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Hands-On Physical Assessment
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
ANGELICA F. DIZON, MD, BSN, MBA-HCM, RN
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
4/21/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV076610
Objectives
  1. Assess where and why vesicular, bronchovesicular and bronchial sounds can be normal or abnormal and the significance of the abnormalities.
  2. Interpret pathophysiology and differential diagnoses for crackles, wheezes, rhonchi and rubs.
  3. Discuss management of obstructive vs. restrictive lung disease.
  4. Practice a thorough 6-part neurological exam and document findings.
  5. Evaluate primary causes of mental status changes and patients most at risk for delirium for quick intervention.
  6. Distinguish whether abnormal S1 and S2 heart sounds are pathological or benign.
  7. Determine whether systolic and diastolic murmurs indicate cardiac disease.
Outline

Head-to-Toe Approach - Learn tips, tricks, and tools to conduct a quick and precise head-to-toe assessment

  • Assess the patient using the most comprehensive approach
  • Evaluate baseline and identify patient status changes
  • Devise tips and tools to perform a more efficient exam without missing key clues
  • Conduct proper assessment skills - inspection, palpation, percussions, auscultation

Neurological Exam - Mastering the 6-Part components of a Neuro exam in less time

  • Unraveling the 6-Part components of a thorough Neurological Examination
  • ABCT Components of Mental Status
  • Key points and clues of using Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) Instrument and what can be diagnosed as a result
  • Evaluate an efficient and accurate assessment of normal vs. abnormal findings for: altered mental status, cranial nerves, motor, sensory, cerebellar functions, reflexes
  • Danger Signs for abnormal findings and how to identify diseases by physical examination
  • LIVE PARTNER DEMOS: Practice with case studies and proper assessment
    • Key clues you can’t miss
    • Risk factors, readings, subjective and objective data
    • Plan of care

Respiratory Exam - Identifying the different breath sounds and their locations to narrow down diagnosis

  • Physical assessment of the respiratory system - key points of normal anatomy to remember
  • Identification of normal, abnormal, decreased or absent breath and lung sounds
  • Assessment and techniques of Tactile Fremitus, percussion, lung auscultation
  • Interpreting what you are hearing and what you should expect to hear:
  • Bronchial, Broncho-vesicular, Vesicular Breath Sounds
  • Bronchophony, Egophony, Whispered Petroliloquy
  • Death Rattle, Absent Breath Sounds
  • Learning the adventitious sounds like Crackles, Rhonchi, Stridor, Wheezes and what to do with them
  • What Lung Sounds to expect in different disease states
  • LIVE PARTNER DEMOS: Practice with sounds: Listen, assess, and learn

Cardiac Exam - Knowing the different murmurs, their presentation, sounds and location to accurately pinpoint the disease process

  • Examination of mitral, tricuspid, pulmonary, and aortic
  • Auscultation sites, sequencing and skills
  • Characteristics of a functional murmur
  • How to identify?
  • 7-point classification
  • When does a murmur become pathologic?
  • Strategies for detection of abnormal cardiac sounds
  • LIVE PARTNER DEMOS: Practice and learn with examples
Author

ANGELICA F. DIZON, MD, BSN, MBA-HCM, RN

Angelica F. Dizon is a doctor of medicine and a registered nurse, with two decades of experience in clinical practice and academic teaching, predominantly in the hospital setting. Angelica has been well recognized for her past work in medical surgical roles, and has also gained experiences working in home health care and skilled nursing. More recently, she's serving as the director of clinical services in one of the leading home healthcare agencies in Maryland.

Her diverse experiences have provided her with a unique perspective on the importance of having an in-depth understanding of pathophysiology to facilitate the highest level of disease management and patient care. Angelica excels at putting complex topics into "plain English". This skill, combined with her vast medical and nursing experiences, ensure a highly informative and enjoyable day - for an interdisciplinary audience. Disclosures:

Financial: Angelica F. Dizon is a faculty member for Radians College. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Angelica F. Dizon has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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Audience
Nurses, and other Healthcare Professionals