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Digital Seminar

Interpret Blood Gasses, Manage Mechanical Ventilation & Master the Mechanical Implications - Like Never Before!


Speaker:
Sean G. Smith, MSc, FP-C, C-NPT, CEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric)
Duration:
3 Hours 03 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Jan 26, 2021
Product Code:
POS078275
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Baffled by Blood Gasses? Confused by Compensation? Mystified by Mechanical Ventilation?

Learn interpretation, ventilation, and implication in this fun, fast, practice changing training!  These topics can seem complex but in this comprehensive video, Sean Smith, FP-C, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric), will share his best tips from years of experience caring for patients in critical care/emergency-based roles.  He will break down key ABG concepts in a way that you have not heard explained previously.

By the end, you will be able to immediately apply the advanced level knowledge to YOUR personal practice.  There will be opportunities to test your new insights through clinical cases and scenarios. We guarantee you will be interpreting blood gasses and managing mechanical ventilation like never before.  For 20 years Sean’s students have followed up, to let him know how they were able to quickly and decisively act in critical situations.  You won’t regret the time spent learning.  In fact, you will only wish you had found this program sooner!

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing the on-line post-test (80% passing score) and completing the 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 your profession.  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 profession's standards.  

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California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 3.0 self-study contact hours. 

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Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 3.0 self-study contact hours.

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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 3.0 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.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 3.0 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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Speaker

Sean G. Smith, MSc, FP-C, C-NPT, CEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric)'s Profile

Sean G. Smith, MSc, FP-C, C-NPT, CEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric) Related seminars and products


Sean G. Smith, MSc, FP-C, C-NPT, CEN, CFRN, CTRN, TCRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric), is a humanitarian/flight nurse-paramedic who is triple board-certified in neonatal, pediatric, and adult critical care and emergency medicine. He brings 30+ years of education and team/leadership experience to his presentations from a career that includes global health, tropical medicine, research molecular neuroendocrinology, nuclear engineering technology, US Navy aviation/NASA manned space flight support, and high-performance teams/high-yield pedagogy, dozens of national/international conference presentations and various awards and honors. Author/co-author/review credits include a best-selling laboratory medicine textbook, a chapter on shock in Nursing Core Curriculum a section in the newly released Resuscitation Crisis Manual, numerous other industry-standard textbooks, and several professional association critical care/emergency medicine curriculums and board certification review courses (AACN, ANN, ENA, SCCM, etc.). Additionally, Sean routinely consults on clinical, legal, and certification matters for numerous high-profile hospital systems (Yale, Mayo, etc.). He holds an MSc in Pharmacy/Forensic Science, bachelor’s degrees in business administration, nursing, and molecular biology, and post graduate certificates in Forensic Death Investigation, Legal Consulting, and Tropical Medicine. In addition to being active in a number of professional associations (SCCM, AACN, WADEM, etc.), Sean is a life member of Mensa, The Emergency Nurses Association, and the Air Surface Transport Nurses Association. He has served on the executive committees and in various leadership roles of numerous charities and professional associations and has led/participated in 50+ medical missions (Dominican Republic, Honduras, Morocco, Liberia, Nepal, Iraq, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Haiti). Sean served as a clinician and educator during the largest Ebola and Cholera outbreaks in recent history and is currently active in building sustainable neonatal-pediatric cardiac critical care capacity in Iraq, as well as serving as part of a national-level multidisciplinary child sexual assault forensics team in Guyana, South America. Hobbies include Scuba diving and vintage science kits, tube amplifiers, and motorcycles.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Sean Smith is an independent contractor. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Sean Smith is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the Emergency Nurses Association, and the Society for Critical Care Medicine.


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Outline

Interpretation

  • Respiratory acidosis
  • Respiratory alkalosis
  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Metabolic alkalosis

Ventilation

  • NonInvasive (CPAP, “BiPAP”)
  • Invasive 
  • Volume control ventilation - made easy!
  • Patient variables 
  • Resistance, compliance, asthma, COPD, etc.
  • Machine settings/Parameters 
  • Tidal volume
  • Respiratory rate
  • Inspiratory-expiratory time/pressure
  • PEEP
  • FiO2
  • Alarm Settings/ Trouble Shooting 
  • Peak inspiratory pressure
  • Plateau pressure
  • DOPE

Implication

  • Lung Protective Ventilation
  • Common comorbidities (Renal Insufficiency, Diabetes, etc.)
  • pH homeostasis
  • Electrolyte homeostasis

Case Studies

  • Opioid overdose
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Diabetic Keto Acidosis
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Appropriate hypovolemic resuscitation

Objectives

  1. Analyze blood gas findings to alterations in respiratory physiology.
  2. Apply evidence to avoid Ventilator Induced Lung Injury from mechanical ventilation to correct altered homeostasis.
  3. Plan for proactive management of the complex mechanical ventilation patient with multiple comorbidities.

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Physician Assistants

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