Product Detail

2-Day: Rapid Response: Master the Critical Signs and Symptoms that Patients Provide
Audio CD
$439.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 8+ hours
Length:
12 hr 6 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
RACHEL CARTWRIGHT-VANZANT, PHD, MS, RN, LHRM, LNCC, CCRN-K
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
12/4/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA077570
Outline

Immunology/Hematology: DIC | HIT | Transfusion reactions

  • Bleeding usually stops quickly. How do you know when to be concerned?
  • Demystify the complex web of clotting
  • Most transfusion reactions are minor.
  • What if the reaction is immediate/major?
  • Do you know what to do?

Cardiovascular: Pulse pressure | Recognition of valvular heart disease | Recognition of ACS | Complication of PCI | Hypertensive crisis | Acute vascular insufficiency | Cardiac trauma | Aneurysms

  • Calculate pulse pressure in a case study
  • Recognize audibly and identify anatomic locations for valvular dysfunction (sound examples)
  • List key urgent steps to take when you recognize ACS
  • My back hurts! My foot is numb! My chest hurts again!
  • When is a BP "too" high? Every patient is different...
  • Your MVA patient on a M/S floor may look OK on the outside - but inside can be another thing!

Endocrine: SIADH | DI | Ketoacidosis and HHS | Hypoglycemia

  • Too much water, too little water. What does it all mean?
  • Too much insulin, too little insulin. Can't keep it straight?

Gastrointestinal: GI bleed | Acute pancreatitis | Liver failure and encephalopathy | Abdominal trauma | Bowel infarction, obstruction and perforation

  • 5 tips to correctly identify significant nonspecific abdominal pain
  • When confusion is not just getting old!
  • All backed up and nowhere to go, can kill your patient. Don't miss key findings that can save them

Behavioral / Psychosocial: Delirium | Dementia | Suicide | Substance withdrawal

  • Nurses can affect the double "Ds"
  • Would you recognize suicide intent in your patient?
  • The substance your patient abuses affects the presenting symptoms of withdrawal

Neurology: Encephalopathy | Stroke | TBI | Skull fracture | Seizure | Meningitis

  • 5 clues to encephalopathy
  • Embolic vs. ischemic stroke
  • When the brain swells, the skull leaves no room for guessing. Early s/s of neuro problems
  • Seizures may come about suddenly – and sometimes they don't stop

Renal: Acute renal failure | Life-threatening electrolyte imbalance

  • What the kidneys do with all those electrolytes. Why it matters

Pulmonary: Perfusion | Acute respiratory failure | Status asthmaticus | Pulmonary embolism | Pneumonia | Aspiration | Pneumothorax | Hemothorax

  • Early detection that enough oxygen is not getting to the blood stream
  • Toxic substances interfering with oxygen exchange
  • Rapid detection of a pneumothorax and hemothorax

Multisystem: Hypovolemic, Hemorrhagic, SIRS, Sepsis, and Septic shock | Anaphylactic shock

  • 5 tips to recognizing s/s of early shock and possible etiologies
  • Support failing compensatory mechanisms in a deteriorating patient
Author

RACHEL CARTWRIGHT-VANZANT, PHD, MS, RN, LHRM, LNCC, CCRN-K

Rachel Cartwright-Vanzant, MS, RN, CNS, LHRN, LNCC, has nearly three decades of clinical, management and consulting experience. Rachel is a legal nurse consultant certified (LNCC), a licensed healthcare risk manager (LHRM) and she holds a forensic nurse certificate (FNC). As a legal nurse consultant, Rachel works with attorneys, law firms and healthcare organizations to review and evaluate medical records for compliance with standards of care and regulations posed by accreditation agencies, including The Joint Commission. In addition to her legal insights, Rachel draws from vast clinical experiences, including work in: critical care, renal transplant, dialysis and surgical settings. Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Rachel Cartwright-Vanzant is the Owner of Medical Legal Concepts, LLC. She is an Adjunct Instructor for the School of Nursing at Palm Beach State College. Ms. Cartwright-Vanzant receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Rachel Cartwright-Vanzant has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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Audience
Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals