As a healthcare or and wellness provider, you know that therapeutic interventions include the use human touch and with that touch, the application of gentle to heavy force, which the patient perceives as pressure. Health and wellness providers from massage therapists to nurses and beyond can systematically learn how to apply a standardized amount of force.
The Nurse Refresher Theory class focuses on current nursing practice as related to the clinical area of medical-surgical nursing care. It is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses who have been out of the clinical setting and desire to re-enter the clinical workplace; and/or as part of the New Mexico Board of Nursing (BON) requirement for licensure reactivation.
The 72-80 hour precepted Nurse Refresher Clinical is a requirement of the Nurse Refresher Program. The clinical practicum should be performed within four weeks of completion of the Nurse Refresher Theory (online) but no later than 6 months of the temporary license issuance.
This online course is designed to allow students currently enrolled in, or preparing to enroll in, the Nurse Refresher Program, and other clinical courses, with the means to renew yearly compliance requirements including HIPAA and Bloodborne Pathogens.
Our Simulation Center for Advanced Training and Education (SIMCAT) team provides innovative, effective, and modern simulation and debriefing education that meets the needs of entry level to advanced learners. Our mission is to provide a safe environment for learners to apply knowledge, skills, and clinical behaviors to improve healthcare outcomes by promoting clinical application of knowledge and enhancing learning and opportunities for reflective practice. We have low to high fidelity newborn, pediatric and adult manikins, and skills trainers (i.e. IV arms, etc) supported by a team of educators and technicians, in simulated hospital and clinic rooms, prehospital (mock ambulance) environments, surgical suites, and realistic learning labs for a variety of healthcare, public safety and fitness disciplines. Inquire about customized healthcare and public safety simulation and debriefing training for your healthcare staff and/or educators at HWPSIngenuity@cnm.edu
CNM Ingenuity’s NCLEX-RN(R)) combines Kaplan’s online materials and a local CNM/CNMI nursing faculty as a resource. In the style of an intensive daily workout for 8 weeks, it is designed for nurses who have previously sat for, but failed the State Board RN Exam no more than three times within the three years of first being eligible to sit for the exam. Because this class is scheduled on an as-needed basis, Please contact HWPSIngenuity@cnm.edu to request information, registration and a start date. You must be eligible to retest and have authorization from the Board of Nursing.
Now through newly developed cutting edge technology and research, health and wellness providers can assess their own applied force in measurable units. After self-assessment, providers will practice and develop muscle memory to apply light, gentle, medium, heavy and intense pressure, and a new way to document the care in health records. The new skill offered by Intelligent Pressure powered by CNM Ingenuity will lead to uniformity in your applied force and standardization across healthcare and wellness providers, leading to higher patient/client satisfaction.
CNM’s New Mexico EMS Out of State Transition class fulfills the prerequisite transition course needed to sit for the NM EMS written licensing exam for reciprocal licensing. Eight hours (8) are completed via convenient, self-paced study, followed by eight (8) hours in the lab. Upon successful completion, candidates will have a strong understanding of New Mexico EMS guidelines including treatment, drugs, procedures and operations and will be awarded a Transition Course Completion Certificate. Class sizes are kept small (less than three participants) for individualized instruction. To request a class, please contact HWPSIngenuity@cnm.edu.
The Professional Medical Coding and Billing program helps individuals prepare for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) certification exams. Topics covered include healthcare information management, reimbursement methodologies, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and current code sets. Learners practice their coding skills in an extensive practical section to gain valuable hands-on experience before completing their training. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced trainers throughout the course, learners also receive industry codebooks, access to an online reference library, and a voucher for one of the national certification exams. This training is offered through partnership with Career Step.
Supervisors from any sector can learn to become the best supervisor they can be and are facilitated by some of the best trainers in the state with extensive experience in diverse industries. This program consists of ten modules over the course of ten weeks that address the fundamentals of successful supervision, including emotional intelligence, critical thinking and effective communication strategies.
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Kerri Eichwald, MBA, PMP, PMI-ACP
Sr. Program Manager
505-224-4000, ext. 53299