Nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and even physicians have told me that they are apprehensive to prescribe, administer or send a patient for a cardiac intervention or diagnostic test due to a lack of confidence and up-to-date knowledge. I understand the challenge…as there is a lot to understand when making these critical patient decisions.
I’m Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, a critical care clinical specialist in the surgical, medical, neurologic, burn, CCU and trauma ICUs of Cook County Hospital, Chicago. Throughout my career I have assisted countless healthcare providers overcome fears associated with ordering and interpreting cardiac tests. If a test or intervention were ordered inadvertently, we may not get the information we need to make informed decisions or worse….we could cause potentially dire patient consequences.
During this comprehensive training event, you can expect to learn:
But that’s not all! I will be sharing some of my unforgettable, real-world case studies after each major section to reinforce your learning. Together we will evaluate laboratory data, ECG results, ECHO cardiograms, physical assessment findings and clinical pearls to interpret the diagnostic interventions. The only thing that is missing during this event is the antiseptic smell of the hospital… Join me!
Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS
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Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, is a critical care clinical specialist in the surgical, medical, neurologic, burn, CCU, and trauma ICUs of Cook County Hospital, Chicago. Drawing on over 40 years of experience assessing and managing patients with life-threatening diseases, Dr. Langlois provides advanced-level training to nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, and physicians.
Dr. Langlois is committed to providing the highest quality of care to patients through advanced education. His presentations are evidence-based, timely, and provide participants with numerous case studies to facilitate critical thinking. As a bedside clinical nurse specialist, he has developed several institution-wide protocols for the multidisciplinary assessment and management of infectious disease and multi-system organ failure patients.
His presentations are enthusiastically delivered and offer highly practical tips that help make the most challenging concepts easy to understand. Linking knowledge to clinical practice is the goal of every educational program.
Financial: Dr. Paul Langlois has employment relationships with Cook County Hospital and Emergency Care Consultants. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Paul Langlois is a member of the American Nurses Association, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.
Please note: Each day there will be a 70-minute lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.
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