NET SMART JR
NET SMART Junior was developed with U.S. federal funding from HRSA, beginning in July 2010, and follows in the footsteps of the NET SMART-AP program, offering distance-accessible education that aims to develop expertise in acute stroke nursing care.
The NET SMART-Junior curriculum spans topics from stroke pathophysiology and primary prevention, to prehospital care, emergency management, clinical examination, use of diagnostic imaging, administration of reperfusion therapies (tPA and intra-arterial rescue), neurocritical care, hemorrhagic stroke management, methods for complication avoidance, and secondary prevention of stroke, as well as special topics related to preparing for Stroke Center designation or re-designation. Because stroke science changes regularly as new advancements and research findings are released, NET SMART-Junior changes, too, ensuring that the information provided is the latest, state of the science content available.
What Makes NET SMART- Junior Unique?
•NET SMART-Junior is the supporting framework for the new NVRN certification examination offered by the ANVC (www.ANVC.org). Unlike other on-line learning programs, only NET SMART-Junior offers learners a distinct advantage in preparing for success on the NVRN exam.
•NET SMART-Junior utilizes a pre-test/post-test format, and each learning module is supported by optional clinical skills activities that enhance the learning experience through immediate application of new content at the bedside. (Note: Students enrolled in the Australian Catholic University's Masters in Acute Stroke Nursing are required to complete all clinical skills activities in NET SMART Junior.)
•NET SMART-Junior is customizable to meet nursing staff needs; emergency, critical care, catheterization lab, and stroke unit nurses can select from content pertinent to their practice sites. (Note: Preparation for the NVRN certification examination is best supported by completion of all components of the NET SMART-Junior program.)
NET SMART-Junior is available as an individual or institutional subscription. When institutional subscriptions are granted, a Stroke Nurse Champion (SNC) must be designated by the hospital to locally oversee use of the NET SMART learning system.
39.9 continuing nursing education (CNE) contact hours, 14.6 of which are of Pharmacology content, will be awarded for completion of all required content and activities. 59.1 additional CNE contact hours are available through the completion of optional content and activities. For more information about NET SMART Junior CEUs, email . Activity ID: ANCC-ASU-ED# 5571-16
Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.