UPMC Medical-Surgical Certification Review Course
This self-paced course will help prepare medical-surgical nurses to sit for the medical-surgical certification exam by reviewing the pathophysiology of various conditions, the care of the medical-surgical patient, and test-taking strategies.
This course is open to nurses practicing in the medical-surgical setting.
The learner will be able to:
- Describe techniques for preparing for a medical-surgical certification exam
- Relate the pathophysiologic basis of various disease states to the nursing assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation process
- Identify outcome criteria and evaluative criteria used by nurses to determine effectiveness of nursing care of medical-surgical patients
- Outline the legal, ethical, and professional responsibilities inherent as a medical-surgical nurse to care for this patient population
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity is approved for the following credit: ANCC. Other healthcare professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 16 contact hours.
- 16.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 16.00 Attendance