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Earn up to 30.75 CE hours, including up to 10.0 pharmacology CE hours!

The hard truth is that healthcare clinicians need to be top-notch in their response to an acutely deteriorating patient. It can take just minutes to assemble a high-performing rapid-response team at the patient's bedside to initiate lifesaving care.

When the call for a patient crisis or Code Blue hits, the skill set required demands a wide variety of expertise as you need to: apply pharmacology updates and the latest evidence-based guidelines, prioritize actions, execute immediate assessments, handle the difficult conversations, quickly recognize patient clues, skillfully perform lifesaving interventions, limit your own legal risks and so much more!

Elevate your critical knowledge and insights with our powerful Rapid Response Certification Course. Discover confidence in how to approach even the worst-case patient scenarios!

Harness the knowledge of a multidisciplinary panel of 15 rapid response/critical care/emergency authorities... from nurse practitioners, a critical care pharmacist, a respiratory therapist, a physician assistant, legal nurse consultants, and more!

That's not all! You also have the opportunity to become a Certified Rapid Response Healthcare Professional! CRRP certification is a $249.99 value but certification is FREE with your registration!

Master the delivery of care to unstable, crashing patients and, most importantly, save lives!

Rapid Response Certification Course

A $2,249.83 value
Yours Today for $1,124.91
•  Earn up to 30.75 CE hours, including up to 10.0 pharmacology CE hours!
•  Learn at your own pace
•  Unlimited access to all content
•  Completely flexible for your busy schedule
Earn your Rapid Response Certification
and advance your skills before the next patient crisis hits!

Must-know topics include:

  • Ways to Replace Fear with Courage and Action
  • Strategies to Prioritize Actions for Subtle Clues of Impending Doom
  • Initiating the Difficult Conversations When Resuscitation Won't Change the Outcomes
  • Deciphering Challenging Cardiac Cases to Prevent a Crisis
  • Respiratory Emergencies: New Evidence on High Flow Nasal Cannula Use
  • Rapid and Effective Assessment Techniques
  • Current Guidelines for Medication Use & Late Breaking Literature
  • Code Blue Training: Life Support Challenges
  • Acute Abdominal Pain You Can't Miss
  • Worst Case Patient Scenarios
  • Ways to Limit Legal Liability to Protect Yourself & Your License During an Emergency
  • Sepsis & Septic Shock
  • Life Threatening Diabetic Emergencies
  • Neurocritical Care Med Update & more!

Plus, get evidence-based updates — in one convenient location — from:

