Clinical Skills Review (2-day program)
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About: Come and refresh your clinical skills, assessment, critical thinking, and clinical knowledge with this is a 2-day review course. This program is for clinicians who merely want to "brush up." This 2-day intensive, lecture-driven (day 1) and hands-on (day 2), review course.
Delivery: This in-person program is delivered via lectures, discussion, demonstrations, and HANDS-ON SKILLS practice!
Faculty: Faculty who are up-to-date, friendly, engaging, fun, and down-to-earth. Faculty who are currently practicing nursing at the bedside. They will provide you with REAL LIFE tips and techniques on assessment, clinical judgment, hands-on skills, documentation, and what works and doesn't work!
Audience: Great for RNs, LPNs, students, New Grads, PAs, NPs, etc…
Here are some of the topics that this program includes:
- ABGs (A simple 2-step approach)
- Acid-base balance
- ABG Interpretation (made easy!)
- Heart Sounds
- Lung Sounds
- Bowel Sounds
- Drug Calculations
- Trach Care
- Central Lines
- Tubes and Drains
- Chest Tubes
- Misc Drains
- EKG (A Quick Review)
- and lots more!
At the conclusion of this course, the learner will be able to safely demonstrate an improvement in various common nursing skills
The learner will be able to interpret ABGs, ECGs, heart & lungs sounds
The learner will be able to safely administer medications
- Day one: Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussion, Scenarios, & Case Studies
- Day two: Hands-on-skills sessions (based on 45min rotations)
DAY ONE TOPICS
DAY TWO TOPICS
HANDS-ON SKILLS DAY
Welcome & Introduction
EKG - A Quick Review
ABG Interpretation (simple approach)
Tubes, Drains, & Catheters
Lunch Break (on your own)
Drug Calculation Refresher
Central Line Access
Central Line Care
Morning Skills Stations
~ Nasal Gastric (NG) Tube, OG Tube insertion,
~ JP, & Chest Tube (CT)
~ Airway Management & Oxygenation
Lunch Break (on your own)
Afternoon Skills Stations
~ IV Pumps & Drug Calculations
~ Central Line Access & Troubleshooting
~ Central Line Care (Dressing Changes)
~ Assessment Review Stations (Lung, Heart, & Bowel Sounds)
Q & A Evaluations
BRING YOUR STETHOSCOPE!!!
The agenda, above, is a sample agenda and is subject to change without notice.
Day one focuses on clinical discussions, scenarios, lectures, case studies; day two focuses is on hands-on clinical skills.
Continuing Nursing Education (CNE): Contact Hours: 14.7 awarded
Program completion to receive contact hours: To complete this course, and receive contact hours, the learner must attend both sessions, complete a post-course evaluation, and participate in all sections of the program.
Required NJ State Nurses Association Disclaimer: The Health Care Training Academy (DBA CardiacEd) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. P295
Disclosure: Faculty have nothing to disclose; no approved or unapproved FDA products are being discussed.