UW School of Nursing

Medical/Surgical Nursing


April 28, 2022

Med-Surg 365 | Respiratory Disorders

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Med-Surg 365 | Respiratory Disorders On-Demand Program Course Description This module offers a broader understanding of the clinical manifestations of common respiratory disorders, including breath sounds. You will also learn the rationale for choosing between a variety of respiratory devices. Speaker Erin Eddington Alden, MN, RN-BC, CMSRN, ACNS-BC Med-Surg Clinical Nurse Specialist; Stroke Coordinator, UW Medicine/Valley…


Med-Surg 365 | Orthopedic Topics

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Med-Surg 365 | Orthopedic Topics On-Demand Program Course Description This module reviews orthopedic injuries and disorders and their treatments, illuminated with patient stories pulled from the career of an experienced wound and orthopedic nurse. Speaker Alecia Nye, PhD, MN, RN, CMSRN Associate Dean of Nursing, Olympic College Objectives for Learning Outcomes At the end of…


Med-Surg 365 | Cardiovascular Impairments

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Med-Surg 365 | Cardiovascular Impairments On-Demand Program Course Description This module reviews the epidemiology, pathology, risk factors, clinical findings, and nursing management strategies for the most common cardiovascular diseases. Learn to expertly assess your patients for cardiovascular impairments and prevent adverse outcomes. Speaker Laurie Soine, PhD, ACNP, ARNP Nurse Practitioner, Cardiology, UW Medicine/UW Medical Center;…


Med-Surg 365 | Caring for the Older Adult

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Med-Surg 365 | Caring for the Older Adult On-Demand Program Course Description This module provides valuable tools for assessing and monitoring older patients under your nursing care, including tips on how to help an acutely ill patient with dementia feel at ease in the hospital setting. Speaker Barbara Albertson, MN, RN-BC Clinical Nurse Educator, UW…


Med-Surg 365 | Legal and Ethical Issues

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Med-Surg 365 | Legal and Ethical Issues On-Demand Program Course Description This module explains how, by understanding basic healthcare law and your scope of practice, you can find peace of mind when faced with complicated legal and ethical situations. Speaker Patsy Treece, MN, RN Critical Care Research Nurse; Ethics Committee Member, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center…


Med-Surg 365 | Hematological Disorders

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Med-Surg 365 | Hematological Disorders On-Demand Program Course Description This module tackles the complex system of how new blood cells are created and distributed throughout the body, and the various ways in which hematologic disorders may disrupt that process. Understanding the physiology will help you to identify the best nursing interventions when caring for a…


Med-Surg 365 | Mental Health

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Med-Surg 365 | Mental Health On-Demand Program Course Description This module explains that patients with mental health conditions can be found on any unit of any hospital. In this compassionate and informative module, learn how to provide the most effective care for these patients by using therapeutic communication strategies that build trust and rapport. Speaker…


Med-Surg 365 | Acute Pain Management

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Med-Surg 365 | Acute Pain Management On-Demand Program Course Description This module explains that pain management begins with a very good assessment of psychological as well as physiological expressions of pain. This enlightening lecture will discuss the principles of pain management with regards to different pain mechanisms, appropriate assessment tools, and multimodal nursing interventions for…


Med-Surg 365 | Gastrointestinal Disorders

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Med-Surg 365 | Gastrointestinal Disorders On-Demand Program Course Description This module gives us a better understanding of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including their causes, management, and corrective procedures. Speaker Paula Cox-North, PhD, ARNP  Nurse Practitioner, The Liver Clinic, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center; Lecturer, University of Washington School of Nursing Objectives for Learning Outcomes At…


Med-Surg 365 | Endocrine Disorders

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Med-Surg 365 | Endocrine Disorders On-Demand Program Course Description This module provides a review of the endocrine system, the control center for the body. In this module, find out how complications of endocrine disorders affect overall health and the nursing interventions you can use to improve outcomes for the growing population of patients with diabetes….



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