Continuing Education Program

Option Care Health is committed to expanding knowledge throughout the healthcare community with our complementary continuing education (CE) program. Select from three easy ways to access accredited courses[*]Certificates are included with all continuing education course offerings. :

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Live*

  • Conveniently scheduled at your work site
  • Highly interactive presentations by our clinical experts

 

*Live is now available. Local government and host-site safety protocols and regulations must be followed by all who attend.

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2.

Virtual

  • Perfect for busy professionals at multiple locations
  • No capacity limit
  • Real time, interactive presentations by our clinical experts
3.

Online

  • 24/7/365 access 
  • Over 40 classes to choose from
  • Customized completion reports available

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Current live or virtual courses:

Basics of Home Infusion

1.0 hour CE credit available for CM, RD, RN, SW

Summary: The purpose of this program is to give clinicians a basic understanding of home infusion industry and patient-centric care. Explain what is involved in care from initial assessment through discharge from services.

Description: This course will identify which patients are appropriate for home infusion therapy, describe the differences and the utilization of four types of access devices, identify the most common therapies administered in the home setting, including the delivery system for each and define the roles and responsibilities of clinicians caring for the patients.

Diagnosing, Detecting and Treating Adult Malnutrition

1.0 hour CE credit available for CM, RD, RN, SW

Summary: The purpose of this program is to educate clinicians about the impact of malnutrition in the adult patient, including how to identify and treat malnutrition.

Description: This course will define adult undernutrition (malnutrition), describe the impact of malnutrition on clinical outcomes and healthcare costs, identify clinical characteristics, and review how to apply nutrition intervention to this critical population.

Ethics of Artificial Nutrition and Hydration

1.0 hour CE credit available for CM, RD, RN, SW

Summary: This program is designed to educate clinicians on ethical issues faced in nutrition support, including medical ethics, legal precedent and case law regarding withdrawal of artificial nutrition and hydration at the end of life.

Description: This course will define medical ethics, discuss precedent and case law regarding withdrawing or withholding artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH), discuss and review the physiology of starvation and dehydration at end of life, cite examples of specific cultural and religious considerations related to ANH, and identify an ethical framework to guide decision making related to ANH and end of life.

Home Enteral Nutrition

1.0 hour CE credit available for CM, RD, RN, SW

Summary: This program is designed to educate clinicians about home enteral nutrition indications, access devices, formulas, administration methods and reimbursement requirements.

Description: This course will provide a thorough review of home enteral nutrition (HEN) including identification of indications for HEN, selection of appropriate access devices and enteral formulas, determination of optimal administration methods, and identification of reimbursement eligibility requirements.

Nutrition Support from Hospital to Home

1.0 hour CE credit available for CM, RD, RN, SW

Summary: The purpose of this program is to educate clinicians about the clinical, psychosocial and financial implications of enteral and parenteral nutrition in the home setting.

Description: This course will identify admission criteria for home enteral and parenteral nutrition therapy, review steps to ensure a safe and appropriate transition to the home environment, discuss the insurance benefits for home nutrition support, discuss management and monitoring of home nutrition support patients and describe economic, clinical and psychosocial challenges associated with home nutrition support.

The Refeeding Syndrome and Safe Initiation of Home Parenteral Nutrition

1.0 hour CE credit available for CM, RD, RN, SW

Summary: This program is intended to inform and educate clinicians about the refeeding syndrome and its impact on patients initiating parenteral nutrition in the home setting.

Description: This course will define the refeeding syndrome, identify signs and symptoms and clinical conditions associated with refeeding syndrome, discuss criteria for determine risk of refeeding syndrome, and review the steps to ensure safe and appropriate initiation of parenteral nutrition in the home setting.

 

Tiny Patients, Big Challenges: Successful Provision of Home Nutrition Support in Pediatric Patients

1.0 hour CE credit available for CM, RD, RN, SW

Summary: This program is intended to help clinicians build a working knowledge of pediatric nutrition support, with emphasis on specific considerations and challenges that may be faced during the discharge process or in the home environment.

Description: This course will review nutrition considerations in the pediatric patient receiving enteral or parenteral nutrition support, provide an overview of growth assessment, review considerations for these patients that should be taken into account during the discharge process, and provide an overview of challenges faced for the nutrition support clinician in the home setting.

 

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