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Digital Seminar

All Things Pulmonary


Faculty:
Cyndi Zarbano
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Sep 20, 2017
Product Code:
POS077475
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Easy ABG Interpretation
  • Never MISS Respiratory Assessment Clues
  • The Pulmonary Drug Cabinet from A to Z
  • Management Strategies for Emergent Events
  • Mechanical Ventilation Tips ALL Nurses Should Know

Respiratory conditions can quickly change from stable to life-threatening situations where seconds count. Attend this comprehensive program and gain the skills and knowledge you need to manage any situation. Drawing on over 20 years of critical care experience, Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP, will teach you the latest evidence-based approaches to evaluating and treating patients with pulmonary problems. You’ll have the opportunity to enhance your assessment skills, improve your ability to quickly interpret lab findings and explore the latest treatment techniques for airway management. You will leave with practical, immediately-applicable strategies that improve patient outcomes and enhance your expertise!

 

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

CE Broker


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 7.6 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Faculty

Cyndi Zarbano's Profile

Cyndi Zarbano Related seminars and products: 47

MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC

Clinical Review


Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, has been a nurse for more than 25 years and a legal nurse consultant (LNC) for 12. Many of her cases in the last decade have been consulting and educating nurses who have gotten into trouble with the board of nursing and helping hem complete their corrective action stipulations. Medication errors and patient injury are a common cause of corrective action, license suspension and loss of license.

Cyndi’s clinical area of expertise has been in various intensive care/critical care roles, currently working for Mayo in Minnesota. She has been a national seminar speaker for over ten years speaking to diverse healthcare audiences throughout the country. During her presentations, she has earned the reputation of keeping attendees engaged with the use of current clinical knowledge, fascinating legal stories, and the interjection of nursing humor to keep it fun.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cyndi Zarbano is the owner of Clinical Review Consultants. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cyndi Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

 


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Additional Resources

To order the book, Clinical Nursing Assessment Skills Pocket Guide, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Laboratory Tests Made Easy, 2nd Edition, please visit our product store.


Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Evaluate key components of a quick physical assessment designed to pinpoint causes of an acute respiratory emergency.
  2. Demonstrate interventions to minimize complications related to ARDS.
  3. Discuss the use of steroids in the emergency management of asthma.
  4. Identify the most common causes of abnormal ABGs.
  5. Explain the “5–point check” in relation to airway management.
  6. Differentiate rhonchi, rales, and crackles commonly heard during the respiratory assessment.

Outline

Easy Steps to ABG Analysis

  • Acid Base Imbalances
  • The 4 Abnormal Results
  • Rapid Interpretation Tool

Respiratory Assessment Clues You Should NEVER Miss!

  • Common Adventitious Breath Sounds
  • What are the Causes & When are They Heard?
    • Crackles/Rales – wet vs. dry
    • Wheezes – not always airway obstruction
    • Rhonchi – differentiating the differences
    • Stridor – emergency treatment
    • Pleural Friction Rub
  • Inspection & Percussion
  • Changes on the Chest X-Ray

Airway Management Techniques

  • Managing Obstruction
  • Airway Adjuncts
  • Know Your Role in Intubation
  • The “5-Point Check”
  • Rapid Sequence Intubation

Mechanical Ventilation for Nurses

  • Responding to the Alarms
  • Management Strategies that Improve
  • Outcomes
    • Patient Comfort
    • Decreasing Workload
    • Frequent Assessment
    • Cardiac Output Clues
  • Suctioning the Patient

Emergent Respiratory Conditions: ARDS

  • Presentation
  • Lab Findings
  • Respiratory Support
    • Oxygen Control
    • Early Intubation

Management of Asthma

  • Assessment Findings
  • Identifying the Trigger
  • Steroid Considerations

Pulmonary Embolisms

  • The Likely Causes
  • Signs & Symptoms
  • Diagnosis & Treatment

Pulmonary Drug Cabinet: From A to Z

  • Anti-Cholinergic Agents
  • Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
  • Bronchodilators
  • Combo-Drugs
  • Inhalers & Spacers
  • And More!

Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists

Reviews

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Overall:      4.9

Total Reviews: 19

Comments

Rita B

"Well Done, Cyndi Zarbano!"

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