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In the ever-changing landscape of healthcare, the role of nurses has transformed into a relentless battle against the unexpected.

Get our most comprehensive training ever for nurses at the bedside…to prepare you for the new norm… patients who are high acuity, requiring close monitoring, more frequent interventions, and intense nursing care.

Despite the frustration and painful reality… you yearn to provide exceptional care… even when the conditions fall short. You want to be prepared in situations that are severe and imminently dangerous… always keeping your patient stabilized and safe.

With this NEW comprehensive training, you'll be prepared for the unexpected precarious situations you may encounter, whatever they may be. Explore a variety of complex challenges and develop the adaptability to face the unexpected.


  • Gain the skills to manage patient acuity changes with certainty.
  • Ensure your energy is channeled towards the most critical aspects of care.
  • Master skills that are transferable in any situation.
  • Be prepared for any situation…crashing patients, new equipment, unfamiliar diagnosis, and more.


Caring for High Acuity Patients:
Navigating Complex Care Scenarios
Valued at $1,029.93
Only $249.99 — Amazing Savings!

This course is a lifeline for nurses navigating the tumultuous seas of hospital nursing today. Learn to embrace adaptability, master crises, and rediscover your confidence.


  • Immediate interventions for a patient with any bleeding disorder
  • The truth about post-pandemic patient acuity
  • The single most important thing to do during a pediatric code
  • Discover why immediate action can save a patient with a stroke
  • What to do when a patient threatens to harm themselves or the staff
  • Instantly understand basic ventilator settings
  • Identify the top three OB emergencies and what to do
  • Be prepared for chaos from the street… respond to a mass shooting


Immerse yourself in our online course, designed to resonate with every nurse, with real-life scenarios of topics including… post-op abdominal care, bleeding disorders, stroke, MI, OB emergencies, pediatric codes, geriatric trauma, and more!

This course is more than just a learning experience; it is a testament to your resilience, a guide through the emotional rollercoaster that is nursing. Step into the future of nursing with our groundbreaking course, tailored to meet the evolving demands of today's high-acuity nursing landscape. Be prepared for your rapidly changing environment, where adaptability is not just a skill but a necessity.

Our online course is designed to empower you with the skills and knowledge needed for competent clinical practice in the ever-evolving hospital environment. Includes many real scenarios while highlighting evidence-based practices, current diagnostic knowledge, and proficiency in handling equipment, medications, and procedures.

Are you ready to enhance your preparedness and confidence? Invest in yourself, invest in your skills, and navigate various challenges with confidence. Enroll now!

Learn how to use your transferable skills in any situation! Be prepared to float or care for overflow patients on your unit, even if they are not your usual patient population.

Caring for High Acuity Patients:
Navigating Complex Care Scenarios
Valued at $1,029.93
Only $249.99 — Amazing Savings!

What you will learn:


  • Analyze EKG changes associated with pathophysiology
  • Implement the latest therapeutic recommendations for patients with CVA
  • Master skills needed and troubleshooting Left Ventricular Assistive Devises (LVAD) and Gear Vests
  • Identify the most appropriate vasoactive agent for the clinical situation
  • Be ready to care for an unstable pediatric patient
  • Implement the required protocols for common obstetric emergencies
  • Master basic ventilator settings used in critical care
  • Intervene to stabilize the hemodynamically unstable patient
  • Recognize early symptoms that indicate the patient is deteriorating
  • Stay safe when a patient becomes agitated or even violent


Course Outline

Cardiovascular and Endocrine
  • Unexpected bleeding disorders: Mallory Weiss Tear
  • Bleeding trauma patient
    • ARDS… is ECMO the only approach
  • Stroke
    • Early Recognition
    • Rapid interventions
  • Heart failure and pulmonary edema (Rx CE-0.5)
  • 2nd degree AV block
    • β-Blockers and calcium channel blockers (Rx CE — 0.5 hour)
  • MI Imposters
  • DI or SIADH?
Equipment Mastery
  • Ventilator management basics
  • VADs, Vests: Fashionable but I Know Nothing About Them
Complex Cases
  • Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA)
    • Hemorrhagic Shock with Retroperitoneal Hemorrhage
    • Renal Perforation and Splenic Laceration
  • Critical care drugs and drips (Rx CE — 0.5 hour)
Population Challenges
  • He, she, her, him, they: Transgender care and communication
  • Pediatric rapid response
    • Medications and interventions
  • Postpartum emergencies
  • Geriatric trauma patients
Danger Zone
  • Gunshot victims; chaos from the streets
  • When healthcare staff become victims; violent patients
Caring for High Acuity Patients:
Navigating Complex Care Scenarios
Valued at $1,029.93
Only $249.99 — Amazing Savings!

Meet Your Faculty
Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN
Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, has over 25 years of experience in emergency nursing. She is both a certified emergency nurse and a 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 draws on her expertise to teach her own hospital staff and experienced healthcare audiences throughout the country on a variety of critical care and emergency nursing topics.

She 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. Robin 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
Bonus Sessions
Plus, you get six bonus courses, a value of $779.94

Rebecca Bierle
Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices: Latest Research, Treatments & Conundrums
Rebecca Bierle, MSN, APRN, ENP | Click here for information about Rebecca Bierle
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of cardiac arrhythmia and the leading cardiac cause of stroke and often we see these unstable patients in a critical care setting. Various treatments for atrial fibrillation include anticoagulation, rate control medication, rhythm control medication, cardioversion, ablation, and other interventional cardiac procedures. This session describes the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of atrial fibrillation and highlights the new treatment directions. Several devices for stabilizing cardiac rhythms will be discussed as well as an overview of the patient who presents with ICD shock.
Sandra Asanjarani
Sepsis in Pregnancy
Sandra Asanjarani, RNC-OB, MS, NPWH, C-EFM | Click here for information about Sandra Asanjarani
Pregnancy-related sepsis is a life-threatening medical emergency infection that can take place during pregnancy, childbirth, post-abortion, miscarriage, or the postpartum period. It is the second leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths in the US. Fast recognition and treatment of are sepsis is key, which means you need to know the signs and symptoms of sepsis in pregnancy, as well as how to screen for sepsis early and initiate treatment. You will learn the unique physiology during and following pregnancy and the challenges healthcare providers face when identifying and managing pregnancy-related sepsis.
Pam Collins
Nursing Documentation Pitfalls: Legal Risks in the Critical Care Setting
Pam Collins, MSN, CMSRN, RN-BC | Click here for information about Sandra Asanjarani
"If you didn’t chart it, you didn’t do it" may sound over-rated, but in a court of law, this can make or break the case! This session will reveal strategies to help make your documentation court-ready. You will learn the most common documentation errors that can change the course of a lawsuit, how to accurately reflect the care that you provided, and of course what should not be documented. Regardless of your critical care role, this session will help to ensure that your documentation holds up in court!
Tracey Long
Diabetic Emergencies: Treatment and Management Protocols for Hypoglycemia, DKA & HHNS
Tracey Long, PhD, MS, MSN, RN, APRN-BC, CDCES, CCRN, CNE, COI | Click here for information about Tracey Long
According to the CDC, 10% of our US population has Diabetes Mellitus, representing 34 million Americans. Nurses frequently encounter patients with diabetes as a comorbidity. In addition to knowing about diabetes in general, nurses need to recognize, and know how to treat diabetic emergencies. This session will outline the causes, clinical manifestations, diagnostic tests, treatments, and nursing actions for three diabetic emergencies including hypoglycemia, DKA and HHNS.
Peter Buch
Acute GI Bleeding: Detect Causes & Management Best Practices
Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP | Click here for information about Peter Buch
The evaluation and treatment of GI bleeding is constantly evolving. There are a host of new therapeutic modalities. But equally important are the best times to apply these modalities. Please join Dr. Peter Buch for a practical, case-based presentation which will provide you with the latest approach to treat GI bleeding.
Filissa M Caserta
Increased Intracranial Pressure: Diagnosing & Management Tips and Tricks
Filissa M Caserta, MSN, ACNP-BC, CNRN | Click here for information about Filissa Caserta
Neurologic deterioration in a patient can occur rapidly and have devastating consequences. Accordingly, early identification of increased intracranial pressure (ICP) along with swift initiation of lifesaving interventions is critical. The purpose of this session is to provide a framework for identifying the sometimes subtle early signs of increased ICP and understanding the interventions that must be followed to prevent herniation and patient death. This will be achieved by providing easy-to-understand intracranial dynamics, reviewing the patients at highest risk for developing increased ICP and discussing the evidence-based interventions for prevention and treatment of increased ICP.
Caring for High Acuity Patients:
Navigating Complex Care Scenarios
Valued at $1,029.93
Only $249.99 — Amazing Savings!

Course Features

Real-life scenarios on the most rapidly advancing topic areas — Click here for course objectives and outline

★ Updates on the latest evidence, new approaches, equipment, and comprehensive management approaches

Designed for practicing acute, critical, or emergency clinicians — Nurses, NPs, PAs, and more

★ Earn up to 18.5 CE hours

★ Unlimited access to the sessions

Here's what others are saying about the faculty

About Robin Gilbert - “Great sense of humor and valuable information on differentiating types of stroke…will definitely be able to use this!”

About Rebecca Bierle — "The speaker was incredibly knowledgeable and shared cases/experiences." — Critical Care Nurse

About Filissa M Caserta — "Oh my gosh! So much! There is so much I will observe about my patient and what I am doing because of your presentation that it will occupy me to learn it all well!!" — Nurse Practitioner

Caring for High Acuity Patients:
Navigating Complex Care Scenarios
Valued at $1,029.93
Only $249.99 — Amazing Savings!

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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