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Mastering Lab Interpretation & the Implications for Patient Care

Mastering Lab Interpretation & the Implications for Patient Care

Mastering Lab Interpretation & the Implications for Patient Care

Sean G. Smith, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CEN, CFRN, FP-C, CPEN,
Sean G. Smith, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CEN, CFRN, FP-C, CPEN,
on behalf of Pesi HealthCare

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Launch date: 21 May 2018
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Last updated: 11 Sep 2018

Reference: 189367

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NYATWORI GABRIEL BSc (27 Aug 2018)
Good practical examples and real situation Case studies
Mr MICHAEL CHEGE RN (11 Sep 2018)
Course was educative and questions were comprehensive.

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Understanding the Differential: Including “Shift to the Left” Identify Types of Acute Kidney Failure from the Labs Life-Threatening Electrolyte Imbalances and Interventions Master ABG Interpretation Using a Simple Tool Systemic Inflammation of Sepsis: Lactate/Procalcitonin Levels Reading Cultures and Sensitivities The Clues to Liver Failure: Understanding LFTs Lab and EKG Clues to Differentiate ACS and MI After this interactive seminar, you will leave with true integrative understanding of lab results and patient outcomes. Be a CLINICIAN, not a TECHNICIAN . . . be PROactive, not REactive! Learn the hidden clinical clues of labs and empower yourself to change lives as a situationally aware patient advocate powerhouse! Join Sean G. Smith, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CEN, CFRN, FP-C, CPEN, as he demystifies both the common and less frequently seen lab values. You will explore a large variety of labs, why they are ordered, and what the results tell us about your patients. By understanding the clues that these values give you, you can utilize critical thinking to proactively plan the course of care and optimize patient outcomes.

Objectives

Evaluate the results of Coagulation Studies (PT/INT and PTT).
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to evaluate the results of Coagulation Studies (PT/INT and PTT).
Analyze a Complete Blood Count with Differential and discuss clinical applications (Anemias, Left Shifts, Infections, etc.).
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to analyze a Complete Blood Count with Differential and discuss clinical applications (Anemias, Left Shifts, Infections, etc.).
Recognize the clinical implications of metabolic panels.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to recognize the clinical implications of metabolic panels.
Distinguish between life-threatening electrolyte imbalances, as well as potential causes and remedies.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to distinguish between life-threatening electrolyte imbalances, as well as potential causes and remedies.
Predict renal function based on BUN, Creatinine, BUN/CR ratio, and GFR.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to predict renal function based on BUN, Creatinine, BUN/CR ratio, and GFR.
Interpret cardiac panel results in a suspected acute myocardial infarction.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to interpret cardiac panel results in a suspected acute myocardial infarction.
Analyze blood gases and pertinent clinical implications.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to analyze blood gases and pertinent clinical implications.
Differentiate between bacterial meningitis and viral meningitis based on lumbar puncture findings.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to differentiate between bacterial meningitis and viral meningitis based on lumbar puncture findings.
Recognize the key clinical indicators and implications for infection on a urinalysis.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to recognize the key clinical indicators and implications for infection on a urinalysis.
Sean G. Smith, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CEN, CFRN, FP-C, CPEN,

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Sean G. Smith, RN, BSN, NREMT-P, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CEN, CFRN, FP-C, CPEN,
on behalf of Pesi HealthCare

Sean G. Smith, RN, BSN, NREMT -P, C-NPT, CCRN, CMC, CEN, CFRN, FP-C, CPEN, has experience in both emergency care and critical care. He has written neo-natal/pediatric pharmacology CE exams for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, as well as writing for Mosby clinical updates. He has practiced and taught critical/emergency care and pre-hospital emergency medical services for over 20 years. Career highlights include research in molecular endocrinology, serving in the US Navy, a wide variety of ICUs, flight nursing, and medical missions, as well as offering medical support to NASA . Sean lectures at the national level and has extensive text review/exam writing/contributing author credits. He holds multiple advanced specialty certifications in critical care, emergency, and flight nursing, as well as cardiac medicine, and neonatal/pediatric critical care transport. Sean is a dedicated and respected educator serving as an official Instructor for Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NR P), Basic Life Support (BLS -RF ), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS -RF ), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS -RF ), Tactical Combat Casualty Course (TCCC), Geriatric Education for Emergency Medical Services (GEMS ), Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS), and Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (PFCCS-IC). Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Sean G. Smith receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Non-financial: Sean G. Smith has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 6.25 Hours
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 6.00 Hours
  • Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON)
  • 7.50 Hours -
    Reference: #346

Faculty and Disclosures

No relevant financial relationships, No relevant financial relationships

No relevant financial relationships, No relevant financial relationships

No relevant financial relationships

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NYATWORI GABRIEL BSc (27 Aug 2018)
Good practical examples and real situation Case studies
Mr MICHAEL CHEGE RN (11 Sep 2018)
Course was educative and questions were comprehensive.

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