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Digital Seminar

Subtle Clues of Impending Doom: Prioritizing Action


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 15 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Aug 15, 2023
Product Code:
POS078698
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

You’ve been there before, caring for a patient…when you get that pit in your stomach feeling that something is going to take a turn for the worse

It all happens so quickly! Soon you are calling for the rapid response team to provide some backup.  Those minutes feel long until others arrive to lend a clinical hand.  You’ve worked hard to accumulate experience and important patient insights.  However, in these critical moments when a patient begins to deteriorate, are you confident in your next steps? 

Join Sean G. Smith MSc, FP-C, C-NPT, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric), for this practice changing session.  Sean is a flight nurse-paramedic who has practiced in Rapid Response teams, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, and Aero-Medical Transport (military and civilian) for over 25 years. His extensive and on-going clinical expertise will be evident! 

Fear of the unknown is often the biggest problem we face in our professional work, and few patients are more terrifying or difficult than the patient facing impending doom.  This session will provide new clinical problem-solving skills, so you won’t need to feel uncertain, scared or at risk anymore. The ability to assess, intervene and advocate will be reinforced through exciting – and real! - cases.  

Credit

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. 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. 
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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.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 3.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers 60 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 1.0 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC

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 3.0 contact hours. Expires: 08/15/2026.


California Nurses

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


Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 3.0 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 8/15/2023. It was last reviewed on 11/7/2023 and is valid until 11/06/2026

 

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 8/15/2023. It was last reviewed on 11/7/2023 and is valid until 11/06/2026.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


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.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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Objectives

  1. Develop a proactive high performance rapid response team approach to respond to deteriorating patients. 
  2. Identify determinants of cerebral and end organ perfusion. 
  3. Understand how reversible causes impact cardiac output and can exacerbate patient deterioration. 
  4. Apply best practice assessment and interventional approaches for a variety of emergent cardiac and respiratory scenarios. 
  5. Incorporate pharmacological interventions into your current clinical practice with respect to the pre, peri, and post arrest management of the medically fragile patient. 

Outline

High Performance Resuscitation Teams During a Rapid Response 

  • Physical and psychological components 
  • Skills maintenance strategies 
  • 2023 AHA Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care 

Worst Case Scenarios & Proactive Planning 
 

  • Proactive risk assessments
 
  • Lab test clues that a crisis is looming 

Crucial Patient Assessments & Interventions 

  • Anticipate needs of high-risk populations (neuro, cardiac, respiratory, oncologic) 
  • Incorporate rapid assessment techniques and ask the critical questions 

Pharmacological Guidelines for Emergent Patient Scenarios 

  • Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic considerations in the rapid response patient 
  • Pharmacologic pearls and pitfalls in medically fragile patients 

Rapid Cardiac Assessment and Stabilization During Cardiac Emergencies 

  • Identify determinants of cardiac output and end organ perfusion 
  • Current interventions for reversible causes of cardiac emergencies 
  • Rapidly assess and treat concomitant reversible causes contributing to decreased cardiac output 

Optimize Response in Respiratory Distress and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation 

  • Apply best practice methods to assess oxygenation and ventilation (Sao2, ETCO2, ABGs…) 
  • Critical thinking strategies for ABG analysis  
  • Must have components of high-quality CPR  

Target Audience

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

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