UW School of Nursing

Medical/Surgical Nursing


August 9, 2022

Update in Medical-Surgical Nursing 2022 | Day 1 and 2

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FORMAT: In-person Conference DATE: Thursday and Friday | November 3-4, 2022 LOCATION: UW Center for Urban Horticulture To register for just one day: Day 1 | Day 2 Conference Description The medical-surgical setting today presents unique, complex, and varied patient care challenges. This conference is an opportunity to review and update your medical-surgical clinical practice…


June 15, 2022

Medical-Surgical Nursing Update and Certification Review 2023

FORMAT: Hybrid Virtual Classroom LOCATION: Online 10-WEEK: January 12 – March 16, 2023 15-WEEK: January 12 – April 20, 2023 COURSE DESCRIPTION This online continuing education course is designed to build the confidence and skills of healthcare professionals who deliver medical-surgical care to patients in the United States and/or to prepare nurses for the certification…


May 20, 2022

Update in Medical-Surgical Nursing 2021: Hot Topics

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Update in Medical-Surgical Nursing 2021 | All Topics On-Demand Program Course Description The medical-surgical setting today presents unique, complex and varied patient care challenges. This program is an opportunity to review and update your medical-surgical clinical practice and acquire new assessment and management strategies. Healthcare professionals are invited to advance their knowledge of evidence-based practices…


Update in Medical-Surgical Nursing 2021: All Topics

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Update in Medical-Surgical Nursing 2021 | All Topics On-Demand Program Course Description The medical-surgical setting today presents unique, complex and varied patient care challenges. This program is an opportunity to review and update your medical-surgical clinical practice and acquire new assessment and management strategies. Healthcare professionals are invited to advance their knowledge of evidence-based practices…


April 28, 2022

Med-Surg 365 | Finding Joy and Meaning in Healthcare Amid Crisis

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Med-Surg 365 | Finding Joy and Meaning in Healthcare Amid Crisis On-Demand Program Course Description This module inspires us to find meaning, self-compassion, and insight into our contributions to the field of nursing. Speaker Cheri Constantino-Shor, MSN, RN, CRNI, CMSRN Clinical Nurse Specialist: Behavioral Health and Workplace Violence Prevention, UW Medicine/UW Medical Center-Montlake Campus, Seattle…


Med-Surg 365 | Fluid, Elecrolytes and Acid/Base Balance

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Med-Surg 365 | Fluid, Electrolytes and Acid/Base Balance On-Demand Program Course Description This module provides an in-depth overview of the physiologic principles of fluid, electrolyte, and acid/base balance, and clues us into key nursing considerations in discovering and correcting imbalances. Speaker Christine Henshaw, EdD, RN-BC Professional Development Specialist, Virginia Mason, Seattle Objectives for Learning Outcomes…


Med-Surg 365 | The Renal System

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Med-Surg 365 | The Renal System On-Demand Program Course Description This module provides training in renal assessment, tips for identifying the causes and clinical manifestations of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease, and a greater understanding of why every nurse is a kidney nurse. Speaker Nancy Colobong Smith, MN, ARNP, CNN Clinical Nurse Specialist,…


Med-Surg 365 | Wound Care

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Med-Surg 365 | Wound Care On-Demand Program Course Description This module reinforces principles of wound assessment and management relevant to the medical-surgical nurse. This module provides a review of the components of a thorough skin assessment, empowering nurses to prevent and care for wounds, document the healing process, and improve patient outcomes. Speaker Colleen Karvonen,…


Med-Surg 365 | Infection Prevention and Control

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Med-Surg 365 | Infection Prevention and Control On-Demand Program Course Description This module explores nursing interventions to help us prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections. Speaker Vanessa Makarewicz, MN, RN-BC Infection Control Operations Manager, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center; Affiliate Instructor, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle Objectives for Learning Outcomes At the end…


Med-Surg 365 | Sepsis Management

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Med-Surg 365 | Sepsis Management On-Demand Program Course Description This module shows us that anyone can get an infection, and any infection can lead to sepsis. By understanding the signs of sepsis and the importance of a rapid response, you are in a position to save lives. This module will also give you tools to…



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