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American College of Critical Care Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America
  • The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • American Stroke Association
  • The Journal for Nurse Practitioners
  • Best Practice & Research Clinical Anesthesiology
  • American Heart Association
  • JAMA Internal Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Medicine
  • New England Journal of Medicine
  • JAMA Surgery
  • Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock
  • American Journal of Nursing
  • Journal of Patient Safety
  • American College of Surgeons & much more
Rapid Response Certification Course
A $2,249.83 value
Yours Today for $1,124.91
•  Earn up to 30.75 CE hours, including up to 10.0 pharmacology CE hours!
•  Learn at your own pace
•  Unlimited access to all content
•  Completely flexible for your busy schedule
Cheryl Herrmann
Deciphering Challenging Cardiac Cases to Prevent a Crisis
Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC, has extensive experience, as a bedside critical care nurse, and a cardiac clinical nurse specialist. And as a prehospital ambulance nurse. As CNS, she helped develop the rapid response team and protocols at her institution and was chairman of the RRT committee to analyze and improve outcomes. She is a popular presenter at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) NTI and was honored with the AACN Circle of Excellence – Excellent Clinical Nurse Specialist Award. Topics covered:
  • Quick Intervention Skills for a Cardiac Rapid Response Patient
  • Diagnostics and Vital Analysis on a Deteriorating Cardiac Patient
  • Management Strategies for Life-Threatening Cardiac Scenarios
Rapid Response Pharmacotherapy — Updates & Pearls
Andrea Sikora, PharmD, MSCR, BCCCP, FCCM, is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and a practicing critical care pharmacist at Augusta University Medical Center. Dr. Sikora completed two years of post-graduate residency training at The University of North Carolina Medical Center, where she specialized in critical care. She earned her Master of Science in Clinical Research from Emory University. Dr. Sikora is a federally-funded researcher studying how to apply artificial intelligence to optimize outcomes of ICU medications. Topics covered:
  • The role of medications in rapid response scenarios, including: bradycardia, tachycardia, arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, sepsis
  • Best practices for safe medication practices
  • Current guidelines for medication use, as well as late-breaking literature
Andrea Sikora
Christa Schorr
Sepsis and Septic Shock
Christa A. Schorr, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, is a clinical nurse scientist at Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Schorr has more than 25 years of clinical, quality improvement, and research experience in critical care. She has authored or co-authored more than 200 peer-reviewed articles and invited book chapters. Dr. Schorr was the group-head for the 2021 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines Long-Term Outcomes and Goals of Care Section. Topics covered:
  • Assessment criteria
  • Most recent SSC guidelines
  • Implications for nursing practice
  • Long-term outcomes for survivors of sepsis
Neurocritical Care Medication Update
Ebonye Green, MNSc, ACNPC-AG, CNRN, SCRN, APRN, FNCS, has been an inpatient Advanced Practice Registered Nurse for the College of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences since 2013. She previously worked as a staff nurse and as a travel nurse, working in some of the country's top neurosurgical intensive units and Gamma Knife, including Washington Hospital Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital. Topics covered:
  • Hyperosmolar therapy
  • Antiseizure medications
  • Anticoagulant reversal and hemostatic agents
  • Antishivering agents
  • Neuromuscular blocking agents
  • Antihypertensive agents
  • Sedation and analgesia
  • Vasopressors and inotropes
Ebonye Green
Tracey Long
Life-Threatening Diabetic Emergencies
Tracey Long, PhD, MS, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CCRN, CDCES, CNE, has worked in endocrinology, critical care, and primary care, earning degrees from Brigham Young University, Purdue University, and UNLV. Dr. Long is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, has developed diabetes education programs, and teaches a diabetes educator certification course. Topics covered:
  • Recognize and initial lifesaving diabetic care for hypoglycemia, DKA and HNKS
  • Diagnostic tests and presentations for the three diabetic emergencies
  • Medical treatment and management protocols for each diabetic emergency
Limit Legal Liability: Protect Yourself & Your License During a Rapid Response
Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CMSRN, LNC, practices at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN as an ICU nurse. Through her 25 years of clinical practice, she has drawn expertise from a variety of intensive care/critical care/flight nurse roles. Her insights have been sought in legal cases for the past 12 years. Cyndi has been a requested presenter, speaking to diverse healthcare audiences throughout the country. Topics covered:
  • How practice acts give direction to help avoid legal risks
  • Ethical concepts as they relate to the rapid response role
  • Common documentation errors that increase liability risk during an emergency
Cyndi Zarbano
Andrea Pifher
High Flow Nasal Cannula Use in Rapid Response Respiratory Distress Calls
Andrea Pifher, DHSc., RRT-ACCS, RCP, serves as the program coordinator for the respiratory care program in the Allied Health Department at Columbus State Community College. Prior to coming to CSCC, she worked full time in the hospital as a registered respiratory therapist and adult critical care specialist for 8 years in the ICU. Topics covered:
  • Differences between non-invasive ventilation and high-flow nasal cannula
  • Patient populations that benefit from high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy
  • Initiation and titration strategies for a patient on high-flow nasal cannula
Subtle Clues of Impending Doom: Prioritizing Action
Sean G. Smith, MSc, FP-C, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric), is a flight nurse-paramedic who has practiced and taught Trauma Care, Emergency/Critical Care, and Prehospital Emergency Medical Services, both in the military and the civilian world. He holds degrees in nursing and molecular biology, is a graduate of Duke University's Legal Nurse Consulting program, and completed a master's degree through the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Topics covered:
  • How to develop a proactive high-performance rapid response team approach to respond to deteriorating patients
  • Best practice assessment and interventional approaches for a variety of emergent cardiac and respiratory scenarios
  • Pharmacological interventions with respect to the pre, peri, and post arrest management of the medically fragile patient
Sean Smith
Paul Langlois
Triage for Rapid Response Teams: Evidence-based Pearls and Pitfalls
Paul Langlois, APN, PHD, CCRN, CCNS, 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. Topics covered:
  • The role of the rapid response team (RRT)
  • Three physical assessment methods used to effectively triage an RRT patient
  • Common pitfalls that can occur during the triage process
Rapid Response Certification Course
A $2,249.83 value
Yours Today for $1,124.91
•  Earn up to 30.75 CE hours, including up to 10.0 pharmacology CE hours!
•  Learn at your own pace
•  Unlimited access to all content
•  Completely flexible for your busy schedule
PLUS, when you register today, you'll receive 7 FREE bonus videos
A $1,019 value!
Susan Davis
Failure to Rescue: Replace Fear with Courage and Action
Susan Davis, DNP, MSN, RN, PMD, is a critical care nurse, resuscitation educator and the founder of CodePRep and RescueRN. Through her work, she and her team have trained over 50,000 healthcare professionals in basic, advanced, and pediatric resuscitation response, improving code blue team performance. Topics covered:
  • Ways to mitigate primal fear responses for improved patient care
  • The perception gap between in-patient and critical care teams
  • Plans for early recognition of patient deterioration, using Early Warning Systems and the Visual Acuity Scale
When the Rapid Response is a Trauma Patient
John R. Lunde, DNP, AGACNP/FNP-BC, CCRN, TCRN, FCCM, has over 30 years' experience in the care of critical care and trauma patients, including work as a paramedic, critical care/trauma resuscitation nurse, critical care flight nurse, nurse practitioner (advance practice provider) and trauma program director. He currently works as a critical care nurse practitioner within a rapid response team, is a journal reviewer for a nursing trauma journal, and provides trauma education to advance practice providers, nursing, allied health, and medical residents. Topics covered:
  • Airway Emergencies in Trauma
  • Resuscitation of the Bleeding Trauma Patient
  • Anticoagulation Considerations in Trauma
John Lunde
Kelly Counts
When Resuscitation Will Not Change the Outcomes: The Difficult Conversations
Kelly Counts, PhD (c), APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-C, ENP-C, has been practicing in healthcare for the past 30 years and for the past 18 years, worked as an emergency medicine nurse practitioner. Her career emphasis has always been focused on emergency medicine, flight nursing, and critical care. Topics covered:
  • The meaning of health-related quality of life and what it means to each patient
  • New communication techniques to approach difficult conversations
  • Crisis management strategies during a rapid response
Legal Risk Aversion Tools for Critical Care Nurses
Rosale Lobo, PhD, RN, MSN, LNC, is a staff nurse at a large teaching hospital in Connecticut and brings over 30 years of combined experience from clinical practice, faculty/administrative roles, and as a legal nurse consultant. She has worked as an independent legal nurse consultant with plaintiff attorneys on a national scale. Dr. Lobo has a passion for educating nurses on how they can protect themselves from undue litigation predicaments. Topics covered:
  • How nurses are needed to investigate, educate, and decode information that brings clarity to sensitive healthcare-related situations
  • A day in the life of an LNC
  • Ways to eliminate rookie mistakes and navigate the expected roadblocks
Rosale Lobo
Patrick Heagey
Wake Up the Surgeon! Acute Abdominal Pain Can't Miss Diagnoses
Patrick Heagey, MPAS, PA-C, is an assistant professor at West Chester University in the Physician Assistant Program. His specialty is Trauma Surgery/Surgical Critical Care. Topics covered:
  • Pertinent physical exam findings related to an acute surgical abdomen
  • Formulate a plan for potential life-threatening surgical abdominal emergencies
  • Pitfalls in the management of acute abdominal pain in the geriatric population
Code Blue Training: Life Support Challenges
Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, is committed to providing the highest quality of care to patients through advanced education. In this presentation, you will hear about real-world code blue events while you learn about the management of both adult- and pediatric-code blue scenarios. Topics covered:.
  • Three initial priorities in a code blue
  • Common medications used in code blue, including dosing and frequency
  • Post-cardiac arrest care, including prevention of rearrest and brain injury
Paul Langlois
Douglas Stephens
Rapid Response for Imminent Clinical Deterioration
Douglas J. Stephens, DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, is the lead faculty for the adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner (AGACNP) track. He is nationally certified as an adult acute care nurse practitioner (ACNP) with clinical practice in critical care medicine. Topics covered:
  • Early warning signs of acutely deteriorating patients
  • Knowing when to activate a rapid response system
  • The roles and benefits of different rapid response models of care
  • How to initiate Goals of Care discussions, as part of the rapid response
Rapid Response Certification Course
A $2,249.83 value
Yours Today for $1,124.91
•  Earn up to 30.75 CE hours, including up to 10.0 pharmacology CE hours!
•  Learn at your own pace
•  Unlimited access to all content
•  Completely flexible for your busy schedule
Elevate your status as a clinician...

