Advanced Assessment in Clinical Practice
- Seminar is from 8:00 AM -4:30 PM
- Contact Hours: 6.75 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:
Assessment is one of the most vital parts of patient care in all settings. It is practiced with almost every patient interaction and when interventions are performed. Astute assessment skills can impact patient outcomes through recognition of abnormalities and prompt reporting to practitioners.
This seminar is designed for all medical professionals wanting to improve their assessment skills. The anatomy and physiology of all systems is reviewed to provide insight into the physiological basis for normal and abnormal assessment findings.
The assessment parameters for various pathological disease states are reviewed to provide the health care professional with the knowledge to not only detect abnormalities but to also critically think and analyze the basis for signs and symptoms. Laboratory abnormalities and pharmacologic interventions are incorporated with the pathologic states. Case studies are used to enhance the assimilation of knowledge.
A review of the following is incorporated into this interactive seminar:
- State the principles of general assessment techniques, pain assessment, and nutritional considerations in health and disease states.
- Relate the assessment and monitoring parameters when dealing with disorders of the integumentary, lymphatic, and musculoskeletal systems.
- Verbalize the ability to complete a thorough cardiovascular assessment and correlate assessment parameters with various disorders.
- State the ability to distinguish between various pulmonary disorders based on assessment findings and clinical manifestations.
- Describe the assessment findings and clinical manifestations which correlate with common abdominal and genitourinary tract disorders.
- Verbalize the ability to conduct a complete neurological assessment and correlate abnormal findings with specific disease states.
Recent seminar comments:
“The speaker for this session was very professional in her presentation and had a wealth of knowledge to share which applies to the care I give my patients every day.”
“Speaker had excellent knowledge of content, assessment, pathophysiology, and pharmacology. Presentation was very relaxed with plenty of opportunities for questions and discussion. Not too detailed which makes it easier to use.”
“This was an excellent review for head to toe assessment. Helped to stimulate and reinforce what I had learned in the past.”
“This training will help in all aspects of my practice. It was nice to have labs and physical assessment incorporated together. Adding the various disease conditions really brings the knowledge to the clinical setting.”
Your Instructor: Cynthia M. Liette, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, CCRN
Ms. Liette has been a nurse for more than 30 years. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including intensive/ coronary care, emergency room, medical-surgical units, and supervision. She currently works as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in a rural health care system. She has been an educator for practicing nurses, nursing students, and paramedics for more than 25 years while still maintaining a clinical practice. Her numerous seminars consistently receive excellent reviews from all levels of health professionals.
She holds a Master’s Degree from Wright State University in the Clinical Nurse Specialist Adult Health track and is Board Certified as a CNS. She is also an ACLS instructor and is certified in both critical care and trauma nursing.
She is the owner and president of Educational Concepts, LLC. She has authored a successful pharmacology series and has taught a wide variety of subjects including Nurse Refresher and Nurse Internship programs, Critical Care courses, 12-Lead ECG and Rhythm interpretation, IV therapy, and Lab and ABG interpretation, She is also the author of The Pearls for Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Review course.
She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau - National Nursing Honor Society, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
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.
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