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Nurse Practitioners of Central Pennsylvania

Villanova Nursing CE Specifically for NPs

Posted over 3 years ago by Lori Norris

Please note that the Suture Workshop only has 5 spots left and the Minor Procedures Workshop has 14 left.

Attention advanced practice nurses... workshops designed for you

October 30, 2015 - Suture Workshop
This hands-on workshop is designed for advanced practice nurses. It provides a unique opportunity to obtain wound assessment and management skills useful in everyday practice. You will learn techniques such as wound anesthesia, suture selection and digital blocks. Working with porcine tissue mannequins, you will practice three different suturing techniques: simple interrupted, running and mattress stitches.

Enrollment is limited in order to optimize the learning experience

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November 20, 2015 - Minor Procedures for Nurse Practitioners
This workshop is specifically designed you. It offers an unusual, hands-on opportunity to learn the skills needed to manage frequently encountered primary care (and Urgent Care / Fast Tract) problems such as: digital block, abscess I & D, handling ingrown toenails including nail removal, paronycia management, subungual hematoma release and arthrocentesis.

Enrollment is limited in order to optimize the learning experience

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November 21, 2015 – Understanding Integrative Medicine and Potential Drug Interactions: Planting the Seeds for NPs and their Patients
Minimize the risks of traditional treatments for your patients. This program offers important information on drug interactions as they relate to dietary supplements, botanicals, natural products and OTCs. Nearly 4 in 10 Americans are using some form of complementary or alternative therapies (CAM), yet many practitioners don't understand the critical medication implications. Learn what you need to know for your daily practice regarding drug interactions with CAM from our very highly rated faculty. Have fun while doing it. The course includes the use of Socrative, an online polling program that is a favorite of pharma students. You will participate in the review of cases from a variety of disciplines. Bring your favorite device, a tablet, smart phone or computer to make the day more fulfilling and rewarding.

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If you've already benefited from one of our workshops, please forward this message to a colleague and share your experience.

We look forward to seeing you and your follow NPs.
Lyn DeSilets, EdD, RN-BC

For a complete listing of our offerings visit villanova.edu/nursing/ce.html