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PCCN® Certification Exam Prep Package with Practice Test and NSN Access
Package - Video
$299.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Package - Video   Instructions
Length:
14 hr 53 min
Author:
CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
12/5/2018
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RVKIT077136
Objectives
  1. Incorporate the Synergy Model as it pertains to patients and their families, as well as patient care plans in Progressive Care. 
  2. Integrate cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, renal, hematologic, immunologic, endocrine, multi-system and gastrointestinal assessments including an understanding of the correlating physiology and pathophysiology.
  3. Choose the correct drug dosage calculation, continuous medication infusion administration and patient monitoring for medication effects.
  4. Select appropriate patient monitoring equipment using standardized procedures.
  5. Assess signs and symptoms of cardiopulmonary emergencies and initiation of standardized
  6. Categorize the necessary interventions to stabilize a patient awaiting transfer to critical care.
  7. Anticipate the needs of the long-term mechanical ventilated patient as well as weaning techniques and procedures.
  8. Evaluate the family's need for enhanced involvement in care to facilitate the transition from hospital to home.
  9. Utilize the educational components necessary to help patient succeed related to diet, exercise, and medications.
  10. Determine the signs and symptoms of life threatening electrolyte abnormalities and rapid interventions.
  11. Analyze the interpretation of commonly ordered labs.
  12. Specify legal and ethical implications of professional nursing issues and concerns.
  13. Apply treatment modalities and nursing interventions to include outcomes and evaluation criteria of common disorders of each body system.
Outline
Day One
 
Professional Caring & Ethical Practices
  • Overview of the Synergy Model of Care
  • Family-Centered Care
  • Informatics for the Bed-side Nurse
 
Cardiovascular
  • Cardiovascular assessment
  • Hemodynamics
  • Pharmacology to enhance cardiac output
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Acute and chronic heart failure
  • Aortic aneurysm
 
Hematology & Immunology
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • DIC
  • Blood products for the coagulopathic patient
  • Caring for the immune-comprised patient 
 
Endocrine
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • SIADH
  • Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Syndrome
 
Gastrointestinal
  • GI Bleeds
  • Pancreatitis
  • Intestinal ischemia and infarction
  • C. Diff
  • Nutrition planning for the acute and chronically ill adult patient
 
Day Two
 
Neurology
  • Assessment and care of the brain-injured patient
  • Stroke
  • Intracranial hemorrhage
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Seizures
  • Bed-side assessment of dysphagia
 
Renal
  • Acute and chronic renal failure
  • Electrolyte disorders
  • Dialysis strategies
 
Pulmonary
  • Pulmonary medication implications
  • Acute respiratory failure
  • Mechanical ventilation strategies
  • Pneumonia
  • ARDS
  • Care strategies for the thoracic surgery patient
 
Multisystem
  • Sepsis
  • Shock: cardiogenic, hypovolemic, septic
  • Hospital-acquired infections
  • Wound care
 
Behavioral & Psychosocial
  • Delirium, Depression & Dementia
  • Suicidal patients & precautions
  • Sleep & the hospitalized patient
 
Test-taking Strategies
  • Application process
  • Test blueprint review
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

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Available Until: 12/5/2021
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 14.8 contact hours. Expires: 12/5/2021.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 14.5 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 14.5 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 14.8 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 14.75 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.


Audience
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists