Online CE Info
Current program topics include:
Recognizing and Supporting a Nurse Colleague with Impaired Practice
This program will discuss the important issue of narcotic diversion. Diversion prevalence, recognition, and methods for prevention will be explored. The best practice standards for safe handling of narcotics will be presented. The program will conclude with information on resources to support a nurse with a substance use problem as well as the nurses role in safeguarding patient care. Contact hours for this activity will be awarded until January 1, 2018.
Accepting, Rejecting and Delegating a Work Assignment
The purpose of this activity is to provide a framework for decision making based on the Massachusetts Nurse Proactice Act and other regulatory agencies to safeguard patient care. Contact hours will be awarded until March 31, 2018. Register below.
Job Stress: An Online Continuing Education Program for Today's Nurse
This online education program was developed by faculty at the University of Massachusetts Lowell Departments of Work Environment, Nursing, and Community Health and Sustainability. The program consists of four learning modules, each 15-30 minutes in length, plus case studies and reference material. Visit here for additional information and registration for this course.
Nanotechnology: Benefits, Nursing Implications and Safety Practices to Protect both Patients and Workers
The learner will be able to ascertain the widespread use of nanotechnology and be able to recognize both its benefits, risks, and applications in healthcare, as well as nursing implications. Contact hours will be awarded for this program until October 10, 2019.
To successfully complete a program and receive contact hours, you must read the entire program, take and pass the Post-Test and complete the Program Evaluation. To pass the Post-Test, you must achieve a score of 80% or above. Your certificate of completion will be available immediately, from the “My Account Page”, upon successful completion of the program.
The Massachusetts Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
All programs are free of charge to MNA members.