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2-Day Emergency Nursing Boot Camp
DVD Video
$299.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 8+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
SEAN G. SMITH, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CEN, CFRN, FP-C, CPEN
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
5/16/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077385
Objectives
  1. Interpret patterns of ischemia, injury and infarction on a 12-lead EKG.
  2. Discuss cardiac disorders which carry an increased risk for sudden death.
  3. Describe the relationship between ventilation and perfusion.
  4. Identify conditions which would require a chest tube.
  5. Recognize assessment findings in clinical syndromes that may progress rapidly and cause life-threatening conditions.
  6. Define the anatomy and physiology of the neurological system and how this manifests in physical symptoms.
  7. Recognize life-threatening electrolyte imbalances, potential causes and remedies.
  8. Interpret arterial blood gasses using a three-step method.
  9. Compare and contrast the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve to pulse oximetry readings, So2 and pO2 values.
  10. Evaluate signs, symptoms and treatment modalities for four different classifications of shock.
  11. Describe systemic inflammatory response syndrome and the spectrum of septic shock.
  12. Correlate clinical presentations of patients during the continuum of SIRS to septic shock.
  13. Discuss the coagulation cascade and laboratory values associated with disruption of normal function.
Outline

Trauma’s Lethal Triad: Hypothermia, Acidosis & Coagulopathy Hypothermia

  • Correct Classification of the Trauma Patient
  • Contributing Risk Factors
  • Volume Resuscitation
    • Why, When & How to Use IV Fluids

Acidosis

  • What is Happening & Why?
  • Panic Values & Lethal Levels
  • Oxyhemoglobin Dissociation Curve
    • Left & Right Curves
    • Why it Matters

Coagulopathies

  • Understanding a Very Complex Process
  • Effect on Body Systems
  • When it Goes Wrong
  • DIC: Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy
    • Understanding the Lab Values
      • CBC, Platelets, PT, PTT, D-dimer, Fibrin
    • Hemorrhagic Shock
      • Permissive Hypotension
    • Damage Control Resuscitation

Putting it All Together

  • Simple Steps that SAVE Lives
  • Management & Treatment Options

Burn Trauma

  • Critical Assessments during the Primary Survey
  • Key Components of the Secondary Survey
  • Fluid Resuscitation Formulas
  • American Burn Association Evaluation Criteria
  • Treatment Strategies for Chemical, Electrical & Thermal Burns
  • ‘Never Miss’ Clues for Identifying Inhalation Injuries

The Septic Patient

  • SIRS: Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome & SEPSIS
  • Inflammatory Response: A Good Thing
  • SIRS: Too Much of a Good Thing
  • Sepsis & Severe Sepsis: Too Much of a Good Thing Comes to a Bad End
  • Patient Presentations along the Continuum
    • Sepsis Surveillance
    • Emergent Interventions: Time is Tissue

Penetrating Chest Traumas

  • FAST Evaluation & Ultrasound
  • Pneumothorax
    • Variations & Identifying Symptoms
    • Emergency Interventions
  • Flail Chest
    • Dos & Don’ts of Initial Management
    • Special Populations at Risk
  • Cardiac Tamponade
    • Thoracotomy in the ED

Cardiovascular Emergencies

  • Advanced Hemodynamics
    • SVR: Systemic Vascular Resistance
    • CVP Monitoring
  • The Spectrum of Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Key Assessments & Interventions for:
    • Unstable Angina
    • STEMI
    • Non-STEMI
  • Recognizing Arrhythmias
    • Stable, Unstable and Lethal

Neuro Emergencies: Time is Brain

  • Concepts of Volume & Pressure
  • Rapid Neuro Assessment
  • Critical Interventions for:
    • TBI
    • Spinal Cord Injuries
    • Diffuse Axonal Injury

Toxicology Challenges

  • Identifying the Toxin
  • Assessment of Intentional & Unintentional Overdose
  • ABGs - a Critical Key
  • Treatment Options: Removing & Reducing Causative Agent
  • Symptom Management Strategies When There is No Curative Agent
  • Toxicology Arrhythmias: Expected & Unexpected
  • Today’s Street Drugs

Life-Threatening Electrolyte Imbalances

  • Critical Clues for Quick Identification
  • Panic Values
  • Interventions that Improve Outcomes
  • Potential Causes & Treatments
Author

SEAN G. SMITH, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CEN, CFRN, FP-C, CPEN

Sean G. Smith has experience in both emergency care and critical care. He has written neo-natal/pediatric pharmacology CE exams for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, as well as writing for Mosby clinical updates. He has practiced and taught critical/emergency care and pre-hospital emergency medical services for over 20 years. Career highlights include research in molecular endocrinology, serving in the US Navy, a wide variety of ICUs, flight nursing, and medical missions, as well as offering medical support to NASA. Sean lectures at the national level and has extensive text review/exam writing/contributing author credits. He holds multiple advanced specialty certifications in critical care, emergency, and flight nursing, as well as cardiac medicine, and neonatal/pediatric critical care transport.

Sean is a dedicated and respected educator serving as an official Instructor for Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Basic Life Support (BLS-RF), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS-RF), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS-RF), Tactical Combat Casualty Course (TCCC), Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS), Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS), and Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (PFCCS-IC).

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

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

**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.

Audience
Nurses