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Demystifying Lab Values From Head to Toe
Package - Video
$359.94 USD
$299.99
Product Details
Format:
Package - Video
Author:
CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
2/16/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RVKIT077445
Objectives
[+] [-] 077415 - Getting the Most Out of the Complete Blood Count
  • Integrate Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, and Indices into a comprehensive assessment.
  • Analyze a Complete Blood Count with Differential and discuss clinical applications.
  • Explore the role of differentials assistance in determining differential diagnosis.
  • Communicate diagnosis and treatment of Platelet dysfunction and other coagulopathies.

[+] [-] 077420 - Beyond the Basics of the Basic Metabolic Panel:
  • Communicate the classification of renal insufficiency and failure.
  • Analyze pre-renal, intrinsic renal and post-obstructive causes of renal failure using lab findings and other tests.
  • Connect expected changes to the EKG with life-threatening potassium levels.
  • Connect Chvostek’s sign and Trousseau sign and the relationship to electrolyte status.

[+] [-] 077425 - Liver and Labs in Detail Along with Coagulation Complications
  • Communicate what parts of the clotting cascade are measured by the APTT and the INR.
  • Categorize expected findings on the labs for a patient with DIC.
  • Present the pathology behind Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia.

[+] [-] 077430 - Must Know Cardiac and Respiratory Lab Tests
  • Decide when the Troponin implies a myocardial infarct and what else can cause modest elevation to this cardiac marker.
  • Exploit the differences between ST elevation and ST depression on the EKG as it relates to cardiac insult.
  • Explore four abnormal findings on the ABG and common causes of each.
  • Utilize a tool for easy analysis of ABG findings.

[+] [-] 077435 - Everything Endocrine:
  • Divide between DKA and HHS from the lab findings.
  • Explore symptoms and expected lab findings for Diabetes Insipidus.
  • Formulate why calcium levels can be dangerously low with severe pancreatitis.

[+] [-] 077440 - Preventing and Treating Infection:
  • Communicate the role lactate levels serve in identifying and treating sepsis.
  • Evaluate the components of the 3-hour and 6-hour bundles in the Surviving Sepsis Guidelines.
  • Inspect the findings in a urinalysis that support the diagnosis of an UTI.
  • Assess spinal fluid findings to differentiate between viral and bacterial meningitis and encephalitis.
  • Communicate two ways the gram stain and sensitivity can guide selection of antibiotics.

Outline
[+] [-] 077415 - Getting the Most Out of the Complete Blood Count
  • Components of the CBC
  • What do the Numbers Mean?
  • Anemia
  • Polycythemia
  • Pearls of Wisdom
  • Understanding Shifts to the Left & Right
  • Using the Differential Clues
  • Platelet Abnormalities
  • Panic Values

[+] [-] 077420 - Beyond the Basics of the Basic Metabolic Panel:
  • Components of the BMP
  • Renal Failure & Lab Clues
  • GFR
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Acute Tubular Nephrosis
  • Rhabdo
  • Hemodialysis
  • Life-Threatening Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Hypo and Hypernatremia
  • Hypo and Hypercalcemia
  • Hypo and Hypermagnesemia

[+] [-] 077425 - Liver and Labs in Detail Along with Coagulation Complications
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Clues to the Injured or Sick Liver
  • Hepatic Failure
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Coagulation Studies
  • The Clotting Cascade
  • INR Goals
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy (DIC)
  • Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

[+] [-] 077430 - Must Know Cardiac and Respiratory Lab Tests
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Components of Cardiac Lab Tests
  • BNP and Pro-BNP
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Blood Gases: Arterial and Venous
  • Acid/Base Compensation

[+] [-] 077435 - Everything Endocrine:
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)
  • Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic States (HHS)
  • Hgb A1C
  • Conversion Rates
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • SIADH
  • Thyroid Labs
  • Thyroid Crisis
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Pearls of Wisdom

[+] [-] 077440 - Preventing and Treating Infection:
  • SIRS
  • Surviving Sepsis Guidelines
  • Sepsis Lab Findings
  • 3-hour and 6-hour Bundles
  • Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Meningitis
  • Encephalitis
  • CSF Headache
  • Cultures & Sensitivity
  • Gram Stain
  • Choosing Antibiotics
  • Urinalysis

Author

CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC

Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, has been a nurse for more than 25 years and a legal nurse consultant (LNC) for 12. Many of her cases in the last decade have been consulting and educating nurses who have gotten into trouble with the board of nursing and helping hem complete their corrective action stipulations. Medication errors and patient injury are a common cause of corrective action, license suspension and loss of license.

Cyndi’s clinical area of expertise has been in various intensive care/critical care roles, currently working for Mayo in Minnesota. She has been a national seminar speaker for over ten years speaking to diverse healthcare audiences throughout the country. During her presentations, she has earned the reputation of keeping attendees engaged with the use of current clinical knowledge, fascinating legal stories, and the interjection of nursing humor to keep it fun.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cyndi Zarbano is the owner of Clinical Review Consultants. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cyndi Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 077415 - Getting the Most Out of the Complete Blood Count
[+] [-] 077420 - Beyond the Basics of the Basic Metabolic Panel:
[+] [-] 077425 - Liver and Labs in Detail Along with Coagulation Complications
[+] [-] 077430 - Must Know Cardiac and Respiratory Lab Tests
[+] [-] 077435 - Everything Endocrine:
[+] [-] 077440 - Preventing and Treating Infection:
Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists