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Continuing Education

PreSim Briefing

The Importance Of Pre-Simulation Briefing

CE Credit: Nursing, Dental, Respiratory Therapy
Cost: Free!

During this virtual enduring continuing education activity, learn about pre-simulation briefing, the pre-simulation briefing criterion, and the impact pre-simulation briefing has on simulation-based learning experiences.  Learn how to effectively demonstrate the facilitator's role in pre-simulation briefing and set students up for success by identifying essential pre-simulation briefing strategies. Presented by Lori Martone-Roberts, DNP, RN, CHSE, Certified Health Simulation Educator and Professor at the Community College of Rhode Island.

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Community Preceptorship

Changing Their World - Improving Alzheimer's and Dementia Awareness and Sensitivity

Date: March 17, 2021 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 
CE Credit: Nursing, Dental, Social Work, Respiratory Therapy
Cost: $20.00

This virtual continuing education activity will provide nurses and healthcare professionals the opportunity to gain knowledge and increase awareness and sensitivity of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, resulting in improved understanding of how to care for the person with Alzheimer's or dementia and improving the patient/provider relationship. Presented by Donna Ashworth, Professor of Nursing at CCRI and Clinical Nurse Specialist in Gerontology.

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Transgender Health

An Introduction to Transgender Health 

CE Credit: Physician, Nursing, Dental Professionals, Psychologist
Cost: $25.00

During this virtual enduring continuing education activity, participants will learn how to provide culturally-sensitive care, improve the patient-provider relationship, and recognize barriers faced by the transgender community. Presented by Dr. Michelle Forcier, Director of Gender and Sexual Health Services as Hasbro Children's Hospital.

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Community Preceptorship

Community Preceptorship

CE Credit: Nursing, Social Work
Cost: Free!

During this virtual enduring continuing education activity, learn why community placement is important in the education of health care students, the basic concepts of assessing an organization's culture, and how to promote and provide nurturing interprofessional education and practice in one's agency setting.

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Mental Health First Aid Training - Virtual

Date: March 11, 2021 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM  - CLASS FULL
Credit: Certification
Cost: To Be Determined

Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour class that teaches attendees to identify, understand, and respond to signs of a mental health crisis or substance use disorder, and provides participants with the skills needed to reach out and provide initial assistance to those in need. Registration is now open, but seats are limited! Email [email protected] to reserve your seat!

Community Preceptorship

Influenza Prevention - An Overview for Healthcare Workers

CE Credit: Nursing
Cost: Free!

During this virtual enduring continuing education activity, participants will learn about influenza and how to be better prepared to educate patients about the influenza virus and methods to protect themselves from contracting influenza.

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Opioids and Overdose

Opioids and Overdose in Rhode Island

CE Credit: Nursing and Dental
Cost: Free!

Nursing Professor Dale Powis presents on the opioid crisis and how it is affecting Rhode Island. Learn about factors that influenced the opioid crisis in Rhode Island, signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose, and what can be done to intervene.

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VDTVirtual Dementia Tour

Date: To be Determined
Cost: Free!

The Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT) enables community members to step into the shoes of those with dementia and gain an understanding of their experiences in order to better care for them. The VDT is best suited for those who work directly with the population affected by dementia including: healthcare workers, first responders, fire fighters, community groups, local businesses, and houses of worship.

Registration Details Coming Soon! To schedule a VDT for your organization, please contact [email protected]


Nursing Implications of Social Determinants of Health

CE Credit: Nursing
Cost: Free!

Learn about how non-medical factors, or social determinants of health, impact health and health care outcomes.

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Pain Treatment Symposium

Changing the Culture of Pain Treatment Symposium

CE Credit: Physician
Cost: Free!

Learn about non-opioid therapies for pain and how providers are using evidence-based alternative treatment modalities to choose the best treatment path for their patients.

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*These activities are supported by funding from the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Healthcare Workforce Transformation Program