with local experts to deliver exceptional Industry Training to Washington s innovative businesses.

Our Cannabis Institute offers the required training program for Medical Marijuana Consultant Certification. as well as a variety of continuing education classes geared toward those in the industry and anyone interested in learning more about cannabis.

Through our Corporate Customized Training program, we partner with seasoned professionals to provide on-site, customized training for organizations throughout the Pacific Northwest.

In collaboration with the world-renowned Institute of Brewing Distilling. the Craft Distilling Institute offers the only Fundamentals of Distilling program in the US. We also work with local distilleries and other distilling and brewing industry experts to deliver a comprehensive, hands-on distilling program that meets the needs of professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Lifelong Learning

Want to learn how to paint? Need to fine-tune your French? Looking to build a new table for your back porch? We ve got a continuing education class for that!

Our fun, vibrant Lifelong Learning classes provide you with the opportunity to meet different people, discover a new passion or explore a new interest.





Termination Guidelines, by Jeffrey Barnett, Psy #termination, #psychotherapy, #counseling, #abrupt, #treatment #plan,

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Termination Guidelines

  • Clarify expectations and obligations from the outset. The Office Policies are the best way to articulate and discuss such expectations and obligations. (Zur Institute’s Clinical Forms .)
  • Be familiar with the relevant guidelines and standards in your professions’ Codes of Ethics with regards to termination and abandonment issues. Summary of the different Codes of Ethics on Termination Psychotherapy and Counseling
  • Some terminations are short and swift, while others may be long and protracted. Then termination can have different meanings and be just an end of a phase in intermittent-long-term therapy. The form and type of termination depends on the client, setting of therapy, therapeutic orientation, quality and type of therapist-client relationship and the therapist.
  • If necessary, review with patients their insurance coverage, limits to managed care contracts, and how utilization review may impact on termination. Set up arrangements for addressing patient treatment needs if continued authorization is denied.
  • Make adequate arrangements for coverage during any periods of planned or unplanned absences.
  • Provide patients with referrals to other treatment sources, if needed, and work to assist them in their transition to other health care providers.
  • Be cautious in regard to termination of patients who are in crisis. Try to avoid terminating clients who are in acute or temporary crisis due to payment issues.
  • The average number of visits among U.S. patients receiving psychotherapy in 2007 was 8 sessions, according to a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.
  • 41 percent of patients in the U.S. quit psychotherapy “prematurely,” according to a 2010 study in the journal Psychotherapy Theory, Research, Practice, Training.
  • Many clients unilaterally decide to drop out of therapy. They may do that with a phone message or by simply not showing up to their next scheduled appointment. You must remember that it is the client’s prerogative and choice whether to continue in therapy or not. Except in extreme situations, such as when the client poses a danger to self or others, you need to respect their choice. Do not tacitly condone patients dropping out of treatment when your clinical judgment indicates continued care is needed. When clinically and otherwise appropriate, notify the patient of your assessment and recommendations. There is no ethical, clinical or legal mandate to send a registered letter to client. Different clients and situations may require different actions and, at times, lack of action.
  • The question of whether therapists need to send a letter to clients who unilaterally dropped out (i.e. pre-mature termination) was recently addressed by Davis & Younggren in a 2009 PPRP article, where they clearly stated “In ordinary circumstances, however, letters are typically unnecessary and potentially counterproductive to the natural dissolution of the relationship (Davis, 2008). For instance, the client might feel embarrassed or scolded for his or her oblique termination and be less inclined to return. The client might perceive the psychotherapist’s actions as controlling and unnecessarily intrusive. It might seem that the psychotherapist is trying to break up with the client or get rid of him or her with such a formal action. Routine letters of closure not only present an unrealistic administrative burden on the provider, they add to the risk of negative client reactions.” (p. 575)
  • It is not unusual for therapy to break down rather than go through a smooth, clear or distinct termination process with patients with personality disorders (i.e. BPD) or those who were diagnosed with severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia or Bi-Polar disorders. Termination with these clients can be very abrupt or very long, painful, confusing and tumultuous. Obviously, each case should be handled according to the specific context of therapy. The context of therapy includes client, setting, therapy and therapist factors.
  • You can terminate treatment with clients (or another person with whom the client has a relationship) who threaten or stalk you, your family member or your employees via phone, email, online, in-person or other means. You can also terminate treatment with clients who intrude into your private life via the Internet or in “real” life. You are allowed to protect your privacy and secure your own, your family members’ and employee’s sense of privacy and safety. (Document, document and document.)
  • You must terminate therapy when it becomes reasonably clear that the patient no longer needs the service, is not likely to benefit, or is being harmed by continued service. For those patients who have ongoing treatment needs, when appropriate, one should offer to provide them with assistance with referrals to other appropriately trained and accessible professionals (except when we are being threatened, assaulted, stalked, or other relevant situations).
  • Document discussions of termination issues, agreements reached, decisions made and their rationale, and, when relevant, document the recommendations and follow-ups. Purchase a Termination Summary form
  • Termination of treatment is not always a permanent ending of the professional relationship. Termination is often not relevant during, or an end of phase in, intermittent-long-term psychotherapy. These forms of therapy may continue throughout the life span of individuals and families.
  • Termination is a phase of each patient’s treatment. If possible and appropriate, plan for it, prepare for it, process it. Additionally, each clinician should consider termination in light of their theoretical orientation and treatment approach, each patient’s/client’s diagnosis and treatment needs, and any relevant diversity factors that might impact the process.




  • RN to BSN Accredited Nursing Program – University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

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    Why UW-Green Bay’s RN to BSN Program?

    • Accreditation: University of Wisconsin – Green Bay’s Online RN to BSN Completion Program is part of the highly respected University of Wisconsin System. The program is accredited by the following governmentally recognized organizations:

    Regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
    Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
    30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
    Chicago, Illinois 60602

    Wisconsin Board of Nursing PO Box 8935
    Madison, WI 53708
    Phone: 608-267-2357
    TTY #- 608-267-2416 (hearing or speech impaired only)

    The program is in compliance with the Wisconsin Board of Nursing regulations.

  • Flexible learning options/schedules: Online students never need travel to campus. Online courses are offered asynchronously meaning that students can log in to their assignments any time of the day whenever their schedules allow, even late nights or weekends.
  • Liberal Credit Transfer Policy: Students can transfer as many as 90 of the 120 credits required to graduate. Typically, RN’s receive 60 transfer credits for their Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing. There are 30 required credits of upper level nursing courses through BSN-LINC. The remaining 30-33 credits of General Education and Nursing Support courses can be taken online through BSN-LINC or transferred from other institutions. BSN-LINC has partnerships with a number of colleges featuring automatic credit transfer tables. Click here to see a listing of our partners.
  • Nursing students with a previous Bachelor degree from an accredited institution will be considered to have fulfilled 15 additional credits of general education requirements and 3 additional credits of nursing support. For more information, click here.
  • Personal Advising: All students will have a nursing program advisor. The advisors are there to help throughout every step of the program and are available to provide free credit transfer consultation to help you in making your decision to apply. For more information on advising, click here.
  • Faculty Understand Working Adults: Our faculty are not only current in the field of Nursing, they are attuned to the needs of working adults. They are available during non-traditional hours, supportive with coaching on technology and learning, and understand the challenges of being a practicing nurse. Our faculty and staff are consistently rated high for the personalized attention and support given to our students. For introductory information, please click here.
  • Affordable Tuition and Fees: If you are comparing our program costs to others, be sure to ask about both tuition and fees. Examples include fees for application, credit transfers, course registrations, clinicals, background checks, graduation, etc. The fees charged by some programs can add $2000 or more to your costs. Our fees are very low and our tuition is annually reviewed. We know that our program is competitively priced in comparison to other RN to BSN online programs. For tuition, fee and financial aid information, click here.




  • Online Course: Effective Communication 101 – CEUs and Certificate #communications #class #online,

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    Effective Communication 101

    Lesson 1: Recognizing and Understanding Communication Styles

    This lesson will help recognize four of the major communication styles. Each style serves a different purpose, and you will be able to identify those and understand which is the most effective.

  • Lesson 2: Verbal Communication

    This lesson will break down verbal communication into various subcategories. It will help to find key areas for improvement when misunderstandings arise.

  • Lesson 3: Nonverbal Communication

    This lesson will help you learn to use nonverbal cues to better understand others. Likewise, you can hone these skills to be sure you are effectively communicating your ideas.

  • Lesson 4: Communicating in Writing

    This lesson will address the different components of written communication. It will enable individuals to use writing to maximize their ability to communicate for personal and business reasons.

  • Lesson 5: Cultivating Conversational Skills

    This lesson teaches the most important skills required to use conversation as an effective form of communication. Mastering conversational skills makes you more interesting, and more likely to truly experience two-sided communication.

  • Lesson 6: Group Communication

    In this lesson, you will learn more about group dynamics and how to use them to your advantage. Groups have very specific ways of interacting, and anticipating this can be invaluable in making sure the group actually is effective.

