Critical Care and Rapid Response Concepts

Online Edition

CNE Credits: 13.5 Hours

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Two days of instruction are devoted to the many situations health care professionals deal with which involves astute assessment skills and rapid collaborative interventions. The pathophysiologic conditions covered are applicable to all personnel including emergency room, critical care, medical-surgical and extended care.

As a result of completing this seminar, the nurse will have the foundation of knowledge and critical thinking skills to effectively care for patients with traumatic injuries, respiratory failure, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary edema, heart failure, dysrhythmias, coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction, shock, disorders of the pericardium, spinal cord injuries, altered cerebral perfusion, and burns.

Respiratory failure, airway management, pulmonary (PE, pulmonary edema), cardiovascular (acute coronary syndrome, pericardial disorders, heart failure, dysrhythmias), shock, neurological (altered cerebral perfusion, strokes, spinal cord injury) and burns

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Your Instructor

Cynthia (Cindy) Liette, MS, APRN-CNS, CCRN-K has been a nurse for more than 40 years. Her career focus has been the delivery of quality care by nurses who are knowledgeable and strive to be the best they can be.

She has always been directly involved in patient care even when serving in an administrative position. Cindy has spent her career making a difference through mentoring and being an inspiration to others. 

Diploma in nursing
Bachelor’s degree in nursing
Master’s degree in the Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist tract 

Career Roles
Bedside nurse
Clinical Nurse Specialist/APRN
VP Patient Care Services/CNO
Educator and consultant

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Recent seminar participants had this to say about
“Critical Care and Rapid Response Concepts”

“What a great review!  I think all ED and ICCU nurses should take this class every couple of years.  Great outline to help during the session and for future reference.” 

“This was a very informative class!  Helps me care for patients more effectively and recognize critical changes in them.  The case studies were excellent in bringing everything together!”

“I have worked emergency room for a number of years.  This seminar reinforces so many important points and knowledge I had forgotten.  I will definitely be a more effective nurse for my patients.”

“This class provided more in depth assessment skills and an extensive knowledge base that will help me to better critically think in the care of my patients.  I loved all the visuals of disease pathology and the EKG examples!”

“This was a wonderful class!  The topics were very relevant to rural hospitals and what is encountered by ED nurses and nurses on the floor.  The written material is exceptional and I learned a ton of information in two short days.”


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