You are now viewing our public site. Back to Dashboard

Details

  • video_library

    5 Courses

Cyndi Cortes

DrPH, MSN, MRE, CPNP-PC, CRRN, COI

When Cyndi Cortes became an interdisciplinary training trainee at the Sparks Center for Developmental and Learning Disabilities as a Master of Science in Nursing student, she did not realize how that decision would impact her clinical and professional career. While working at Children's of Alabama in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cortes developed a love and concern for children and adults with special health care needs and their caregivers. While at Samford University, she helped plan, organize, and implement CampUs, a summer day camp for children with special health care needs. She also volunteers with her church's ministry for children with special health care needs. Caring for caregivers is a topic about which Dr. Cortes is passionate, and she will frequently discuss healthy lifestyle habits with all those with whom she interacts.

verified Learn from Cyndi Cortes and 830+ other industry-leading experts.

Browse Plans

Courses with Cyndi Cortes

Browse Course Catalog

Rehabilitation Nursing for Selected Acquired Pediatric Conditions

Presented by Cyndi Cortes, DrPH, MSN, MRE, CPNP-PC, CRRN, COI

Rehabilitation Nursing for Selected Acquired Pediatric Conditions

Subscribe now, and access clinical education and patient education—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.

Approximately 15% of children and youth in the United States have special health care needs and about 5% of children have functional limitations (NSCH, 2011/12). Typically, individuals with physical limitations receive medical and therapeutic interventions from a variety of rehabilitation professionals. This course presents an overview of the most commonly traumatic or acquired conditions in children and adolescents. The etiology and incidence of these conditions are described and the aspects of care unique to pediatrics are emphasized. Traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, and burns are discussed.

View full course details

Growth and Development: Infancy Through Adolescence

Presented by Cyndi Cortes, DrPH, MSN, MRE, CPNP-PC, CRRN, COI

Growth and Development: Infancy Through Adolescence

Subscribe now, and access clinical education and patient education—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.

A working knowledge of typical growth and development is essential for nurses and others that provide health care and other services to children, their parents, or caregivers. There is a plethora of evidence documenting the stages of cognitive or intellectual, moral, motor, physical, and social developmental skills. In this course, an overview of expected growth and development based on chronological age from birth through young adulthood will be reviewed.

View full course details

Rehabilitation Nursing for Common Congenital Pediatric Conditions

Presented by Cyndi Cortes, DrPH, MSN, MRE, CPNP-PC, CRRN, COI

Rehabilitation Nursing for Common Congenital Pediatric Conditions

Subscribe now, and access clinical education and patient education—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.

Approximately 15% of children and youth in the United States have special health care needs, and about 5% of children have functional limitations (NSCH, 2011/12). Typically, individuals with physical limitations receive medical and therapeutic interventions from a variety of rehabilitation professionals. Congenital conditions in children and youth requiring rehabilitation services typically have multifactorial causation, but usually affect the central nervous system and/or the musculoskeletal system.

View full course details

Overview of Pediatric Rehabilitation Nursing

Presented by Cyndi Cortes, DrPH, MSN, MRE, CPNP-PC, CRRN, COI

Overview of Pediatric Rehabilitation Nursing

Subscribe now, and access clinical education and patient education—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.
This course is part of our CRRN(R) Prep-Program. Learn more about the full prep-program here: MedBridge CRRN(R) Prep-Program.

The CRRN: Pediatric Perspectives course will review important developmental and cognitive theories that should guide the care provided by rehabilitation nurses to children in various settings. Participants will gain an understanding of common congenital and acquired conditions and will be able to describe how rehabilitation issues should be managed. Important legislation and community services for children and adolescents with special health care needs will also be discussed.

CRRN(R) is a registered trademark of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.

View full course details

Support for Caregivers of Children with Special Health Care Needs

Presented by Cyndi Cortes, DrPH, MSN, MRE, CPNP-PC, CRRN, COI

Support for Caregivers of Children with Special Health Care Needs

Subscribe now, and access clinical education and patient education—anytime, anywhere—with video instruction from recognized industry experts.

Caregivers of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) experience a higher caregiver burden than caregivers of children without special health care needs. Meeting the needs of caregivers of CYSHCN has the potential of improving the quality of life of both the caregivers and their children. This course will describe the unmet needs of caregivers of CYSHCN and provide suggestions of ways healthcare professionals can facilitate the meeting of identified needs.

View full course details

video_library

Start any course for free!

Get access to the first chapter of all 2600+ courses when you create a free account.

Sign Up for Free

Sign up to get free evidence-based articles, exclusive discounts, and insights from industry-leaders.

Join our newsletter to get the latest updates delivered straight to your inbox.

MedBridge blog posts and emails

Request a Demo

For groups of 5 or more, request a demo to learn about our solution and pricing for your organization. For other questions or support, visit our contact page.