Degrees and Certificates

Continuing Education

Training for nursing students and other healthcare workers

The Center for Continuing Nursing and Health Education at Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health is an approved provider for continuing nursing education through the Ohio Nurses Association. As stated in the Ohio Nurses Association Provider Manual, “continuing nursing education consists of planned, organized learning experiences designed to improve the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of nurses. It enhances nursing practice, education, theory development, research, and administration. The outcome of continuing education is to improve the health of the public and nurses’ pursuit of their professional career goals.”

The Center for Continuing Nursing and Health Education at The Nursing Institute of West Central Ohio, Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-217  Expiration 7/01/2018)

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Courses

Advanced Pharmacology Course for Ohio APRNs

This course is a self-paced, module-based Independent Study CE offering that meets requirements set forth by Ohio HB 216 for APRNs 2017 license renewal. The course meets the Ohio Board of Nursing requirement of 45 hours of a course in Advanced Pharmacology which includes the law (federal and state), fiscal/ethical implications of prescribing, schedule II, including pain management therapies, prevention of abuse and diversion of schedule II and pharmacotherapeutics for the Advanced Practice Nurse. (Section 4723.482 (B), ORC) Upon successful completion of the modules and submission of the course evaluation, you will receive a CE certificate for 46 Nursing Continuing Education hours. The course will remain open until May 1, 2019.

Price: $500; $450 for APRNs who have served as masters level preceptors for Wright State graduate students since 2016

Once you have registered and paid, you will receive an electronic receipt of payment. All paid registrations are checked during business hours Monday–Friday and an email with instructions on how to access the course will be sent to the email you provide at the time of payment.  

Disclosure: The planners and faculty have declared no conflict of interest.  

Criteria for completion:

  1. Completion of the eight (8) online modules with a 70% passing score for each module quiz and,
  2. Submission of the signed course evaluation form indicating time spent on the course

The Center for Continuing Nursing and Health Education at The Nursing Institute of West Central Ohio, Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-217 Expiration 7/01/2018)

Note: Course registrations with payment, instructions for how to access the course you purchased, and course release to begin are only checked during normal business hours Monday–Friday. If you register on a weekend, you will not receive the course log in registration until Monday. If Wright State University is closed due to a holiday, course payments will be checked the next business day.

Questions? Contact Harriet Knowles, MSN, RN @ 937-775-3940.

 


CPR Training—American Heart Association Approved Course

Choose from Instructor-Led Training and Blended Training.

BLS Instructor-Led Training

The BLS Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

Features

  • Updated science and education from the new 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC
  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Emphasis on high-quality CPR including a team dynamics classroom activity
  • Video-based course with real-world scenarios

Dates:

  • Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 1–5 pm
  • Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 1–5 pm
  • Tuesday, July 31, 2018 from 1-5 pm
  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 1-5 pm

Price: $50.00

Course Location: 158 University Hall at Wright State University

Optional Textbook: You can purchase a textbook on various websites. The book is also available on Reserve in the Wright State Library.

Blended Training—AHA Blended Learning courses combine the flexibility of online training with in-person skills practice and testing.

  1. Register for the online course through American Heart Association: Find the course you need at https://www.onlineaha.org  
  • Complete on-line AHA course, print your Certificate of completion to bring to the skill check.
  1. Register to have your skills checked by an instructor:
  • Register for the Skill portion by clicking the register tab below.
  • Once you have registered, you will be contacted to arrange an individual skill check in the College of Nursing; please be certain to bring your certificate of course completion of the online course with you to the skill check.

Note: You will have your skill check in University Hall on the Wright State University campus. View Maps for location and directions.


Schedule II Prescriptive Authority and the Law, Ethics, and Fiscal Responsibilities for the Advanced Practice Nurse in Ohio

This course is designed to meet the requirements for the Advanced Practice nurse in Ohio to prescribe Schedule II controlled substances and to have a working understanding of federal and Ohio law, including the fiscal and ethical responsibilities of prescriptive authority for the advanced practice nurse. By taking this self-paced, CE Independent Study offering, the nurse will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the federal and Ohio laws for prescribing medications,
  2. Discuss the fiscal and ethical responsibilities of prescriptive authority,
  3. Describe the fiscal and ethical implications of prescribing Schedule II controlled substances,
  4. Discuss indications and contraindications for the use of Schedule II controlled substances,
  5. Articulate the most recent guidelines and recommendations for pain management and stimulant therapies and education,
  6. Identify risk factors, screening tools, prevention strategies, treatment referrals, and other available resources for abuse, addiction, and diversion of Schedule II controlled substances.

Upon successful completion of the course, the nurse will receive a CE certificate indicating a total of 11.2 hours of Nursing Continuing Education (CE), which includes 1.8 hours for Ohio Category A Law and rules.

Successful completion includes:

  1. the participant must demonstrate, at a minimum, 85% course engagement as identified by the Instructor and Administrator in the Pilot course platform,
  2. completion of two module quizzes with a score of 70% or better and,
  3. submission of the signed course evaluation.

This course will remain open until August of 2019.

Price: $135 

Once you have registered and paid, you will receive an electronic receipt of payment. All paid registrations are checked during business hours Monday–Friday and an email with instructions on how to access the course will be sent to the email you provide at the time of payment.  

Disclosure: The planners and faculty have declared no conflict of interest.

The Center for Continuing Nursing and Health Education at Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-217 Expiration 7/01/2018)

Note: Course registrations with payment, instructions for how to access the course you purchased, and course release to begin are only checked during normal business hours Monday–Friday. If you register on a weekend, you will not receive the course log in registration until Monday. If Wright State University is closed due to a holiday, course payments will be checked the next business day.