$20 – $149

Day w/ Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio: Enhancing Your Critical Care Skills

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Courtyard by Marriott

600 E Esplanade Dr

Oxnard, CA 93036

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Come and join VC-AACN for another day with a terrific National Speaker!

Dr. Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio

will be walking you through ways to

Enhance Your Critical Care Skills

Another offering from VC-AACN’s award-winning “ Best Practice Series” - 2016 AACN Circle of Excellence

Something for everyone!

0715 - 0745 Registration, Continental Breakfast,Vendor Exhibits

0745 - 0800 Introductions / Welcome

0800 - 0945 IV Therapy: Solutions at the Bedside

0945 - 1000 Morning Stretch, Vendor Exhibits

1000 - 1145 Chest Auscultation: Breath Sounds & Heart Murmurs

1145 - 1300 Lunch

1300 - 1445 Endocrine Emergencies

1445 - 1500 Afternoon Stretch

1500 - 1545 Neurological Assessment Made EZ

1545 - 1630 ABG Interpretation Made EZ

1630 - 1645 Questions, Discussion

1645 - 1700 Closing, Evaluations & Certificate distribution

Objectives for This Event...

Upon completion of these sessions you will be able to...

IV Therapy:

  1. Explain the 3 types of parenteral solutions
  2. Identify the appropriate parenteral solutions for specific disease states
  3. Understand the complications of administering hypo/hyper/isotonic solutions

Chest Auscultation:

  1. Differentiate normal/abnormal sounds and their significance
  2. Evaluate the abnormal finding of resp. assessment and the nursing intervention implications
  3. Perform an accurate, systematic chest auscultation

Endocrine Emergencies: For patients with adrenal insufficiency, myxedema coma, thyroid storm, DKA, & HHNK:

  1. Identify patient assessment findings & lab results
  2. Delineate nursing management

Neurological Assessment:

  1. Perform a quick neurological assessment
  2. Indentfy specific neurological emergencies
  3. Contrast supratentorial from uncal hernation syndromes
  4. Interpret clinical assessment indicators for increasing ICP
  5. Incorporate. underlying physiologic principles into nursing management of patients with increasing ICP

ABG Interpretation:

  1. Review normal ABG values
  2. Overview of 2-step approach
  3. Causes, etiologies, assessment findings for metabolic & respiratory acidosis & alkalosis

Cancellations for full refund will be accepted by phone up to 48 hours prior to the start of this program — no refunds after this time. In the event that this program is cancelled, enrollees will be notified and full refund will be issued.

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