  • Lesson 7: Communications Technology

    In this lesson, you will learn more about the technology currently available to make communication faster and easier. You will also learn what kinds of repercussions this access to instant communication has on business and personal relationships.

  • Lesson 8: Barriers to Communication

    The goal of this lesson is to learn to recognize where there might be breakdowns in communication. By knowing what problems you are facing, you are more prepared to avoid them altogether.

  • Lesson 9: Cultural Aspects of Communication

    In this lesson, you will learn about the field of cross-cultural communication. You will discover what types of barriers to expect, and what you can do to overcome them.

  • Lesson 10: Disagreements and Conflicts

    In this lesson, you will learn how to handle disagreements before and after they occur.

  • Lesson 11: Negotiation

    In this lesson, you will learn the basics of negotiation. It will also pull together some of the skills you have learned throughout this course and show you how to utilize them to reach a specific goal.

  • Lesson 12: Constructive Criticism

    In this lesson, you will learn how to offer and receive constructive criticism. You will also learn the dynamics of the critical relationship.

  • Additional Course Information

    • Document Your Lifelong Learning Achievements
    • Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
    • Verify Your Certificate with a Unique Serial Number Online
    • View and Share Your Certificate Online or Download/Print as PDF
    • Display Your Certificate on Your Resume and Promote Your Achievements Using Social Media

    Course Title: Effective Communication 101

    Course Number: 7550121

    Learning Outcomes

    By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Recognize and describe various communication styles.
    • Define verbal communication.
    • Define nonverbal communication.
    • Demonstrate proper techniques when communicating in writing.
    • Demonstrate techniques for improving conversational skills.
    • Demonstrate techniques for improving group communication.
    • Describe techniques for improving communications with technology.
    • Define barriers to communication.
    • Compare and contrast cultural aspects of communication.
    • Describe communication strategies to resolve disagreements and conflicts.
    • Describe negotiation strategies.
    • Describe how to receive and deliver constructive criticism, and
    • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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    Texas Workforce Commission awards $469,000 grant to LSC-O and Arlanxeo for Skills Development Fund. Training is provided through the Workforce Development Department.

    Congratulations to the Spring 2017 Graduates of Lamar State College-Orange!

    Congratulations to all of the 2017 Cypress Branches Literary/Art Journal winners!

    Congratulations to the newly inducted members of Phi Theta Kappa Spring 2017

    The Executive Staff of Lamar State College-Orange hosted the 12th Annual Administrative Professionals Luncheon on April 26th at the Brown Estate.

    Congratulations to the new inductees to the Criminal Justice Society

    The Brown Estate of Lamar State College-Orange





    Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary: Certificate in Ministry #certificate #in #ministry, #cim, #austin

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    Certificate In Ministry (CIM)

    The Certificate in Ministry is a primarily online program for church leaders and others seeking substantive theological education but who are not planning to pursue study in a degree program. Seven courses are required to complete the certificate program.

    Anyone who seeks theological preparation for church leadership or wishes to enrich his/her personal theological understanding will be well-served by the CIM program. In particular, the CIM may meet requirements for Commissioned Ruling Elders in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and for leadership in other Christian traditions.

    REQUIRED COURSES

    • Church History (online)
    • Reading the Bible Theologically (online)
    • Worship and Preaching (online with some on campus instruction)
    • Christian Education (online with some on campus instruction)
    • Pastoral Care and Leadership (online)
    • Ministry Foundations in Bible and Theology (online)

    ELECTIVES:

    • PC(USA) Polity (online)
    • Comparative Religion (online)
    • Introducing Christian Ethics (online)
    • Effective Church Leadership
    • Evangelism
    • Additional courses are in development

    SCHEDULE

    Spring 2017: March 27 June 2
    Application Deadline is February 10

    CIM.03R Worship and Preaching, taught by Professor Carolyn Helsel
    CIM.06R Ministry Foundations in Bible and Theology, taught by Professor John Alsup

    Fall 2017. Sept 5 Nov 10
    Application Deadline is July 14

    CIM.04R Christian Education, taught by Professor David White
    CIM.09E Introducing Christian Ethics, taught by Professor Asante Todd

    APPLICATION

    If you are interested in this program, please click on the “Application” link below. You may register for courses as soon as you have been admitted to the program; please allow up to two weeks to process your application.





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    PLEASE make all checks or money orders payable to:Consulting Services of Alabama
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    Surgical Technology #university #of #scranton,marywood #university,marywood,keystone #college,keystone,johnson #college,johnson,itt #technical #institute,itt #tech,mccann #school

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    Surgical Technology

    Coming to Scranton for Fall 2017!

    Lackawanna College’s Surgical Technology Program is designed to be completed over a two-year period with day, evening, and Saturday courses as well as on- and off-campus clinical hours. Each program also includes summer session courses and clinical lab hours.

    Acceptance into Lackawanna College’s Surgical Technology Program is based on a selective admissions process with a maximum of 15 students selected annually.

    Degree information

    Through a balance of classroom instruction and clinical experience, the student will acquire applied skills and knowledge in the field of Surgical Technology.

    Surgical technologists work in the operating room under the direct supervision of a surgeon and a registered nurse. Surgical technologists help facilitate the draping, and prepping of the surgical patient. They gown, and glove other team members. They get all the instruments, supplies, equipment necessary for specific surgical procedures. As a member of the sterile team, surgical technologists will hand all necessary instruments and supplies to the surgeon and other team members.

    A surgical technologist has a broad knowledge of anatomy and physiology, microbiology, sterile techniques, and patient safety concepts as well as ethical and legal concepts. A surgical technologist must have an understanding of the hospital organization, policies, and procedures.

    Job opportunities and salaries in the healthcare specialty of surgical technology have been rising steadily over the last few years, and the U.S. Department of Labor predicts employment of surgical technologists is projected to grow 30% from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. Advances in medical technology have made surgery safer, and more operations are being done to treat a variety of illnesses and injuries. The median annual wage for surgical technologists was $41,790 in May 2012.

    Most surgical technologists are employed by hospitals, day-surgery centers with the remainder working in the offices of physicians. After two years of experience, a certified surgical technologist may apply to become a traveling surgical technologist.

    Lackawanna College’s Surgical Technology program combines classroom instruction with practical clinical externships at local hospitals. Both career-specific and academic core courses are included. Students successfully completing the program are eligible to sit for the National Certifying Exam (CST).

    Surgical Technology Program classes are given days, nights and on weekends (based on the availability of the instructors). Clinical externships, however, must take place during the daytime.

    Objectives

    • To give students an understanding the need for surgical intervention
    • To develop an understanding of the role of surgical technologist as a member of the surgical team
    • To instruct students in the responsibilities which the performance of this role entails
    • To assist students in developing the knowledge of the organizational structure of the hospitals, its departments and the operating room
    • To develop a basic understanding of biological science as it relates to safe operating room procedure
    • To facilitate the hands-on, supervised experience in the operating room performing the duties of a surgical technologist.

    OAE-CST Pass Rate

    Annual reporting year

    Admissions criteria and requirements

    Prospective students must meet the college’s minimum requirements. Applicants must submit proof of high school or GED completion with official high school transcript or GED equivalent. Lackawanna College will determine the applicant’s current academic ability based on a combination of following:

    • SAT or ACT test scores, if applicable
      • Recommended SAT scores: 470 Verbal and 470 Math.
      • Recommended ACT scores: 20 or higher in each relevant section.
      • Most scores are valid up to 3 years from test date.
    • College Transfer Credits
      • If transferring credits from another college/university, official college transcripts are required.
    • Placement Test
      • Applicants without valid SAT/ACT scores and who have not previously earned college credits will be required to take the ACCUPLACER exam for determination of current academic ability. Applicants must achieve College Ready scores in Reading, Writing, and Math to be considered qualified for the Surgical Technology program.

    Due to the very specific nature of these degree programs, applicants with transfer credits may only transfer credits related to program core courses including the following:

    • Anatomy and Physiology I – 4 credits
    • Anatomy and Physiology II – 4 credits with lab (if taken within two years)
    • College Algebra
    • Computer Applications
    • College Writing
    • Effective Speaking
    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Medical Ethics (subject to review)
    • Medical Terminology (subject to review)

    Items for official placement into program

    • $100 commitment fee
    • Official high school transcripts
    • Official college transcripts
    • SAT/ACT scores, if applicable
    • FAFSA
    • CPR Certification
    • FBI Clearance
    • State Clearance
    • PA Child Abuse Clearance
    • 2 Step PPD
    • Recent Physical Examination
    • Copy of Immunization Records
      • Varicella Vaccination Date or Date/Year of Chicken Pox
      • Hepatitis B vaccination (3 shots) or waiver
      • MMR documentation or titers
      • Adult TDaP (after age 19)

    Interviews will be scheduled for qualified Surgical Technology program applicants who submit a fully completed application. A mandatory informational meeting will be required prior to start of the selected program.Qualified students will be notified of the date and time upon selection into program. The meeting will review the Surgical Technology department’s policies and expectations. The meeting will also allow for question and answer session and tour of the Lackawanna College facilities.

