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Digital Seminar

Pharmacological Management of Life Threatening Conditions


Faculty:
Dr. Paul Langlois
Duration:
1 Hour 25 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Apr 14, 2016
Product Code:
POS077220
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

New medications are being developed at an ever-increasing rate and it can seem overwhelming to keep up with the latest recommendations, guidelines and warnings. In this session, Dr. Langlois will discuss pharmacological management of conditions commonly seen in the critical care setting including:

  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Stroke
  • Organ Transplant

Objectives

  1. Assess the most prevalent medications that are prescribed for patients with congestive heart failure.
  2. Compare anticoagulants that are most beneficial to the patient with myocardial infarction.

Outline

  • Heart Failure
    • Stages
    • Initial Clinical Assessment
    • Management and Medications
    • LVAD
    • ICD
    • CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Myocardial Infarction
    • ST-Segment MI
    • Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy
  • Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke
    • Epidemiology
    • Management
    • Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Diagnosis
      • Parmacologic Treatment
  • Transplant Medications
    • T-Lymphocytes
    • B-Lymphocytes
    • Immunouppression
    • Medications

 

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 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.  

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.


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

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 1.0 self-study contact hours.

CE Broker


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 1.7 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 1.25 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

Dr. Paul Langlois Related seminars and products: 18

APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, CNRN


Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, Ph.D., CCRN, CCNS, CNRN, is a critical care clinical specialist in the Surgical, Medical, Neurologic, Burn, CCU and Trauma ICUs of Cook County Hospital, Chicago. Drawing on over 30 years of experience assessing and managing patients with life-threatening diseases, Dr. Langlois provides advanced-level training to nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and physicians.

Dr. Langlois is committed to providing the highest quality of care to patients through advanced education. His presentations are evidence-based, timely and provide participants with case studies to facilitate critical thinking. As a bedside clinical nurse specialist, he has developed several institution-wide protocols for the multidisciplinary assessment and management of the cardiac, neurologic, septic, and multi-system organ failure patient.

His presentations are enthusiastically delivered and offer practical tips that help make the most challenging concepts easy to understand. Linking knowledge to clinical practice is the goal of every educational program.

 

Financial: Paul Langlois has an employment relationship with Cook County Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

 

Non-financial: Paul Langlois has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Other

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