Certificates provided by accrediting body (10 Match)
American Nurses Credentialing Center
In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
California Board of Registered Nursing
District of Columbia Board of Nursing
District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
Florida Board of Nursing
Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Georgia Board of Nursing
Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education
South Carolina Board of Nursing
South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Florida Board of Medicine
Florida Board of Medicine (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Physicians will receive 1.75 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™.
Florida Physician Assistants
Florida Physician Assistants (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing
West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Why Thoracentesis?
Section 3: Review of Thoracic Anatomy & Physiology
A. Pulmonary Anatomy
B. Physiology of Ventilation
Section 4: Introduction to Thoracentesis
A. Patient Scenario
B. What is a Thoracentesis?
C. Conditions Requiring Thoracentesis
D. Contraindications of Thoracentesis
E. Clinical Manifestations
F. Patient Scenario (continued)
Section 5: Thoracentesis: Pre & Intra Procedural Considerations
A. What Happens During a Thoracentesis?
B. Patient Scenario (continued)
Section 6: Thoracentesis: Post-Procedural Considerations
A. Patient Scenario (continued)
B. Potential complications of Thoracentesis
C. Post-Procedure Patient Monitoring
D. Patient Scenario (continued)
E. Infection of the pleural fluid: What is an empyema?
Section 7: Infectious Disease & Antimicrobial Therapy
A. Organisms of Infection
B. Introduction to Antimicrobial Therapy
C. Classification of Antimicrobials
D. Antibacterial Agents
E. Antimicrobial Stewardship
G. Summary Section
B. Course Contributors
Course Delivery Method and Format: