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PCCN® Certification Exam Prep Package with Practice Test and NSN Access
Package - Video
$299.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Package - Video   Instructions
Author:
CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN-ED, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
11/16/2016
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RVKIT077136
Objectives
  • Define the Synergy Model as it pertains to patients and their families, as well as patient care plans in Progressive Care.
  • Review cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, renal, hematologic, immunologic, endocrine, multi-system and gastrointestinal assessment, physiology and pathophysiology.
  • Discuss drug dosage calculation, continuous medication infusion administration and patient monitoring for medication effects.
  • Discuss and review patient monitoring using standardized procedures.
  • Recognize signs and symptoms of cardiopulmonary emergencies and initiation of standardized interventions to stabilize the patient awaiting transfer to critical care.
  • Understand and assess the needs of the long-term mechanical ventilated patient as well as weaning techniques and procedures.
  • Evaluate the family's need for enhanced involvement in care to facilitate the transition from hospital to home.
  • Learn educational components necessary to help patient succeed related to diet, exercise, and medications.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of life threatening electrolyte abnormalities and rapid interventions.
  • Analyze the interpretation of commonly ordered labs.
  • Identify legal and ethical implications of professional nursing issues and concerns.
  • Apply treatment modalities and nursing interventions to include outcomes and evaluation criteria of common disorders of each body system.
Outline
Outline: Day One

Professional Caring & Ethical Practices
  • Overview of the Synergy Model of Care
  • Family-Centered Care
  • Informatics for the Bed-side Nurse

Cardiovascular
  • Cardiovascular assessment
  • Hemodynamics
  • Pharmacology to enhance cardiac output
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Acute and chronic heart failure
  • Aortic aneurysm

Hematology & Immunology
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • DIC
  • Blood products for the coagulopathic patient
  • Caring for the immune-comprised patient

Endocrine
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • SIADH
  • Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome

Gastrointestinal
  • GI Bleeds
  • Pancreatitis
  • Intestinal ischemia and infarction
  • C. Diff
  • Nutrition planning for the acute and chronically ill adult patient


Outline: Day Two

Neurology
  • Assessment and care of the brain-injured patient
  • Stroke
  • Intracranial hemorrhage
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Seizures
  • Bed-side assessment of dysphagia

Renal
  • Acute and chronic renal failure
  • Electrolyte disorders
  • Dialysis strategies

Pulmonary
  • Pulmonary medication implications
  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Mechanical ventilation strategies
  • Pneumonia
  • ARDS
  • Care strategies for the thoracic surgery patient

Multisystem
  • Sepsis
  • Shock: cardiogenic, hypovolemic, septic
  • Hospital-acquired infections
  • Wound care

Behavioral & Psychosocial
  • Delirium, Depression & Dementia
  • Suicidal patients & precautions
  • Sleep & the hospitalized patient

Test-taking Strategies
  • Application process
  • Test blueprint review
  • Tips & Tools
Author

CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN-ED, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP

Cyndi Zarbano is an intensive care nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience who is currently practicing in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. She is a nationally-recognized seminar speaker who has opened multiple national symposiums and speaks on several topics for PESI, as well as a variety of other companies in the US and Canada. In addition to her speaking engagements, Cyndi is a published author with a variety of books including Clinical Nursing Assessment Skills Pocket Guide and the Med-Surg Pocket Guide. Her products also include textbooks, webcasts and webinars.

Along with her MS and BSN in nursing, she has 3 other undergraduate degrees and multiple nursing certifications. She served as a US Naval Officer for 10 years, leaving service as an LCDR (Lieutenant Commander) in 2001. Prior to nursing, she worked as a counselor with the mentally ill and dangerous in a facility in southern Minnesota. She returned to that facility as a Lead Psychiatric Nurse for two years after leaving the military. Additionally, Cyndi has a legal nurse consulting business and continues to serve as a testifying expert in medical related cases. Cyndi's teaching style is dynamic and high energy while informal and easy to understand. You will leave her program with a renewed commitment to achieving nursing excellence in critical care.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cyndi Zarbano has an employment relationship with Fairview South. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cyndi Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
Save time and $10 off the price of other submission methods – purchase & take the CE test online for $19.99 USD per participant per program. Additional processing fees apply for other submission methods (i.e. mail, fax, etc.). Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details. International CE rates may vary; please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this 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. This self-study package may include multiple product formats. To receive full credit, please submit the CE test for each format that has self-study materials included. To access these documents, play disc #1 in your computer.

Certificates of Successful Completion will be emailed, faxed or mailed to participants completing the post-test(s)/evaluation(s) and paying the CE fee(s).

**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.


Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Available Until: 5/27/2019
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 12.6 contact hours. Expires: 5/27/2019.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #: 13305 for 12.5 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
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.

*FLORIDA PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com. You will need to provide the full title of the activity, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 15.2 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 12.5 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.


Audience
Nurses - Nurse Practitioners - Clinical Nurse Specialists