UPMC St. Margaret Annual Perianesthesia Nurses Conference | 2024

Pittsburgh, PA US
February 10, 2024

The Annual Perianesthesia Nurses Conference is presented by the UPMC St. Margaret Perianesthesia Department.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

  • Review pre-operative preparation of the surgical patient
  • Review peri-operative medications and medical equipment, including indications for use
  • Identify risk factors, preventative measures, and treatment options for emergent delirium
  • Discuss how nurses can develop resiliency and how that can lead to personal and professional growth
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: 
01/09/2024
Course expires: 
02/29/2024
Event starts: 
02/10/2024 - 7:30am EST
Event ends: 
02/10/2024 - 12:30pm EST
Rating: 
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7:30am | Registration and Breakfast
8:00am | Emergence Delirium: Maintaining Veteran and Employee Safety presented by William Pileggi, MSN, CRNA, MAJ USAR (Retired)
9:00am | Pre-operative Allergy Assessment and Antibiotic Selection presented by Aaron Pickering, PharmD, BCPS
9:30am | Zoll Life Vest presented by Andrew Swartz
10:00am | Break
10:15am | Infectious Disease Update: Where Are We Now? presented by Raymond Pontzer, MD
11:15am | Keynote: Compassion Fatigue, Burn Out, and Stress presented by Kari Knutson, MA
12:15pm | Questions and Evaluation
12:30pm | Adjournment

UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
United States

Planning Committee

Denise Krall, BSN, RN, CCRN, CEN
Professional Staff Nurse, Expert
UPMC St. Margaret

Tamara Waner, BSN, RN
Senior Professional Staff Nurse II
UPMC St. Margaret

Presenters

Kari Knutson, MA
Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Storyteller

Aaron Pickering, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist, Antibiotic Stewardship
UPMC St. Margaret

William Pileggi, MSN, CRNA, MAJ USAR (Retired)

Raymond Pontzer, MD
Infectious Disease Specialist
UPMC St. Margaret

Andrew Swartz
Territorial Manager, Zoll
 
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated.
• Andrew Swartz, Zoll Employee

 
No other 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 with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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 healthcare 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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