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Digital Seminar

2-Day Intensive Trauma Course: Conquer the Deteriorating Patient


Faculty:
Sean G. Smith
Duration:
13 Hours 02 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
May 11, 2020
Product Code:
POS078100
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

When a trauma patient presents, your responses have to be spot on. Each patient presents uniquely. And time is critical. There may have been instances in the past when you wondered afterward if you did all that you could have for a patient….

No matter what your skill level, or what your goals, this recording will provide you with the in-depth skills and knowledge you need to confidently intervene for the life-threatening patient emergencies you face. Learn through a case-based presentation of the physiology and emergent management of traumatic mechanisms of injury. In addition to drawing from several certification exam blueprints (CCRN, CEN, CPEN…), it will serve as an excellent way for you to learn key clinical pearls that go well beyond typical trauma curriculum!

Sean Smith helped author the 7th edition of Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum, and is certified in tactical paramedicine, emergency nursing, ICU nursing, flight nursing, neonatal/pediatric critical care transport, and pediatric emergency nursing. Take advantage of Sean’s incredible insights to advance your skillset in this challenging area of patient care.

This intense course will provide new clinical insights and critical thinking skills, so you won’t need to feel uncertain, scared or at risk anymore.

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


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers 240 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 4.0 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 14.0 contact hours. Expires: 05/11/2023.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 14.0 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 14.0 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 14.0 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.


Physician Assistants

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 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 14.0 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.



Handouts

Faculty

Sean G. Smith's Profile

Sean G. Smith Related seminars and products: 8

C-EFM, C-NPT, FP-C, TP-C, RNC-NIC, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric)

Critical-Care Professionals International


Sean G. Smith, C-EFM, C-NPT, FP-C, TP-C, RNC-NIC, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric), is a flight nurse-paramedic who has practiced and taught Trauma Care, Tactical Medicine, Emergency/Critical Care and Prehospital Emergency Medical Services, both in the military and the civilian world. He holds degrees in nursing and molecular biology, is a graduate of Duke University’s Legal Nurse Consulting program and is currently pursuing a master’s degree through the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He holds multiple advanced specialty certifications as well as extensive instructor qualifications in critical care and emergency medicine.

Career highlights include numerous author/co-author credits, including: a best-selling Laboratory Medicine textbook, a chapter on Shock in Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum, and a section in the newly released Resuscitation Crisis Manual. Sean consults on clinical, legal and certification prep for numerous high-profile hospital systems (Yale, Mayo…). He routinely lectures at national/international conferences, has completed 50 + medical missions (Dominican Republic, Honduras, Morocco, Liberia, and Haiti), and medical support to the NASA Space Shuttle Program.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Sean G. Smith receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Sean G. Smith has no relevant non-financial relationships 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. Conduct a Rapid Trauma Assessment, including FAST and EFAST, focused abdominal sonogram for trauma and ultrasound assessment of trauma.
  2. Analyze physiological presentations and clinical signs indicative of specific trauma diagnoses.
  3. Distinguish key palliative interventions in the stabilization and projected continuum of care for selected pediatric and adult traumatic injuries.
  4. Plan for trauma specific issues in airway management and pulmonary pathophysiology.
  5. Assess to determine the most appropriate critical-care stabilization, ongoing care, and transport for a neurological trauma patient.
  6. Apply new insights related to the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system to trauma care.
  7. Evaluate physiological presentations and clinical signs indicative of specific trauma diagnoses.
  8. Integrate knowledge, skills and abilities to enhance the clinical practice of providers caring for the multi-system trauma patient.
  9. Plan appropriate clinical interventions for common clinical problems encountered in the management of the complex, multi-system trauma patient.
  10. Choose best responses to patients in crisis using trauma resuscitation algorithms.
  11. Determine interventions based upon current research and updates in clinical practice that supersede curriculums.
  12. Demonstrate critical thinking skills necessary to successfully complete the TCRN examination.

Outline

Trauma Assessment
  • Head to toe physical exam
  • Rapid trauma assessment (EXTERNAL trauma)
  • Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS): An evolving role in INTERNAL trauma assessment
Hemorrhage Control
  • Pathophysiology and palliation in hemorrhage control
  • Battlefield best practices brought to the bedside
  • TXA, Tourniquets, Transfusion, Thoracotomies, the Trauma Triad of Death and more…
Emergent and Ongoing Pain Management in Traumatic Injuries
  • Pain pathways: Transduction, transmission, modulation, and perception
  • Rapid pain management relative to specific mechanisms of injury
  • The underlying physiologies to consider
Head to Toe Review of Systems
  • Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Diffuse Axonal Injury
  • Ocular Trauma
  • Intubation in Trauma and Emergent Surgical Airways
  • Blunt and Penetrating Mechanisms of Cardiac Injury
  • Thoracic Cavity Injuries and Pulmonology Considerations
  • Eviscerations and Other Peritoneal Cavity Concerns
  • Traumatic Considerations Within the Pelvic Girdle
  • Long Bone and Extremity Fractures
Specific Complex Mechanisms of Injury
  • Motor vehicle trauma
  • Gun shot wounds
  • Kinematics of explosion related injuries
  • Burn resuscitation management
Not Just Little Adults: Pediatric Trauma Review
  • Rapid head to toe assessments
  • Can’t miss differences between adult and pediatric patients
Putting It All Together: Case Based Review
  • Identify Key Missed Moments, Lessons Learned, and Best Practices
    • Assessment
    • Intervention
    • Documentation

Target Audience

  • RNs, NPs, PAs, and Paramedics from:
    • Emergency Departments
    • Critical Care
    • Medical-Surgical floors
    • Cardiology
    • Neurology
    • Urgent Care
  • Anyone desiring next level skills to proactively assess and intervene in the crashing trauma patient!

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