In just three easy steps, you will become a Certified Rapid Response Healthcare Professional (CRRP)*:

Step 1: Watch the specified virtual sessions and bonus content.

Step 2: Complete the CE tests and instantly print your certificates of completion.

Step 3: Submit your application included in this training to Evergreen Certifications and we'll cover the cost of your certification for 2 years (a $249.99 value!).*
That's it! No hidden fees. No catch. Just certification made EASY.

*Professional and clinical experience standards apply. Learn more at

Frequently Asked Questions

As a Rapid Response Certified Nurses you serve as a vital bridge between routine patient care and the need for life-saving interventions. This Rapid Response Certification training covers all necessary information needed to become a certified rapid responder, including:

Patient Triage — Get sure-fire, rapid assessment techniques to identify high risk populations, time sensitive issues, and subtle changes. Know which critical questions to ask (and when!) and how to spot altered mental status.

Intervention — Discover interventions for sepsis, neurological, cardiac, respiratory, endocrine, and oncologic emergencies, plus feel confident knowing how to prioritize actions and react urgently.

Pharmacology — Walk away with the latest pharmacology practice guidelines for emergency situations.

Professional considerations — Protect yourself and your practice with a thorough understanding of documentation, legal risks (including scope of practice), and ethical considerations.

Don't wait until an emergency to WISH you were better prepared. Get the expert knowledge you need to lead your team through crisis and save lives!

Immediately! As soon as you register for this on-demand training, you'll have unlimited access to all course videos and printable manuals to view at your own convenience.

YES! Your satisfaction is always guaranteed. With over 28 hours of online video training, insightful commentary, the latest interventions, and real-world examples, you will have expert rapid response skills to put into action by your very next shift. We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours!

But, if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, call us at 800-844-8260. Our customer service team is standing by to make things right.
Rapid Response Certification Course
A $2,249.83 value
Yours Today for $1,124.91
•  Earn up to 30.75 CE hours, including up to 10.0 pharmacology CE hours!
•  Learn at your own pace
•  Unlimited access to all content
•  Completely flexible for your busy schedule
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