2017 Advanced Critical Care & Emergency Nursing Conference

Nov 1, 2017 ‐ Nov 4, 2017


ICU and ED nurses are a unique group of high energy, confident, quick-thinking individuals with an ever-present need for more knowledge in order to provide the best possible care and outcomes for their patients. We hope the content offered in this conference and presented by nationally-known experts will help you achieve this goal.

Learning Objectives:

This program will enable experienced ICU and ED clinicians to:

Better assess critically ill and injured patients, provide timely, appropriate evidence-based care, and evaluate patient response through collaboration with the ICU and/or ED team.

Explore pharmacologic challenges surrounding anesthesia, Cytochrome P450, antimicrobial use and abuse, street drugs, overdoses, anticoagulation and ED medications.

Utilize information from new STEMI and Sepsis Guidelines when assessing ICU and ED patients.

Describe the utilization of diagnostic and monitoring tools including 12-lead ECG, PA catheters and imaging.

Examine the pathophysiology associated with toxidromes, acute CHF, cardiomyopathy, pulmonary arterial hypertension, AKI, brain death and endocrine emergencies.

Program Manager: Adriana LeBer, MAOM

Disclosures: The Program Manager has nothing to disclose

Standard: $729.00

Sessions

#54 Reversing Dangerous Bleeding: Must-Know New Medications (Rx = 1.25 hrs.)

Nov 3, 2017 3:30pm ‐ Nov 3, 2017 4:45pm
Expiration Date: Dec 1, 2020

Identification: CCS54

Credits: None available.

  • Contrast the risks and benefits of novel anticoagulants frequently used in patients seeking care in the emergency department
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of emergent reversal of anticoagulation in the emergency department
  • Design a therapeutic regimen for emergent anticoagulation reversal for a patient presenting to the emergency department with life-threatening bleeding

Speaker(s):
Standard: $21.00

Life Threatening Non-Diabetic Endocrine Emergencies (Rx = .5 hr.)

Nov 4, 2017 8:00am ‐ Nov 4, 2017 9:00am
Expiration Date: Dec 1, 2020

Identification: SAT800

Credits: None available.

  • Identify risk factors that contribute to the development of thyroid, calcium & adrenal emergencies
  • Discuss clinical and laboratory assessment findings in selected thyroid, calcium and adrenal emergencies
  • Discuss treatment priorities for selected thyroid, calcium and adrenal emergencies

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

Acute Heart Failure (Rx = .5 hr.)

Nov 4, 2017 9:00am ‐ Nov 4, 2017 10:00am
Expiration Date: Dec 1, 2020

Identification: SAT900

Credits: None available.

  • State the potential etiologies of acute heart failure.
  • Describe the pathphysiology of acute heart failure.
  • Describe the pharmacologic management of acute heart failure.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

Know the Rules and Keep Score: Evidence-Based Decision Rules & Tools from Head to Toe

Nov 4, 2017 10:15am ‐ Nov 4, 2017 11:15am
Expiration Date: Dec 1, 2020

Identification: SAT1015

Credits: None available.

  • Summarize what characteristics make a clinically valid and useful clinical decision rule in the assessment of adult patients.
  • Compare and contrast the following clinical decision rules in a variety of EM adult patients' cDyspnea, hief complaints: Headache, Head & C-Spine Trauma, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Trauma, Knee Injuries, and Ankle /Foot Injuries.
  • Describe a best practice approach in the use & documentation of the work-up, disposition, and follow-up instructions for adult patients using the clinical decision rules presented.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $18.00

The New Sepsis Guidelines (Rx = .25 hr.) - Q&D (Rx = .25 hr.) - Faculty Panel

Nov 4, 2017 11:15am ‐ Nov 4, 2017 12:45pm
Expiration Date: Dec 1, 2020

Identification: SAT1115

Credits: None available.

  • Describe how the 4th revision of the surviving sepsis guidelines impacts sepsis and septic shock patient care.
  • Apply knowledge of how the guidelines may be used in your practice with pertinent patient case studies.
  • Analyze relevant procedures emphasized by the guidelines to take back to your practice.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $24.00
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