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Medical-Surgical Nursing Practice & Certification Review Course - ONSITE - Winter/Spring 2009

Thursday, January 15, 2009 to Thursday, April 16, 2009 - Add to My Calendar

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Designed For: nurses interested in a comprehensive medical-surgical review and/or in preparing for certification or recertification in medical-surgical nursing

Course Description

This 14-week course provides a comprehensive update on key topics in evidence-based medical-surgical nursing practice.
The curriculum is designed to meet two goals:1) enhance practice in medical-surgical nursing and 2) assist nurses in pursuing national certification in medical-surgical nursing.Certification is a mechanism for protecting the public by clearly identifying nurses and agencies committed to the highest standards of professional preparation and to the highest quality of patient care.Content includes didactic instruction, test-taking skill development, and a strong component of mentoring for success in certification. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion, and collegial interchange.
New graduates should contact their Agency Coordinator about certification eligibility requirements.
COURSE FORMAT & SITES
The course will be presented live at the University of Washington Health Sciences Center and transmitted via videoconference to sites in Washington, Alaska, Oregon and Idaho. Some sites access the course on a delayed schedule via videorecordings.
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Employees of Cosponsoring Agencies
Alaska Native Medical Center: Tuition and course syllabus will be paid with education funds with approval of the unit manager.
Columbia Memorial Hospital: Tuition and course syllabus will be paid by CMH for all CMH nursing employees who successfully attend at least 12 sessions.
Harborview Medical Center: Tuition and course syllabus will be supported through the HMC Continuing Education Request (CER) registration process with discounted fees.
Jefferson Healthcare: Tuition and course syllabus will be paid by Jefferson Healthcare.
Madigan Army Medical Center: Tuition and course syllabus will be paid by MAMC
Mid-Valley Hospital: Tuition and course syllabus will be paid by MVH.
MultiCare Health System, Tacoma General Hospital: Tuition and course syllabus will be paid by MHS for MHS employees. Overlake Hospital Medical Center: Contact Amy Aaselund for details about registration.
PeaceHealth Ketchikan General Hospital: Tuition and course syllabus will be paid with education funds with approval of the unit manager.
PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center: Contact Heather Schoonover for details about registration and eligibility.
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital: Tuition and course syllabus will be paid by SJH.
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center: Tuition and course syllabus will be paid by SARMC.
Sunnyside Community Hospital: Tuition and course syllabus will be paid by SCH.
UW Medical Center: Contact Judy Mallon for details about registration and eligibility.
Virginia Mason Medical Center: Contact Deborah Kelly for details about registration and eligibility.
As an employee of a co-sponsoring agency, be sure to contact your Agency Coordinator (AC) before registering online.Most coordinators are collecting registrations within their agencies and submitting them as a group to UWCNE.Your AC’s name and contact information is in the course brochure.If you are instructed to register online, be sure to indicate your affiliation during the registration process.You will not be charged if your affiliation is a co-sponsoring agency.
Employees of Other Agencies
Individuals who are not employed by a cosponsoring agency may register and attend class either at the UW Health Sciences Center in Seattle or, if space is available, at one of the cosponsoring agencies.The fee for individual registrants is $645 which includes tuition and the course syllabus.For more information, contact UWCNE at 206-543-1047 or Mary Ann Schuler at 206-543-7967 or maryanns@u.washington.edu.
COSPONSORS IN 2010
New agencies are invited to participate in 2010. For more information, contact Martha DuHamel at 206-616-3550 or marthadu@u.washington.edu as soon as possible.

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This offering started on 10/26/2009. Registration is closed.

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