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Sheridan Memorial Hospital Education Calendar for 2014/2015

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Calendar of Events 

Regular, Ongoing Weekly Events

Thursday
Total Joint Replacement Education Program (Sheridan Memorial Hospital: 672-1125 for a reservation)
9:30 a.m. -- 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month

Patient Guidebook - Total Joint Advantage Program (PDF)

 

                      

from June 2013

Northeast Wyoming Skin & Wound Symposium   

Click for more information & copies of presentations

Watch for information on the 2015 Wound Symposium

 

October 2014

Saturday, October 11

The Link ~ Partners in Pink -- Breast Cancer Awareness Event -- click here for info

Friday, October 24

United Blood Services Blood Drive at the Best Western Sheridan Center

Go to www.bloodhero.com for more information and to sign up to donate blood

Future Blood Drives at The Best Western:

     Monday & Tuesday, November 24 & 25

 

 

November 2014

Wednesday November 5 -- 11 am - 3:30 pm

United Blood Sevices Blood Drive at Sheridan Memorial Hospital

Go to www.bloodhero.com for more information and to sign up to donate blood

Thursday, November 20

Hospital Employee/Volunteer Christmas Craft Bazaar -- Public Welcome

4-7 pm in hospital cafeteria

 

December 2015

Sunday, December 7

Trees of Love Tree Lighting

Sunday, December 15

Hospice Celebration of Life

 

 

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for 2014-15

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EDUCATIONAL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course-Certification

Purpose: ACLS is a two-day course designed for health care professionals providing acute care to cardiac patients. Emphasis will be placed on pharmacological and electrical interventions utilized to stabilize the cardiac patient in the critical intervention period. ACLS is a two-year certification course.

Prerequisites: Must have a current BLS CPR card and Lead II interpretive skills (*recent completion of the Basic Cardiac Course is recommended for those not familiar with Lead II Interpretation). Pre-reading is required as well as a pre test must be completed using the interactive CD Rom that’s provided with the text. Please bring your BLS certification card with you to the class.

*Manuals with CD Roms can be signed out from the House Supervisor’s-Office (1st Floor room 120) by calling 672-1179 or 672-1021.

Target Group: MD, RNs, RTs, EMT-P, EMT-I & B, LPNs

Facilitators: Certified ACLS Instructors

Fee: SMH employees: none *registration at 1022 is REQUIRED

Non-SMH only: $125.00 plus the cost of the ACLS Provider Manual

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Course- Recertification

Purpose: This one-day course is offered for current ACLS card holders to update their ACLS certification.

Prerequisites: Must have a current CPR-BLS for Health Care Professionals card, a current ACLS certification card and basic lead II interpretive skills.(*recent completion of the Basic Cardiac Course is recommended for those not familiar with Lead II Interpretation). Please bring your certification cards with you. It is recommended that you have taken the 2-day certification level twice before taking a recert course. Pre-reading is required as well as a completed pre-test via the internet.  2010 AHA Guidelines are featured.

* Manuals & CD Roms can be signed out from the House Supervisors-Office (1st Floor room 120) by calling 672-1179 or 672-1021.

Target Group: MD, RNs, RTs, EMT-P, EMT-I&B, LPNs

Facilitator: Certified ACLS Instructors

SMH Employees:  No fee.  Call 1022 to register. 
Non-SMH only:  $75.00 plus cost of the ACLS Provider Manual

Dates/Time:

 

  8am-complete Wyoming Simulation Center
   

 

Location: Wyoming Simulation Center (245 Broadway St. - Sheridan)

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support-Advanced Provider Course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose:  This AHA program is designed specifically for the ADVANCED provider of cardiac care.  Its purpose and content is targeted to providers of care who work routinely with the critically unstable cardiac patient.  More in-depth and complex cardiac scenarios are addressed in comparison to the standard ACLS course.

Pre Reading:  The ACLS Provider Manual for the experienced Provider

Target Audience:  MDs, DOs, RNs, in ICU and ED, House Supervisors.

Dates/Times/Locations:  To be ANNOUNCED

Class Size:  Limited to 8 participants

Fee:  SMH: No fee      Other:  $125 plus the cost of the Advanced Provider Manual

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Online or E-Learning Option

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose:This option is for experienced providers needing to recertify their ACLS certification.  The participant completes the CD Rom or internet version of ACLS and brings the certification o f completion to an AHA ACLS Instructor at SMH for in-person mega code test out.  The participant will then receive an AHA certification card.

The program includes:
State-of-the-art micro-simulation technology, 10 interactive patient scenarios and the ACLS written exam, and access to two different American Heart Association textbooks. 

Resource to purchase the HeartCode ® ACLS Anywhere (*this is the title of the official AHA self-directed ACLS e-learning program, other programs are not necessarily AHA approved).

Go to any of the following online resources to purchase the above program:

Channing Bete Co.

Laerdal Medical Corp.

WorldPoint ECC, Inc.

 

Advanced IV Course-Level II Certification Course

Purpose:   This SMH course is intended for those RNs who seek to become Level II certified in our facility for the care and maintenance of advanced vascular access devices such as PICC lines, central lines and ports.  Once complete, the RN will be considered a go-to person on the nursing units for:  assuring standards of care are maintained, trouble shooting of problems with catheters and as a resource person for other staff.  they will also recertify this skill set on an annual basis in order to maintain this level.  For further information about Level I, II, and III nursing care for IV Therapy please see our PatientCare Administration policy #0770.

Target Group: RNs (*LNPs may audit this program for their State Board of Nursing license requirements of 10hr/2 years of central line education).

