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Join us for live broadcasts of UAB Nursing Network's inaugural series Clinical Pearls, with UAB School of Nursing (UABSON) faculty who will share their expertise and educational resources. Our high-quality technology also allows us to connect with others in the field to enrich discussions and provide up-to-date information on various topics.

We will host one 30-minute live show per month, including time for questions at the end. Viewers may choose to earn CEUs after each show by completing an online evaluation.


The Changing Face of the Opioid Epidemic

The Changing Face of the Opioid Epidemic

Susanne Fogger, DNP, CRNP, CARN-AP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP
Presented on June 1, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

In this episode, we will identify signs of opioid addiction and provide resources for clinicians at the bedside.

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Managing Dementia in Acute and Long-term Care Settings

Managing Dementia in Acute and Long-term Care Settings

Rita Jablonski, PhD, CRNP, FGSA, FAAN
Presented on July 13, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

The goal for this segment is to improve the hospital experience for people with dementia. People with dementia demonstrate challenging behaviors when hospitalized; these behaviors are their way of communicating. We will discuss basic ways to decode the messages. We will also provide non-drug strategies that nurses and family members can use to manage the behaviors.

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Recognizing Acute Myocardial Infarction in Women

Recognizing Acute Myocardial Infarction in Women

Grace Grau, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, AACC
Presented on August 3, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

Learn the 6 heart attack symptoms common in women--treatment, causes, diagnosis, and prevention.

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Patient Education and Insulin Management for Patients with Diabetes

Patient Education and Insulin Management for Patients with Diabetes

Michele Talley, PhD, CRNP, ACNP-BC
Presented on September 7, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

In this episode, we will learn about the impact that patient education and nurse decision-making have on patients taking insulin.

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Managing Care for Patients with Heart Failure

Managing Care for Patients with Heart Failure

Dana Mitchell, DNP, ACNP-BC, CHFN
Presented on October 5, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

Heart failure is characterized by the heart's inability to pump an adequate supply of blood. Let's examine the symptoms, causes, and treatments with Dr. Mitchell.

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Referring Patients to Palliative Care Services

Referring Patients to Palliative Care Services

Richard Taylor, DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC
Presented on November 2, 2018 @ 12:00 PM (CST)

Palliative care places importance on the individual's needs and wishes, but talking about death and dying can be stressful. Health professionals can make a difference when a referral is made early. Tune in and learn more with Dr. Taylor.

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Sponsored by the Collaboratory for Nursing Innovation and Leadership.