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Current Education Opportunities

CANCER
Breast Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Colposcopy Training

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Salt and Blood Pressure

DIABETES

METABOLIC SYNDROME

TOBACCO
Tobacco Cessation and Chronic Disease

QUALITY ASSURANCE and PATIENT CARE
Enhancing Patient Care Through Telehealth
The Nebraska Quality Improvement Project

OTHER
Journal Articles and Clinical Reference

 

 Content Editor

 
Resources 
Events and Conferences

 

Contact Hours (CEU's)

Diabetes and Nutrition in the Latino Community: The Role that Nutrition Plays in Managing and Preventing Diabetes. 

This culturally competent webinar discusses diabetes treatment, and prevention option for Hispanics and  Latinos with diabetes, or are at risk for diabetes. The webinar was designed for healthcare professionals and community health workers, and includes nutrition resources from the National Diabetes Education Program. Invited speaker: Lorena Drago, MS, RD, CDN, CDE.

Webinar Directions:
1.    Click LINK to take the pre-test and view presentation
2.    Click LINK for the post-test, evaluation, CE certificate

NOTE: This was originally done as a webinar. Scroll down after each slide to view the transcript of the presentation.
Enhancing Patient Care Through Telehealth (March 29, 2012):  An Educational Series for Medical Providers: This FREE series will be moderated by Lieutenant Governor Rick Sheehy,  former Chief Medical Officer Dr. Joann Schaefer, Dale Mahlman of the NMA and Denny Berens of the Office of Rural health.  It is offered free-of-charge in 45 minute segments and participants can join this series at their local Telehealth sites or via their desktop computers.  Please see theInvite andBrochure for more information!

Colposcopy Training (Due Date: May 5, 2014): To train mid-level providers to perform colposcopies in public or private non-profit clinics in Nebraska or those of Federally Recognized Native American Tribes headquartered in Nebraska, to assist in the diagnosis and/or treatment of cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer. 

Contractual Opportunity

Tobacco Cessation: A look at the Influence of Tobacco Tobacco Free Nebraska Logo
on Chronic Diseases
(1.5 CEU’s, 1.5 CME’s).
Begin Program Webinar
 
PLEASE NOTE: To receive certification, user must view all slides, and complete the evaluation. The Verification Code IS NOT needed to complete the Webinar

This FREE webinar is presented by the Tobacco Free Nebraska program and the Office of Women’s and Men’s Health and has been approved for 1.5 Contact hours for nurses by the Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education. The Creighton University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
Breast Cancer Screening (1.5 CEU's).Help Your Patients Put Prevention Into Practice
Begin Program Webinar

 

PLEASE NOTE: To receive certification, user must view all slides, and complete the evaluation. The Verification Code IS NOT needed to complete the Webinar.

​The Nebraska Every Women Matters program has developed a Breast Cancer Toolkit.  This toolkit will be available to providers as a Webinar and has been approved to offer 1.5 CEU’s through CNE-Net, the education division of the North Dakota Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.  The overall goal of the toolkit is to increase breast screening rates through education and screening practices.  

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Colorectal Cancer Screening
(1.5 CEU's).

The Nebraska Colon Cancer Program has developed aColorectal Cancer Toolkit. This toolkit has been approved for 1.5 CEU’s through the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The overall goal of the toolkit is to increase colorectal screening rates through education and screening practices. 
Directions:
1. ClickColorectal Cancer Toolkit view presentation.
2. Go to Survey Monkey to take evaluation, and print off certificate for 1.5 non peer review CEU’s. 

The Assault on Salt: How Consuming Less
Can Improve Blood Pressure
(1.5 CEU's).
Begin Program Webinar
Additional Salt Resources

PLEASE NOTE: To receive certification, user must view all slides, and complete the evaluation. The Verification Code IS NOT needed to complete the Webinar.

The Every Woman Matters cardiovascular screening program, WISEWOMAN, has developed a Sodium Reduction Toolkit.  This toolkit will be available to providers as a Webinar and has been approved to offer 1.5 CEU’s through CNE-Net, the education division of the North Dakota Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.   The overall goal of this webcast is to increase blood pressure screenings and to improve blood pressure through sodium reduction.

The Nebraska Quality Improvement Project:

In this series of lectures, the participant will learn the basics of what Quality Improvement is and how they can apply the principles of QI in their workplace to achieve a better workflow and better outcomes for patients.  Every member of the health care team is responsible for quality improvement!

Instructions:  Please watch each of these videos in order by clicking on the links below.  When you are finished viewing all the videos in the module, click on the bottom link for the evaluation (there is a separate evaluation for each module).  When you submit the evaluation you will then be able to view your CE certificate.  (NOTE: These are NOT PEER REVIEWED but Nebraska nurses are allowed up to 10 non-peer-reviewed hours when renewing their licenses.)   In the upper left corner click on file, then print (or Ctrl + P) to print the certificate for your records. 

All links open in a NEW browser window/tab. 

If you have any trouble, please contact andrea.riley@nebraska.gov

Module A: Quality Improvement (3 sessions), 1.5 contact hours. 
For the first presentation you will need a handout, which can be accessed here.

Module B: Quality Improvement (1 session), 1 contact hour

  1. Self-Management Support

Module C: Quality Improvement (2 sessions), 1 contact hour

  1. Barriers to Quality Improvement
  2. Working with Challenging and Vulnerable Patients

Evaluation and CE certificate

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Metabolic Syndrome (1.5 Contact Hours)
This FREE 1.25 contact hour webinar explores the diseases associated with metabolic syndrome; the cost associated with those diseases, and provides suggestions for monitoring patients for metabolic syndrome. After viewing the webinar, please use the link below to complete your evaluation, which will enable you to access the certificate of completion. This webinar has not been peer reviewed and may not count towards peer-reviewed contact hours. License renewal information can be found online at http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/crl_nursing_nursingindex.aspx
Click here to complete the evaluation: http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/WEB22G3NLUA27P

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Upcoming Opportunities for Continuing Education Credits for Physicians and Nurses
By accessing this website, a calendar of online workshops may be viewed.

Additional Info

  • After attending the workshop, send a note to connect@cancercare.org and the appropriate paperwork regarding continuing education credits will be forwarded to you.
  • There is no charge for the session or for continuing education credits. 
  • To request any assistance needed in regard to the sessions please email: connect@cancercare.org

Podcasts are also available and may be downloaded to an MP3 player or listened to on your computer.  To access, click podcast and select an article that has been presented within the last 2 weeks.
IMPORTANT: Paperwork must be submitted within two weeks after the live program in order to receive continuing education credits. 

Physician and Nursing Credits

CME’s and Nursing Credits can also be found at www.peerviewpress.com.  Credits are available FREE of charge for physicians and nurses.  Many classifications of topics are available.  Topics that may be of interest are listed here:

Journal Articles and Clinical Reference
Resources

 

For more information, contact:
Office of Women's Health
Every Woman Matters
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P.O. Box 94817
Lincoln, NE 68509-4817
In Lincoln:  (402) 471-0929
Outside Lincoln:  (800) 532-2227
Fax: (402) 471-0913 or (402) 742-2379
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