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Mastering the Pulmonary Assessment Video and Book Package
Package
$82.98 USD
$74.99
Product Details
Format:
Package   Instructions
Details:
DVD recording (apx. 1 hour - actual TBD) with electronic manual and instructions.
Pocket Guide: 3-1/4” x 5-1/2”, Full color, 60 pages
Author:
CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
10/14/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RVKIT075570
Objectives
[+] [-] 075495 - Mastering the Pulmonary Assessment
  1. Understand the purpose and use of a Peak Flow Meter.
  2. Identify adventitious breath sounds and recognize the significance of each.
  3. Recognize the 3 sounds one may auscultate in a patient with pneumonia.

Outline
[+] [-] 075495 - Mastering the Pulmonary Assessment
  1. Respiratory Assessment Steps
  2. Common Adventitious Breath Sounds and the clues they are giving you!
    1. What are the causes, when are they heard and what interventions can we take?
      1. Crackles/Rales - grasp the difference between wet and dry crackles
      2. Wheezes - not always airway obstruction!
      3. Rhonchi - learn how to tell coarse crackles from rhonchi
      4. Stridor - rapid treatment for this emergency!
      5. Pleural Friction Rub - What is this loud obnoxious sound telling you?
    2. Transmitted Voice Sounds - Advanced Assessment Skills
      1. Hear Real Life Examples
      2. Bronchophony
      3. Whispered Pectoriloquy
      4. Egophony
    3. Commonly dealt with Lung Diseases
      1. Asthma - use of the peak flow meter to guide the plan
      2. Bronchitis - acute or chronic? How do we know?
      3. Emphysema - changes on chest x-ray and determining if a patient is a CO2 retainer
      4. Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Understanding the long term consequences of noncompliance!

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
[+] [-] 074500 - Clinical Nursing Assessment Skills Pocket Guide
[+] [-] 075495 - Mastering the Pulmonary Assessment
Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists