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IV Blood IV Blood Workshop

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This one day workshop provides information on intravenous therapy, venipuncture, venous access devices (VADs), a review of lab processing, and blood administration. 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 participants to review materials. Participants will receive an email to their NIH e-mail 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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11 Classes Available
Interm G&G Intermediate Genetics & Genomics

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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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2 Classes Available
G&G Introduction to Genetics & Genomics

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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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4 Classes Available
MSPCNCRC 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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2 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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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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2 Classes Available
CPI NCI 1 Day Medical Nonviolent Intervention MEDICAL 1 Day Foundation Course (Medical Nurses and Technicians)

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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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3 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 for 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 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
Ommaya NP Ommaya Reservoir Competency Course for New Providers

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The purpose of this course is to provide the learner with an understanding of Ommaya Reservoirs and their use in the treatment of leptomeningeal diseases. Additionally, nurses will benefit from detailed information regarding CNS anatomy, CSF lab interpretation, and neuro assessment in this patient population. This didactic information will provide the participant with the information necessary to pursue competence in Ommaya Reservoir Access. This course includes a test and simulation. An 84% or higher must be achieved on the test before competency validation can be pursued. Competency validation will take place at the unit level after successful completion of the course.


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4 Classes Available
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

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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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12 Classes Available
OES OE 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
PW Preceptor Workshop

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This one day online course will help prepare staff nurses to become successful preceptors.


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3 Classes Available
Trach Comp Course - Skills Only Trach Skills and Competency Validation Session

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This 60 minute session will provide an opportunity to practice skills related to routine trach care and maintenance, as well as to simulate trach emergency management. Participants must complete an online Tracheostomy NEW/Orientation (On-Demand): Nursing Care and Management Course in the Absorb LMS prior to attending the skills session. This module is available for SELF ENROLLMENT in Absorb.


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14 Classes Available