UW School of Nursing

August 8, 2023

Ambulatory Care Nursing 2021 | All Modules

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On-Demand Program


Nurses in ambulatory care have diverse roles, serve unique groups of patients and require specialized clinical and management skills. This course is an educational forum for those who practice in a wide variety of settings, including large and small clinics, physician offices, home health, long term care, public health, community health, occupational health, school health, college health, military health, specialty clinics, case management and other outpatient settings. Speakers include distinguished local, regional and national experts presenting on clinical assessment, nursing interventions, administrative/management issues and professional development. Course goals are to strengthen the practice of nursing, promote innovation and create seamless systems for patients and communities. Teaching methods include video lectures, PDF handouts and case study analysis.


Nurses, nurse practitioners, medical assistants and other interested healthcare professionals.


At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Discuss updated information related to the clinical assessment, nursing management and prevention of common health problems seen in ambulatory care settings.
  2. Describe strategies for dealing with administrative and management issues.
  3. Describe strategies that promote professional development, including transition into new nursing roles in the ambulatory setting.



Towards Resilience – Facing Change and Bouncing Back  Tim Cunningham, RN, DrPh, FAAN

How to Palli: Navigating Uncertainty, Complexity, and Human Suffering  Megan Delahanty, MA, BA

Dual Health Emergencies: Addressing an Opioid Epidemic During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Rx)  Maureen Oscadal,  BSN, RN-BC

Management of Hepatitis C (Rx)  Paula Cox-North, PhD, ARNP

Interpersonal Violence and Human Trafficking  Paula Newman-Skomski,  MSN, FNP-C, SANE-A, ARNP

Precepting New Grads: Supporting the Nurse Adult Learner  Jonathan Halldorson, BSN, RN

Social Determinants of Health and Whole Person Care  Abby Berube, MPH, CPHQ

Pericarditis (Rx)  Debra Laurent, BSN, MN, ACNP, ANP-BC

Nurturing the Spirit of the RN  Judith Puzon, RN, BSN, MSN

Work and Reproductive Health in the Healthcare Industry  Debra Cherry, MD, MS


Lived Experience Dealing with Exhaustion, Resilience, Hope, and Gratitude During COVID19   Antwinett O. Lee, EdD, MSN-CNS, BSN, RN

Interprofessional Pharmacogenomic-Guided Medication Therapy Management in Retirement Communities (Rx)  Beth Devine, PhD, PharmD, MBA | Jennifer Wilson Norton,  RPh, BS Pharmacy, MBA | Kristen Trivelli, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

The Basics of Telehealth Nursing Michelle Shin, RN, MSN, MPH | Laura Sabin Lopez, BSN, RN, PHN, MSc

Evidence-Based Practice Updates on Special Topics  Marites Almachar, BSN, RN, CCRN | Sharon Daly, BSN, RN, CCRN | Kari Lombard, BSN, RN, NCSN | Kristen Trivelli, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C

Chronic Kidney Disease  Indira De la Cruz, MD

Medication First: An Introduction to Understanding Opioid Use Disorder and Assessing Treatment (Rx)  Diane Whitmire, BSN, RN

Supporting Transgender Patients in Healthcare  Connor Wesley, BSN, RN

Psychological First Aid: Supporting Patients & Each Other through COVID-19 Pandemic & Other Crises  Emily Ishado

Immunization Update: 2021-2022 Requirements  Katherine Graff, BSN, RN

Partnerships with Patients and Families to Improve Patient Safety in Ambulatory Care  Nicole Ardres, MN, RN, NPD-BC, CPN