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Liver and Labs in Detail Along with Coagulation Complications

Finally master the clotting cascade and be prepared to recognize the changes that indicate a potentially life-threatening complication. In this session you...
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Faculty:
Cyndi Zarbano
Duration:
1 Hour 16 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Feb 16, 2017

Description

Finally master the clotting cascade and be prepared to recognize the changes that indicate a potentially life-threatening complication. In this session you will also learn about common markers for hepatic dysfunction as well as the etiology and treatment strategies. Outpatient or Inpatient, Acute or Chronic, Hepatic disorders are common to every practice environment and this course provides you with the tools needed to succeed.

OUTLINE

  • Liver Function Tests
  • Clues to the Injured or Sick Liver
  • Hepatic Failure
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Coagulation Studies
  • The Clotting Cascade
  • INR Goals
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy (DIC)
  • Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

OBJECTIVES

  1. Communicate what parts of the clotting cascade are measured by the APTT and the INR.
  2. Categorize expected findings on the labs for a patient with DIC.
  3. Present the pathology behind Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia.

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Liver and Labs in Detail Along with Coagulation Complications

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.