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Digital Seminar

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


Faculty:
Robin Gilbert
Duration:
2 Full Days
Copyright :
Feb 13, 2020
Product Code:
POS078015
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: Live Webcast


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 course will build these skills you need to confidently and effectively work with progressive care patients!

Purchase this recording 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 training, 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. Complete the program with a new peace of mind working with progressive care patients!

Credits


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Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements. 

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**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.



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 for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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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