Home Study Courses Offered by the Kentucky Nurses Association

Home Study Courses Offered by the Kentucky Nurses Association

Home Study Courses

Home Study Courses include a written booklet, fun activities, and an open-book post test for CE credit. The test, regular grading, and CE Credit are included in the course price. Tests are hand graded by Suzanne Hall Johnson with individual feedback on your test.

* Avoiding Medication Errors (AME)

Identifies risk factors causing medication errors and suggests strategies to avoid them. Goes beyond the Five Rights. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* Assessment of the Families at Risk: High Risk Parenting (AFR)

Reviews family assessment and strategies for helping families when child or parent is at medical risk. (6 contact hours) $59.00

* Assessment of the Geriatric Patient (GP)

Reviews assessment of physiological and emotional changes related to aging. For nurses in hospital, nursing home, or community settings who care for elderly patients. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* Assertiveness in Nursing: Communicating Your Needs and Giving Positive Feedback (AN)

Guides you in assertive requests and responses which communicate your positive feelings as well as needs without anger or aggression. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* Clinical Time Management for Nurses: Getting More Done and Enjoying It More (TM)

Applies time management for nurses in clinical, education, or management positions. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* Delegation for Nurses: Where and How to Delegate (DEL)

Focuses on practical aspects of delegation in nursing. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* Efficient and Effective Nursing Care Plans (NCP)

Able to write short, but effective care plans which specifically describe individual nursing actions for each patient. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* Fatigue: Reducing Patient or Nurse Fatigue (FAT)

Helps you identify your level of acute fatigue and select strategies to take better care of yourself. (Q contact hours) $48.00

* Management by Objectives for Nurses (MON)

Use the management by objectives technique in your nursing practice to manage a project, group, or professional growth. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* Marketing Nursing at the Bedside (MN)

Increasing the image, respect, and reputation of the nurse, your unit, and your agency by marketing yourself as a nurse directly to the patient, family, client, physician or management. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* The Premature Infant (PI)

Reviews basic premature infant needs using a nursing diagnosis approach. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* Preventing Burnout: Reducing Frustrations and Dealing with Stress (PBO)

Guides you in identifying the nursing Stressors which increase frustration at work and helps you actually develop strategies to reduce burnout. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* Writing the Professional Resume (WPR)

Analyze your nursing skills and abilities, make recommendations for professional growth, and summarize your abilities in the professional resume. (6 contact hours) $48.00

* Writing Style for Nurses

Helping you organize and write nursing reports, patient summaries, articles, and other written nursing projects. (6 contact hours) $48.00

AUDIOTAPE COURSES

Audiotape courses are taught by Suzanne Hall Johnson and include a booklet with fun activities and audiotape(s). The post-test and CE credit are optional for the audiotape courses. Select just the course, or the course plus the test/credit below. Tests are hand graded by Suzanne Hall Johnson with individual feedback on your test.

* Clinical Nurse Specialist as Revenue Generator (CNS-REV)

Communicate the cost-effectiveness of the CNS. (6 contact hours, 3 tapes and booklet: $65.00. Q Additional $19 for optional test/credit.)

* Demystifying Publishing (PW)

How to get published and have fun too. This is the leading course on publishing. (6 contact hours, 3 tapes, and booklet: $65.00. Q Additional $19 for optional test/credit.)

* Developing Consulting Services: How to Develop Entrepreneurial Services (CON)

How to find clients, what to charge, and how to develop an independent, entrepreneurial practice. (6 contact hours, 3 tapes, and booklet: $65.00.

* Additional $19 for optional test/credit.)

* Directing Change: Creating a Vision (CHANGE)

(6 contact hours, 1 tape, and booklet: $58.00.

* Additional $19 for optional test/credit.)

* Grant Proposal Writing (GRANT)

Develop 8 essential sections for any grant proposal and consider funding sources. (3 contact hours 2 tapes, and booklet: $58.00. Q Additional $19 for optional test/credit.)

* Increasing Nurses’ Time in Direct Care (DIR)

(6 contact hours, 3 tapes and booklet: $65.00.

* Additional $19 for optional test/credit.)

* Marketing Yourself as a Nurse Manager (MYNM)

(6 contact hours, 3 tapes, and booklet: $65.00.

* Additional $19 for optional test/credit.)

* Retention Strategies for Nurses (RET)

Ways to Increase nurse satisfaction. (6 contact hours, 3 tapes and booklet: $65.00. Q Additional $19 for optional test/credit.)

FACULTY

Suzanne Hall Johnson, MN, RNC, CNS is the Director of Hall Johnson Consulting and the Editor of Nurse Author & Editor. She is a Clinical Nurse Specialist, UCLA graduate with honors, and a Distinguished Alumni from Duke University. (Copyright 2003 Suzanne Hall Johnson)

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