Pharmacology for The Bedside Nurse
Digital Seminar

Pharmacology for The Bedside Nurse


Faculty:
Cyndi Zarbano
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Mar 09, 2018
Product Code:
POS077645
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

  • Can’t Miss Medication Updates
  • The “Why’s and When’s” of Medication Administration
  • The ABCDs of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet
  • Recognizing the Diabetic Patient in Crisis
  • Avoiding Complications with GI Bleeds
  • New Reversal Agents for Anticoagulants
  • Identifying Alternative Methods for Pain Control

There are a staggering number of drugs that nurses are expected to keep current on. With so many changes occurring daily related to medications and treatment guidelines, how are you supposed to keep up?

Relax; expert, Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP, has done all the reading and research for you! She’ll provide you with the most up-to-date information and give you tools and strategies to ensure that you understand “why and when” a certain medication is prescribed, what the potential side effects are and what to do if life-threatening complications occur.

Don’t miss this opportunity! This program is guaranteed to increase your knowledge of potential drug interactions, proper administration methods and monitoring procedures for a variety of medications used to treat common acute and chronic conditions. Cyndi is known for a teaching style that is entertaining, using stories and humor to help you retain what you learn, so you can pass that knowledge on to peers and the patients you care for.

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


Cardiovascular Technology Professionals (Self-Study)

Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) recognizes programs and providers approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This self-study package will qualify for 6.3 contact hour.


Nurse Practitioners - Pharmacology (Self-Study)

This self-study program offers 380 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 6.3 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


Nurses - California (Self-Study)

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 13305 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.


Nurses - Florida (Self-Study)

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.

** Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


Nurses - Iowa (Self-Study)

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.


Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC (Self-Study)

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: 03/09/2021.


Θ Other Professions (Self-Study)

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.


Handouts

Faculty

Cyndi Zarbano Related seminars and products: 46

MSN-Ed, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP

Clinical Review


Cyndi Zarbano is an intensive care nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience who is currently practicing in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. She is a nationally-recognized seminar speaker who has opened multiple national symposiums and speaks on several topics for PESI, as well as a variety of other companies in the US and Canada. In addition to her speaking engagements, Cyndi is a published author with a variety of books including Clinical Nursing Assessment Skills Pocket Guide and the Medical Surgical Nurses Pocket Guide. Her products also include textbooks, webcasts and webinars.

Along with her MS and BSN in nursing, she has 3 other undergraduate degrees and multiple nursing certifications. She served as a US Naval Officer for 10 years, leaving service as an LCDR (Lieutenant Commander) in 2001. Prior to nursing, she worked as a counselor with the mentally ill and dangerous in a facility in southern Minnesota. She returned to that facility as a Lead Psychiatric Nurse for two years after leaving the military. Additionally, Cyndi has a legal nurse consulting business and continues to serve as a testifying expert in medical related cases. Cyndi’s teaching style is dynamic and high energy while informal and easy to understand. You will leave her program with a renewed commitment to achieving nursing excellence in critical care.

Speaker Disclosure: 

Financial: Cyndi Zarbano has an employment relationship with Fairview South. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cyndi Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationships 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, Med-Surg Pocket Guide, please visit our product store.

 


Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Identify strategies to avoid adverse drug events.
  2. Analyze the major classes of cardiovascular drugs.
  3. Recognize potential drug-to-drug interactions in the patient taking anticoagulants.
  4. Discuss critical side effects for the patient taking statins.
  5. Formulate a plan of care for the patient receiving blood transfusions.
  6. Prioritize interventions for the patient who has overdosed on opioids.

Outline

  • Cardiac
    • The Spectrum of Coronary Artery Disease
    • The ABCDs of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet
      • ACEs/ARBs
      • Beta Blockers
      • Calcium Channel Blockers
      • Diuretics
    • MONA vs. FONA: Which is the Best Treatment
    • Drug Priorities for Ischemic Injury & Heart Failure
    • Must Know Side Effects of Alpha Blockers
    • Antiarrhythmic Options
    • Maintaining Electrolyte Balance with Diuretics
    • Cardiac Benefits of Statins Beyond Treating Dyslipidemia
    • Strategies to Avoid Rhabdo
  • Endocrine
    • The Newest Oral Hypoglycemics
    • Short- & Long-Acting Insulins
    • Ace Inhibitors & the Diabetic Patient
    • Vasopressin for Diabetes Insipidus
    • Acute Hyperglycemic States: DKA, HHS
    • Insulin Drips
  • Gastrointestinal
    • Anticholinergics: Impact on the GI System
    • Anti-emetics & How They Work to Guide Your Selection
    • Understanding H2 Blockers & Proton Pump
    • Inhibitors
    • Upper & Lower GI Bleeds: Ulcers, Varices, Diverticulitis
    • Protonix, Vasopressin, Octreotide
    • Fluid Resuscitation & Blood Products: Avoiding & Treating TACO & TRALI
  • Pulmonary
    • Corticosteroids for the Airway
    • Avoiding Complications
    • Bronchodilators: MDIs vs. Nebulizers
    • The Beta Blocker & Asthma Connection
    • Pulmonary Embolus: From Thrombolytics to Interventional Radiology
    • Anticoagulation Goals
    • Exploring the 5 Categories of Anticoagulants:
      • Coumarins
      • Factor 10a Inhibitors
      • Heparins
      • Thrombin Inhibitors
      • Anti-Platelets
    • The New Reversal Agents
  • Pain Control
    • NSAIDS/Acetaminophen/Aspirin
    • New Concerns with Opioids
    • Medical Marijuana: What has Research Taught Us?
    • Reversal Agents
    • Managing Overdose

Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, Cardiovascular Technicians

Reviews

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Overall:     4.8

Total Reviews: 14

Comments

Carol C - DEER RIVER, Minnesota

"Awesome presenter and easy to relate to information via this presenter!!"

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