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Fundamentals of Clinical Research for the Clinical Research Nurse

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This educational program is designed for registered nurses who work as a Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) at the NIH Clinical Center. The program will serve as an introduction to the specialty practice of Clinical Research Nursing and provide the foundation on key concepts essential to the five dimensions of Clinical Research Nurse practice and their related competencies.


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2 Classes Available
Fundamentals of Clinical Research for the Patient Care Technician and Behavioral Health Technician

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This educational program is designed for Patient Care Technicians (PCT) and Behavioral Health Technicians (BHT) working at the NIH Clinical Center. The program will serve as an introduction to the specialty practice of clinical research and provide the foundation on key concepts essential to the PCT/BHT competency: Support of Biomedical Research. The course will be conducted from 7:30am - 4pm.


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2 Classes Available
10 Hatfield 2-3330 IV Blood Workshop

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This one day workshop provides information on intravenous therapy, venipuncture, venous access devices (VADs), and blood administration, as well as opportunity for some hands-on skills practice. Prior to attendance, the participant prepares by completing the required CRN or PCT Pre-Workshop Activity.


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7 Classes Available
Interm G&G Intermediate Genetics and Genomics in Health Care

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This two-day educational program is designed for nurses working as Clinical Research Nurses and Research Nurse Coordinators at the NIH Clinical Center. The program will serve as an introduction to the application of fundamental genetics and genomic concepts in the community of health care and clinical research settings.


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Intro G&G Introduction to Genetics and Genomics in Health Care

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This one-day educational program is designed for nurses working as Clinical Research Nurses and Research Nurse Coordinators at the NIH Clinical Center. The program will serve as an introduction to genetics and genomics, providing the foundation on key concepts and basic science essential to understanding the use of genetics and genomics in health care today.


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2 Classes Available
AHA Heart Saver Adult CPR/AED Lay Responder AHA Heart Saver Adult CPR/AED Bldg 31C

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Lay Responder AED/CPR teaches individuals (not healthcare providers) critical skills needed to respond to and manage adult choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the next few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. CPR training is for full time NIH federal employees and contractors with a valid NIH ID only. We will accommodate non-NIH fellows, interns, summer students or volunteers upon a request sent to dohscprtraining@mail.nih.gov and availability. PLEASE NOTE: Digital e-Cards will be issued for this class, within 7 BUSINESS DAYS of the conclusion of the class. Students will receive an invitation from: ecards@heart.org, to claim their card. This invitation will be sent to the e-mail address the student entered on the physical roster/sign-in sheet at the class. Occasionally, the NIH firewall will kick this e-mail to a student's junk/spam box. Remember to check the e-mail put on the roster, junk and spam on a regular basis. Another way students can look for their e-card, without having received an invitation from ecards@heart.org, is to visit: https://ecards.heart.org/student/myecards. Enter your name and e-mail address provided on the roster and see if your card comes up.


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6 Classes Available
MSPCCNRC Medical Surgical & Progressive Care Nursing Certification Review Course

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This three day course will provide information to prepare the registered nurse to take the ANCC®, AACN® or AMSN® Medical Surgical or Progressive Care Nursing Certification Examination. Topics include:(1)cardiovascular;(2) pulmonary;(3)neurology and musculoskeletal; (4) behavioral disorders; (5) immunology, hematology, and dermatology; (6) endocrinology; (7) renal and genitourinary systems; (8) gastroenterology; (9) multisystem disorders; and (10) progressive care concepts. Additionally there is a diagnostic Basic Knowledge Assessment Test (BKAT)® that will be administered before and after the course to assess learning needs and identify areas for further review prior to sitting for the certification exam in the following specialties: Medical-Surgical Nursing and Progressive Care Nursing


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CPI NCI 2 Day Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Initial 2 Day Foundation

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This two day course provides the mental health nurse and technician with an introduction to the Crisis Prevention Institute Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® Foundation Training Program. The first training day participants will discuss and practice crisis prevention using the CPI Crisis Development Model with a focus on early verbal nonphysical methods and personal safety techniques. On day two participants will discuss and practice how and when to use a team to provide physical intervention for an out of control and dangerous individual.


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CPI NCI 1 Day Medical Nonviolent Crisis Intervention MEDICAL 1 Day Foundation Course (Medical Nurses and Technicians)

Description

Learn to organize your thinking about how behavior escalates and how to respond appropriately during moments of chaos.This Foundation Course provides the medical nurse with an introduction to verbal crisis intervention. The Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Non-violent Crisis Intervention® Training Program will be used to educate participants regarding verbal interactions with patients who are anxious, disruptive or in crisis. The Clinical Center's approach to prevention and management of violence will also be discussed.


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5 Classes Available
CPI NCI Medical Refresher Nonviolent Crisis Intervention MEDICAL Refresher Course (Medical Nurse and Technicians)

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Build on the foundation you already have in place by reviewing the CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention* training as an ongoing process, not a one time event.


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6 Classes Available
CPI NCI Annual Mental Health Nonviolent Crisis Intervention MENTAL HEALTH Annual Refresher Course (Mental Health Nurses and Technicians)

Description

The CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention* annual class with new enhanced content will build on the skills that organize your thinking about how behavior escalates and how to respond appropriately during moments of chaos. This foundation course provides the mental health nurses and technicians with the same core program you've always known, now with additional content and new decision making and physical intervention options to expand staff capabilities.


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9 Classes Available
Nurs Skills Nursing Skills Day

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Nursing Skills Days offer an opportunity for competency re-validation and education. These sessions are ideal for competency re-validation for current staff nurses. New nurses are welcome to attend for educational purposes only. Participants can visit the following competency stations: Chemo/bio Administration, Chest Tubes, Clinical Emergency Response, Tracheostomies,and Seizure Management. The following education stations will be available: Blood Cultures, Blood draws using the Cobe system, Moog Pump Refresher, and Neuro Assessment. Staff should work with unit leadership to determine which stations will best meet the learner and the unit needs. Participants will be expected to complete self-assessment on competency forms upon arrival to the skills day and return all completed competencies to the unit Clinical Educator after the skills day. Walk in participants will also be accommodated.


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8 Classes Available
OCN RC OCN Review Course

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Oncology nursing certification is the validation of nurses' advanced knowledge and experience in the specialty. Certification enhances credibility and provides assurance that the nurse has met all of the eligibility criteria and achieved the standards of the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation to provide expert oncology nursing care. This two day comprehensive review course will help the experienced oncology nurse identify their own knowledge gaps in order to develop a study plan to prepare for the OCN® Certification Exam.


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ONS BMT ONS Fundamentals of Blood and Marrow Transplant

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This comprehensive overview will enhance your ability to care for patients receiving a blood or marrow transplant (BMT) throughout their continuum. You will learn about the resources for setting-up and enhancing blood and marrow transplant programs, discuss advanced concepts and future directions for BMT, and take-home clinical pearls for caring for pediatric BMT recipients. The e-book version of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Manual for Nursing Practice is included with the ONS course registration.

This course is Clinical Center Nursing Department employees only.


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12 Classes Available
ONS Chemo/Immuno NEW Provider ONS NEW PROVIDERS Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy Certificate Course and Bridge to Practice

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The online Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Certificate Program provides nurses with a comprehensive overview of chemotherapy and immunotherapy. The in-person Bridge to Practice sessions review NIH specific policies and procedures related to chemotherapy/immunotherapy administration at NIH. The ONS Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy Certificate is obtained after successful completion of the course including a course exam. An 80% or higher must be achieved on the exam before an RN can receive the certificate. The provider card is valid for two years. The Clinical Center Nursing Department (CCND) program of care competency for chemotherapy and biotherapy requires successful completion of a chemotherapy course including an examination and clinical practicum (to be completed on the patient care unit) prior to administering chemotherapy or biotherapy.

This course is reserved for Clinical Center Nursing Department RNs administering chemotherapy or immunotherapy at NIH.


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4 Classes Available
ONS RENEWAL CB BTP ONS RENEWAL Chemo/Immunotherapy Certificate Course and Bridge to Practice

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This renewal course is designed specifically for nurses who have taken the online Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy Certificate course and who have a valid provider card.

The ONS Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Renewal course will guide you through four strategically planned case studies to ensure that your chemotherapy and immunotherapy knowledge stays current. The Bridge to Practice session will reinforce material from the online course and review NIH policies and procedures related to chemotherapy and biotherapy administration to oncology patients at NIH.

This course is reserved for Clinical Center Nursing Department RNs administering chemotherapy or biotherapy at NIH.


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12 Classes Available
Ommaya Renewal Ommaya Competency Course for Current Providers

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This course is designed to provide didactic and clinical updates regarding Ommaya Reservoir access and management as well as clinical simulation education. It will include hands-on competency re-validation for current Ommaya providers.


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OES CTC Oncology Education Series - Concepts, Trends, and Care (3 day)

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This course provides an overview of pathophysiology and nursing considerations for a variety of cancer diagnoses as well as topics related to supportive care of cancer patients.
Course Outcome: Upon completion of this course, the learner will demonstrate knowledge of nursing care for patients with a variety of cancer diagnoses.


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2 Classes Available
ONS Cancer Basics Oncology Education Series - ONS Cancer Basics Online

Description

Cancer Basics is an introductory course and provides a concentrated, self-paced learning experience on the fundamentals of cancer biology, cancer treatment, management of cancer-related symptoms, and patient and family care. Cancer Basics is an online, on-demand course.

This course is for Clinical Center Nursing Department employees only.


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12 Classes Available
OES Onc Emerg Oncology Education Series - Oncologic Emergencies (1 day)

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The purpose of this course is to provide fundamentals in oncologic emergencies including coagulopathies, myelosuppression, as well as metabolic, structural, and neurologic emergencies.


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3 Classes Available