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Our patients and their families need us now, more than ever.

In today’s fast-changing healthcare world, we are severely lacking specialists trained to work with the sickest patients in progressive care environments.

And, as healthcare professionals, we must be on our game at all times.

There is no room for slip-ups. There is no room for errors. It is our duty to develop and maintain the skills to help patients stabilize, recover, and get home as soon as is safely possible.

Our new Progressive Care Certificate Course provides you with the clinical insights and critical thinking skills you need right now — to stop feeling uncertain, scared, or at risk while on the job. 

And when you sign up today for this step-by-step advanced skills training, you’ll finally get a deeper understanding into the intricacies of progressive care.

Best of all… you’ll earn your Progressive Care Certificate AND up to 18.75 CE hours at no additional cost to you!

Prove to patients, colleagues, and supervisors that you are committed to the highest quality of care and increase your earning potential overnight.

Work more effectively than ever before with the most difficult patients… and feel more confident than ever before as you transition patients in crisis to patients who are stable.

In this completely self-paced course, you’ll learn the assessments, tests and interventions that are crucial to addressing the most critical health issues in all of the body’s systems, including:

  • Cardiovascular
  • Pulmonary
  • Renal
  • GI
  • Hematologic & Immune
  • Endocrine
  • And so much more!

Progressive Care Certificate Course:

Conquer the High Acuity Patient

$719.97 Value
Just $249.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
AND up to 18.75 CE hours are included in today’s deeply discounted registration!
Click here for CE credit details

Here’s what you get when you sign up for this exclusive advanced skills training:

Progressive Care Certificate Course: Conquer the High Acuity Patient
- with Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN
Progressive care patients require complex care. You may sometimes feel intimidated that you're expertly handling the responsibility for these higher acuity patients.


Module 1
  • Advanced hemodynamics and critical care drips
  • Neurology, Head Injuries, Stroke, and Seizure

Module 2
  • The Cardiovascular System - including Everything You Need to Know about Interpreting EKGs

Module 3
  • Acid Base in a Nutshell: What to Know about Arterial Blood Gas Tests (ABG)
  • The Pulmonary System: Mechanical Ventilation, Acute Respiratory Failure, Asthma, COPD & ARDS
Module 4
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • The Renal System
  • Gastrointestinal System: Acute Abdomen, GI Bleed, Pancreatitis & Bowel Obstruction
  • Hematologic & Immune Systems
  • The Endocrine System: Hyperglycemic States, Diabetes, & Thyroid
  • Multisystem Challenges: Sepsis, Shock, Trauma, and More: What you MUST Know

Module 5
  • Pharmacology: Sedation, IV fluids & Common Medications
  • Critical Care Patients with Special Needs: Geriatric, Bariatric & High-Risk OB
  • Let’s Talk Lines! CVP, Arterial lines, and More
  • Coming Attractions: What’s in Store for the Future of Progressive Care Units?

Module 6
  • Pulling it All Together: Case Based Presentations & Discussion

Respiratory Distress: Assess and Respond with Skill and Confidence
- with Tim Martindale, MS, RN, RRT
Gain a clear algorithm for assessment, a means to dissect ventilation/perfusion inequalities, and a thorough knowledge of the best treatment modalities.


Module 7
  • COVID-19: How is it Impacting Progressive Care?
  • What We Know
  • CXR
  • Aerosols/NIPPV
  • Intubation
  • High PEEP and Proning

Module 8
  • Respiratory Failure: Quickly Identify and Intervene
  • Best Approaches to Differentiate Cardiac and Pulmonary Symptoms
  • Confidently Assess Respiratory Disease
  • Transitioning Patients from Crisis to Stable
  • Mistakes YOU Can Prevent
Module 9
  • Case Study 1: Dehydrated, cardiac patient in acute respiratory distress
  • Case Study 2: Respiratory distress following gastric bypass surgery
  • Case Study 3: Cholecystectomy patient, tachypneic, CXR white out bilaterally
  • Case Study 4: Woman in third trimester with SOB
  • Case Study 5: Patient with COPD and pneumonia, unable to wean from ventilator due to extreme tachypnea
PLUS: Enroll today and you'll also get this Bonus Video Module —
with Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC
The Cardiac and Respiratory Lab Tests You Need to Know – Explained!
Alone valued at over $59!
  • Understand the wherefores and whys of the cardiac workup…Time is Muscle!
  • Oxygenation, Ventilation, Acid-Base status....and more!
  • Earn an additional CE Credit!

