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Cox College Interprofessional Simulation & Education Center is pleased to present a two day class designed as a comprehensive review session for nurses preparing to take the Medical-Surgical certification exam.  The major feature of this class is an interactive review of all systems following the blueprint for the exam.

Teaching Methods:  Didactic lectures, scenarios, and question/answer discussion.

Course Objective: Prepare nurses who work at the bedside caring for medical-surgical patients to take the Medical-Surgical Certification Exam. Nurses have reported a high success rate on certification exams after taking this two day review course.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

7:30 AM Registration
8:00 Exam Information
Professional Roles and Responsibilities
Test Taking Strategies
9:00 Fluid, Electrolyte, Renal, GU
10:30 BREAK
10:45 GI Review
12:15 PM LUNCH
1:15 Pulmonary
3:15 BREAK
3:30 Hematology Immunology

Friday, September 19, 2014

7:30 AM Registration
8:00 Ethical, End of Life, Legal
9:00 Cardiovascular Assessment
10:30 BREAK
10:45 Shock
12:15 PM LUNCH
1:15 Musculoskeletal, Pain
2:15 BREAK
2:30 Neurology
4:00 Nutrition

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14.0 Contact Hours

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[tab_item title=”Faculty”]Joanne F. Turka, MSN, RN-BC, CCRN
An education specialist with 19 years of progressive and critical care education and leadership experience. A respected leader, educator, mentor, known for creating innovative solutions to challenging issues. Expertise in academic and staff development instruction, curriculum design, program development, professional development, leadership development and positive outcomes. Joanne has been CCRN certified for 30 years, and in 2009 obtained her certification in National Nursing Staff Development. Currently, she is the Advanced Practice Nurse Educator at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Cancellations received by the date listed on the registration form will be entitled to a full refund. A processing fee may be withheld as indicated on the registration form for cancellations, based on the date the cancellation was received. No refunds will be made for cancellations received the day of the activity.

In the event Education Center cancels or reschedules a course, participants are entitled to a full refund or the participant may transfer registration to the next scheduled activity.

CoxHealth is not responsible for travel, hotel, booking fees, or other cancellation fees for registrants when an activity is cancelled.

Refunds will be credited back to the same credit card in which the payment was received. If the payment was made in cash or check, the refund will be provided within 4-6 weeks in the form of a check and mailed to the address obtained at the time of registration.

All refunds must be received in writing via email or by calling the Education Center.
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