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Cardiac and Respiratory Complexities:
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:
ROBIN GILBERT, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
11/7/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077455
Objectives
  1. Review the nursing assessment for patients with airway or ventilatory problems.
  2. Describe the pathophysiologic changes that occur causing the signs and symptoms associated with airway or ventilatory problems.
  3. Select appropriate interventions for airway or ventilatory problems.
  4. Differentiate between ventilator modes and the use of NPPV.
  5. Evaluate appropriate treatment strategies for high-risk ECG findings.
  6. Plan for emerging treatments in heart failure.
  7. Analyze management options for acute coronary syndromes.
  8. Describe the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of inflammatory cardiac disease.
Outline

Hemodynamics

  • Do you need a Swan-Ganz?
  • Preload/Afterload
  • Contractility
  • Cardiac output
  • Cardiac index
  • Mean arterial pressure

Respiratory Diagnoses

  • Will the real cause of SOB please stand up: Complicating the respiratory diagnosis
  • Clinical presentation, signs/symptoms, interventions, management of:
    • Pneumonia
    • Asthma
    • COPD
    • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    • Pulmonary embolism (Air, Fat, Amniotic)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Acute Respiratory Failure
  • Pleural effusions
  • Pneumothorax
  • Foreign body aspiration

Respiratory Interventions and Medications

  • Pharmacology
  • ABGs: Simplifying the numbers
  • Chest Tubes: Indications, set-up, troubleshooting
  • Capnography: Interpreting what it tells us
  • Ventilation and NPPV basics: Modes of ventilation and appropriate uses

Cardiac Diagnoses

  • Bradycardic & tachycardic rhythms: Essentials that you need to know
  • Is This Patient Having an MI?
    • Pericarditis
    • Myocarditis
    • Endocarditis
    • Etiology, Clinical Presentation, ECG changes, Treatment
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Heart Failure
  • Current best practice recommendations
  • Long-term prognosis

Acute Coronary Syndrome

  • Unstable Angina
  • STEMI
  • Non-STEMI
  • Differentiating the Three

Cardiac Interventions and Medications

  • Pharmacology
    • Vasopressors vs. Inotropes Ace Inhibitors, Beta blockers
    • Anticoagulants
  • Stabilization & Treatment procedures
  • Stents, CABG, LVADS
  • What's Trending? Current trending technology
  • Case Presentations & Identify Probable Diagnosis
Author

ROBIN GILBERT, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN

Robin Gilbert has over 25 years' experience in emergency nursing. Robin is both a certified emergency nurse and a certified pediatric emergency nurse. She has experience as an emergency department manager, manager of cardiac & pulmonary rehabilitation, and, currently, the regional manager for staff development at Central Maine Medical Center. In her role, Robin is responsible for application of trends and best practice standards in emergency nursing care.

Additionally, Robin enjoys educating others. She presents on a variety of emergency-based topics to healthcare audiences across the nation, instructs the NCLEX review class for Kaplan and tutors nursing students online for a local college. Robin also holds instructor status in the Trauma Nurse Core Course, Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course, ACLS, and PALS. She has been an item writer for the Board Certification of Emergency Nursing and a former Chairperson. Robin is an active member of the Emergency Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine, and is a reviewer for the ANCC's Pathway to Excellence.

Speaker Disclosures

Financial: Robin Gilbert has an employment relationship with Central Maine Medical Center and Rumford Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Robin Gilbert has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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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.

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**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, Respiratory Care Practitioners and other Health Care Professionals