franceThe nurse advocate
France, MSN ’10, follows a simple credo that explains much of her life philosophy. “I do what I think is right and that happens to involve me in a lot of things,” says the 33-year-old nurse and prolific volunteer.

A career without limits
As a bright-eyed nurse fresh out of school, Nadine Streleski-Flanders already knew something that some of her seasoned colleagues hadn’t figured out yet: that a nursing career offers much more than roles in bedside care.

Preventive medicine
As president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Angela Golden is preaching the power of preventing disease.



A Helping Handheld Computer: Technology at the Point of Care

By: Sarah Fletcher, MSN, BS, RN-BC
The goal of this continuing education program is to inform and update nurses on the developing technology and expanding use of mobile technology in healthcare, particularly at the point of care. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to identify the most common types of mobile devices and operating systems, discuss key factors to consider when selecting a mobile device, and name at least three ways to use a mobile device in a clinical setting.

Robots Join The Surgical Team

By: Nancymarie Phillips, PhD, RN, RNFA, CNOR(E)
The purpose of this program is to provide nurses with an overview of the use of robotic-assisted laparoscopic/endoscopic methods during surgery. After studying this information, you will be able to list the eight components necessary for endoscopic surgical procedures, describe the endoscopic functions of robotic-assisted technology, and discuss how healthcare professionals interact with robotic-assisted technology.


What is Meaningful Use and How Does it Affect My Nursing Practice?

By: Sarah Fletcher, MSN, BS, RN-BC
Meaningful use, CMS, Quality of Care, and the Electronic Health Record…what does it all mean? How do these healthcare aspects influence healthcare today? There are 3 phases involved in reaching the meaningful use goal. The process began in 2011, and phase 3 continues through 2016 and beyond. If you are not sure how to discuss meaningful use in your workplace, join this webinar to become informed for your next meaningful use conversation or meeting.

Interoperability: A Plan for the Future

By: Marisa L Wilson, DNSc, RN-BC, CPHIMS
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT, a division of the government within the US Department of Health and Human Services, is tasked with supporting the improvement of health IT and computerized interchange of data (interoperability). An underlying goal is to enhance healthcare in the US by better data exchange. Join this webinar to become informed about “The Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020” and the ONC’s ten year strategic concept for interoperability.

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