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COVID-19 Video Series

Back To The Basics: Caring For The Critically Ill

In support of nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic, I have been in my home studio recording a series of free videos that focus on care for the critically ill. There are 6 videos that are 15 - 20 minutes long, covering the basics of mechanical ventilation for a patient that has respiratory failure.

These videos are targeted to nurses who work in low acuity critical care and non-ICU areas.

The video series includes:

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Saving Lives: Improving Cardiac Resuscitation

These educational webinars, which are free and accredited, are designed to improve CPR quality through evidence-based strategies and solutions. The series highlight actionable information that can make a difference to all hospital team members involved in resuscitation, including nurses, respiratory therapists and physicians. Nicole Kupchik, MN, RN, CCNS, CCRN-K, PCCN-CMC, CSC will be a featured speaker in each episode along with other industry leaders in the field.

On-Demand Webinars

Support for this educational series from Stryker

Upcoming Webinars

The Latest in Airway Management During Resuscitation

Thu, Dec 10, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST

Description
The fundamentals of cardiac resuscitation include the immediate provision of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation combined with rapid defibrillation. These mainstays of therapy can also include other interventions such as advanced airways and assisted ventilation. In the fall of 2020, the American Heart Association and European Resuscitation Council will introduce new guidelines for resuscitation. This webinar will reveal the answers to some of these critical questions: What is in the guidelines to support airway management? What evidence is there to support changes in practice? What evidence will drive future guidelines? Join us for this fun and educational webinar that will touch on many of the hot topics in cutting edge airway management.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Review the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for airway management during resuscitation events
  2. Describe the recent evidence on the latest in airway management
  3. Describe optimal techniques to enhance first pass airway success
  4. Discuss the role of post-arrest review to improve airway management
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Overcoming the Fear of CPR: Ways to Improve High-Quality Resuscitation Training

Even trained healthcare professionals can lack confidence in their ability to deliver CPR, often resulting in fear or avoidance of Mock Codes. In this webinar we are joined by consultant and educator, Nicole Kupchik, who will share best practices for overcoming obstacles in resuscitation training to ensure your workforce is confident and capable in delivering high-quality CPR. The discussion will tackle pressing issues with pauses, chest compression fraction, defibrillation events, over-ventilation and more—equipping your organization for improved outcomes.

Supported by HealthStream. Wistia account required

Initiatives in Safe Patient Care

Early Warning Scoring (EWS) systems provide a commonly understood way to recognize the degree of deterioration in a patient’s status, and can ensure that every patient is seen at the right time by the right person. The EWS is based on the collection of a combination of vital signs including heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation, blood pressure and body temperature. In this webinar, there will a discussion of the benefits, variations and strategies for overcoming barriers to successful implementation of EWS in hospitals.

Upon completion of this webinar, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the purpose of early warning systems (EWS)
  2. Describe common reasons for clinical decompensation
  3. Discuss the benefits of EWS
  4. Identify barriers to implementation of EWS

Support for this educational activity from Medtronic

The Right Balance: Optimizing Fluid Management

Fluid therapy is provided to restore and maintain tissue perfusion, and is part of routine management for most hospitalized patients. However either too much or too little fluid can have serious consequences. Safe intravenous fluid management requires the relevant clinical skills and critical assessment of fluid balance carefully tailored for each patient.

Assessing whether fluid may help or harm your patient is a critical step in optimizing treatment. Through a comprehensive review of clinical evidence and case studies, this webinar series will help clinicians improve their critical decision-making to find the right balance.

Supported by an educational grant from Baxter

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