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ACLSHC ACLS HeartCode for ICU/PVCS RNs

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This class is for CCND ICU/PVCS RNs. IF YOU DO NOT FIT THIS DESCRIPTION, PLEASE SIGN UP FOR ACLS-Instructor-led INSTEAD OF THIS CLASS. This is the online portion of the hybrid Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) renewal and initial certification for the health care provider. SESSION DATE IS A PLACEHOLDER ONLY: All class sessions are held on unit or in the location agreed upon by unit leadership and the participant. Learners complete the class material online and must also complete an in-person skills verification in a separate session via the Department of Perioperative Medicine (DPM). A link to register for the DPM skills verification session is in the special comments section of this class listing.


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Acuity Inpatient 2 Classes Available
AcuityPlus Outpatient 2 Classes Available
BLSR-Skills Session ONLY BLS-R Skills Sessions ONLY for Blended Learning Building 31C

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This training format is modified to a blended learning format to allow for social distancing and compliance with pandemic guidelines set forth by NIH Leadership. Traditional classroom trainings (videos, skills, and exam in class) are also available in Building 31C. IMPORTANT NOTE: ALL REGISTRATIONS CLOSE FIVE (5) BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO SCHEDULED TRAINING DATE. Face masks are required the entire training (please bring two masks, one as a backup).


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6 Classes Available
BCT Basic Cardiac Telemetry

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This one-day course designed to provide an introduction to ECG interpretation for those that have little or no experience, as well as a great refresher for those that need to renew their skills for working in a telemetry monitoring environment. The course includes: A & P, basic electro-physiology, sinus mechanisms, atrial rhythms, junctional rhythms, ventricular rhythms, AV blocks, and pacemaker rhythms. Additionally, special emphasis will be placed on lead placement (bedside monitor and telemetry), central monitoring, and nursing documentation. Successful completion of this course will meet the required behavioral indicator (BI) required for Cardiac Monitoring Competency validation


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BLS - 31C Basic Life Support (BLS) Full Course Bldg 31C

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This course is AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider (previously "Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers). This course is for those that have not taken Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers previously or for those whose certification has expired. This class will last approximately 5 hours. All course materials (outlines, textbooks etc.) will be supplied at class. Successful completion of the course includes passing both a written and practical skills test. 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. CPR is a physically demanding skill. Be prepared to perform CPR on the classroom floor. Dress accordingly in comfortable attire. If you require glasses to read or see at a distance, please bring those with you to class.


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4 Classes Available
BLS-R Basic Life Support (BLS) Renewal Training (Bldg 10 Staff Only)

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This course is AHA Basic Life Support Renewal Course. This course is for those that have taken Basic Life Support previously. Successful completion of the course indicates passing both a written and practical skills test. 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 email 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 email to a student's junk/ spam box. Remember to check the email put on the roster, junk, and spam on a regular basis. Another way students can look for their ecard, without having received the email from ecards@heart.org is to visit https://ecards.heart.org/student/myecards. Enter your name and email address provided on the roster to see if your card comes up. CPR is a physically demanding skill. Be prepared to perform CPR on the classroom floor. Dress accordingly in comfortable attire. Late Policy: Each class session begins promptly at the stated start time. As the AHA requires that all students are present for the entirety of the course in order to received the course completion card, late admittance and/or early dismissal, is not permitted once the classroom door is closed. Students are encouraged to arrive early for class. Weather related information for BUILDING 10 CLASSES ONLY: If the government for the Washington DC area is closed, class will be cancelled and you will need to reschedule. If the federal government is on a delay status, class will be held as scheduled and will begin on-time. OPM communicates delays and closings. You can go to this website for additional information: http://www.opm.gov (This does not apply to appropriations related govt. closures.)


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12 Classes Available
BLSR-31C Basic Life Support Renewal (BLS-R) Course: Building 31C

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This course is AHA Basic Life Support Renewal Course. Previously "Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Renewal." This course is for those that have taken Basic Life Support previously. This class will last approximately 3 hours. All course materials (outlines, textbooks etc.) will be supplied at class. Successful completion of the course includes passing both a written and practical skills test. 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. CPR is a physically demanding skill. Be prepared to perform CPR on the classroom floor. Dress accordingly in comfortable attire. If you require glasses to read or see at a distance, please bring those with you to class.


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10 Classes Available
Cell Ther Cellular Therapy

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The purpose of this course is to provide the learner with an understanding of how cellular therapy is used to treat cancer and other diseases, including procedures and practices for cell mobilization, harvest, expansion, and infusion. Additionally, nurses will benefit from detailed knowledge regarding how cellular therapy influences the immune system and the very specific immune related side effects seen with this treatment modality.


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CEC1 Clinical Endocrinology I

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This two-day course is designed to provide information on topics related to the management of patients with problems of the endocrine system


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CBNTC Code Blue New Trainer Course

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This 3 hour workshop prepares nurses to teach and evaluate staff competence for Clinical Emergency Response - Code Blue.


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ELNEC End of Life Nursing Education Consortium

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ELNEC is a curriculum developed by national experts in pain and palliative care from the City of Hope and the AACN. It is intended to provide nurses with the necessary education and tools to manage patients at end-of-life and on palliative care. ELNEC covers topics including palliative nursing care, communication, pain management, symptom management, care of the patient during final hours and loss, grief, and bereavement. This course incorporates cultural considerations and ethics into all of the modules.


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Fundamentals of Clinical Research for Clinical Support Services

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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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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. This course is now taking place in a blended format due to COVID-19 precautions. Didactic is self paced via the Absorb LMS. The course will be open for 1 week for participant review of materials. Participants will receive an email the Friday before the class is scheduled with information on how to access the course in Absorb. After review of online materials, participants should follow up with their clinical educators or preceptors for completion of hands-on skills.


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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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5 Classes Available
Neuro 1.0 Skills/Sim Neuro 1.0 In-person Hands On Skills/Simulation

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The Neuro 1.0 In-person Hands On Skills/Simulation is part of the Neuro 1.0 Series. CRNs are required to complete the Online Didactic portion of this course (via Absorb) prior to attending the In-person Hands On Skills/Simulation portion.


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9 Classes Available
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 for Clinical Center Nursing Department employees only.


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2 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 with CCND Bridge-to-Practice

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This renewal course is designed specifically for nurses who have taken the online ONS/ONCC Chemo/Immunotherapy Certificate Course and who have a current/valid provider card.

This course is offered monthly on the first Thursday of every month. Participants must enroll in a course date offered in Class Track PRIOR to the expiration date on their ONS/ONCC Chemo/Immunotherapy Provider Card.

The ONS/ONCC RENEWAL Chemo/Immunotherapy Certificate Course will guide you through four strategically planned case studies to ensure your Chemo/Immunotherapy knowledge is current related to pharmacology, safe handling of Hazardous Drugs, as well as patient education and symptom management.

The CCND Bridge-to-Practice session will reinforce material from the online course and review NIH policies, procedures, and standards of practice related to chemo/immunotherapy and HD administration to Oncology patients in the Clinical Center.

This course is reserved for Clinical Center Nursing Department RNs administering chemo/immunotherapy at NIH.


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

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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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3 Classes Available