Nursing

OR and L&D Nurses: Gain Perioperative Skills this Fall

Azusa Pacific University (APU), a HASC workforce initiative partner, is offering a perioperative RN specialty course this fall. This session prepares operating room (OR) nurses and labor and delivery (L&D) nurses who need training to circulate for Cesarean deliveries. The course runs from September 17 through January 7, 2023, and is open to all hospitals […]

Leadership and Charge Nurse: Creating a Culture of Safety

Session Description The Joint Commission and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) recognize that safe patient care begins when hospital units foster a culture of teamwork and trust in which all staff feel safe bringing concerns and ideas to improve care. This advanced class for charge nurses focuses on the nurse leader’s role in creating […]

Charge Nurse: Critical Thinking for RNs

Critical thinking is central to effective task management and decision making in high-risk situations. The class reviews how active assessment and analysis of information can help improve quality of thinking and discusses the key principles and barriers to thinking critically. The course also covers the application of critical thinking through nursing processes to help staff […]

Charge Nurse Safety Course Happens Thursday

HASC’s popular Leadership & Charge Nurse: Creating a Culture of Safety course runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 30. The Joint Commission and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) recognize that safe patient care begins when hospital units have such extensive teamwork in place that all staff feel safe bringing concerns and ideas to […]

RN Perioperative Course Signup Deadline Nears

HASC’s workforce initiative partner, Azusa Pacific University, or APU, is offering a perioperative RN specialty course this fall. The APU RN Specialty course is available for any hospital in the region to prepare RNs transferring to a new position in perioperative nursing at their facility.  The 16-week course provides perioperative training that gives the novice operating room (OR) nurse the knowledge needed to provide safe patient care […]

Charge Nurse Critical Thinking is Tomorrow

ritical thinking is central to effective task management and decision making in high-risk situations. The class reviews how active assessment and analysis of information can help improve quality of thinking and discusses the key principles and barriers to thinking critically. The course also covers the application of critical thinking through nursing processes to help staff […]

Azusa Pacific University Offers Perioperative Nurse Course This February Through June

HASC’s workforce initiative partner, Azusa Pacific University, or APU, is offering a perioperative RN specialty course this spring. The APU RN specialty course is available for any hospital in the region to prepare RNs transferring to a new position in perioperative nursing at their facility. The 16-week course provides perioperative training that gives the novice operating room (OR) nurse the knowledge needed […]

Charge Nurse: Critical Thinking for RNs

This education event has been archived and may contain content that is out of date. Description Critical thinking is central to effective task management and decision making in high-risk situations. The class reviews how active assessment and analysis of information can help improve quality of thinking and discusses the key principles and barriers to thinking […]

Leadership Charge Nurse: Creating a Culture of Safety

This education event has been archived and may contain content that is out of date. Description The Joint Commission and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) recognize that safe patient care begins when hospital units have such extensive teamwork in place that all staff feel safe bringing concerns and ideas to improve care. This advanced […]