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Digital Seminar

Drug Use and Abuse: Management of the Patient Taking Street Drugs


Faculty:
Dr. Paul Langlois
Duration:
1 Hour 14 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Mar 21, 2018
Product Code:
POS077795
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Dangerous drugs have flooded the streets - someone's first use may be their last. The life destroying consequences of drug use and abuse do not discriminate and you MUST be prepared to recognize the symptoms and react appropriately to save your patient's life. In this program you will learn the current, most common drugs of abuse, the immediate interventions and be prepared to effectively manage the next patient emergency.

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 1.2 contact hours. Expires: 03/21/2021.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 1.0 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 1.0 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 1.2 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 1.0 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

Dr. Paul Langlois Related seminars and products: 19

APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, CNRN


Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, CNRN, is a critical care clinical specialist in the Surgical, Medical, Neuro, CCU and Trauma ICUs of Cook County Hospital, Chicago. Drawing on over 30 years of experience assessing and managing patients with life-threatening diseases, Dr. Langlois provides advanced-level training to nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners 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 case studies to facilitate critical thinking. As a bedside clinical nurse specialist, he has developed several critical care and infection control institution-wide protocols for the multidisciplinary assessment and management of the cardiac and septic patient.

Paul’s’ cardiac protocols include: weaning from mechanical ventilation, pulmonary artery catheter and hemodynamic monitoring, vasoactive medications, ventricular assist devices, renal replacement therapy, and neurologic alterations after trauma.

His presentations are enthusiastically delivered and offer practical tips that help make the most challenging concepts easy to understand. Linking knowledge to practice is the goal of every education program. 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Paul Langlois has an employment relationship with Cook County Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Paul Langlois has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Assess ABCDE for the patient presenting after taking street drugs.
  2. Prioritize interventions for the patient with tachycardia related to ingestion of methamphetamine.
  3. Select the appropriate toxicology screening method based on the suspected drug of abuse.

Outline

Poisoning and Street Drugs
  • Assessment
  • Initial Treatment
  • Patient Presentation Clues
  • Toxicology Screens
Current Drug Concerns & Manifestations
  • Bath Salts
  • CNS Depressants
  • Cocaine
  • GHB
  • Marijuana
  • Methamphetamine
  • Heroin
  • Opioids
  • MDMA
  • PCP
  • Rohypnol

Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 6

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