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Rapid Response Certificate Course
CE Test
$19.99 USD
This purchase is for online CE Test only
Product Details
Format:
Additional Participant CE Test
Author:
SEAN G. SMITH, C-EFM, C-NPT, FP-C, TP-C, RNC-NIC, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (ADULT), CCRN-K (NEONATAL), CCRN-K (PEDIATRIC)
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
4/3/2019
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNT077905
Objectives
  1. Identify current challenges relative to your specific practice environment and patient populations.
  2. Develop a proactive plan to respond to your deteriorating patient.
  3. Learn the mental strategies necessary for success, self-care, and process improvement when dealing with critically ill patients.
  4. Integrate a comprehensive review of systems, with subtle but key red flag clinical assessment findings.
  5. Incorporate a graduate level understanding of pharmacology into your current clinical practice with respect to the pre-, peri-, and post-arrest management of the medically fragile patient.
  6. Apply advanced laboratory medicine concepts into your current clinical practice with respect to the “at risk” patient.
  7. Recognize the subtle signs from the “perfect storm” patient.
  8. Choose the best interventions for stabilization of the deteriorating patient.
  9. Determine the key interventions to stabilize the successfully resuscitated patient prior to or post transfer.
  10. Analyze the latest clinical practice guidelines for common pathologies and comorbidities.
  11. Evaluate landmark case studies to identify key failures in recognition and rescue of the crashing patient.
  12. Assess legal documentation strategies to protect yourself and your practice.
Outline
Proactive Planning: Begin with the End in Mind
  • Pre-Planning for the worst at every patient encounter
    • Mental strategies for success
    • Failure to rescue and how to avoid it
    • Proactive risk assessment of practice environment/patient populations
    • Clear coherent communication of high-risk information
    • Concise comprehensive management of the crashing patient: Before, during and after the code 
Advanced Assessment: Next Level Connection of Form and Function
  • Review of Major Systems (Neurologic, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Multisystem)
    • Integrated advanced laboratory medicine/Clinical implications
    • Differential diagnosis/ Consults/Follow up studies
Pathology: Priority Problems, Rapid Recognition and Rescue
  • For each of the 25+ pathologies below, the following will be discussed:
    • Presentation: Rapid review of form and function
    • Pathophysiology: Complications/Comorbidities
    • Projected clinical course: Where are we going with this?
    • Palliation and pharmacology: Cutting-edge practice guidelines
Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Disorders, Meningitis, Toxicology (Overdose), Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion, Stroke/TIA, Dementia/Delirium, Agitated/Combative Patients
Cardiovascular
  • Dysrhythmias, Acute Coronary Syndrome, CHF, Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathies
  • Endocarditis, Pericarditis, Peripheral Vascular Disease
Pulmonary
  • Asthma/Upper Respiratory, Anaphylaxis, Aspiration/Dysphagia, COPD, Pneumonia
Metabolic/Endocrine Complex Comorbidities and Emergencies
  • Chronic/Acute Kidney Disease, Renal Calculi, Hypertension, Diabetes
Gastrointestinal/Genitourinary
  • Cholecystitis, Pancreatitis, Cirrhosis, Hepatitis, Infection (UTI, STI, etc.)
Psychosocial
  • Screening for: Abuse, Neglect, Depression/Suicidal Ideation
Shock States, Sepsis, and Trauma
  • Hypovolemic, Distributive, Obstructive
  • Multisystem Management of the Poly-trauma Patient 
Legal Lessons: Protect Your Practice… Tips, Tricks, Pearls, and Pitfalls
  • Professional issues/Potential pitfalls (Delegation, Scope, EMTALA, etc)
  • Rapid risk assessment and analysis
  • Limit liability
  • Defensible documentation
Putting It All Together: CaseBased Review

Identify Key Missed Moments, Lessons Learned and Best Practices
  • Assessment
  • Intervention
  • Documentation
Author

SEAN G. SMITH, C-EFM, C-NPT, FP-C, TP-C, RNC-NIC, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (ADULT), CCRN-K (NEONATAL), CCRN-K (PEDIATRIC)

Sean G. Smith C-EFM, C-NPT, FP-C, TP-C, RNC-NIC, CEN, CFRN, CPEN, CCRN-CMC (Adult), CCRN-K (Neonatal), CCRN-K (Pediatric) is a flight nurse-paramedic who has practiced and taught Trauma Care, Tactical Medicine, Emergency/Critical Care and Prehospital Emergency Medical Services, both in the military and the civilian world. He holds degrees in nursing and molecular biology, is a graduate of Duke University’s Legal Nurse Consulting program and is currently pursuing a master’s degree through the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. He holds multiple advanced specialty certifications as well as extensive instructor qualifications in critical care and emergency medicine.

Career highlights include numerous author/co-author credits, including: a best-selling Laboratory Medicine textbook, a chapter on Shock in Trauma Nursing Core Curriculum, and a section in the newly released Resuscitation Crisis Manual. Sean consults on clinical, legal and certification prep for numerous high-profile hospital systems (Yale, Mayo…). He routinely lectures at national/international conferences, has completed 50 + medical missions (Dominican Republic, Honduras, Morocco, Liberia, and Haiti), and medical support to the NASA Space Shuttle Program.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Sean G. Smith receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Sean G. Smith has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
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Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion are available for email, download and/or printing from your online account immediately following the successful completion of the post-test/evaluation.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Available Until: 4/3/2022
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Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 12.5 self-study contact hours.

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Audience
  • RNs, RTs, NPs, and PAs from Medical-Surgical floors
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • Urgent Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Anyone desiring next-level skills to proactively assess and intervene in the crashing critically ill patient!