Product Detail

All Things Pulmonary
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
9/20/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077475
Objectives
  1. Evaluate key components of a quick physical assessment designed to pinpoint causes of an acute respiratory emergency.
  2. Demonstrate interventions to minimize complications related to ARDS.
  3. Discuss the use of steroids in the emergency management of asthma.
  4. Identify the most common causes of abnormal ABGs.
  5. Explain the "5-point check" in relation to airway management.
  6. Differentiate rhonchi, rales, and crackles commonly heard during the respiratory assessment.
Outline

Easy Steps to ABG Analysis

  • Acid Base Imbalances
  • The 4 Abnormal Results
  • Rapid Interpretation Tool

Respiratory Assessment Clues You Should NEVER Miss!

  • Common Adventitious Breath Sounds
  • What are the Causes & When are They Heard?
    • Crackles/Rales - wet vs. dry
    • Wheezes - not always airway obstruction
    • Rhonchi - differentiating the differences
    • Stridor - emergency treatment
    • Pleural Friction Rub
  • Inspection & Percussion
  • Changes on the Chest X-Ray

Airway Management Techniques

  • Managing Obstruction
  • Airway Adjuncts
  • Know Your Role in Intubation
  • The "5-Point Check"
  • Rapid Sequence Intubation

Mechanical Ventilation for Nurses

  • Responding to the Alarms
  • Management Strategies that Improve
  • Outcomes
    • Patient Comfort
    • Decreasing Workload
    • Frequent Assessment
    • Cardiac Output Clues
  • Suctioning the Patient

Emergent Respiratory Conditions: ARDS

  • Presentation
  • Lab Findings
  • Respiratory Support
    • Oxygen Control
    • Early Intubation

Management of Asthma

  • Assessment Findings
  • Identifying the Trigger
  • Steroid Considerations

Pulmonary Embolisms

  • The Likely Causes
  • Signs & Symptoms
  • Diagnosis & Treatment

Pulmonary Drug Cabinet: From A to Z

  • Anti-Cholinergic Agents
  • Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
  • Bronchodilators
  • Combo-Drugs
  • Inhalers & Spacers
  • And More!
Author

CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, BSN, 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

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