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  • LPNs: There are new state licensure regulations that affect you. Every LPN who graduated before May 2016 or has not successfully completed the LPNC course must complete an approved 8-hour didactic course on IV therapy by August 2022. RNs are welcome to take this class, too.

    This 8-hour course meets the didactic portion of the new requirement for all LPNs with a well-rounded review of IV therapy. Topics covered will be legal aspects of IV therapy, peripheral IVs and central lines. You can work at your own pace and at times which fit into your schedule.

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    Online Registration Keyword: Therapy

    Southeast Community College is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    LPNs: here are new state licensure regulations that affect you. Every LPN who graduated before May 2016 or has not successfully completed the LPNC course must complete an approved 8-hour didactic course on IV therapy by August 2022. RNs are welcome to take this class, too.

    Prerequisite: You must take SCC Intravenous Therapy: Current Standards of Practice 1 course before or at the same time as this course or provide proof of completion of a similar course.

    This 8-hour course includes both online and face-to-face components. Successful completion of this course will meet the IV therapy skills course requirement for LPNs who wish to practice IV therapy.

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    Online Registration Keyword: Therapy

    Southeast Community College is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    The Trauma Nursing Core Course, developed by the Emergency Nurses Association, is designed for registered nurses who have at least six months of clinical nursing experience in an emergency care setting. Other health care professionals may audit the course.Trauma nursing, as a discipline, refers to the process and content of the various roles nurses have in the care of the trauma patient. The purpose of TNCC is to present knowledge, refine skills and build a firm foundation in trauma nursing. The Trauma Nursing Core Course consists of a combination of lecture time and skills stations.

    Course Director: Jodi DeWitt, RN, MSN, has more than 25 years of experience as a nurse. Jodi has worked at various critical care area hospitals and emergency rooms in Nebraska. She is a member of the Emergency Room Nurses Association. She is a certified instructor for TNCC.

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    Online Registration Keyword: Trauma

    This interactive course provides a broad overview of the historical and cultural aspects of infant feeding, while reviewing best breastfeeding practices.

    Presented in a small group, live Zoom setting, the content focuses on breastfeeding from a psychosocial and a scientific perspective.

    This course is co-sponsored by Southeast Community College and Partnership for a Healthy Nebraska.

    Teacher: Ann Seacrest, RN, IBCLC brings 35 years of experience as a clinical IBCLC, hospital-based postpartum and lactation nurse, certified ASPO childbirth educator, certified DONA doula and doula teacher, and co-founder and past Executive Director of MilkWorks.

    Course Offerings

    Southeast Community College is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    colorectalcancer-1304975436_400x240This course will give providers increased knowledge to help them care for patients diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer. Providers also will gain insight on how to care for a patient throughout the cancer process, i.e., detection, diagnosis, post-treatment diet and lifestyle recommendations for colon and rectal cancer.

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for providers who work with patients diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer. The content focuses on strategies to prevent, detect and diagnose colorectal cancer. Providers also will learn strategies to support colorectal cancer survivors regarding post-treatment diet and lifestyle recommendations.

    Objectives

    Upon completion of these enduring material modules, participants should be better able to:

    1. Identify ways to prevent, detect and diagnose colorectal cancer.
    2. Identify treatment options for colorectal cancer such as colectomy, colostomy and ileostomy.
    3. Explain nutrition guidelines and challenges throughout the stages of cancer and treatment and how nutritional needs change for palliative and hospice care patients.
    4. Describe lifestyle-related risk factors to help prevent colorectal cancer and the impact of lifestyle changes for cancer survivors.

    How to Register

    Call 402-437-2700 to register.

    You will receive the link within 24 hours after you have registered.

    To receive continuing education credit, you must review ALL of the links.

    • After reviewing the last module, you will be asked to complete an evaluation form.
    • Finally, you will receive your continuing education credit certificate.

    The estimated time to complete all of these modules is 2 hours.

    You have up to April 15, 2022, to review the modules and claim your credit.


    Approval

    Midwest MSD Provider Approval # NE623-13
    Southeast Community College is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Planning Committee & Nurse Planners

    Kimberly Hiser, APRN, DNP
    Erica Jackson, MS, RD, LMNT
    Ashley Fritz, MSN, RN
    Kristin Ruiz EdD, MN, RN, CNE
    Tonya Maloy, MSN, RN

    Sponsor

    This enduring material is sponsored by Gastroenterology Specialties.

    Questions

    If you have questions regarding this activity, please contact Jennifer Keitges.

    barbbancroft_197x240Join Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP, down a hilarious trip of memory lane through the last 50 years of nursing and medicine.

    Livin', Laughin' & Learnin' . . . through the Years
    Morning Session: 8-11 a.m. (3 contact hours)

    You will leave the session with a renewed sense of self and professionalism, not to mention laughing your way to the produce aisle or reducing stress with a few kick-boxing lessons.

    Pharmacology—A Class Act
    Afternoon Session: 1-4 p.m. (3 contact hours)

    This is a must attend clinical session on the most common classes of drugs used in the world of medicine and nursing today. Barb’s way of learning pharmacology is entertaining and enlightening.

    Course Offerings

    Southeast Community College is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    nursepatient-504704086_400x267Make an impact by joining us for a conference highlighting emerging issues and practices to effectively respond to sexual assault and trafficking victims. Experts in this field will guide you to gain confidence in identification and care of a patient who has been a victim of sexual assault.

    Presenters:

    • Julia Keown, BS, BA, BSN, RN, CCRN, TCRN
    • Marla Sohl, MA, PLMHP
    • Paul Yates, Executive Director, I’ve Got A Name

    Course Offerings

    Southeast Community College is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Co-provided by Wellbeing Initiative, Inc., and SCC.

    This course is for people interested in becoming certified Peer Support Specialists. This state- and nationally-approved curriculum is split between 40 hours of face-to-face training and 25 hours of online course work.

    The training uses The 5 Primary Tools:

    1. Authentic Engagement
    2. Conscious Exploration
    3. Personal Wellness
    4. Empowered Advocacy
    5. Possible Together as its founding principles

    Course Offerings

    sleepapneamask_fall22_400x240CSTE program application has been submitted for approval by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Participants must attend the entire workshop to receive credit.

    The Nebraska Sleep Conference will provide continuing education for Sleep Technologists and others interested in the diagnosis, management and treatment of sleep disorders. Continuing education credits will be specifically approved for those needing to maintain the RPSGT credential. Continuing education credits also can be submitted for maintaining Nebraska Respiratory Therapist licenses, as well as maintaining the credentials through the NBRC.

    Course Offerings

    • Oct. 28, 2022 - More information coming soon.

    nurseeducator_sum22_400x240Enhancing Your Nurse Educator Toolkit for Student Success
    SCC Continuing Education and Nebraska Assembly of Nursing Deans and Directors is pleased to offer the 2022 Nurse Educator Conference. This conference will provide new and experienced educators tools for improving student learning. Conference participants will explore the challenges inherent in higher education for diverse student populations and advance skills in facilitating meaningful dialogue to meet student needs.

    From Foster Care to PhD: Why Faculty Should Always Root for the Underdog
    Sharrica Miller, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC

    Part informative, part inspirational, this discussion will provide a concrete example of why faculty should always root for the underdog. Dr. Sharrica Miller, who began her nursing career as a 16-year-old CNA living in foster care in Compton, will highlight her journey through the profession and describe how faculty support gave her the strength to reach higher and achieve her academic goals. This discussion will highlight the importance of understanding the needs of historically excluded student populations and how their history of overcoming challenges can serve as a positive protective factor as they progress through the program. We will end by exploring specific strategies that faculty can readily implement to better support the needs of diverse populations.

    Working Toward Success: Difficult Conversations & Staying Civil
    Sandy Bailey, DNP, RN, CNL

    Nurse educators must provide meaningful feedback regarding student performance and behavior with the goal of improving student outcomes. These conversations can be uncomfortable; knowledge and practice with tools serve as a foundation for these discussions. Dr. Sandy Bailey will provide an interactive presentation on the seven steps for managing difficult conversations, including the pitfalls of avoidance and importance of civility.

    Regulating Nursing During a Catastrophic Nursing Shortage: Challenges & Opportunities
    Ann Oertwich, PhD, RN

    Dr. Ann Oertwich with the Nebraska State Board of Nursing will discuss the state of the current nursing workforce in Nebraska. She will share the impact of new regulations on the practice of nursing, and discuss the potential impact of the new HRSA Workforce grant and American Rescue plan monies on strengthening the nursing workforce in the state.

    Outcomes: Learn new strategies to increase student success. Walk away with increased confidence in providing student success strategies to a diverse student population.

    Friday, June 3, 2022
    9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
    LIVE Online via Zoom
    5.0 contact hours
    $50 for Members (Course Number: NURS-3264-TCUCA)
    $70 for Non-members (Course Number: NURS-3264-TCUCB)
    Online Registration Keyword: Enhancing

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    Registration Deadline: June 1

    Southeast Community College is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This workshop takes school nurses and other school health professionals back to the basics focusing on best practice in the areas of school health screening and care of the student with common school health concerns including anxiety, rashes, diabetes, and asthma.

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    Southeast Community College can help you renew your nursing career with our RN/LPN Refresher course. This course is designed to reinstate or reactivate your license, and meets the requirements for a refresher course as outlined by the Nebraska Board of Nursing.

    Developed to update the nurse’s knowledge and clinical skills required for the delivery of professional nursing care in today’s health care system, this course provides interactive learning experiences that enable you to expand knowledge and skills as you prepare for reentry into nursing practice.This course consists of 60 contact hours of online learning, including 90 hours of skills/lab and clinical are required.

    This course will run approximately 16 weeks. To use this course to reinstate your nursing license, you must successfully complete the lecture, lab and clinical portions of the course. This course will include the mandatory 8‑hour IV training that all LPNs are required.

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    Join us in our new state-of-the-art Health Science Building for this intensive one-day course is designed for health care professionals caring for patients in the immediate post-operative period.

    The day will be divided into a two-part learning experience including classroom and lab/simulation activities.

    Classroom topics and simulation scenarios will include:

    • Identification of common medications used during surgery and conscious sedation procedures
    • Recognition and management of potential post-operative (anesthesia) complications, including side effects related to intra-operative medications
    • Development of skills for effective team communication and safe patient hand-off
    • During collaborative simulation scenarios small groups will incorporate classroom content to increase confidence in post anesthesia patient care

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    Clear and accurate documentation is an essential element of safe nursing practice. This conference will guide nurses to become more aware of the legal aspects of nursing practice associated with documentation. You will learn an approach to documentation that will you keep you, your patients, and your license safe. We also will explore the complex issues involved in basic legal situations.

    Presenters:

    • Kristin Coleman, RN, WCC
    • Rick Tast, JD, BSN, RN Assistant City Attorney

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