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  • LIST OF UPCOMING PROGRAMS and PROGRAM FLYERS:


    Prescribing Controlled Substances in NJ Online Self Study Program

    Dates and Times:

    February 9 - 23, 2017 (registration will close when the class capacity is reached or on February 6)

    May 10 - 24, 2017 (registration will close when the class capacity is reached or on May 1)

    June 1 - 15, 2017 (registration will close when the class capacity is reached or on May 24)

    July 6 - 19, 2017 (registration will close when the class capacity is reached or on June 26)

    Fee: $95 /$75 for MU Students and Alumni

    Six contact hours will be provided.

    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

    This innovative course provides an up-to-date overview of the pharmacology of controlled substances. It has been designed to meet the continuing education requirement for the prescriptive practice of the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) in NJ. The presenters explore the challenges of responsible prescribing and will share the insight and knowledge gained from their nursing practice. The program is comprised of four modules which include audiovisual material, readings, case studies, narrated slides with valuable reference and resources.

    Topics will include: Pharmacodynamics of controlled substances, prevention/diminution of addictions in the general population, prevention and management of impaired practice among health professionals, as well as the use of controlled substances for the management of psychiatric, non-psychiatric and non-pain related conditions.

    Preregistration is required and is limited (please register early). This is an online self-paced learner activity that requires computer and internet access. Approximately one week before the start date participants will receive program information, access dates and instructions on how to log into the course materials. Participants will have a two week period to complete the 6 hour program. The course may be completed in increments.

    Criteria for successful completion of this program is the review of all self-study materials (time will be monitored), earning a score of 85 or above on the 20 question post-test and completion of the program evaluation. A certificate will be emailed after the course ends, and upon verification of successful completion.


    Pediatric Physical Assessment

    Date: Saturday, February 25, 2017

    Time: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

    Location: McAllan Hall, Room - 222

    Fee: $95(a light lunch is included in the program fee)

    This program will provide 5 contact hours for nurses.

    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

    This course is one of the most popular continuing education programs offered by the School of Nursing. The instructor will focus on basic clinical evaluation of the school age child including both normal and abnormal findings. The material covered will primarily focus on disease and disorders frequently observed in the school age child.

    Course Objectives:

    • Describe the procedure for conducting a physical exam on a school age child
    • Discuss normal and abnormal findings in health screenings
    • Demonstrate the procedure for the assessment of the ear
    • Identify common pediatric disorders
    • Articulate appropriate guidelines for referral

    Presenter

    Steve Miller, DO - Pediatrician with Navesink Pediatrics


    Suturing and Wound Closure Workshop

    Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

    Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

    Location: Monmouth Park Corporate Center, Room 145

    Fee: $80 /$70 for MU Students and Alumni (A light dinner is included in the program fee)

    This program will provide 3 contact hours for nurses.

    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

    This course is designed to provide the Advanced Practice Nurse or Healthcare provider hands-on instruction in wound closure skills. The instructor will focus on factors affecting wound healing, selection of wound closure devices, wound aftercare, CDC tetanus guidelines, suture removal guidelines and pitfalls, and special considerations in wound closure.

    Course Objectives:

    • Demonstrate appropriate wound closure techniques
    • Outline the guidelines for the use of tissue adhesive
    • Discuss the guidelines for follow up care of the wound
    • Summarize the factors effecting wound healing
    • Identify the guidelines for prophylactic pharmaceutical treatment
    • Outline the procedure for use of local anesthesia in wound closure

    Presenter

    Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-C – Director of the MSN program and Coordinator of the Nurse Practitioner Program, Associate Professor, Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies, practicing as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner specializing in critical and emergent care.


    Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) Clinical Skills Training

    Dates: Friday & Saturday, March 10 & 11, 2017

    Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Location: Monmouth University

    Fee: $450** Please confirm with us that the course is running before making travel arrangements as we must have a minimum number of participants to run the program **

    16.0 nursing continuing education contact hours will be provided by the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN). The Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies is pleased to provide a clinical skills training program developed by the IAFN.

    PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

    The purpose of this program is to prepare the registered nurse for the clinical aspects of the adult/adolescent sexual assault medical-forensic examination. Participation is limited to nurses who have completed a didactic course of SANE/SAFE training.

    This 2-day live training experience provides the attendee with an opportunity to observe and demonstrate clinical skills used during the assessment and treatment of adolescent and adult victims of sexual assault.

    Participants will observe and demonstrate the following techniques:

    • Specimen collection and packaging
    • Photo-documentation of findings
    • Genital inspection and pelvic examination
    • The use of supplies and equipment specific to completion of a forensic medical sexual assault evaluation.


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    About the School

    Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing & Health Studies at Monmouth University is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation. Provider Number P242-8/15-17.

    Registration Information

    Program registration is limited so please register early!

    Registration must include full payment. If you would like to pay with a check – please call or email to ensure that there is room in the class. Checks are payable to Monmouth University. If you wish to pay by credit card please call 732-571-3443.

    Refund Policy

    Full refunds will be provided if the program is canceled due to limited enrollment.

    A $20 processing fee will be deducted from all refunds due to cancellations by participants. All cancellations must be sent in writing to mailto:bpaskewi@monmouth.edu. Refunds will be provided as follows:

    Cancellation By Participant Within: Refund:
    Fourteen (14) or more calendar days prior to the scheduled commencement date of the Program 100% of the fee paid minus the $20.00 processing fee
    Thirteen (13) calendar days or less prior to the scheduled commencement date of the program 50% of the fee paid minus the $20.00 processing fee
    After program commencement date No Refund Provided

    Appeal process - under extreme circumstances a full or partial refund beyond the terms of this policy may be granted. Please send a statement with the reason for appeal to mailto:bpaskewi@monmouth.edu.

    Replacement certificates

    Participants who complete the course requirements will be awarded a certificate if contact hours are provided. Contact hours are provided for most but not all programs. A $10 fee will be charged for the replacement of certificates. To obtain a replacement certificate, complete our replace lost certificate form by entering your name, date of program, course/certificate needed. We generally can get replacement certificates out quickly, but please allow 7 – 10 days for a replacement certificate to be sent by both mail and email.

    Continuing Education Hours Required for License Renewal

    The NJ State Board of Nursing adopted a ruling that requires nurses to complete 30 hours of continuing education every two years. The programs must be related to nursing and approved by an agency accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies, such as the ANCC. Successful completion of a course related to nursing offered by a college or university counts toward this requirement, as does the development of a curriculum. If you would like to read the details of this ruling, please visit the NJ Board of Nursing Web site: www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur/Pages/default.aspx.

    The School of Nursing will continue to offer programs to meet these requirements and we intend to increase our offerings in the coming years. If there are topics that you would like to see offered or if you are interested in offering a program, please contact Barbara Paskewich at 732-571-3443 or send e-mail to mailto:bpaskewi@monmouth.edu.