Specialty Program 2018 | Med-Surg 365-Targeted CE

June 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018

Med-Surg CE anytime at UW Continuing Nursing Education.

Medical-Surgical Review and Update

Med-Surg CE anytime, anywhere.

Registration opens: June 1, 2018
Registration closes: December 31, 2018

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This online continuing education offering provides a comprehensive update on key topics in evidence-based medical-surgical nursing practice. The topics are designed to enhance practice in medical-surgical nursing.

Personalize your learning experience with Targeted CE from UW Continuing Nursing Education.Targeted Med-Surg CE is presented in an online format tailored to adult learners with busy professional schedules. Participants register during the open enrollment period and get 365 days to finish all course activities. 

  • Choose from 17 topics to craft your ideal educational experience. 
  • Set your own schedule an learn at your own pace.
  • Earn 1.33 – 2.5 contact hours per topic.

Teaching methods include handouts, videos and reflective learning.

Learn more about Targeted CE

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Who would benefit from this series

Registered nurses, including experienced medical-surgical nurses, nurse educators, ambulatory care and specialty care nurses, nurses in transition to new units and work settings and nurses re-entering the nursing profession.

Six benefits of Targeted CE!

  1. Earn up to 37.0 contact hours.
  2. Customizable course with up to 17 topics relevant to your individual practice. 
  3. Self-paced learning, wherever you are.
  4. Variable contact hour credit and prices. 
  5. Evidence-based lectures by expert clinicians.
  6. Access to class resources for 365 days after enrollment.

Series objectives

After completing this offering, you will be prepared to:

  • Discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, nursing process and patient education related to common medical-surgical diagnoses.
  • Apply evidence-based strategies to nursing assessment and interventions.
  • Discuss strategies that enhance patient safety.
  • Describe specific, measurable changes in which lecture content can be applied to nursing practice.


  • Barbara Albertson, MN, RN-BC, Clinical Nurse Educator, UWMC
  • Carrie A. Boom, MN, ACNP, ARNP, Teaching Associate, Department of Medicine-Cardiology, University of Washington
  • Paula Cox-North, PhD, ARNP, Nurse Practitioner, HMC; Clinical Assistant Professor, UWSON
  • Erin Eddington Alden, MN, RN-BC, CMSRN, ACNS-BC, Med/Surg Clinical Nurse Specialist | Stroke Coordinator, UW Medicine/Valley Medical Center, Renton
  • Kimberly Hayes, MSN, RN, CPAN, Pain Educator, HMC
  • Joni Herrington, MN, RN-BC, CNRN, ACNS-BC, Neuroscience/ Rehabilitation Clinical Nurse Specialist, UWMC
  • Colleen Karvonen, MN, RN, CMSRN, CWON, Wound/Ostomy Clinical Nurse Specialist, UWMC; Affiliate Instructor, BNHS, UWSON
  • Mary Jo Kelly, MN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCNS, CCRN, Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, NWHMC
  • Vanessa A. Makarewicz, MN, RN-BC, Infection Control Operations Manager, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center; Affiliate Instructor, BNHS, UWSON
  • Timothy Meeks, MN, RN-BC, Clinical Nurse Educator for Behavioral Health, Clinical Education, HMC
  • Joanie Santucci, MN, RN, OCNS-C, CWCN, Wound Care Nurse, MultiCare Auburn Medical Center
  • Cindy Sayre, PhD, ARNP, Course Director; Associate Administrator, Patient Care Services and Professional Practice, UWMC
  • Nancy Colobong Smith, MN, ARNP, CNN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Renal and Transplant, UWMC; Affiliate Instructor, BNHS, UWSON
  • Kristen Swanson, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean, College of Nursing, Seattle University, Seattle, WA
  • Lenise Taylor, MN, RN, AOCNS, Hematologic Malignancies/BMT Clinical Nurse Specialist, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/UWMC
  • Patsy Treece, MN, RN, Critical Care Research Nurse, HMC; Clinical Faculty, BNHS, UWSON
  • Hal Ungerleider, BASRC, RRT, Manager of Respiratory Care, UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Seattle

BNHS=Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems
HMC=UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
UW=University of Washington, Seattle
UWCNE=Continuing Nursing Education, UW School of Nursing
UWMC=UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
UWSON=UW School of Nursing, Seattle
VMC= UIW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center, Renton


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Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 37.00 Contact hours
Event starts: 
06/01/2018 - 12:00am
Event ends: 
12/31/2018 - 11:59pm

Available Credit

  • 37.00 Contact hours

Activity Availability



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