CNE Activities


Courses

Bed Bugs: Implications and Recommendations in Nursing Practice

The purpose of this program is to address the recent rise in bed bug infestations in Texas, current assessment practices of patients with bed bug bites, recommendations for treatment, and possible pesticide toxicity. After this program the RN nurse should be able to identify, assess, and evaluate possible bed bug infestations, and address these infestations. The RN nurse will also be able to design a bed bug action plan for families and patients with bed bug infestations.

Asthma Triggers: Best Practices for Identification and Management in the School Setting

At the end of this program the nurse should be able to identify asthma triggers. The nurse should be able to differentiate between an inflammatory trigger and a symptom trigger. The nurse will be able to assess a child with asthma and design an action plan to manage and control asthma episodes.

"Nursing Contact hours have been applied for through the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation."

Each course is eligible for 1 nursing continuing education contact hour. In order to receive contact hours for either of these continuing education activities, the participants must:

  1. Complete the Evaluation
  2. Sign the Disclosure to Participant Form
  3. Pass the Post test with an 80 or Above
  4. Mail signed disclosure, completed test and evaluation to:
    ATTN: Shannon Cox – SWCPEH
    Program Administrator

    11937 US Hwy 271
    Tyler, Texas 75708

Upon receipt of the following materials and verification of successful completion, a "Certificate of Successful Completion" will be awarded and mailed to the address listed by the participant on the disclosure form. Please include your current mailing address and nursing license number on the disclosure form for proper processing.

Any questions regarding this program activity should be directed to the Program Administrator at 903-877-5045 or shannon.cox@uthct.edu.

Asthma Primer for School Nurses: New Guidelines and Intervention Techniques for Asthma

The purpose of this program is to address the problem of Asthma among school aged children. After this program the school nurse should be able to identify causes, signs, and symptoms of Asthma. The school nurse will be able to identify asthma triggers and their impact on learning. The school nurse will also be able to identify how their school can become Asthma friendly environments, control asthma episodes, and manage asthma in students.

Children and Disasters: New Guidelines and Recommendations in Nursing Practice

The purpose of this program is to address the needs of children related to preparation for, response to and recovery from all-hazards, including major disasters and emergencies. After this program the RN school nurse and RN trauma or emergency nurses should be able to identify, review, and evaluate existing laws, regulations, and programs that address pediatric related emergencies. The RN school nurse and RN trauma or emergency nurse will also be able to identify how their institution can become emergency prepared environments, control emergency situations, and manage emergency response in their institution.