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2-Day: 2020 Progressive Care Conference: Conquer the High Acuity Patient


Faculty:
Robin Gilbert
Duration:
2 Full Days
Product Code:
LWC078015
Brochure Code:
PLW76257
Media Type:
Live Webcast - Also available: Digital Seminar


Description

Progressive care patients often require extensive pulmonary and cardiac interventions, management of arterial lines, ventilators, wound care…and much more.

The complexities can leave you feeling intimidated; uncertain you can handle the responsibility of providing the best possible care for higher acuity patients. Have there been times in the past that you wished you had done more…?

Whether you are on a unit that is transitioning to progressive care, or currently work on a PCU, this essential 2-day training will build these skills you need to confidently and effectively work with progressive care patients!

Watch this live webcast and increase your competency and clinical sophistication with tips, tools and tactics to:

  • Strengthen your assessment skills and spot problems before they get worse
  • Dramatically increase your confidence in caring for acutely ill patients
  • Interpret ABG results with ease and confidence
  • Correctly choose the best interventions for the situation

During this intense live webcast, Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, will provide you with new clinical insights and critical thinking skills so you won’t need to feel uncertain, scared or at risk any more. Sign up today and leave the program with a new peace of mind working with progressive care patients!

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 live interactive webcast. This webcast is a broadcast of a live event. You will be able to type questions to the speaker. The speaker will see the questions and address them during the presentation as time allows. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are 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.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This program offers 760 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 12.6 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


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 in full attendance will earn 12.6 contact hours.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17118 for 12.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. 


Florida Nurses

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 12.5 contact hours. 


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 12.6 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the webcast title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 12.5 hours for completing this program.


PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 760 continuing education minutes 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. 



Faculty

Robin Gilbert Related seminars and products: 15

MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN


Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, has over 25 years’ experience in emergency nursing. She is both a certified emergency nurse and certified pediatric emergency nurse. Robin has extensive experience working in the emergency department, progressive care, intermediate care, transitional care, step-down and, currently, as the regional manager for staff development at Central Maine Medical Center. Robin draws on her expertise to teach her own hospital staff and experienced healthcare audiences throughout the country on a variety of critical care and emergency nursing topics.

She has been an item writer for the Board Certification of Emergency Nursing (BCEN), a former Chairperson of BCEN, and most recently a contributing writer for the current CEN Review Manual. Robin is an active member of the Emergency Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Association for Nursing Professional Development, and is a reviewer for the ANCC’s Pathway to Excellence.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Robin Gilbert has an employment relationship with Central Maine Medical Center and Rumford Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Robin Gilbert has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

Click here to purchase the DVD or CD recording from our product store. CE hours and approvals on products may differ from live CE approvals.


Additional Resources

To order the book, RNotes® : Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide, 5th Edition​, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Fast Facts Workbook for Cardiac Dysrhythmias and 12-Lead EKGs, please visit our product store.


Access Period for Live Webcast

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.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: Each day there will be a 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.


Objectives

  1. Anticipate changing assessment priorities of progressive care patients and their families.
  2. Evaluate ECG characteristics and initial management strategies of common dysrhythmias.
  3. Interpret ABG results with greater ease and confidence.
  4. Analyze ventilator modes, challenges and nursing management.
  5. Spot early signs of clinical deterioration before things get worse.
  6. Choose the best interventions for care of patients with acute coronary syndromes.
  7. Explain the indications for electrophysiology studies.
  8. Summarize current sepsis recommendations.
  9. Differentiate acute ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke between clinical presentation and nursing management.
  10. Plan your response to life-threatening electrolyte imbalances.
  11. Determine nursing interventions to endocrine disorders: DKA, HNK, SIADH, DI.
  12. Examine the special needs of trauma patients in progressive care units.
  13. Evaluate the current trends being seen in the treatment of progressive care patients (ECMO, REBOA, assistive devices).

Outline

Neurology: Starting at the Top
  • ICP
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stroke
  • Seizures
Cardiovascular: Keeping in Rhythm
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (STEMI, NON-STEMI, Angina)
  • EKG interpretation (The down and dirty)
  • Diagnostics
  • Heart failure
  • Pericarditis, Myocarditis, Endocarditis
  • Valve disease
Pulmonary
  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • COPD, Asthma, Asthma COPD
  • Overlap Syndrome
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • BiPAP, CPAP, mechanical ventilation
Acid Base in a Nutshell: ABG’s
  • Buffer to Blame: Who’s Guilty? (Respiratory or Metabolic)
  • Is there an accomplice involved? (Compensating/Not compensating)
Renal System
  • Assessment
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Potassium, Sodium, Calcium, Magnesium Imbalance
Gastrointestinal System
  • Bowel obstructions
  • Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
  • Acute abdomen
  • GI Bleed
  • Pancreatitis
Hematologic & Immune System
  • DIC
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Anaphylactic reactions
Endocrine
  • Hyperglycemic states
  • SIADH
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid storm
Hemodynamic Basics
  • Parameters
  • Monitoring systems
Pharmacology
  • Vasopressors & Inotropes
  • Insulin drips
  • Antiarrhythmics
  • Pulmonary medications
  • Sedation
  • Sink or swim: IV fluids in critically ill
  • TXA
Multisystems
  • Sepsis
  • Multisystem trauma
Critical Care Patients with Special Needs
  • Bariatric patient
  • High risk obstetric
  • Assistive devices
Preparations for the Future
  • CardioMEMS HF system
  • Watchman
  • Impella
  • Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR)
  • Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA)
  • Tandem heart
Pulling it all Together
  • Case based presentations & discussion

Target Audience

  • RNs, RTs, NPs, and PAs from Medical-Surgical floors, Cardiology, Neurology, Critical Care, Emergency, Urgent Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Anyone desiring next-level skills to proactively assess and intervene for the high acuity patient!

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