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Assisted Living Administrators
Certified Case Manager (CCM) (all states) Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS)(all states) Certified Nursing Assistant (Florida) Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) (all states) Nurse (RN, LVN, LPN) (all states) Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE)(California Social Worker (LCSW, LSW, MFT, MFCC, etc) (most states) Workers' Comp Claims Adjuster (California)
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Nurses, including Registered Nurses (RN), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) are typically required to complete 30 hours of continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours or CEU for their license renewal, depending on state of licensure. Courses are approved for CNE / CEU for Nurses in all states.
Certified Disability Management Specialists (CDMS) need 80 hours of continuing education units (CEU) or contact hours every 5 years. Courses are pre-approved by CDMS.
Social Workers, including LCSW, MFT, MFCC, and other credentials are typically required to complete 30 hours of continuing education (CEU) contact hours every two years, depending on the state licensing board. Courses are approved by NASW and accepted by most states.
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) in Florida are required by the Florida Board of Nursing to complete continuing education (CEU) in-service training to renew their certifications every two years. Hours are reported directly to CE Broker for Florida.
Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) Administrators in California must complete an 80 hour initiatl certification training program in order to become a certified administrator to work in an RCFE or assisted living community and must complete 40 hours of continuing education (CEU) to renew their certification.
First Aid/CPR/AED Training- Get yourself or your staff certified in First Aid/CPR/AED with this Heartsaver training and skills test from our American Heart Association approved instructors.
Why Choose CareerSmart Online Continuing Education / CEU?
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Why should you or your staff be satisfied with boring, read-only, self-study, mail order continuing education, when CareerSmart® Learning has made online learning fast and fun!
CareerSmart® Learning was founded on the principle that high quality busy professionals deserve high quality, time-saving continuing education. Our team of expert instructors, course authors and course designers are not only highly credentialed, but they have a passion for what they do and believe that content must be engaging and memorable to be educational. Learn more about our all-star course design team and contributing faculty.
We offer top shelf, online, interactive continuing education (CEUs/contact hours) for the healthcare, social services, assisted living, workers’ compensation, and workplace safety communities.
Specifically, we provide online CEU and CNE for Nurses-RN-LVN-LPN, online CEU for Certified Case Managers -CCM, online CEU for Certified Rehabilitation Counselors-CRC, online CEU for Certified Disability Management Specialists – CDMS, online CEU for Social Workers – LCSW-LSW-MFT, online CEU for workers’ compensation claims adjusters (CA only), online CEU for certified nursing assistants (FL only), and online CEU and live classroom initiation certification for California Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly – RCFE – Assisted Living Administrators (CA only)
The process is easy. You can browse course catalogs by profession, pick out a course or bundle that meets your needs, view and immerse yourself in the content from the comfort of your own home, at work, or even with a warm cup of Joe while unwinding at a coffee shop, 24/7. Certificates are available to print immediately.
If you’re a procrastinator and have found yourself with a certificate expiring soon, don’t fret! Visit our course catalog pages for pre-packaged course bundles perfect for each profession and sleep peacefully knowing your CEU/contact hours are taken care of.
- Continuing Nursing Education – Worth Our Time and Energy - Continuing Nursing Education - Worth Our Time and Energy March 15, 2018 By Karen Wilkinson, RN, NHA, CLNC – CareerSmart Learning Contributor Nurses are constantly learning. It is part of the daily routine. New equipment arrives, an unfamiliar diagnosis is written, regulations and policies change, or an ethical or cultural dilemma interrupts the day. Keeping up with current nursing practice can be challenging, but it is the nurse’s responsibility to do so. One of the many ways nurses learn is through continuing nursing education. As licensed nurses, continuing education requirements are part of licensure renewal for nearly everyone. But, the benefits go beyond just the licensure requirements. Continuing nursing education is integral to a nurse’s professional development. It builds on the basic education that was required for licensure, and also on past and present professional work experience. As knowledge and competence in nursing practice increase with continuing nursing education, so ...Read More
- Commentary of Psychopharmacology for Children and Adolescents - Commentary of Psychopharmacology for Children and Adolescents Feb 9, 2019 By Abimbola Farinde, PhD.,PharmD – CareerSmart Learning Contributor There is a growing concern with the increased use of psychotropic medication for treatment of mental disorders, anxiety disorder, obsessive disorders, and depressive disorders in children and adolescents. In one study, the percentage of psychotropic medication prescribed to youths was reported to be as high as 6.3%, rivaling adult rates, and between 1995-1999, the use of antidepressant increased 151% in the 7-12 age group and 580% in age group 6 and under (Sparks & Duncan, 2004). The increase awareness of mental health problems in young children may be one of the contributing factors to the increased psychotropic drug prescriptions. In 2012, The National Institute of Mental Health reported that approximately 13% of children ages 8 to 15 had a mental disorder diagnosis, with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder being most common (Magellan Health, 2017). ...Read More
- Choices in Blood Glucose Monitoring - Choices in Blood Glucose Monitoring January 25, 2018 By Karen Wilkinson, RN, NHA, CLNC – CareerSmart Learning Contributor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now reports that 23.1 million people in the United States have diagnosed diabetes. For those Americans, monitoring of blood glucose levels is a fact of life, and essential for managing the disease and preventing health problems. But many people struggle to maintain a healthy blood glucose target range, and the simple steps of diabetic care are not so simple for many. Eating more carbohydrates than usual, physical inactivity, infection, illness, and changes in hormone levels, stress, and medication can all cause blood glucose to rise. Other diabetics need to quickly identify hypoglycemia when blood sugar falls in order to manage symptoms. Testing and tracking blood glucose levels allows both patients and providers to better manage and control the disease and more effectively reach glycemic goals. For ...Read More