Clinical Skills Review Course
Both Days (ONLINE & IN-PERSON)
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During COVID, we provide this program partially online (lectures) and In-Person (skills practice).
Refresh your clinical skills, clinical assessment, clinical critical thinking, and clinical knowledge with a 2-day review course. This program is for clinicians who merely want to "brush up." This 2-day intensive lecture-driven (day 1-Online) and hands-on (day 2-In-Person) review course.
Delivery: This in-person program is delivered via lectures (online), demonstrations, and HANDS-ON SKILLS practice! Upon registration, the online lectures are added to your account; these online lectures are the day one content. Day 2 is at one of the dates/locations listed on the next page.
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 we will cover during day 1 of this program:
- 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!
After this course, the learner will demonstrate an improvement in various common nursing skills safely.
The learner will be able to interpret ABGs, ECGs, heart & lungs sounds.
The learner will be able to administer medications safely.
- Day one: Lectures, Demonstrations, Discussion, Scenarios, & Case Studies (ONLINE)
- Day two: Hands-on-skills sessions (based on 45min rotations) (In-Person)
DAY ONE TOPICS
(Available after registration)
DAY TWO TOPICS
HANDS-ON SKILLS DAY
See the next page for dates/locations.
Welcome & Introduction
EKG - A Quick Review
ABG Interpretation (simple approach)
Tubes, Drains, & Catheters
Drug Calculation Refresher
Central Line Access
Central Line Care
Morning Skills Stations (order may change)
~ Nasal Gastric (NG) Tube, OG Tube insertion,
~ JP, & Chest Tube (CT)
~ Airway Management & Oxygenation
Lunch Break (on your own)
Afternoon Skills Stations (order may change)
~ 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 schedule and is subject to change without notice.
Day one (online) focuses on clinical scenarios, lectures, case studies; day two (in-person) hands-on clinical skills.
Continuing Nursing Education (CNE): Contact Hours: 14.7 awarded. The learner must complete both sessions, complete a post-course evaluation, and participate in all program sections to receive full contact hours. There is no partial credit. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider #CEP17561) and Florida Board of Nursing (Provider #50-24286) for 14.7 Contact Hours.