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Cardiac and Respiratory Complexities: Quickly Differentiate to Take Rapid Action

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Objectives

  1. Breakdown the nursing assessment for patients with airway or ventilatory problems.
  2. Evaluate the pathophysiologic changes that occur causing the signs and symptoms associated with airway or ventilatory problems.
  3. Determine appropriate interventions for airway or ventilatory problems.
  4. Inspect the difference between ventilator modes and the use of NPPV.
  5. Evaluate appropriate treatment strategies for high-risk ECG findings.
  6. Plan for emerging treatments in heart failure.
  7. Analyze management options for acute coronary syndromes.
  8. Communicate the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of inflammatory cardiac disease.

Outline

Hemodynamics

Respiratory Diagnoses

Respiratory Interventions and Medications

Cardiac Diagnoses

Acute Coronary Syndrome

Cardiac Interventions and Medications

Copyright : 11/07/2017

Pulmonary Emergencies

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Prioritize nursing actions for respiratory emergencies.
  2. Inspect blood gases with respect to compensation, etiology and pH.

Outline

Copyright : 04/14/2016

Heart and Lung Sounds, 2nd Edition

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Objectives

  1. Breakdown 6 extra heart sounds and distinguish what they mean when you hear them.
  2. Assess the difference between systolic and diastolic murmurs, as well as clues to expected assessment finding with each.
  3. Exploit 5 adventitious breath sounds and understand the clue and common causes for their occurrence.
  4. Evaluate voice sounds to confirm pulmonary pathology.

Outline

Cardiac Assessment Skills


Pulmonary assessment

Copyright : 01/07/2016

Simulation Lab Scenarios to Prevent a Real Patient Crisis

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Explore signs and symptoms of Pulmonary embolism
  2. Exploit differential diagnoses that present with respiratory distress
  3. Communicate use of anticoagulants and other treatment options
  4. Breakdown signs and symptoms of shock
  5. Separate obstructive shock from hypovolemic shock
  6. Determine appropriate interventions for obstructive shock
  7. Determine potential causes for changes in LOC
  8. Communicate DKA and treatment

Outline

  1. Scenario 1
    1. Skills
      1. Cardiac monitoring
      2. O2
      3. IV access
      4. ACLS algorithm
  2. Scenario 2
    1. Skills
      1. IV access
      2. Needle decompression
      3. Chest tube set-up
  3. Scenario 3
    1. Skills
      1. Cardiac monitor
      2. IV
      3. Intubation
      4. Insulin drip
  4. Debriefings
    1. Team approach
    2. Closed loop communication
    3. Risk for errors

Copyright : 01/03/2017