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Challenging Cases in Neonatal Ethics

Learning Objective: List the four basic principles of pediatric ethics. Discuss how pediatric ethics principles apply to newborns. Identify the challenges that arise when caregivers and parents disagree on the provision of care for critically ill newborns.
Contemporary Forums

Don't Forget the Kidneys! Renal Failure in the NICU Patient

Learning Objectives: Review key alterations in renal function compared to the adult. Develop an initial management plan for the infant with acute renal failure. Discuss potential long-term complications related to acute renal failure.
Contemporary Forums

Mother's Intuition: Critical for Caring for the Chronically Ill Child

Learning Objectives: Discuss examples of maternal intuition. List importance of giving credibility to parental concerns. Review strategies for involvement of parents in their child's healthcare.
Contemporary Forums

Immunology Applications in the PICU: Case Studies

Learning Objectives: Review the components of the immune system that protect the pediatric patient including B and T lymphocytes, natural killer cells as well and the interchange between antigens and antibodies. Describe the impact that diseases and infections such as DiGeorge and Wiskott -Aldrich have on the functioning of the immune system as well as immunglobulins such as IgG, and IgE. Appreciate the role of complements (and why these lab values are so important!) and their role in the c...
Contemporary Forums

Hematology/Oncology PICU Issues: Case Studies

Learning Objectives: Review the importance of hemoglobin, coagulation, bone marrow, fibrinolytic and transfusion issues with the critically ill child. Describe the diagnostic laboratory data necessary to care for the child with anemia, platelet disorders, and oncologic emergencies. Prioritize the care for the child with an oncologic emergency.
Contemporary Forums

Highlights of the New 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC

Learning Objectives: Describe at least one change in the 2015 AHA Guidelines update that will change their practice of resuscitation. List at least 3 ways to minimize interruptions in chest compressions during resuscitation. Describe two options for providing targeted temperature management during post-cardiac arrest care for the child following resuscitation.
Contemporary Forums

Renal Biomarkers: What's New in Assessing Renal Function?

Learning Objectives: Discuss the best method to evaluate glomerular filtration rate. Describe the use of fractional excretion of sodium in assessing tubular function. Describe the use of newer renal biomarkers in determining acute kidney injury (AKI).
Contemporary Forums

Hemodynamic Monitoring: The Continuum of Care from the ED to the ICU

Learning Objectives: Define indications and applications for hemodynamic monitoring in acute and critical care areas. Describe decision algorithms which outline levels of monitoring. Develop an evidence based plan for appropriate level of monitoring.
Contemporary Forums

Cases in Toxicology

Learning Objectives: Discuss agents commonly encountered in pediatric toxicology. Review clinical presentation and management strategies for commonly encountered pediatric toxins. Apply evidence-based management strategies using a case-based approach.
Contemporary Forums

Glucose Gone Wild in the Critically Ill Patient & How to Tame It

Learning Objectives: Discuss the increasing incidence of diabetes in the hospitalized patient. Identify research-supported glycemic goals for patients based on surgical/medical ailments and age. Describe methods of insulin delivery in the acute care arena as well as safe transition off insulin infusion or transfer out of ICU.
Contemporary Forums

2015 - Pediatric Critical Care Nursing

2015 - Pediatric Critical Care Nursing Content Origination Date: Nov 10, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: Dec 3, 2018 Total CE Credits: 64.50 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs) 64.50 - CA RN/CA BRN 6.50 - Pharmacology New technology and new approaches to treatment are just two of the stimulating areas that were brought into focus at the 31st annual Pediatric Critical Care Nursing conference in New Orleans. Learn at your own pace utilizing the on-demand sessions captured...
Contemporary Forums

2015 - Advanced Critical Care and Emergency Nursing

2015 - Advanced Critical Care and Emergency Nursing Content Origination Date: Nov 1, 2015 ‐ Content Expiration Date: Dec 3, 2018 Total CE Credits: 56.00 - Physician 56.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs) 56.00 - CA RN/CA BRN 7.50 - Pharmacology Expert faculty challenges you to take your knowledge to the next level through case study discussions, presentations addressing critical care hot topics and information on the latest technologies and evidence-based practice....
Contemporary Forums

2016 - Neonatal Pharmacology

2016 - Neonatal Pharmacology Content Origination Date: Apr 14, 2016 ‐ Content Expiration Date: May 5, 2019 Total CE Credits: 32.00 - Physician 32.00 - RN / NP (All RNs/Nurses except CA RNs) 32.00 - CA RN/CA BRN 20.00 - Pharmacology 20.50 - Pharmacist This online conference offers cutting edge information from leading clinicians and researchers in neonatology focusing on an interdisciplinary team approach to the pharmacologic treatment of critically ill newborns. You wil...
Contemporary Forums

Clinical Anesthesia Update

TARGET AUDIENCE This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty but also of all additional, related disciplines which may impact it. PROGRAM PURPOSE Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and ab...
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars

Severe Asthma and the Primary Care Provider: Identifying Patients and Coordinating Multidisciplinary Care

Educational Objectives Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to do the following: -Identify patients with severe asthma based on an understanding of epidemiologic data and ongoing evaluations of symptoms, potential disease phenotypes, and treatment history -Discuss the mechanisms of action and clinical profiles of cytokine-targeting biologic medications in the treatment of severe asthma -Coordinate with specialists to personalize therapy for patients with...
Integritas Communications

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Las Vegas

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

CCRN/PCCN Exam Review - Kingman

This three-day course is designed to provide critical care and progressive care nurses a review of AACN’s core curriculum. The course combines central knowledge-based lectures so that nurses working in the PCU and ICU arena will have a review of AACN’s Certification Blueprint. The first day will provide the critical care provider with an essential review of nursing care and interventions designed for the ICU setting. The second day of this lecture series will combine both the critical care...
MED-ED

MASTERING ORAL PATHOLOGY, RADIOLOGY, AND MEDICINE: AN INTERACTIVE AND PARTICIPANT CASE BASED MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH! (LIVE WEBINAR)

SYNOPSIS: We welcome all dental and oral health care professionals to participate in our completely restructured and revolutionary course designed with the central concept of participant involvement.? The new format will be as follows: The morning session will consist of an interactive review of clinically relevant oral pathology and maxillofacial medicine, including: Principles of identification and management of clinically significant conditions affecting the oral mucosa, submucosa,...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

MASTERING ORAL PATHOLOGY, RADIOLOGY, AND MEDICINE: AN INTERACTIVE AND PARTICIPANT CASE BASED MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH!

SYNOPSIS: We welcome all dental and oral health care professionals to participate in our completely restructured and revolutionary course designed with the central concept of participant involvement.? The new format will be as follows: The morning session will consist of an interactive review of clinically relevant oral pathology and maxillofacial medicine, including: Principles of identification and management of clinically significant conditions affecting the oral mucosa, submucosa,...
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Clinical Concerns in Anesthesia

TARGET AUDIENCE This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty but also of all additional, related disciplines which may impact it. PROGRAM PURPOSE Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and ab...
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars

Critical Care of Patients With Cancer

After reading the article “Critical Care of Patients with Cancer,” the learner should be able to: 1. Describe the evolution of critical care for cancer patients. 2. Relate key principles of intensive care for critically ill cancer patients. 3. Discuss the referral and management of critically ill cancer patients in the ICU. 4. Define the long term impact of intensive care treatment on cancer patients, their relatives and caregivers.
American Cancer Society

Sterile Compounding: Assuring the Quality of Compounded Sterile Products - 2017 Update

The Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy requires that pharmacists engaged in or overseeing sterile products compounding obtain additional education specific to this area in order to maintain their licensure. Among the items these pharmacists need to know are how FDA lists of compounding drugs can be utilized in daily compounding operations and how to evaluate appropriate air, surface temperature, and pressure monitoring methods to be in compliance with state and federal regulations. Interactive le...
MCPHS University

RME Hot Seat – Severe Asthma: Clinical Phenotypes and the Emerging Age of Personalized Therapy

Patients with severe treatment-resistant asthma—estimated to account for 4%–10% of all asthma cases—are characterized by persistent symptoms, compromised lung function, and a significantly increased frequency and severity of high-risk outcomes. These patients are typically insensitive to corticosteroid treatment, except at very high doses—and are thus at greater risk for several serious diseases, including type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis. This elevated risk for morbidity underscores t...
RedMedEd and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Practical Reviews in Critical Care Medicine

Practical Reviews in Critical Care Medicine keeps you informed of the most important research and clinical findings published in Critical Care Medicine each month. Each issue contains: downloadable audio of 10-12 articles summarized and reviewed; downloadable PDF of written reviews with Take-Home Pearls that reinforce the audio material and give you a valuable reference for instant recall by subject; and self-assessment online quizzes to highlight key points and reinforce what you've learned.
Practical Reviews

Tenth Annual PA's Guide to the Musculoskeletal Galaxy

For a decade, PAs have turned to this engaging course to elevate their skills and knowledge of critical topics across the orthopaedic specialties. Faculty share their expertise from injuries to the spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand to hip, knee, ankle and foot. Small breakout sessions on common radiology cases, physical exam techniques, and management of fractures in the ER engage participants in an interactive learning experience. Plus, participate in options hands-on pre-course works...
American Academy of PAs

Anesthesia Update

TARGET AUDIENCE This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty but also of all additional, related disciplines which may impact it. PROGRAM PURPOSE Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and ab...
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars

Topics in Emergency Medicine

TARGET AUDIENCE This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, paramedics, pre-hospital emergency medicine care providers and all other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of additional related disciplines which both impact and are impacted by it. PROGRAM PURPOSE The practitioner of emergency medicine must possess evidence-based scientific background for competent clinical practice; maint...
Northwest Seminars

Excipients: Compliance with Compendial and GMP Requirements

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for those responsible for ensuring compliance of excipients with the pharmacopoeias and regulatory authorities, and is applicable to pharmaceutical and excipient manufacturers and excipient distributors within the OTC, generic, innovator, biotechnology, consumer-care, and related industries. This course will benefit individuals in: • Compendial affairs • Regulatory affairs/CMC • Quality assurance/Quality control • Analytical chemi...
CfPA

Cosmetic Product Formulation

Who Should Attend? Individuals in the cosmetic/toiletries industry who seek to broaden their knowledge of development, evaluation and performance of a variety of products will find this course very beneficial. Technical personnel in service and allied functions in the cosmetic/toiletries field who are not directly involved in product development but require a better understanding of the development process will also find this course of value. These would include: • Analytical Chemis...
CfPA

Focused Review of Anesthesiology: University of Pittsburgh Board Review

Topics covered in Focused Review of Anesthesiology include: Muscle Relaxants, Local Anesthetics, IV anesthetics, Preoperative Preparation, Postoperative Period, General Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, Monitoring, Pediatric Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Critical Care and many others. After completing Focused Review of Anesthesiology, you will be able to: • Review the pharmacology of major classes of anesthetic agents and the physical and chemical principles that...
CMEInfo.com

Hair Product Development

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for beginner formulators or marketing personnel and those with some experience who have the desire to quickly widen their level of knowledge and become familiar with the marketing, technical and claim substantiation issues related to hair product development such as: • Analytical chemists • Microbiologists • Scientists • Technicians Personnel in research and development, sales, marketing and labeling will find this course ver...
CfPA

Emerging & Controversial Topics in Pain Combating the Opioid Crisis: Evidence-Based Management of Chronic Pain

This weekend course sessions will provide an update of current pain management practices. This program offers ample opportunity for the participants to interact one-on-one with the faculty throughout the conference. This program consists of lectures, enhanced by slide presentations, daily question and answer periods with ARS, and a digital syllabus. Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this program participants will be able to: Explain the epidemiology of the "opioid epidemic." Ide...
Dannemiller

Topics in Anesthesia

TARGET AUDIENCE This course is designed for physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, registered nurses and other medical care providers who must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty but also of all additional, related disciplines which may impact it. PROGRAM PURPOSE Presentations are designed to facilitate the physician, nurse specialist, and other providers maintaining skills of the same kind to review and update knowledge and ab...
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars

Topics in Critical Care and ECG/Arrhythmia Interpretation Jewels of the Baltic Cruise

Topics: 1.Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines: Separating Fact from Fiction. 2.Critical Review of the 2016 Surviving Sepsis Campaign. 3.ARDS Clinical Update. 4.Fungal Infections in the ICU 5.Infection Control Practices in the ICU: What is the Evidence? 6.Management of Embolic Stroke. 7.Critical Care Controversies: Transfusion in the ICUs 8.ECG Interpretation ◦Systematically interpret any ECG in a way that picks up major abnormalities and identifies all potentially important ...
Continuing Education, Inc

Pharmacologic Management in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine - Sacramento

This course is designed to broaden and deepen the critical care and/or emergency medicine nurse’s knowledge and application of pharmacologic treatment principles. This course is designed to build a strong foundation of critical under-standing of pharmacokinetic basics that can be applied to all drugs. The course will then explore common conditions found in critical patient populations with an emphasis on pharmacologic management. Program Learning Outcomes This program prepares the learne...
MED-ED

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Philadelphia

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those who are considered the “experts” to be challenged and further build their critical-thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice driving what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patients....
MED-ED

The Foundations of Nursing Leadership: Critical Skills for Today’s Complex Environment - Charlotte

The purpose of this seminar is to provide clinical nurses with the concepts, strategies and tools to become effective charge nurses and managers. Advanced critical thinking, managing a complex and diverse workforce, and becoming a transformational leader will be addressed. Many nurses today find themselves in positions of leadership because they excelled clinically. However, little has been done to help today’s nursing leader manage the challenges of today’s changing healthcare system a...
MED-ED

The Oncologist: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Nurse-Led Supportive Care Package (SurvivorCare) for Survivors of Colorectal Cancer

Learning Objectives: 1. Discuss the range of issues that survivors of colorectal cancer may experience. 2. Critically review interventions and models of care that aim to better meet the needs of survivors. 3. Critically review endpoints for studies that aim to improve the wellbeing of survivors and recognize challenges with study endpoints. Introduction. Colorectal cancer (CRC) and its treatments can cause distressing sequelae. We conducted a multicenter randomized controlled trial aimi...
Society For Translational Oncology

Severe Asthma Virtual Practice: Clinical Phenotypes and the Emerging Age of Personalized Therapy

Up to 10% of asthma patients have severe, treatment-resistant disease that is associated with a greater incidence of emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and other high-risk outcomes. Often, these patients are only responsive to corticosteroid treatment when it is given at very high doses, which over time can lead to type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, dyspeptic disorders, and cataracts. The FDA’s approval of several new tailored biologic therapies offers promise to a subset of patients with ...
RedMedEd and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

From Psoriasis to Psoriatic Arthritis: Incorporating Advances to Individualize Treatment

Drs. Kenneth B. Gordon and Alexis Ogdie-Beatty facilitate a critical review and discuss up-to-date data impacting psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) at the point of care. This activity is intended for dermatologists, rheumatologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other affiliated providers involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Ou...
ACHL/Purdue University College of Pharmacy

AOVET North America - Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management Course

The Principles in Small Animal Fracture Management course is designed to provide participants with a basic, fundamental knowledge of bone healing and how it can be favorably influenced through internal fixation of fractures. The scientific principles of fracture repair and their practical application to the clinical situation are presented in lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions. Techniques that are critical to a successful surgical outcome, such as soft tissue handling and bone grafting,...
AO North America

Introduction to Critical Care Ultrasound

Objectives Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Critical Care ultrasound examinations. State the basic fundamentals of ultrasound physics and demonstrate appropriate optimization for system controls. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the trauma patient (E-FAST exam). Demonstrate image orientation, transducer placement, and scan protocols for performing ultrasound evaluation of pneumothorax. Demonstrate scan protocols for focused evaluation of the abdome...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

IQ, OQ, PQ

Who Should Attend? This introductory/intermediate course is designed for individuals who need a basic, but thorough understanding of the Qualification Process for equipment and systems in support of Process Validation for the manufacture of pharmaceutical sterile and oral solid finished dosage forms biologics and bulk active ingredients through the use of IQ/OQ/PQ Protocols. The course will benefit individuals in: • Engineering • Technical Services/Validation • Production ...
CfPA

Emergency Triage: Assess & Intervene - Dallas Metro

This intense one-day review will cover one of the most critical assignments for the ED nurse: triage. This program will review gathering a patient’s history, assessment skills and critical thinking. This course is designed to provide participants with a review of systems and discuss common emergencies for each system. Interactive triage case studies will challenge even the most seasoned nurses. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES This program prepares the learner to: 1. Describe the benefits of...
MED-ED

Analytical Methods Validation for FDA Compliance

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for individuals who have the responsibility for establishing the integrity of analytical methods for active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) or finished pharmaceutical dosage forms. This course will benefit individuals in: • R&D • Quality Control • Quality Assurance • Technical Operations Regulatory affairs personnel responsible for the review of such data will also benefit from this course. RAPS - Regulatory Affairs ...
CfPA

Advanced Emergency Medicine & Critical Care Ultrasound

Objectives Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform and/or interpret Emergency and Critical Care ultrasound examinations. Identify Sonographic Characteristics Associated With Abdominal Sepsis Involving The Hepatobiliary, Renal, And GI Systems. Outline indications and applications of color Doppler in the emergency and critical care setting. Perform ultrasound evaluation of the lung, ocular, soft-tissue, musculoskeletal, and bony cortices in the emergency department. (Optiona...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Blended Pediatric Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound

Objectives Increase the participant’s knowledge to better perform pediatric emergency and critical care ultrasound examinations. Identify normal imaging characteristics of the pediatric urinary tract Demonstrate protocols for evaluation of the trauma patient (FAST). Demonstrate ultrasound protocols for evaluation of pneumothorax, pneumonia and endotracheal tube placement. Perform a focused cardiac ultrasound examination on a pediatric patient. Demonstrate a focused two-point venous eva...
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - San Diego

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
MED-ED

Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer and Post-Approval Changes

Who Should Attend? This course is intended for individuals from: • Formulation and Process Development/Validation • Regulatory Affairs, QA, QC • Analytical Methods Development • Package Development/Engineering • Manufacturing and Technical Support • Project Management and Planning Participants will benefit by gaining a better understanding of the complexities of technology transfer of various dosage forms in the pharmaceutical industry. Course Description...
CfPA

Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Reno

Although there are many programs available for those working in critical care, there is a need for those that are considered the "experts" to be challenged and further build their critical thinking skills. With the constant changes in evidence-based practice that drives what and why we do what we do, for many of us the only way to stay on top of the changes is through interaction in seminar format. Come learn, grow, and be challenged as we move beyond the basics with the sickest of our patient...
Critical Care Concepts: Beyond the Basics - Reno

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