AAACN Core Curriculum for Ambulatory Care Nursing (3rd edition)

Oct 30, 2012 ‐ Oct 30, 2012



Sessions

Chapter 1: Professional Ambulatory Care Nursing Practice


Identification: AMBP1201

Credits: None available.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The resolutions of conflicts of interest are completed during the planning process. It is the responsibility of the nurse planner to identify and resolve any conflicts prior to implementation of the learning activity.

When a conflict of interest is noted during the planning process, the nurse planner will actively involve the speaker, presenter or author in the resolution of the identified conflict of interest.

The resolution process for a conflict of interest will be documented in the activity file. The potential conflict of interest will be outlined to the planner/presenter/author on the Disclosure Form. The purpose of the disclosure is not to prevent a presenter/ content expert from presenting, but rather to provide the learners with information from which they may make their own decisions. Relevant relationships or potential COI will be identified to learners through a disclosure process.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship Disclosure:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the historical evolution of ambulatory care nursing as a professional specialty.
  2. Define ambulatory care nursing practice as a unique professional specialty.
  3. Discuss the conceptual framework of ambulatory care nursing practice.
  4. Discuss the scope and standards of practice for professional ambulatory care nursing practice.
  5. Articulate the role of the registered nurse in ambulatory care.

Speaker(s):
Members: $0.00
Standard: $5.00

Chapter 2: Ambulatory Care Nursing Practice Arena


Identification: AMBP1202

Credits: None available.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The resolutions of conflicts of interest are completed during the planning process. It is the responsibility of the nurse planner to identify and resolve any conflicts prior to implementation of the learning activity.

When a conflict of interest is noted during the planning process, the nurse planner will actively involve the speaker, presenter or author in the resolution of the identified conflict of interest.

The resolution process for a conflict of interest will be documented in the activity file. The potential conflict of interest will be outlined to the planner/presenter/author on the Disclosure Form. The purpose of the disclosure is not to prevent a presenter/ content expert from presenting, but rather to provide the learners with information from which they may make their own decisions. Relevant relationships or potential COI will be identified to learners through a disclosure process.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship Disclosure:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Objectives:

  1. Identify current trends in health care that impact ambulatory care nurses.
  2. Describe ambulatory patient characteristics and differences between acute care and ambulatory care.
  3. Discuss current practice settings and new delivery systems created by the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
  4. Describe how to transition to ambulatory nursing practice.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $5.00
Members: $0.00

Chapter 3: Ambulatory Care Operations


Identification: AMBP1203

Credits: None available.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The resolutions of conflicts of interest are completed during the planning process. It is the responsibility of the nurse planner to identify and resolve any conflicts prior to implementation of the learning activity.

When a conflict of interest is noted during the planning process, the nurse planner will actively involve the speaker, presenter or author in the resolution of the identified conflict of interest.

The resolution process for a conflict of interest will be documented in the activity file. The potential conflict of interest will be outlined to the planner/presenter/author on the Disclosure Form. The purpose of the disclosure is not to prevent a presenter/ content expert from presenting, but rather to provide the learners with information from which they may make their own decisions. Relevant relationships or potential COI will be identified to learners through a disclosure process.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship Disclosure:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the members of the ambulatory care team and the role of the professional nurse as team member, team leader, and care coordinator.
  2. Compare and contrast appropriate delegation and supervision skills necessary for the professional ambulatory care nurse.
  3. Discuss strategies to determine staffing requirements and skill mix in ambulatory care settings.
  4. Evaluate the patient care environment regarding safety, security, hazards, and risks to patients and staff.

Speaker(s):
  • Susan M. Paschke, MSN, RN-BC, NEA-BC, Chief Clinical and Quality Officer, Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio, Cleveland
Standard: $5.00
Members: $0.00

Chapter 4: Health Care Fiscal Management


Identification: AMBP1204

Credits: None available.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The resolutions of conflicts of interest are completed during the planning process. It is the responsibility of the nurse planner to identify and resolve any conflicts prior to implementation of the learning activity.

When a conflict of interest is noted during the planning process, the nurse planner will actively involve the speaker, presenter or author in the resolution of the identified conflict of interest.

