Foundations of Progressive Care - Nurse Residency Course

August 24, 2022 to August 26, 2022

Target Audience

All IMU GNs

Learning Objectives

What should the RN know/do differently upon completion of this activity?

  • Apply an enhanced understanding of pathophysiology, pharmacology to management of conditions seen in the acutely ill progressive care patient.  
  • Relate hemodynamic findings to clinical condition and treatment
  • Improve recognition of changing patient conditions
  • Provide evidence based high quality nursing care to progressive care patients
  • Improve professional practice behaviors through enhanced critical thinking, team work and communication skills

Nurses attending this course will be able to provide high quality care based on an enhanced understanding of pathophysiology and pharmacology related to management of conditions seen in the acutely ill patient who requires enhanced interventions and monitoring. They will be prepared to anticipate care needs, recognize changing conditions, initiate early interventions and provide accurate anticipatory guidance for patients in the progressive care setting. 

Nurses will report via the post activity evaluation an increase in confidence in their ability to provide high quality care to acutely ill patients who require enhanced interventions and monitoring, including anticipating care needs, recognizing changing conditions, initiating early interventions, and providing accurate anticipatory guidance. They will identify at least one new learning they will be able to implement in practice.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 16.25 Attendance
  • 16.25 Nursing Contact Hours

    Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Houston Methodist will award 16.25 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.

Course opens: 
06/02/2022
Course expires: 
11/30/2022
Event starts: 
08/24/2022 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
08/26/2022 - 4:30pm CDT
Rating: 
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Day One: Foundations in Progressive Care

Time

Subject

Presenter

0830-845

Welcome-Check-in/Pretest

Shedrick Kennedy MSN, RN, CCRN-K

845-945

Hemodynamic Monitoring

 

Emma Gitomer MSN RN, WTA

0945-1045

Shock & Vasoactive Meds

 

Erin Dennis MSN, RN

1045-1100

Break

 

1100-1200

Anti-Arrhythmic & Pacing

 

Emma Gitomer MSN, RN WTA

1200-1230

Lunch

 

1230-1330

Pump N Play/Critical Case Studies

Shedrick Kennedy MSN, RN, CCRN-K

1330-1345

Break and meet in Main 4

 

1345-1645

Skills Stations:

  1. Arterial Line Set-Up
  2. Crash cart, Zoll and Lucas
  3. Temporary Pacemaker skills

 

  • Arterial Line- Erin  Dennis MSN, RN
  • Crash cart Zoll- Shedrick Kennedy MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Temporary Pacing- Emma Gitomer MSN, RN, WTA

 

Day Two: Foundations in Progressive Care

Time

Subject

Presenter

0830-0930

Ventilator Management

 

Christopher Martinez B.S., RRT-NPS

0930-1030

ABG interpretation

 

Linnea Baker MSN, RN, CCRN

1030-1045

Break

 

 

1045-1145

Care of the Cath lab patient

Kimaya Barnes MHA, MSN, RN, CVRN-BC

1145-1200

Lunch

 

1200-1300

Pain Assessment in Acute and Progressive Care Patient

Laura Connelly MA, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNL

                 1300-1315

     Break and met in Main 4

 

1315-1700

Skills Stations:

  1. Simulation-Over Sedation
  2. Trach Station
  3. Small Bore Nasal tube insertion
  4. Airway Management

 

 

  • Shedrick Kennedy MSN, RN, CCRN-K /Emma Gitomer MSN, RN, WTA  
  • Trach-Erin Dennis MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Cortrak-Linnea Baker MSN, RN, CCR
  • Airway Management-Laura Connelly

 

Day Three: Foundations in Progressive Care

Time

Subject

Presenter

800-900

Chest Tube management

Emma Gitomer MSN RN, WTA

0900-100

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management

Erin Dennis MSN, RN

1030-1045

Break

 

1045-1145

Neurological Emergencies

 

S. Jeansonne MSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN / Katie Broadway MSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN

1145-1230

Lunch

 

1230-1630

 

               

 

 

 

1630-1645 wrap up

Skills Stations: (45min per station )

Simulation

1.(Hypovolemic &

2. Septic Shock)                                             

3. Mega Code/Skills and Drills

4. IMU Jeopardy/ Escape   Room

 

 

  • Deepa Lalu MSN, RN, RN-BC  /Erin Dennis MSN, RN,
  • Luis Ruiz Toledo/Emma Gitomer MSN, RN, WTA
  • Linnea Baker MSN, RN, CCRN
  • Escape Room-  Shedrick Kennedy MSN, RN, CCRN
Houston, TX
United States
  • HMH Foundations in Progressive Care Nursing Location- Center for Nursing Research Education & Practice Education Department- MAIN 4 CNREP

 

    Travel

    Directions:

    1. If you are parking in Garage 1 (Fannin) or Garage 7 (John Freeman), walk to the Main Cafeteria, make a right and look for the Main Building Bertner Elevators. 
    1. Go to the 4th floor, and you will see Main 4 signage "Center for Nursing Research, Education & Practice"; make a right and enter the double doors.
    2. Use your badge to access the second set of double doors. 


    Directions:

    If you are parking in Josie Roberts- take the shuttle to the Research Institute (RI),  go to the Research Institute entrance and keep straight, head toward the Marketplace Cafeteria, and make a left and look for the Main Building Bertner Elevators.

    1. Go to the 4th floor, and you will see Main 4 signage "Center for Nursing Research, Education & Practice"; make a right and enter the double doors.
    2. Use your badge to access the second set of double doors. 

    Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

     To be awarded 16.25 continuing professional development hours, the participant must attend the program in its entirety and complete the evaluation tool.

    Available Credit

    • 16.25 Attendance
    • 16.25 Nursing Contact Hours

      Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

      Houston Methodist will award 16.25 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.

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