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

Oct 30, 2012 ‐ Oct 30, 2012



Sessions

Chapter 11: Evidence-Based Practice and Performance Improvement


Identification: AMBP1211

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. State the meaning of evidence-based practice and performance improvement, and their applicability to ambulatory care nursing and quality outcomes.
  2. Describe the key steps of evidence-based nursing practice, discuss the quality and strength of the evidence, and identify strategies for facilitating the use of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines within an organization.
  3. Develop an understanding of the importance of conducting nursing research using scientifically sound methodologies that contribute to the science of nursing and nursing theory, and provide the foundation for professional and ethical nursing practice.
  4. Discuss the differences between quality assurance and performance improvement models.
  5. Define the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Six Aims and how they are used to enhance patient-centered care.
  6. Identify different types of performance indicators and provide an example of when each would be used in measuring outcomes of processes and care.
  7. Describe the P-D-C-A performance improvement model and how it is used to develop, monitor, and improve processes and outcomes of care.
  8. Outline key performance indicators typically measured in an organization and displayed on a report card or dashboard.

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

Chapter 12: EthicsChapter 12: Ethics

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Chapter 12: Ethics


Identification: AMBP1212

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. Recognize the importance of the 2001 American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses.
  2. Define an ethical dilemma.
  3. Discuss the ethical principles that guide ethical decision-making.
  4. List the essential steps in the process of ethical decision-making.
  5. Identify ambulatory practice issues that may pose an ethical dilemma.
  6. Define the concepts of moral uncertainty and moral distress.
  7. Identify ways in which the registered nurse can advocate for patients in the ambulatory care setting.

Speaker(s):
  • June Levine, MSN, PHN, RN, National Consultant in Ambulatory Nursing, Kaiser Permanente
Standard: $5.00
Members: $0.00

Chapter 13: Professional Development


Identification: AMBP1213

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 key components of an orientation program for new staff in ambulatory care nursing settings.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of competence assessment requirements as mandated by accrediting agencies’ standards and essential to performance of the nurse’s professional role.
  3. Discuss continuing education and professional growth and development needs.
  4. Identify the value of nursing specialty certification.
  5. Describe the value and characteristics of preceptor programs.

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

Chapter 14: Application of the Nursing Process in Ambulatory Care


Identification: AMBP1214

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. Outline the steps of the nursing process and how the steps promote critical thinking.
  2. Identify the skills necessary for application of the nursing process in ambulatory care
  3. Apply the nursing process in ambulatory care.
  4. Explain how to determine if outcomes are achieved.

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

Chapter 16: Patient Education and Counseling


Identification: AMBP1216

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 factors that influence the educational process in ambulatory care.
  2. Identify teaching strategies used for patient education and counseling in ambulatory care.
  3. Compare traditional patient education to self-management education.
  4. List challenges faced in providing patient education within the ambulatory care setting.
  5. Evaluate the nursing process as a method for tailoring patient education.
  6. Discuss major health topics for education and counseling that promote healthy behaviors.

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

Chapter 18: Care of the Acutely Ill Patient


Identification: AMBP1218

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 incidence, pathophysiology, assessment, and care of life-threatening conditions in ambulatory care.
  2. Describe the incidence, pathophysiology, assessment, and care of acute conditions commonly seen in ambulatory care.
  3. Discuss patient and family education and preventive care counseling for acute illnesses.

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

Chapter 19: Care of the Perioperative Patient in Ambulatory Care


Identification: AMBP1219

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 key elements of the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative phases of care and their applications to ambulatory care nursing.
  2. Identify the assessment and care of patients throughout the perioperative continuum.
  3. Explain how to manage common postoperative problems and complications related to moderate sedation and anesthesia.
  4. Discuss patient and family education for preoperative and postoperative patient teaching.

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

Chapter 20: Ambulatory Nursing Role in Chronic Illness Care


Identification: AMBP1220

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. Explain deficiencies in the current health system related to the management of chronic disease.
  2. Describe how the six elements of the chronic care model address the management of chronic illness.
  3. Define the role of the RN in a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) practice.
  4. Identify key characteristics of collaborative interactions between the health care team and the patient.
  5. Define the role of the RN in transitional care.
  6. Identify issues related to polypharmacy and methods for managing this.
  7. Discuss the goals, methods, and issues of complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies.

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

Chapter 21: Care of the Chronically Ill Patient


Identification: AMBP1221

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 chronic illnesses common in the ambulatory care setting, including the prevalence of the disease in the population and the pathophysiology.
  2. Identify the essential elements of the nursing process for the care of patients with chronic illnesses, including assessment and triage, indications for emergent or urgent care, preventive measures, and the plan of care.

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

Chapter 22: Care of the Terminally Ill Patient


Identification: AMBP1222

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 principles and goals of palliative care and hospice care.
  2. Identify appropriate assessment and interventions to manage pain and other common symptoms in the terminally ill.
  3. Recognize the impact of a culturally diverse population in caring for the terminally ill.
  4. Identify the ethical and legal issues patients, families, and nurses may face when caring for the terminally ill.
  5. Identify key issues for care of the patient at the time of death.
  6. Apply communication principles to facilitate and enhance decision-making at the end of life.
  7. Recognize the role of the nurse as an integral member of the health care team in advocating for quality of care at the end of life.

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