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Let's face it...critical care nurses are overwhelmed with responsibilities. You are the one who needs to address every challenge that arises when patients are in crisis. You need to provide immediate solutions, and always be on your game.

Despite these challenges and the long hours, you wouldn't trade this career for any other!

In this self-paced online course, 4 nationally recognized experts will guide you step-by-step through 10 comprehensive lectures consisting of different obstacles faced in Critical Care — from the absolute essentials to advanced critical thinking.

Revitalize your career — and master specialized critical care skills once you complete this comprehensive online training. Walk away with even more credibility, and grow your career potential — and most importantly, you'll improve your patients' treatment outcomes.


Today ONLY $199.99 — Unbelievable Savings!
Watch all 10 sessions at your own pace. Plus, earn up to 15 CE Hours included in the course tuition. Click here for CE credit details.
Explore the full spectrum of critical care in 10 focused video sessions:
Surviving Sepsis
with Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP
The campaign continues but, after two years, what have we learned? Are the new measures making a difference in patient outcomes? In this session, we will take a look at the evidence and what comes next.
  • Sepsis Bundles
  • Pathway of Care
  • Initial Resuscitation
  • Infection Issues
  • Adjunctive Therapy
  • Financial Impact
  • Education
The Chronically Critically Ill Patient
with Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, CNRN
The Syndrome of chronic critical illness has emotional, social, and financial burdens for individuals, caregivers, and the health care system. In this session, we will take a look at the complexity of CCI and discuss strategies that are being implemented to handle this increasing population.
  • Prevalence
  • Profile
  • Complexities of Pathophysiology
  • Financial Impact Supporting the Patient and Family
Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring
with Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP
Examine the critical clues used to determine hemodynamic instability along with management strategies for:
  • CVP Monitoring
  • Swan Ganz Catheters
  • Vigileo/Flotrak
  • Arterial Lines
Navigating Traumatic Grief and Bereavement
with Paul Clements, PhD, APRN-BC
This session focuses on dealing with traumatic loss in critical care settings with an emphasis on the variety of ways healthcare professionals are impacted.
Critical Care Lab Values: Interpreting the Data
with Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP
Identify the hidden clues in both common and less frequently seen lab values. Gain critical thinking skills and proactively plan the course of care to optimize patient outcomes.
Pulmonary Emergencies
with Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN
We will discuss crucial assessment findings and interventions for pulmonary emergencies including mechanical ventilation criteria for the following:
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • COPD
  • ARDS
Renal Emergencies
with Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP
An in-depth discussion of comprehensive renal emergencies including lab values and physical assessment findings critical in determining diagnosis along with:
  • Indications & Contraindications of Dialysis
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Care of the Neuro Patient
with Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, CNRN
When a change in the neurological status of your patient develops, it is critical that your examination is thorough, your assessment is accurate, and you are able to execute the crucial initial steps to ensure the most desirable outcome. In this session, Dr. Langlois discusses best practice management strategies for the following:
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
Life-Threatening EKG Changes & Challenging Arrhythmias
with Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP
Location, Location, Location! Using a 5-Step Method for identifying ischemia and injury, Cyndi demonstrates how the EKG can be one of the quickest and easiest tools to use. Additionally, she will discuss management strategies for the most challenging arrhythmias.
Advanced Cardiac Assessment: Critical Clues You Should NEVER Miss
with Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP
Don't miss a beat interpreting heart sounds! Cyndi demonstrates quick & easy methods for identifying significant murmurs and the best interventions based on the findings. Also included:
  • Jugular Vein Distention
  • Symptom Presentation & Risk
  • Critical Thinking Skills that Improve Outcomes
Plus, when you register today, you'll get these additional bonuses:
Multisystem Assessment
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  • Identify interactions between organ systems
  • Plan early assessment to identify complications
  • Implement action steps to avoid complications
6 Easy Steps to ABG Analysis
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Nurses often have difficulty interpreting arterial blood gases (ABGs). Confusion begins with trying to remember many random rules and lacking a standardized approach to ABGs. In addition, nurses often attempt to analyze too many components of the ABG at the same time. The result is often confusion and an incorrect diagnosis.

The "6 Easy Steps to ABG Analysis" were developed to provide nurses with an accurate and systematic method of easily interpreting arterial blood gases.

Critical Care Nursing Conference

A Comprehensive Course For Success

$599.90 Value
Today Only $199.99 — Unbelievable Savings!
Featuring 4 Nationally Recognized Critical Care Experts:

Cyndi Zarbano is an intensive care nurse with over twenty 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. Her national acclaim is well deserved for her ability to make knowledge practical, as well as encouraging knowledge retention by her frequent use of stories, humor and case studies.

Click here for information about Cyndi Zarbano.

Dr. Paul Langlois is a critical care clinical specialist in the Surgical, Medical, Neuro, 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. Paul 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.

Click here for information about Dr. Paul Langlois.

Paul Clements is a forensic and psychiatric clinical specialist, he is additionally a Certified Gang Specialist and Certified in Danger Assessment. He is an experienced therapist, forensic consultant, and critical incident/trauma response specialist with 25 years of experience in management/administration and crisis intervention.

Click here for information about Paul Thomas Clements.

Robin Gilbert has over 25 years' experience in emergency nursing. She is both a certified emergency nurse and certified pediatric emergency nurse. Robin has experience as an emergency department manager, manager of cardiac & pulmonary rehabilitation and, currently, as the regional manager for staff development at Central Maine Medical Center. Her experience also includes having been an item writer for the Board Certification of Emergency Nursing and a former Chairperson. In her current role, Robin is able to remain current in the trends and best practice standards for care in emergency nursing.

Click here for information about Robin Gilbert.
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to all course materials, including the bonus materials — all designed to help you master critical care skills. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the CE21 Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on specialized critical care skills, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 15 CE hours! Click here for CE credit details and credit details specific to your profession.
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