The purpose of this activity is to enhance the knowledge of long term care staff and other members of the interdisciplinary team by providing current pathology, infection control, and nursing best practices guidelines to assist them in their plan of care for residents at risk for or with shingles infection in the long term care setting.
At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:
- describe current trends related to the prevalence of shingles in the long term care (LTC) setting.
- identify factors that increase the risk for infection with shingles in the LTC setting.
- describe best practices for admission, placement and control of infection with residents having shingles in the LTC environment.
- understand postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) and nursing interventions to help the patient cope with PHN.
This program offers 1.25 Contact Hour for Nurses, 1.25 Contact Hour for Social Workers, 1.25 CEU for Hospice Administrators and 1.0 Clock Hours for Long Term Care Administrators.
Register for this program today and within one hour, you will receive an email with the LINK for the video webcast. The LINK will be active for seven (7) days from the date of registration. You will need speakers to hear the presentation. After you watch the webcast, you can click on the link for the post test. A passing score is 80% or better. You will receive a certificate via email once you have successfully completed the post test.
To see an example of the program format, click on the DEMO tab.
mmLearn.org at Morningside Ministries is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The expiration date for this learner-paced program is April 1, 2016.
This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hour. Send feedback about this program to firstname.lastname@example.org. mmLearn.org at Morningside Ministries is approved to provide continuing education activities for Social Workers - Provider #5044. For concerns regarding this CE program, please contact the Texas State Board of Social Workers Examiners at 1-800-232-3162 or LSW@DSHS.STATE.TX.US.
This course meets the training requirements as outlined in Ch. 97.259 of The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) for Administrators and Alternate Administrators in the State of Texas.