    Curriculum

    Changes in the curriculum for this program have been approved by ARC/STSA and will be in effect for students beginning their studies in the Fall 2017 cohort.

    This degree program is moving to our Scranton campus in Fall 2017.





    Free Continuing Education Credit for Palliative Care Topics (aka MJHS Palliative Webinar

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    Monday, December 22, 2014

    by Russell K. Portenoy, MD

    (Sometimes a simple idea comes along and while revolutionary, you sit there thinking, why didn’t I do that? Many organizations and academic departments have great content experts, probably lecturing to learners every week. But who among us have consistently made these available for free online, in addition to providing free CE credits. We all have access to those tools, but someone did it first and with a year long commitment to teaching. Pallimed asked Dr. Russell Portenoy to explain the origins of a simple yet innovative project, the MJHS palliative care webinar series. Maybe we could see this replicated in other places? – Ed.)

    I am grateful to Christian Sinclair for the opportunity to write about the decision to create a new webinar series for those interested in palliative care and to structure in a way that, hopefully, ensures broad access. The back story begins with a decision I made recently to leave the hospital setting, where I had worked for 30 years, to assume a clinical and academic role in a corporation is solely focused on community-based care. MJHS is a large health system in New York, and I had been working part-time for several years in one of its units MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care. The latter organization maintains a large hospice program and several cutting-edge, community-based palliative care programs.

    In 2014, the MJHS corporate board made a strong commitment to grow high quality hospice and palliative care programs, and concurrently decided to create a new not-for-profit entity that would pursue academic initiatives in palliative care, including inter-professional training programs, clinical research, and quality management. In mid-June, I became the first Executive Director of the new MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care and assumed a full-time role as Chief Medical Officer of MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care. Almost immediately, I was joined in the Institute by 10 doctoral level professionals, including experts in education and instructional design, research, and quality.

    We have hit the ground running, and are particularly pleased with the decision to create a new online inter-professional webinar series as one of our first projects. Underwritten by a small grant, the series will show 21 live webinars during the first year, approximately one broadcast every two weeks. The topics are relevant to the entire interdisciplinary team.

    After each presentation, the webinars are posted online for one year, and both the live and archived webinars will provide continuing education credits to physicians, nurses and social workers. There is no charge for attendance at the live webinar or access to an archived installment. The creation of high-quality education with a low barrier to entry is consistent with the mission of the new MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care. Through our email reminders to potential attendees, we have started building our own community (contact us at www.mjhspalliativeinstitute.org to get on the email list). We are looking forward to many more contributions and collaborations of this type.

    Russell Portenoy, MD is the Executive Director of the MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care, and the CMO of MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care. He is also a professor of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and editor of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.

    Pallimed: A Hospice Palliative Medicine Blog Founded June 8, 2005. This blog is a labor of love whose only mission is educational. Its content is strictly the work of its authors and has no affiliation with or support from any organization or institution, including the authors’ employers. All opinions expressed on this blog are solely those of its authors. In addition, all opinions expressed on this blog are probably wrong, and should never be taken as medical advice in any form.

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    How do you want to live the rest of your life?

    People come to Southminster for many reasons – the beautiful homes, the exquisite dining, the social opportunities, and of course the quality of care. But it’s the desire for freedom, independence, and choice that we hear about most. Living at Southminster is a choice to welcome a new chapter of living, a new opportunity to grow, to flourish, and to expand one’s horizons; while having the assurance of knowing that the things most important to you are well managed – your health, your loved ones, and your home.

    For over 25 years, Southminster has created a vibrant, inspiring community to help make retirement living be everything you want it to be. Conveniently located in desirable South Charlotte, Southminster is the result of a successful partnership between Christ Episcopal Church and Myers Park Baptist Church who shared a common vision for a premier, ecumenical, non-profit, retirement community. Offering a full continuum of care and fully accredited, Southminster redefines the traditional retirement experience.

    Enjoy friendly social settings, delectable culinary experiences, and lifelong learning opportunities…all supported by Southminster’s commitment to the highest quality of care. Discover the most accommodating, most extraordinary retirement life anywhere. Southminster is here for life…your life! Embrace life and live.

    Southminster is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in the SouthPark area of Charlotte, North Carolina. We are accredited by CARF-CCAC (The Continuing Care Accreditation Commission), the nation’s only accreditation program for continuing care retirement communities.