Dr. Paul Langlois, APN, PhD, CCRN, CCNS, CNRN
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.
Dr. Langlois 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. As a bedside clinical nurse specialist, Dr. Langlois has developed several critical care and infection control institution-wide protocols for the multidisciplinary assessment and management of the cardiac and septic patient. Dr. Langlois' cardiac protocols include: weaning from mechanical ventilation, pulmonary artery catheter and hemodynamic monitoring, vasoactive medications, ventricular assist devices, renal replacement therapy, and neurologic alterations after trauma. His infection control guidelines include: minimizing the use of antibiotics to reduce resistant strains of bacteria, antibiotic treatment protocols for patients with central line infections, methods to reduce catheter associated urinary tract infections and methods to minimize the spread of infectious organisms between patients and among caregivers.
Financial: Paul Langlois has an employment relationship with Cook County Hospital. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Paul Langlois has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.