Educational Resources

Please check back often as we will be adding more resources soon!

 

 

 

View the free continuing education (CE) opportunities and other educational resources from FNU below. These sessions were designed to educate and inspire nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to take action in their communities and not only advance their careers but improve healthcare. Check back continually as we add more sessions!

If you have questions about the completion of the activities or the post-test evaluations, please contact Eileen O’Donnell at Eileen.Odonnell@frontier.edu.

 

Maybe There is an “I” in TEAM: IPECS

 

This presentation will highlight how an Interprofessional Education, Collaboration and Service (IPECS) committee can be your driving and sustaining force on the journey to team based care and interprofessional education. Strategies to create and sustain an IPECS committee will be discussed. Additionally, specific interventions implemented by a OB/GYN IPECS committee will be outlined that promote a shift from a soloist health care culture to a team based culture.

By the end of the session, participants will be able to describe the process for creating an IPECS committee, discuss application of Kotter’s Change Theory to IPECS committee activities and apply interprofessional activities discussed to their organization. 

This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19093882. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. This session will be available for CE credit until September 30, 2020. Once you have viewed the session, you must complete the post-test and evaluation in order to receive credit for your contact hours. 
 


 

 

Evidence-Based Prescribing of Practices in Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

 

This presentation will discuss neurobiological underpinnings of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and review evidence-based prescribing practices. The presentation will also discuss collaborative care and patient engagement strategies to assist in the management of PTSD symptoms.

Objectives include:
Examine the neurobiological underpinnings of PTSD
Analyze evidence-based pharmacological treatment interventions for treating PTSD
Describe standardized screening tools for PTSD
Identify community referral resources for assistance in treating PTSD

This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education which includes 0.5 hours of pharmacology by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19093917. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. This session will be available for CE credit until October 31, 2020. Once you have viewed the session, you must complete the post-test and evaluation in order to receive credit for your contact hours. 
 


 

 

Reflective Practice: A Leadership Enhancement Tool

 

Sponsored by FNU’s Chi Pi Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

John Dewey, an American philosopher stated, “We do not learn from experience…we learn from reflecting on experience.” This presentation will focus on the use of reflective practice to enhance leadership skills, improve interpersonal relationships, and heighten personal self-awareness in nurses. The presentation will provide practical reflective practice tools for nurses in various settings.

At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Define reflective practice
2. Identify 2 methods of reflection useful in improving leadership skills
3. Apply reflective practice to a leadership case study

This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19093913. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. This session will be available for CE credit until October 31, 2020. Once you have viewed the session, you must complete the post-test and evaluation in order to receive credit for your contact hours.


 

 

Billing and Coding Tips and Tools: Is there a Hole in Your Bucket?

 

 

 

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $2,065,200. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

The focus of this workshop is to present and discuss the process of coding and billing, including how to select correct CPT and ICD-10-CM codes and coding for complex patient encounters in order to accurately reflect services provided and enhance revenue.

At the end of this presentation participants should be able to do the following:

 

  • Understand the rules and regulations that govern billing and coding practices.
  • Define the various code sets that represent services provided by midwives and nurse practitioners.
  • Discuss the key components that determine the correct evaluation and management code that represents an ambulatory or inpatient service.
  • Describe services that are included in global care.  
  • Describe services unrelated to pregnancy. 
  • Code common hospital services. 
  • Discuss how accurate coding is used to enhance revenue, decrease risk/fraud, collect data, and evaluate productivity.

This link will be available for one year beginning December 12, 2019 through December 31, 2020. Once you have viewed the session, you must complete the post-test and evaluation at the link below in order to receive credit for your contact hours. If you have questions about the completion of the activity or the evaluation link, please contact Stephanie Boyd at stephanie.boyd@frontier.edu.