Nursing Continuing Professional Development

Nursing Continuing Professional Development

Spring 2022 

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Essential Advocacy: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Meeting the Needs of Patients

Event Planner: Vidya Chan

Presenter: Dr. Denise Snow

Stony Brook University, School of Nursing

 

Date: Thursday, February 10th, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Location: Zoom Webinar

 

Description: Understanding the social determinants of health is critical to holistic caring for patients. Oftentimes, there are social factors that contribute to a patient's health and ability to seek and continue care. The nurse’s role in identifying and incorporating these factors in the plan of care can greatly impact patient outcomes. This event will highlight the social determinants of health and provide an overview for the nurse to help patients overcome these factors. 

 

Objectives: 

  1. Describe the social determinants of health
  2. Identify social factors that can impact patient care outcomes
  3. Discuss the nurses’ role in incorporating social determinants of health in the patient's plan of care

 

Cost Options:

- Attendance Only - FREE

- Optional NCPD Certificate: 

SON Affiliated = $25

SBU Affiliated = $30

Non-SBU Affiliated = $50

 

 


Understanding Fibromyalgia (Part 1)

Event Planner: Vidya Chan

Presenter: Dr. Andrew Clair

Stony Brook University, School of Nursing

 

Date: Tuesday, March 8th,  2022

Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Location: Zoom Webinar

 

Description: Fibromyalgia is a condition that is highly misunderstood within the medical community. The clinical presentation of fibromyalgia is similar to other illnesses and can be very difficult to diagnose and treat. The gap between a patient presenting with symptoms and treatment can leave patients exhausted and discouraged. This mini-series delves into the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of fibromyalgia to help clinicians better  treat and care for patients.

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the clinical presentation of fibromyalgia
  2. Understand the stigma associated with fibromyalgia

 

Cost Options:

- Attendance Only - FREE

- Optional NCPD Certificate: 

SON Affiliated = $25

SBU Affiliated = $30

Non-SBU Affiliated = $50

 

REGISTRATION LINK

https://cvent.me/LbW94k

 

 


Therapeutic Management of Fibromyalgia (Part 2)

Event Planner: Vidya Chan

Presenter: Dr. Andrew Clair

Stony Brook University, School of Nursing

 

Date: Tuesday, March 10th, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Location: Zoom Webinar

 

Description: Following the session on Understanding Fibromyalgia, this session will outline the therapeutic management of the illness. This will include the medical management of fibromyalgia patients and non-pharmacological treatments. 

 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Discuss alternative treatments for patients with fibromyalgia
  2. Describe the pharmacological treatments available to treat fibromyalgia
  3. Discuss the medical management plan for these patients

 

Cost Options:

- Attendance Only - FREE

- Optional NCPD Certificate: 

SON Affiliated = $25

SBU Affiliated = $30

Non-SBU Affiliated = $50

 

REGISTRATION LINK

https://cvent.me/gmW3Oo

 


Tick-Borne Disease and Prevention

Event Planner: Vidya Chan

Presenter: Dr. Anna Marie Wellins

Stony Brook University, School of Nursing

 

Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Location: Zoom Webinar

 

Description: While the recent focus has been on the pandemic, there continues to be the threat of tick-borne diseases on Long Island. This presentation focuses on updating the healthcare community on the different diseases that can occur from tick bites, the clinical presentation and treatment recommendations. 

 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify environmental/habitat disruptions that increase tick populations
  2. Identify common signs and symptoms of tick-borne diseases
  3. Identify common treatments for tick-borne diseases

 

Cost Options:

- Attendance Only - FREE

- Optional NCPD Certificate: 

SON Affiliated = $25

SBU Affiliated = $30

Non-SBU Affiliated = $50

 

REGISTRATION LINK

https://cvent.me/m7lXnm

 


CCRN Certification Review Course Spring 2022

Event Planner: Katherine Lewin MS, RN, NPD-BC, CCRN

In-Service Educator, Stony Brook Medicine 

Presented by the Department of Clinical Education - Stony Brook Hospital

Presenter: Various - TBD

 

Date: Tuesday, March 22 - Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Time: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST

Location: This course will be offered in-person as well as virtually (synchronously).  Stony Brook Medicine employees will be required to attend the course in-person. 

 

Course Description:

The PCCN/CCRN Certification Review Course is a course designed to review the systems tested on the  PCCN/CCRN Certification exams.  These systems include the Cardiovascular System, Pulmonary System, and Neurologic System.  This review course will assist nurses who provide direct care to acutely ill/critically ill patients to successfully pass the AACN certification exam.

 

 Objectives: 

  1. Identify the critical care nursing management of adult patients with cardiovascular, pulmonary and neurological system disorders.
  2. Discuss assessment findings for common cardiovascular, pulmonary and neurological critical care issues in the critically ill adult patient population.
  3. Outline the pathophysiology and treatment strategies for cardiovascular, pulmonary, and neurological system abnormalities in the critically ill adult patient population.

 

NCPD Certificate Cost Options:  

SBU Affiliated Rate - $30

Non-SBU Affiliated Rate - $50

 


Early Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment of Sepsis From The Outpatient to The Inpatient Setting

 

Event Planner: Dr. Anna-Marie Wellins

Presenter: Dr. Allyson Kornahrens

Stony Brook University, School of Nursing

 

Date: Thursday,  April 14th, 2022

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM EST

Location: Zoom Webinar

 

The term sepsis describes a spectrum of illnesses which impacts an estimated 1.7 million adults in the United States each year, resulting in 270,000 deaths. 

 

Of the patients who are diagnosed with sepsis, approximately 80% acquire the associated infection outside of the hospital. Nearly half of the patients admitted with sepsis sought medical care in the week prior to presenting to the emergency room and subsequent hospital admission. 

 

The early diagnosis of sepsis is paramount to optimizing patient outcomes and reducing sepsis related mortality. In this presentation, the role of the outpatient provider in early recognition of sepsis will be discussed, as well as the role of the inpatient provider in treating the septic patient. 

 

Objectives:

1.     Demonstrate understanding of the importance of early recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of sepsis

2.     Identify diagnostic criteria for sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock

3.     Identify at-risk populations

4.     Demonstrate understanding of the treatment of sepsis patients

 

Cost Options:

- Attendance Only - FREE

- Optional NCPD Certificate: 

SON Affiliated = $25

SBU Affiliated = $30

Non-SBU Affiliated = $50

 

 


Resilience in Nursing: What it is, Why do we need it, and How do we get it? 

Event Planner: Dr. Anna-Marie Wellins

Presenter: Dr. Terri Cavaliere

Stony Brook University, School of Nursing

 

Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Time: 1:30PM - 2:45PM EST

Location: Zoom Webinar

 

Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress.  Resiliency not only helps one get through difficult circumstances, it can also empower growth and build skills to manage life's challenges along the way.

 

Objectives:

  1. Define moral resilience in the nursing profession
  2. Discuss the challenges that impact resiliency
  3. Explore strategies that foster resilience

 

Cost Options:

- Attendance Only - FREE

- Optional NCPD Certificate: 

SON Affiliated = $25

SBU Affiliated = $30

Non-SBU Affiliated = $50

 

REGISTER NOW
https://cvent.me/WB7NWo

 


Annual Research & Scholarship Symposium

Event Planner: Research Planning Committee

Stony Brook University, School of Nursing

 

Date: Friday, May 6th, 2022

9 am - 1 pm EST 

Event will be held virtually via Zoom

1 pm - 2 pm EST 

Poster viewing immediately following via breakout rooms on Zoom

 

Resilience has been described as the ability to respond to stress in a healthy way. This year's Nurse Research Day highlights strategies used to promote resilience for nurses and other health care providers, patients, and healthcare organizations. Resilience is a key to improving quality of care, quality of caring, and sustainability of the healthcare workforce. Learn how nurse’s recognize stressors that can influence health and promote strategies that enhance resilience for patients and the systems that impact self-care and well-being. 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Joe Hyde, BFA, MA Director, JBS  – Director, JBS Center for Sustainable Systems Change

Topic - Strategies Supporting Workforce Resilience and Retention

 

Cost Options:

SBU Affiliated – Free to attend event

SON Affiliated - $25 for NCPD Certificate

SBU Affiliated - $30 for NCPD Certificate

Non – SBU Affiliated - $30 to attend event 

Non - SBU Affiliated - $50 for NCPD Certificate

 

REGISTER NOW

https://cvent.me/yvP75w

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