The resolution process for a conflict of interest will be documented in the activity file. The potential conflict of interest will be outlined to the planner/presenter/author on the Disclosure Form. The purpose of the disclosure is not to prevent a presenter/ content expert from presenting, but rather to provide the learners with information from which they may make their own decisions. Relevant relationships or potential COI will be identified to learners through a disclosure process.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship Disclosure:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Objectives:

  1. Describe how care delivery and payment models impact daily operations and budgetary planning and management.
  2. Recognize common revenue sources.
  3. Apply knowledge of managed care financial principles in daily practice, as well as mechanisms to ensure quality and appropriate care.
  4. Describe common coding systems.
  5. Gain an understanding of the business of health care and its relationship to the budgeting process.
  6. Identify the need to understand how health care reform impacts fiscal management in ambulatory care.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $5.00
Members: $0.00

Chapter 5: InformaticsChapter 5: Informatics

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Chapter 5: Informatics


Identification: AMBP1205

Credits: None available.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The resolutions of conflicts of interest are completed during the planning process. It is the responsibility of the nurse planner to identify and resolve any conflicts prior to implementation of the learning activity.

When a conflict of interest is noted during the planning process, the nurse planner will actively involve the speaker, presenter or author in the resolution of the identified conflict of interest.

The resolution process for a conflict of interest will be documented in the activity file. The potential conflict of interest will be outlined to the planner/presenter/author on the Disclosure Form. The purpose of the disclosure is not to prevent a presenter/ content expert from presenting, but rather to provide the learners with information from which they may make their own decisions. Relevant relationships or potential COI will be identified to learners through a disclosure process.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship Disclosure:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Objectives:

  1. Define the concept of nursing informatics as it applies to ambulatory care nursing.
  2. Discuss the benefits and requirements for an electronic health patient record (EHR).
  3. Define the application of “meaningful use” (MU) criteria.
  4. Identify criteria for evaluating technology for use in the ambulatory setting.
  5. Describe the role of standardized languages, particularly focusing on the Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS) nursing elements (diagnosis, intervention, outcome, and intensity).
  6. Describe the potential of clinical decision support systems (CDSS) and evidence-based practice (EBP) to manage performance outcomes and enhance clinical care.
  7. Discuss current issues relating to privacy and confidentiality of medical record information.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $5.00
Members: $0.00

Chapter 6: Legal Aspects of Ambulatory Care Nursing


Identification: AMBP1206

Credits: None available.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The resolutions of conflicts of interest are completed during the planning process. It is the responsibility of the nurse planner to identify and resolve any conflicts prior to implementation of the learning activity.

When a conflict of interest is noted during the planning process, the nurse planner will actively involve the speaker, presenter or author in the resolution of the identified conflict of interest.

The resolution process for a conflict of interest will be documented in the activity file. The potential conflict of interest will be outlined to the planner/presenter/author on the Disclosure Form. The purpose of the disclosure is not to prevent a presenter/ content expert from presenting, but rather to provide the learners with information from which they may make their own decisions. Relevant relationships or potential COI will be identified to learners through a disclosure process.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship Disclosure:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the regulation of nursing practice.
  2. Identify the legal problems for and liability issues related to nursing assessment and critical thinking skills in the ambulatory setting.
  3. Describe the various laws related to patient rights.
  4. Describe the purpose of clinical documentation and record retention requirements.
  5. Describe negligence and sources of professional liability.
  6. Identify the circumstances under which information must be reported to legal authorities and others.
  7. Discuss the purpose and implications of the fraud and abuse laws.
  8. Explain workplace regulatory compliance issues.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $5.00
Members: $0.00

Chapter 7: Patient Safety and Regulatory Standards in Ambulatory Care


Identification: AMBP1207

Credits: None available.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The resolutions of conflicts of interest are completed during the planning process. It is the responsibility of the nurse planner to identify and resolve any conflicts prior to implementation of the learning activity.

When a conflict of interest is noted during the planning process, the nurse planner will actively involve the speaker, presenter or author in the resolution of the identified conflict of interest.

