Spring Simulation 6.1.2022

West Mifflin, PA US
June 1, 2022

Practical conference which will provide the nurse learner updates on patient care with respect to Intra-Aortic Balloon pumps, high risk obstetrics, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pediatric trauma and advanced airway management.  High fidelity simulations in which the nurse learner will participate will allow the nurse learner to demonstrate understanding and integration of care concepts.

Target Audience

Flight Nurse and Flight Paramedic

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, the learner will:

  1. Summarize the indications for advanced airway management of the patient in shock
  2. Demonstrate effective pre-oxygenation and resuscitation of the patient prior to induction and intubation
  3. Demonstrate needle decompression of the patient suffering from pneumothorax related to trauma prior to induction and intubation
  4. Demonstrate effective endotracheal intubation utilizing the approved skills checklist and demonstrate failed airway maneuvers with iGel supraglottic airway device
  5. Demonstrates the assessment, monitoring and management of a patient with respiratory distress and need to pronate the adult patient.
  6. Performs the safe pronation of the intubated, adult patient receiving mechanical ventilation for transport
  7. Demonstrate the ability to perform an emergency childbirth
  8. Perform the initial steps of a newborn resuscitation
  9. Recognize and appropriately manage post-delivery hypoperfusion related to varying shock states.
  10. Demonstrates the clinical assessment of the pediatric patient related to traumatic injury and identifies clinical indicators of hemorrhagic shock.
  11. Demonstrates effective resuscitation and treatment for the pediatric patient in hemorrhagic shock according to protocols
    • CC201 Patient Assessment
    • CC 211 Vascular Access & Fluid administration
    • CC212 Administration of Blood Products
    • CC261 Spinal Care
    • CC402 Sedation & Analgesia for patients with an advanced airway
    • CC602 Trauma Assessment & Initial Management
    • CC705P Shock-Pediatrics
  12. Apply knowledge of IABP operations to demonstrate transferring a patient between 2 platforms (Maquet IABP to Arrow IABP; Arrow IABP to Maquet IABP)
  13. Demonstrate interpretation of IABP pressure-timing waveforms
  14. Demonstrate the current standard of care for IABP as evidenced by meeting the key action items from the protocol
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/01/2022 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
06/01/2022 - 11:59pm EDT
STAT MedEvac
10 Allegheny County Airport
West Mifflin, PA 15122
United States
+1 (412) 460-3000

Francis X Guyette, MD

Christian Martin-Gill, MD

Lenny Weiss, MD

Dylan Morris, MD

Marion Jones, RN, MSN

Eugene Macaraeg RN, BSN

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 _5_ contact hours.

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

Available Credit

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