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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

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.


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

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, 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: 03/09/2021.


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

Cyndi Zarbano Related seminars and products: 45

MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC

Clinical Review


Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, has been a nurse for more than 25 years and a legal nurse consultant (LNC) for 12. Many of her cases in the last decade have been consulting and educating nurses who have gotten into trouble with the board of nursing and helping hem complete their corrective action stipulations. Medication errors and patient injury are a common cause of corrective action, license suspension and loss of license.

Cyndi’s clinical area of expertise has been in various intensive care/critical care roles, currently working for Mayo in Minnesota. She has been a national seminar speaker for over ten years speaking to diverse healthcare audiences throughout the country. During her presentations, she has earned the reputation of keeping attendees engaged with the use of current clinical knowledge, fascinating legal stories, and the interjection of nursing humor to keep it fun.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cyndi Zarbano is the owner of Clinical Review Consultants. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cyndi Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

 


Additional Info

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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

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.

Target Audience

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

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Total Reviews: 17

Comments

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

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