CHP ED APP ProGress Simulation Training
Advanced Practice Providers at CHP are credentialed by via the CHP Medical Staff Office. To maintain a set of privileges the APP must demonstrate competency performing the given privilege/procedure. Not all APPs are able to perform the volume of procedures needed to demonstrate competency therefore a simulation-based training program was developed to ensure competency of privilege/procedure.
Upon completion of course the learner will be able to:
- Abscess aspiration- Describe the indications for incision and drainage of skin abscess and proficiently perform the procedure.
- Incision & Drainage - Describe the indications for incision and drainage of skin abscess and proficiently perform the procedure.
- Trephination - Demonstrate the appropriate technique for trephination of a subungual hematoma
- GTube Replacement - Describe the steps associated with safely addressing GT dislodgement and demonstrate the ability to proficiently perform the procedure
- Intraosseous Placement - Describe the steps associated with Intraosseous Line Placement and demonstrate the ability to proficiently perform the procedure.
- Prescribe Narcotics - Understand the steps needed to properly prescribe narcotic medications, including compliance with:
- Nursemaid elbow reduction- Describe presentation of radial head subluxation and demonstrate proficiency in reduction techniques
- Skin Culture - Describe the indications for obtaining a wound/skin culture and demonstrate the ability to proficiently perform the procedure.
- Splinting - Describe the indications and type of splint for upper and lower extremity splinting, sling application and perform application of prefabricated upper and lower splint.
Kathryn Williams CRNP
Jenny DePalma PA-C
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Nursing: The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3 contact hours.
Physician Assistant : The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
- 3.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 3.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation