Spring Simulation 6.9.2022
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.
Flight Nurse and Flight Paramedic
Upon completion, the learner will:
- Summarize the indications for advanced airway management of the patient in shock
- Demonstrate effective pre-oxygenation and resuscitation of the patient prior to induction and intubation
- Demonstrate needle decompression of the patient suffering from pneumothorax related to trauma prior to induction and intubation
- Demonstrate effective endotracheal intubation utilizing the approved skills checklist and demonstrate failed airway maneuvers with iGel supraglottic airway device
- Demonstrates the assessment, monitoring and management of a patient with respiratory distress and need to pronate the adult patient.
- Performs the safe pronation of the intubated, adult patient receiving mechanical ventilation for transport
- Demonstrate the ability to perform an emergency childbirth
- Perform the initial steps of a newborn resuscitation
- Recognize and appropriately manage post-delivery hypoperfusion related to varying shock states.
- Demonstrates the clinical assessment of the pediatric patient related to traumatic injury and identifies clinical indicators of hemorrhagic shock.
- 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
- Apply knowledge of IABP operations to demonstrate transferring a patient between 2 platforms (Maquet IABP to Arrow IABP; Arrow IABP to Maquet IABP)
- Demonstrate interpretation of IABP pressure-timing waveforms
- Demonstrate the current standard of care for IABP as evidenced by meeting the key action items from the protocol
Course provided at UPMC STAT MedEvac
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.
- 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 5.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation