Pregnancy: Physiologic Changes and Laboratory Values

By Christine Cartwright, RN, MSN

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The purpose of this course is to provide a review of normal and abnormal physiological changes that may occur during pregnancy and the laboratory values that indicate these changes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify abnormal laboratory results for a variety of pathologic problems during pregnancy.
  • Describe normal and abnormal physiologic changes of pregnancy.

This course is no longer available for free.

Stroke: First Response

By Michael Jay Katz, MD, PhD

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • List the basic types, causes, and symptoms of stroke
  • Explain how patients, family, or bystanders should respond to a potential stroke
  • Discuss the actions recommended for emergency responders to potential stroke victims

This course is no longer available for free.

Traumatic Brain Injury

By Anja Grimes, Staff Writer

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the characteristics of traumatic brain injury (TBI).
  • Explain the treatment of a person with TBI.
  • Identify immediate post-injury complications and long-term disabilities of TBI.
  • Explain the rehabilitation needed for the TBI patient.
  • Review methods for prevention of TBI.

This course is no longer available for free.

Burnout: Coping with Stress

By Persis Mary Hamilton, RN, CNS, MS, EdD

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the effects of stress on the human body.
  • Identify the cardinal symptoms of burnout.
  • Describe the stages of burnout.
  • Discuss the management and prevention of burnout.

This course is free through October 3, 2011.

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