PICU staff trauma care
This course was created to educate learners on the management of arrest situations because there is little practice in classroom time. Stations include the following to educate staff in areas of weakness: IO needle, Nerve Block, Chest Tube management, Aspen collar, and papoose
After completing the activity, the learner will be able to:
- identify the need for IO and how to place or remove.
- demonstrate how to use a chest drainage system and care of a chest tube.
- describe how to use a nerve block
- list nursing interventions for a patient in cervical collar and papoose.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour(s).
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.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance