Critical Care and Rapid Response Topics
Piqua, OH 45365
- Seminar is from 8:00 AM -4:30 PM each day.
- Contact hours: 13.5 CE.
- A complete handout will be provided as part of the session. You only need to bring writing utensils. Audio taping is permitted. Use of computers and cell phones during the session are not permitted.
- All information provided is copyright protected and may not be reproduced in any way for distribution.
- Lunch and refreshments will be on your own.
- No smoking permitted on the property.
- Dress in layers for the session since conference rooms can vary in temperature.
· For more information you may contact us by e-mail (preferred) or phone
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o Phone: 419-305-3043
About the session:
Two days of instruction are devoted to the many situations health care professionals deal with which involves astute assessment skills and rapid collaborative interventions. The pathophysiologic conditions covered are applicable to all personnel from the emergency room, to critical care, to medical-surgical nurses and extended care personnel.
The first day starts with assessment components across the lifespan from pediatrics to geriatrics and also trauma patients. Various cardiovascular and respiratory conditions are covered using a physiologic approach to enhance assessment skills. Etiology, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic aspects, diagnostic studies and lab abnormalities are covered. Case studies are used to enhance learning. The conditions covered include:
Alterations in the neurological condition, an overview of burns, types of shock, the inflammatory response system and sepsis are covered on the second day. A beginning understanding of multisystem organ dysfunction is also included with a review of the potential complications such as ARDS, DIC, hepatic and renal failure, pancreatitis, myocardial depression, and cerebral dysfunction
- State the components of, and observations made, during the primary and secondary assessments used in the evaluation of acutely ill pediatric patients, adult patients, and trauma victims.
- Verbalize the pathogenesis of coronary artery disease and the relationship to angina and myocardial infarction.
- State the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostics, and management of patients with myocardial ischemia and infarction.
- State the appropriate manifestations and treatment for disorders of the pericardium.
- Relate the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic findings, and treatment of heart failure.
- State the appropriate pharmacologic and electrical treatment of specific lethal dysrhythmias.
- State the clinical components affecting ventilation and oxygenation and the findings noted on assessment and evaluation of the patient.
- Verbalize the clinical manifestation and appropriate treatment for patients with a suspected pulmonary embolism or pulmonary edema.
- Discuss the clinical manifestations, treatment, complications, and interventions in patients with altered cerebral perfusion.
- State the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and interventions utilized in spinal cord and burn victims.
- Differentiate the major types of shock and state the causes, clinical manifestations and treatment of each.
- Discuss SIRS, clinical manifestations, and initial management in multisystem organ dysfunction.
Recent seminar comments:
“What a great review! I think all ER and ICU nurses should take this class every couple of years. Great outline to help during the session and for future reference.”
“I have worked emergency room for a number of years. This seminar reinforced so many important points and knowledge I had forgotten. I will definitely be a more effective nurse for my patients.”
“As a medical nurse, I could listen to this once a year to improve the care I give my patients.” “I would take your class anytime! You talk using words that are easy to understand. Case studies were excellent in bringing everything together.”
Educational Concepts, LLC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurse’s Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.