The resolution process for a conflict of interest will be documented in the activity file. The potential conflict of interest will be outlined to the planner/presenter/author on the Disclosure Form. The purpose of the disclosure is not to prevent a presenter/ content expert from presenting, but rather to provide the learners with information from which they may make their own decisions. Relevant relationships or potential COI will be identified to learners through a disclosure process.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship Disclosure:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the evolution of a culture of safety as it relates to health care.
  2. Describe the resources and key elements available to help an organization evaluate and improve its culture of safety.
  3. Identify methods to improve the safety of medication administration in ambulatory care.
  4. Define strategies to reduce the risk of health care-associated infections.
  5. Describe health care regulatory and accrediting agencies.
  6. Identify National Patient Safety Goals applicable to ambulatory care practice.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $5.00
Members: $0.00

Chapter 8: Patient Advocacy and Use of Community Resources


Identification: AMBP1208

Credits: None available.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.


Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.


Resolution of Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The resolutions of conflicts of interest are completed during the planning process. It is the responsibility of the nurse planner to identify and resolve any conflicts prior to implementation of the learning activity.

When a conflict of interest is noted during the planning process, the nurse planner will actively involve the speaker, presenter or author in the resolution of the identified conflict of interest.

The resolution process for a conflict of interest will be documented in the activity file. The potential conflict of interest will be outlined to the planner/presenter/author on the Disclosure Form. The purpose of the disclosure is not to prevent a presenter/ content expert from presenting, but rather to provide the learners with information from which they may make their own decisions. Relevant relationships or potential COI will be identified to learners through a disclosure process.


Commercial Support and Sponsorship Disclosure:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.


Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


Accreditation Statement:
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the context of ethical concepts and advocacy behavior in nursing practice.
  2. Discuss applications of health promotion and planning for care delivery for differing health status of population groups (such as well, acutely ill, chronically ill, and terminally ill patients).
  3. Discuss the changing landscape of health care delivery in the 21st century, including vulnerable patient populations (such as homeless persons, abuse victims, and immigrants).
  4. Describe features of customer-focused care in ambulatory health care.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $5.00
Members: $0.00

Chapter 9: Telehealth NursingChapter 9: Telehealth Nursing

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Chapter 9: Telehealth Nursing


Identification: AMBP1209

Credits: None available.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The resolutions of conflicts of interest are completed during the planning process. It is the responsibility of the nurse planner to identify and resolve any conflicts prior to implementation of the learning activity.

When a conflict of interest is noted during the planning process, the nurse planner will actively involve the speaker, presenter or author in the resolution of the identified conflict of interest.

The resolution process for a conflict of interest will be documented in the activity file. The potential conflict of interest will be outlined to the planner/presenter/author on the Disclosure Form. The purpose of the disclosure is not to prevent a presenter/ content expert from presenting, but rather to provide the learners with information from which they may make their own decisions. Relevant relationships or potential COI will be identified to learners through a disclosure process.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship Disclosure:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Objectives:

  1. Define telehealth nursing practice.
  2. Discuss the scope of telehealth nursing practice, its purpose, and its role within ambulatory care nursing.
  3. Describe the core dimensions fundamental to telehealth nursing practice.
  4. Discuss the use of decision support tools for assessment and care management.
  5. Describe the professional competencies of telehealth nursing practice.
  6. Identify risk management strategies that support the safe practice of telehealth nursing.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $5.00
Members: $0.00

Chapter 10: LeadershipChapter 10: Leadership

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Chapter 10: Leadership


Identification: AMBP1210

Credits: None available.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Faculty/Presenters/Authors have no disclosures to declare.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The resolutions of conflicts of interest are completed during the planning process. It is the responsibility of the nurse planner to identify and resolve any conflicts prior to implementation of the learning activity.

When a conflict of interest is noted during the planning process, the nurse planner will actively involve the speaker, presenter or author in the resolution of the identified conflict of interest.

The resolution process for a conflict of interest will be documented in the activity file. The potential conflict of interest will be outlined to the planner/presenter/author on the Disclosure Form. The purpose of the disclosure is not to prevent a presenter/ content expert from presenting, but rather to provide the learners with information from which they may make their own decisions. Relevant relationships or potential COI will be identified to learners through a disclosure process.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship Disclosure:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Non-Endorsement of Products:
Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of activities for contact hours does not imply approval or endorsement
of any product, advertising, or educational content by AAACN, Anthony J. Jannetti Inc., or the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation Statement:

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Objectives:

  1. Describe leadership characteristics and transformational leadership concepts.
  2. Describe the importance of collaboration and conflict resolution in health care and relationships.
  3. Describe the planning process for ambulatory care nursing interventions and programs.
  4. Discuss various professional activities, associations, and national initiatives.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $5.00
Members: $0.00