Continuing Education

Jurisprudence

Friday, April 26, 2019

  • Lamar University, McFaddin Ward Building, Room 240
  • Registration 8:30am
  • Session 9:00-11:00am
  • Presented by Cindy Stinson, PhD, APRN, CNS, RN-BC

This presentation will offer 2 hours CNE to provide the Registered Nurse (RN) with information regarding Jurisprudence specifically related to an update on the Nursing Practice Act, enabling the RN to make appropriate decisions concerning the care of patients.

Objectives
  • Discuss the Texas Nursing Practice Act, specifically information on Rule 217.11.
  • Describe the Texas Board of Nursing Position Statements.
  • Define professional boundaries with implications for licensure
This activity satisfies Texas Board of Nursing licensure requirement.

Registration Required
.  Cost $30. 

Older Adult Update

Friday, April 26, 2019

  • Lamar University, McFaddin Ward Building, Room 240
  • Registration 1:00pm
  • Session 1:30-3:30pm
  • Presented by Cindy Stinson, PhD, APRN, CNS, RN-BC

This presentation will offer 2 hours CNE to provide the Registered Nurse (RN) with information regarding care of the older adult, enabling the RN to make appropriate decisions concerning the care of patients.

Objectives
  • Discuss elder abuse in relation to its impact on older adults and society
  • Describe age related memory changes in the older adult
  • Identify the five most common chronic illnesses in older adults
  • Describe end of life issues as it relates to care of older adults.
This activity satisfies Texas Board of Nursing licensure requirement.


Speaker - Dr. Cindy Stinson is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the Dishman School of Nursing. She served as a member of the state TNA Continuing Education Committee for over 20 years. Her research interests include safety, oncology, and geriatrics. She is a published author and international speaker.

Accreditation

Lamar University Dishman School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Previous Topics:

  • The Opioid Crisis and the Nurse Educator (2018)
  • Collaboration and Critical Thinking (2018)
  • Examining Traumatic Brain Injury (2018)
  • Implications of the Quality and Safety Movement for Nurses (2017)
  • Spotlight: Hispanic Health Needs (2016)
  • An Update on the Zika Virus (2016)
  • Pitfalls of Computer Documentation (2015)
  • Forensic Nursing Update (2015)
  • Learning from Influenza of 1918 and Ebola of 2014 (2015)