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All Things Pulmonary

Respiratory conditions can quickly change from stable to life-threatening situations where seconds count. Attend this comprehensive program and gain the sk...
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Faculty:
Cyndi Zarbano
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Sep 20, 2017

Description

  • Easy ABG Interpretation
  • Never MISS Respiratory Assessment Clues
  • The Pulmonary Drug Cabinet from A to Z
  • Management Strategies for Emergent Events
  • Mechanical Ventilation Tips ALL Nurses Should Know

Respiratory conditions can quickly change from stable to life-threatening situations where seconds count. Attend this comprehensive program and gain the skills and knowledge you need to manage any situation. Drawing on over 20 years of critical care experience, Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP, will teach you the latest evidence-based approaches to evaluating and treating patients with pulmonary problems. You’ll have the opportunity to enhance your assessment skills, improve your ability to quickly interpret lab findings and explore the latest treatment techniques for airway management. You will leave with practical, immediately-applicable strategies that improve patient outcomes and enhance your expertise!

 

Handouts

Outline

Easy Steps to ABG Analysis

  • Acid Base Imbalances
  • The 4 Abnormal Results
  • Rapid Interpretation Tool

Respiratory Assessment Clues You Should NEVER Miss!

  • Common Adventitious Breath Sounds
  • What are the Causes & When are They Heard?
    • Crackles/Rales - wet vs. dry
    • Wheezes - not always airway obstruction
    • Rhonchi - differentiating the differences
    • Stridor - emergency treatment
    • Pleural Friction Rub
  • Inspection & Percussion
  • Changes on the Chest X-Ray

Airway Management Techniques

  • Managing Obstruction
  • Airway Adjuncts
  • Know Your Role in Intubation
  • The “5-Point Check”
  • Rapid Sequence Intubation

Mechanical Ventilation for Nurses

  • Responding to the Alarms
  • Management Strategies that Improve
  • Outcomes
    • Patient Comfort
    • Decreasing Workload
    • Frequent Assessment
    • Cardiac Output Clues
  • Suctioning the Patient

Emergent Respiratory Conditions: ARDS

  • Presentation
  • Lab Findings
  • Respiratory Support
    • Oxygen Control
    • Early Intubation

Management of Asthma

  • Assessment Findings
  • Identifying the Trigger
  • Steroid Considerations

Pulmonary Embolisms

  • The Likely Causes
  • Signs & Symptoms
  • Diagnosis & Treatment

Pulmonary Drug Cabinet: From A to Z

  • Anti-Cholinergic Agents
  • Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
  • Bronchodilators
  • Combo-Drugs
  • Inhalers & Spacers
  • And More!

Faculty

All Things Pulmonary

Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC Related seminars and products: 48

Clinical Review


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.