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Impending Doom:
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
BETH MICHAELSON, RN, APN, BSN, MSN, DNP
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
11/14/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077490
Objectives
  1. Recognize and distinguish the early clinical signs and symptoms of impending doom.
  2. Assess the deteriorating patient using rapid and focused strategies.
  3. Explain the unique and time-sensitive needs for patients experiencing cardiac, pulmonary, infectious, diabetic and shock clinical crisis.
  4. Evaluate optimal use of rapid response teams.
  5. Differentiate between the diagnostic tests used in the deteriorating patient.
  6. Apply current treatments for patients in clinical crisis using case studies.
Outline

Sepsis Crisis

  • What are the 3 most likely causes of a sepsis crisis
  • Three cardinal signs of sepsis
  • Understanding diagnostic tests to differentiate sepsis from other possibilities
  • Summary of the current evidence-based findings
  • Complications of illness

Cardiovascular Crisis

(Acute MI, Cardiogenic Shock, Pulmonary edema, TIA/CVA)

  • What are the common causes of all cardiovascular diseases
  • Symptomology differences between genders in cardiovascular disease
  • Examination clues that help you recognize a cardiovascular crisis
  • What diagnostic tests, labs, x-ray, imaging can help with diagnosis of a CV emergency
  • Nurse's role managing a cardiovascular crisis

Anaphalaxis Crisis

  • Do you know the typical causes of anaphalaxis?
  • Signs/symptoms to look for in patients experiencing anaphalaxis
  • What quick nursing actions can save your patient's life in anaphalaxis?
  • Medications that can avert an anaphalaxis crisis

Diabetic Crisis

(Ketoacidosis, Hyperosmolar Syndrome)

  • Key differences between ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar syndrome
  • What subtle signs do patients display when heading towards a diabetic crisis?
  • Important labs that give clues in diabetic crisis and its resolution
  • What nursing skills are important to help reduce diabetic crisis complications?

Pulmonary Crisis

(Status Asthmaticus, Acute Respiratory Failure)

  • Identify causes that can lead to a pulmonary crisis
  • Are all breath sounds alike?
  • When asthma is no longer simple
  • Which patients are likely to develop acute respiratory failure - and what can you do about it?

Hypovolemic Crisis

(GI bleed, Trauma, Internal Bleeding)

  • Causes of hypovolemic shock that you will encounter
  • When anxiety, restlessness, agitation and confusion are not a mental health problem
  • Are there earlier signs than hypotension that signal a hypovolemic crisis?
  • Fluids, Fluids, Fluids. Fluid resuscitation can save a life.

Rapid Response Teams

  • Effective use of the RRT in a clinical crisis
  • When to utilize the RRT
  • What team members are needed on RRT
Author

BETH MICHAELSON, RN, APN, BSN, MSN, DNP

Beth Michaelson works full time as a hospitalist advanced practice nurse practitioner. In this role, she works with cardiac, medical and surgical patients from admission to discharge. She also works part time as a Pulmonary/Critical Care hospitalist advanced practice clinician. Previously, she has worked as an NP in Cardiovascular Surgery, Vascular Medicine/Surgery and Hospitalist roles. As an RN, she worked on the Cardiac Step down unit, the Cardiac ICU and in the outpatient Cardiology office. She has collected keen insights throughout the course of her career and has been invited to share her expertise through continuing nursing education events and as a faculty member for NP students.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Gladys Beth Michaelson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Gladys Beth Michaelson has no non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits

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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, Physician Assistants, and other Mental Health Professionals