- Robin Gilbert
- 13 Hours 5 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Nov 09, 2020
Progressive care patients often require extensive pulmonary and cardiac interventions, management of arterial lines, ventilators, wound care … and much more.
The complexities can leave you feeling intimidated; uncertain you can handle the responsibility of providing the best possible care for higher acuity patients. Have there been times in the past that you wished you had done more …?
Whether you are on a unit that is transitioning to progressive care, or currently work on a PCU, this essential 2-Day training will build these skills you need to confidently and effectively work with progressive care patients!
Watch and increase your competency and clinical sophistication with tips, tools and tactics to:
- Strengthen your assessment skills and spot problems before they get worse
- Dramatically increase your confidence in caring for acutely ill patients
- Interpret ABG results with ease and confidence
- Correctly choose the best interventions for the situation
During this intense course, Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, will provide you with new clinical insights and critical thinking skills so you won’t need to feel uncertain, scared or at risk any more. Purchase today and leave the program with a new peace of mind working with progressive care patients!
|Manual – Progressive Care Certificate Course (33.18 MB)||204 Pages||Available after Purchase|
|Extra Handouts (2.90 MB)||21 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Neurology: Starting at the Top
- Traumatic Brain Injury
Cardiovascular: Keeping in Rhythm
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (STEMI, NON-STEMI, Angina)
- EKG interpretation (The down and dirty)
- Heart failure
- Pericarditis, Myocarditis, Endocarditis
- Valve disease
- Acute respiratory failure
- Acute respiratory distress syndrome
- COPD, Asthma, Asthma COPD
- Overlap Syndrome
- Pulmonary embolism
- BiPAP, CPAP, mechanical ventilation
Acid Base in a Nutshell: ABG’s
- Buffer to Blame: Who’s Guilty? (Respiratory or Metabolic)
- Is there an accomplice involved? (Compensating/Not compensating)
- Acute Kidney Injury
- Potassium, Sodium, Calcium, Magnesium Imbalance
- Bowel obstructions
- Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
- Acute abdomen
- GI Bleed
Hematologic & Immune System
- Anaphylactic reactions
- Hyperglycemic states
- Thyroid storm
- Monitoring systems
- Vasopressors & Inotropes
- Insulin drips
- Pulmonary medications
- Sink or swim: IV fluids in critically ill
- Multisystem trauma
Critical Care Patients with Special Needs
- Bariatric patient
- High risk obstetric
- Assistive devices
Preparations for the Future
- CardioMEMS HF system
- Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR)
- Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA)
- Tandem heart
Pulling it all Together
- Case based presentations & discussion
Robin Gilbert, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, has over 25 years’ experience in emergency nursing. She is both a certified emergency nurse and certified pediatric emergency nurse. Robin has extensive experience working in the emergency department, progressive care, intermediate care, transitional care, step-down and, currently, as the regional manager for staff development at Central Maine Medical Center. Robin draws on her expertise to teach her own hospital staff and experienced healthcare audiences throughout the country on a variety of critical care and emergency nursing topics.
She has been an item writer for the Board Certification of Emergency Nursing (BCEN), a former Chairperson of BCEN, and most recently a contributing writer for the current CEN Review Manual. Robin is an active member of the Emergency Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Association for Nursing Professional Development, and is a reviewer for the ANCC’s Pathway to Excellence.
Financial: Robin Gilbert has an employment relationship with Central Maine Medical Center and Rumford Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Robin Gilbert has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.