Progressive Care Certificate Course:
Conquer the High Acuity Patient

$719.97 Value
Just $249.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!

Start showing up like a pro. Maximize the time you have RIGHT NOW.

When you complete this course, not only will you increase your competency and gain clinical sophistication, but you’ll also get the tips, tools and tactics that you need in order to:

  1. Interpret all clinical test results with greater ease and confidence

  2. Spot early signs of deterioration before things get worse

  3. Examine the special needs of trauma patients in progressive care units

  4. Evaluate current trends in today’s progressive care environment (ECMO, REBOA, assistive devices)

  5. Anticipate the changing priorities of progressive care patients and their families

  6. Select the best treatment modalities that will optimize the outcomes for patients in crisis

  7. Correctly choose the best interventions for the situation… and so much more!

PLUS! You’ll receive a Progressive Care Certificate – and up to 18.75 CE hours with this online seminar if you sign up today!


Certificate of Completion

In recognition of completing this intensive clinical supervision training, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Your certificate not only showcases your personal and professional accomplishment, but it also distinguishes you from your peers and shows your clients, your colleagues, and employer your continued dedication to Progressive Care and improving patient outcomes.

And Now, Meet Your Experts…
Robin Gilbert

Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, has over 25 years’ experience in emergency nursing. She is both a certified emergency nurse and certified pediatric emergency nurse. Robin has extensive experience working in the emergency department, progressive care, intermediate care, transitional care, step-down and, currently, as the regional manager for staff development at Central Maine Medical Center. Robin has been an item writer for the Board Certification of Emergency Nursing (BCEN), a former Chairperson of BCEN, and most recently a contributing writer for the current CEN Review Manual. She is an active member of the Emergency Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Association for Nursing Professional Development, and is a reviewer for the ANCC’s Pathway to Excellence.

Click here for information about Robin Gilbert

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Robin Gilbert has an employment relationship with Central Maine Medical Center and Rumford Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Robin Gilbert has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

Timothy Martindale

Timothy R. Martindale, MS, RN, RRT, has spent over 38 years working in healthcare in a variety of clinical settings, including respiratory therapy, critical care, med/surg, and long-term care. He has taught nurses, respiratory therapists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in various situations, including numerous classes on respiratory, cardiac, and critical care. Tim has authored a book entitled Respiratory Therapy for Nurses and has produced a series of learning videos for healthcare professionals.

Click here for information about Timothy R. Martindale

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Timothy Martindale has an employment relationship with North Knoxville Medical Center. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Timothy Martindale has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

Cyndi Zarbano

Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC has been a nurse for more than 25 years and a legal nurse consultant (LNC) for 12. Cyndi’s clinical area of expertise has been in various intensive care/critical care roles, currently working for Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. She has been a national seminar speaker for over ten years speaking to diverse healthcare audiences throughout the country. During her presentations, she has earned the reputation of keeping attendees engaged with the use of current clinical knowledge, fascinating legal stories, and the interjection of nursing humor to keep it fun.

Click here for information about Cyndi Zarbano

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Cyndi Zarbano is the owner of Clinical Review Consultants. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial:Non-financial: Cyndi Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

Progressive Care Certificate Course:
Conquer the High Acuity Patient

$719.97 Value
Just $249.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
AND up to 18.75 CE hours are included in today’s deeply discounted registration!
Click here for CE credit details
Here's everything included in this comprehensive online training course:

Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get immediate, lifetime access to all course materials, including over 18 hours of video training providing new clinical insights and critical thinking skills so you won’t feel uncertain anymore. Click here for course objectives and outline

Online message boards to network and collaborate with other professionals taking the course.

Earn up to 18.75 CE hours — included in the price.Click here for CE credit details

Unlimited access to all course materials!  Review at your own pace and at your convenience with the CE21 Mobile™ app. Access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices. Watch your email for your order confirmation to get started instantly!
Progressive Care Certificate Course:
Conquer the High Acuity Patient

$719.97 Value
Just $249.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!
AND up to 18.75 CE hours are included in today’s deeply discounted registration!
Click here for CE credit details

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