STAT MedEvac Fall Education Conference
Multi-disciplinary conference which will provide the nurse learner updates on patient care with respect to Impella, acute hemorrhage and pediatric ventilation. The learner will also participate in practice updates regarding patient safety, safety of the multi-disciplinary medical team as well as aviation and mechanical operations.
Flight Nurse and Flight Paramedic
Upon completion, the learner will:
1. Summarize the changes to patient care related to the updates to the Impella Heart Pump in conjunction with current evidence based practice
2. Apply changes to patient care in accordance with manufacturer updates and best evidence based practice.
3. Summarize the principles of Move SMART as they are related to patient movement, patient care and activity at the patient's bedside.
4. Apply changes to daily activities of patient care to reduce risk of injury to the nurse, nurse team and patient.
5. Summarize the roles of the different air crew members and responsibilities before, during and after patient transport.
6. Summarize the items of aviation basics as they refer to safe patient care and transport to critical access hospitals
7. Integrate and apply concepts of aviation basics to improve interpersonal and inter-professional communication between members of the various crew disciplines.
8. Summarize the changes to patient care related to Pediatric and Neonatal mechanical ventilation in conjunction with current evidence based practices.
9. Apply those changes in patient care in Pediatric and Neonatal mechanical ventilation as they relate to the current evidence based practices.
10. Summarize the principles of the MARCH algorithm as they relate to the the acute traumatic injury with massive hemorrhage.
11. Apply the principles of the MARCH algorithm to treat patients with acute traumatic injury with massive hemorrhage.
12. Summarize the safety concerns regarding daily aviation and medical aviation equipment, aviation operations and maintenance of personal protective equipment.
13. Apply the principles of medical-aviation maintenance to improve the safety of the nurse provider in the aviation transport environment.
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
Brad Kuch, MA, RRT-NPS, FAARC
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 _8_ 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.
- 8.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 8.00 Attendance