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Continuing Nursing Education

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This course will provide a review of kidney disease and enhance your knowledge regarding resources and care of the patient with kidney disease, both acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. You will focus on care and management of the patient with chronic kidney disease. You will study principles of nursing practice as they apply to renal replacement therapy and vascular access. Pharmacology, lab values, and lifestyle management related to chronic kidney disease will be discussed with a focus on prevention, treatment and care.

Prerequisites: RN, LPN


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You will enhance your leadership skills. You will study the changing roles in nursing, the professional concepts of leadership and management, and the significance of communication and conflict resolution to leadership and management. You will study how ethical and legal issues influence nursing; and how power and motivation relate to leadership and management. You will be able to demonstrate the basic skills necessary to be an effective team manager.

Prerequisites: LPN/RN or RPN


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You will study the systems approach to patient safety related to medication safety, interdisciplinary team relationships and best nursing practices. You will study national and provincial organizations designed to facilitate the Canadian patient safety agenda. You will examine a regional risk management or quality improvement project focused on advancing patient safety.

Prerequisites: Must be LPN


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You will participate in activities to move and position clients/objects in health care settings using minimal physical effort and maximizing the use of mechanical aids and equipment. The course focuses on client/caregiver safety. Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a Transferring, Lifting, Repositioning (TLR) re-evaluation wallet card.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
June 24, 2017
Sat - 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Registration deadline: June 23, 2017
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$95.00SaskatoonCRN: 201604-968
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