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Digital Seminar

Perianesthesia: Respiratory Emergencies in the Post Anesthesia Patient


Faculty:
Nancy McGushin
Duration:
49 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Dec 10, 2013
Product Code:
POS075530
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

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Post-operative complications can be fatal if not recognized and treated rapidly. If you care for patients who receive sedation, anesthesia and analgesia in the operative, interventional or diagnostic setting, this seminar is for you.  Utilizing the latest evidence-based practice guidelines, you will learn to better understand the factors associated with respiratory emergencies in the post-operative patient, and improve your patient’s outcomes.

OUTLINE

General anesthesia’s effects on the respiratory system

  • Muscle weakness
  • Irritability
  • Loss of protective reflexes
  • Airway manipulation

Types of Respiratory emergencies

  • Upper airway
  • Muscular weakness
  • Foreign matter issues
  • Lower airway
  • Laryngo/ Bronchospasms
  • Hypoventilation
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Cardiogenic and non-cardiogenic
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Aspiration
  • Pneumothorax

Treatment Options for respiratory emergencies

  • Airway maneuvers
  • Artificial airway
  • Suction
  • Intubation/reintubation
  • Oxygen therapy
  • Diuresis
  • Anticoagulation

OBJECTIVES

  • Describe the effects of general anesthesia on the respiratory system
  • List the types of respiratory emergencies that may occur in the post anesthetic period
  • Explain treatment options for each type of respiratory emergency

 

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Satisfaction Guarantee

Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

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


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

Nancy McGushin Related seminars and products: 2

MSN, RN, CNL, CPAN, Supervisor-Pre-Op/PACU

Fairfield Medical Center


Nancy McGushin has been a certified postanesthesia nurse (CPAN®) since 1994. She currently serves as the Perianesthesia Nurse Educator at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where she provides unit-based education and competency training for colleagues in the Ambulatory Surgery Unit, Preoperative Holding and Postanesthesia Phases I (PACU) settings. Nancy worked for fourteen years in inpatient PACU settings and for nine years in preanesthesia and postanesthesia care in a free-standing ambulatory surgery center. Her nursing career also includes experience in medical-surgical and neurosurgical critical care nursing, as well as staff development and nursing management.

Nancy is dedicated to providing perianesthesia nurses with the knowledge they need to safely care for their patients. She is an active member of the American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN), a member of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), and an affiliate member of the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA).

Disclosures:
Financial: Nancy McGushin is receiving a fee for speaking at today's educational activity.
Nonfinancial: Nancy McGushin has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Nurses, Respiratory Care Practitioners, and other Healthcare Professionals

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Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

ADA Needs

We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

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