Perianesthesia Nurses Week Conference | February 6, 2021

Pittsburgh, PA US
February 6, 2021

Annual Perianesthesia Nurses Conference in celebration of Perianesthesia Nurses Week presented by UPMC St. Margaret Perianesthesia Department

Target Audience

This program is designed for nurses who provide care for surgical patients, including perianesthesia, surgical, and ICU nurses.

Learning Objectives

The learner will be able to:

  • Identify and describe common sports injuries and their surgical and nursing care Identify the role of pain control in better patient outcomes
  • Identify the physiologic changes and how they affect the care of the geriatric patient
  • Describe the care of patients receiving grafts, flaps and cosmetic procedures
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/14/2021
Course expires: 
02/13/2021
Event starts: 
02/06/2021 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
02/06/2021 - 12:30pm
7:30am-8:00am  |  Registration and Introduction
8:00am-9:00am  |  Sports Medicine Overview presented by Damaris Mohr, PA-C
9:00am-10:00am  |  Mechanisms of Post Operative Pain presented by Michael S. Gold, PhD
10:00am-10:15am  |  Break
10:15am-11:15am  |  Time Marches on: Aging and the Perianesthesia Nurse presented by Kim Noble, PhD, APRN, ACCNS-AG, CPAN, FASPAN
11:15am-12:15pm  |  Flaps, Grafts and Plastics presented by Dawn Wang MD, MS, FACS
12:15pm-12:30pm  |  Evaluation and Conclusion
UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
United States

Michael S. Gold, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Damaris Mohr, PA-C
Physician Assistant, Senior
Burke and Bradley Orthopedics

Kim Noble, PhD, APRN, ACCNS-AG, CPAN, FASPAN
Associate Professor of Nursing
Director-Adult Gerontology CNS Tract MSN Program
Widener University

Dawn Wang MD, MS, FACS
UPMC St. Margaret

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.

This activity is approved for the following credit: ANCC.  Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4 contact hours.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 4.00 Attendance
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