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Critical care nursing doesn't just exist in the traditional confines of the ICU.

Whether you are on the Med-Surg floor, in the ICU, the PACU, the OR or even the ER, you will come across critically ill patients on a regular basis.

All nurses today need the specialized skills, knowledge, and competency
to care for critically ill and unstable patients.

Through the course videos, case studies, tips, and time-savers, you'll master the concepts of critical care nursing and become an expert in your clinical practice.
  • Rapid Assessment: including 5 essentials components of a "down and dirty" assessment
  • ABG Analysis: explore the most common causes of arterial blood gas abnormalities
  • Rhythm Strip Interpretation: along with 3 most common dysrhythmias
  • Advanced Cardiac Care: containing preload, contractility and afterload impacting cardiac output
  • Advanced Neurological Care: together with 5 common causes of delirium
  • Mechanical Ventilation Management: incorporating 2 ways to increase the ventilator patient's oxygenation status
  • And much more!

Join expert Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP, for this innovative critical care nursing course that will revitalize your career. You'll master specialized critical care skills, increase your credibility, and grow your career potential — most importantly, you'll improve your patients' treatment outcomes.


Master Critical Care Nursing
and improve your patients' treatment outcomes!
Regular $447.92
Today ONLY $149.99
That's $297.93 Off!

Watch the video sessions at your own pace while earning 12+ CE hours from the comfort of home.
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In this comprehensive online course, Cyndi Zarbano will guide you step-by-step through Critical Care — from what is absolutely essential to advanced critical thinking, including:
Essential Assessment, Interpretation and Intervention Strategies
Critically ill patients are everywhere these days – on the Med-Surg floor, in the ICU, the PACU, the ED, the OR, even long-term care! A good working knowledge of the concepts for managing high-acuity patients is indispensable.

Join Cyndi Zarbano and learn the latest in essential critical care skills that you must know to be successful, including:
Rapid AssessmentABG AnalysisCentral Line CareEasy Strip Interpretation
Identification & Management of Crisis
  • Master "down and dirty" prompt assessment skills
  • End the "Red Flags"
  • Rapid stabilizing interventions for the unstable patient
  • Manage the decompensating patient
  • Better outcomes through quick intervention
Easy Steps to ABG Analysis
  • Acid base imbalance
  • 4 abnormal findings when reading your lab result
  • A simple tool to rapidly and efficiently interpret ABG's!
The 5 Steps to Rhythm Strip Interpretation
  • Systematically reviewing the major components of a rhythm strips
  • Identifying rhythm changes and management of:
    — Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter
    — Paroxysmal Supra-Ventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)
    — V-Tach and V-Fib
Managing Chest Drainage
  • Indications for chest tubes
  • Circumventing re-expansion pulmonary edema
  • Avoiding common complications of chest drainage
Master Central Line Care
  • Common issues experienced with central lines
  • Using which port for what on a triple lumen PICC
  • Use of a "cell-saver" to reduce lost hemoglobin during blood draws
  • The challenge of CVP monitoring
Pacemakers & AICDs
  • Indications for pacemakers
  • Meaning of pacemaker codes
  • Types of Pacemakers
  • Device management
  • Practical solutions to common pacemaker problems
Advanced Management of Complex and Critically Ill Patients
The Master Critical Care Skills seminar will give you a strong foundation, while integrating tips, timesavers, and stories about real nurses who make a difference in their patient's lives. This seminar will teach you to master the concepts of critical care and become an expert in your clinical practice. Learn advanced critical care concepts and interventions, including:
Critical Care Certification ReviewCore content for advanced critical care nurses
Advanced cardiac care/hemodynamicsAdvanced Neurological careMechanical ventilation management
Understand Hemodynamics Today
  • Cardiac Output = Heart Rate x Stroke Volume
    — Use a simple analogy to learn the components and finally Get It
  • Preload, Afterload and Contractility
  • Manipulating the mathematical equation to stabilize
The ICU Trio in Crisis!
  • IV Fluids — picking the right one for the situation
  • 5 pressor agents — How they work, when to use them
    — Blood products! FFP, Platelets, PRBC's and Cryoprecipitate
Demystify hemodynamic waveforms and Correctly Measuring Each
  • Assessment clues to hemodynamic instability
  • Central Venous Pressures
  • Arterial Lines
  • Swan Ganz Catheters
Mechanical Ventilation for Nurses
  • How to manage patients on ventilators
  • Avoiding Ventilator Acquired Pneumonia (VAP)
  • Using CPAP or BiPAP
Assessment and management of:
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Septic Shock
  • Hypovolemic Shock
Manage the Neuro Patient
  • Use a "5-point Neuro Check" to easily identify changes in condition
  • Stroke and Stabilization
    — Ischemic
    — Hemorrhagic
    — Delirium
    — How to assess & intervene
Life-threatening EKG Changes: Clues from the 12-Lead
  • Spectrum of coronary artery ischemia
  • 5-step method for finding myocardial ischemia and injury
  • STEMI and NSTEMI — What's the difference?
  • Location, location, location!
End-of-Life Care in the ICU
  • The needs of the patient
  • Practical tips to help your patients and families with the end-of-life journey



Plus, if you register today, you'll get these additional bonuses:
Best-Selling Pocket Guide and Book in PDF Format
A $47.94 Value!

Clinical Nursing Assessment Skills Pocket Guide

This full-color pocket guide provides portable, quick access to essential reference information on Neurological, Cardiac and Pulmonary Assessments. Filled with descriptive images, this thorough clinical guide will become your go-to reference for effective physical assessments.

Patient Crisis and Critical Thinking
by Carol Whiteside, RN, MSN, PHD

Combining her vast clinical background and information with critical thinking strategies, Carol Whiteside, MSN, PhD, has created an easy to follow book for nurses in the clinical setting. Her strategies are the result of over 40 years in the healthcare field in the areas of trauma, burn, pediatric, neonatal, medical/ surgical, and cardiac Intensive Care Units. Carol's conversational writing style presents easy to understand examples and scenarios. This book is a must for the novice and seasoned nurse or nurse educator.



About the Speaker:

Click for more info Cyndi Zarbano is an intensive care nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience who is currently practicing in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. She is a nationally-recognized seminar speaker who has opened multiple national symposiums and speaks on several topics for PESI, as well as a variety of other companies in the US and Canada. In addition to her speaking engagements, Cyndi is a published author with a variety of books including Clinical Nursing Assessment Skills Pocket Guide and the Medical Surgical Nurses Pocket Guide. Her products also include textbooks, webcasts and webinars.

Along with her MS and BSN in nursing, she has 3 other undergraduate degrees and multiple nursing certifications. She served as a US Naval Officer for 10 years, leaving service as an LCDR (Lieutenant Commander) in 2001. Prior to nursing, she worked as a counselor with the mentally ill and dangerous in a facility in southern Minnesota. She returned to that facility as a Lead Psychiatric Nurse for two years after leaving the military. Additionally, Cyndi has a legal nurse consulting business and continues to serve as a testifying expert in medical related cases. Cyndi's teaching style is dynamic and high energy while informal and easy to understand. You will leave her program with a renewed commitment to achieving nursing excellence in critical care.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Cyndi Zarbano has an employment relationship with Fairview South. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Cyndi Zarbano has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.



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