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Digital Seminar

Managing the Emergency and Trauma Patient: Secrets to Improving Your Practice in the Emergency Department


Faculty:
Marcia Gamaly
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Oct 27, 2017
Product Code:
POS077500
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Improve management of medical emergencies in the ED bay
  • Latest updates in AMI management in the ED
  • What EVERY nurse should know about sexual assault victims
  • Facts about antiplatelets and anticoagulants
  • Demonstration of emergency nursing skills
  • Everything you need to know about obstetrical emergencies
  • Sepsis management in five simple steps

You can achieve these professional goals…

  • You are ten hours into your 12-hour shift. You have had challenging cases all day, and get a report that you will be receiving a Level 1 trauma patient in 6 minutes. Imagine approaching this patient with improved confidence in your ability to accurately assess the patient, anticipate their care needs, and manage complications when they arise.
  • Don’t fear calls from risk management or the patient safety officer! Develop confidence in the care you provide and document on each and every patient.
  • Improve patient outcomes and your ability to provide care by learning essential skills EVERY emergency nurse needs to know!
  • Immediately apply content learned using real-life critical thinking scenarios that are easily remembered!

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 mental health professionals.  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 professions standards


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a  provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s  Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 6.3 contact hours. Expires: 10/27/2020.


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

CE Broker

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


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 6.3 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

Marcia Gamaly Related seminars and products: 11


Marcia Gamaly, MSN, MHA, RN-BC, CEN, PCCN, has over twenty years of nursing experience at the bedside and in staff development. Marcia currently works as a clinical nurse educator at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. In her current role, she oversees and plans the educational needs for over 250 nurses and support staff on a variety of units, including a step-down, neuro-tele and medical-surgical units. She has developed and presented on a variety of topics including certification courses for critical care, progressive care, medical-surgical, oncology and emergency nursing. Other presentations include telemetry skills day, medical-surgical skills day, cardiac dysrhythmia interpretation, post-operative care and heart failure. Additionally, Marcia is an instructor for BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC and ASLS and works as a per-diem emergency department staff nurse.

She is a doctoral student at Villanova University, with a research interest in bariatrics. She is certified in medical-surgical nursing, progressive care nursing, emergency nursing, and professional staff development. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Marcia combines her role in clinical education with hands-on experience to deliver a high-level learning opportunity that is patient-focused and outcome-driven. The meaningful insights she has to share will be applied easily at the bedside to improve your own care of patients!

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Marcia Gamaly has an employment relationship with St. Mary Medical Center and Lower Bucks Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Marcia Gamaly is a member of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses; America Association of Critical-Care Nurses; American Nurses Association; American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; and Emergency Nurses Association.


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Target Audience

Nurses, and other Healthcare Professionals

Objectives

  1. Compare and contrast spinal cord syndromes.
  2. Plan care for the patient experiencing chest pain.
  3. Distinguish differences between life-threatening maxillofacial and neck traumas.
  4. Recommend management strategies for the patient presenting with acute stroke symptoms.
  5. Determine the hemorrhagic risk of patients receiving anticoagulants.
  6. Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to treat acute and chronic pain.
  7. Formulate appropriate nursing care for the transgender victim of sexual assault.
  8. Choose appropriate patient-specific interventions for the bariatric patient.

Outline

Trends in Emergency and Trauma Nursing

  • Current trends
  • Core measures
  • Hospital scorecards

Head and Neck Trauma

  • Neurological trauma
  • ESSENTIAL SKILL:
    • ED management of the stroke patient
    • Maxillofacial and neck trauma
  • HANDS-ON SKILL VIDEO:
    • Proper application and management of cervical collar
  • ESSENTIAL SKILL:
    • NIHSS scoring

Thoracic/Abdominal/Genitourinary Trauma

  • Thoracic trauma
  • ESSENTIAL SKILL:
    • Assessment of the patient with a chest tube
    • Abdominal trauma
  • HANDS-ON SKILL VIDEO:
    • Intra-abdominal pressure assessment and management
    • Genitourinary trauma
  • HANDS-ON SKILL VIDEO:
  • Chest tube insertion and chest tube management
  • HANDS-ON SKILL VIDEO:
  • Chest auto-transfusion
  • ESSENTIAL SKILL:
  • Pelvic fractures

Extremity Trauma

  • Musculoskeletal trauma
  • HANDS-ON SKILL VIDEO:
    • Hare traction
  • HANDS-ON SKILL VIDEO:
    • Conversion of Hare traction to Bucks traction
  • ESSENTIAL SKILL:
    • Hemorrhage management

Special Considerations

  • Psychosocial issues
  • Obstetrical emergencies
  • The bariatric patient
  • Pediatric emergencies
  • Shock
  • HANDS-ON SKILL VIDEO:
    • Defibrillation, cardioversion and pacing
  • HANDS-ON SKILL VIDEO:
    • Rapid infuser
  • HANDS-ON SKILL VIDEO:
    • Essential dysrhythmia recognition & treatment

Trends in Care

  • Chest pain
  • Antiplatelets versus anticoagulants
  • Pre-hospital care
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual assault of the transgender patient
  • Forensic issues
  • Ultrasound guided peripheral IV placement
  • Pressure injuries
  • Insulin pumps

Skills Demonstration

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