Instructor: Arlis Wozniak, RN, Level III RN at SMH

SMH Employees:  No fee.  Other:  $35.00

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Advanced IV Course-Level II *Re-Certification Course

Purpose:   This recertification course is for those SMH RNs who have previously taken the certifications Level II course and need their annual review of this content in order to maintain their Level II designation.

Target Audience: Current Level II RNs needing this annual update.

Instructor: Arlis Wozniak, RN, Level III RN at SMH

SMH Employees:  No fee.  Other:  $35.00

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Basic Cardiac Class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose: This 3 part (8 hours total) SMH course is designed to teach/review how to interpret cardiac rhythms and dysrhythmias in the Lead II view.  It is a helpful tutorial class for those taking the ACLS program.

Target Group:
RNs, RTs responsible for interpreting Lead II cardiac rhythms and dysrhythmias and/or those preparing for ACLS/PALS courses.

Pre Requisite: Pre-reading is required. The course textbook, Introduction to Basic Dyshrythmias, can be signed out at the House Supervisor office by calling 672-1179 or 672-1020.

Facilitators: William Ohlson, RN & Ed Davis, RN

Fee: SMH Employees--none
Non-SMH--$50.00

Dates/Times/Locations:

 

     

 

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Re-Certification:
(A.H.A. Basic Life Support (BLS) Course for Healthcare Professionals)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose: This re-certification course reviews basic life support (BLS) principles for adult, child and infant CPR as well as interventions for the choking adult, child and infant. Bag-valve mask and AED use are also reviewed.

Registration Information:
Pre-reading is recommended. An open book exam is to be completed prior to skill session (pass 84%). *Participants: bring your current BLS card to class. (Current BLS card need to be brought to the course as proof you've taken the full course at some time within the last 2 years).
*Manuals/exams are available for sign-out by the Nursing Supervisor's Office: 1st Floor room 120. Call 672-1179 or 672-1020.

Target group: Health care providers needing to recertify this level of BLS-CPR certification.

Facilitator(s): Certified CPR Instructor(s) Fee: Non SMH: $25.00

Dates/Times/Locations:

 

     

 

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BLS-CPR Online Renewal Course


Purpose: This option is for those needing to recertify their basic life support CPR level and cannot make the scheduled recert classes. Participants may go to the American Heart Association website and search for “CPR” courses and renew the course through this link. The participant then prints their certificate, contacts a certified AHA CPR instructor to be checked out of the skills portion (adult, child, infant skills for CPR and airway obstruction). An AHA certification card will be generated by SMH if material is turned into us completed. For a list of AHA CPR instructors at SMH and Sheridan County or for more information about this option please contact the Clinical Nurse Educator office at 672-1021.   

Purchase this program online.

 

Central Line Basics - What every Nurse Needs to Know

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose: This 3.5 hour course is meant to provide an overview  of the types of central catheters andt he nursing care involved in maintaining these lines.  It is strongly recommended for RNs who rarely work with these lines in order to review and update knowledge and skills.  LPNs may take this program for Cont Ed credit for State of Wyoming requirements.

Fee:  SMH-No Fee    Other:  $50.00

Date/Time/Location:

 

     

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Chemotherapy Administration Program:  2-Day ONS Certification Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose: This 2-day program is intended for those licensed staff who will administer and/or prepare chemotherapy agents.

Target Group:  RNs and Pharmacists working directly with the administration of chemo agents.

Fee:  SMH-No Fee    Other:  $200.00

Date/Time/Location:  To be ANNOUNCED.  Please call 672-1021 for further information.  Watch for posters coming.

 

Designated Requester Class (Organ Donation)-Recert & Certification

Purpose: This in-service/update is provided to familiarize applicable nursing staff with the organ/tissue retrieval process and to provide guidance to nursing staff when speaking with families about donations.

Target Group:  Nurses who are currently designated requesters and those nurses who wish to perform this role.

Facilitator: Wyoming Donor Alliance

Date/Time/Location:

 

Recert Classes    
     
Certification Class    
     

 

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Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)-Provider Level

 

Purpose: ENPC was developed by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) to educate registered nurses on caring for acutely ill and injured children. The course teaches participants to recognize the ill or injured child and identify significant, yet subtle changes, in the less acute child. Additionally, the course teaches all aspects of pediatric emergency nursing, including, but not limited to, pediatric trauma &/or resuscitation.

Course Overview: ENPC is a 16-hour course designed to provide core-level pediatric knowledge and psychomotor skills needed to care for pediatric patients in the emergency setting. The course presents a systematic assessment model, integrates the associated anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, and identifies appropriate interventions. Triage categorization and prevention strategies are included in the course content. ENPC is taught using a variety of formats including lectures and video as well as it includes skill stations that encourage participants to integrate their psychomotor abilities into a patient situation in a risk-free setting.

Target Group: Registered Nurses who work with critically ill pediatric patients

Fee: SMH employees: none     

Non-SMH: $225.00 (includes textbook)

Facilitators: Certified ENPC Instructors

Date/Time/Location:

 

     

 

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Fetal Heart Monitoring (A.W.H.O.N.N.)-Advanced Course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose:  This course is designed for experienced registered nurses working in the labor and delivery unit.  The course builds on the content covered in the intermediate course.  Participants must have successfully completed the intermeiate level course before progressing to this course.

Date/Time/Location:

 

     

 

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Fetal Heart Monitoring (A.W.H.O.N.N.)-Intermediate Course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This course is designed for registered nurses with a minimum of six months clinical nursing experience using fetal heart monitoring technology in an intrapartum setting. Participants are expected to already possess basic knowledge and related skills in the following areas:

  • Maternal physiologic changes of pregnancy
  • Fetal growth and development
  • Methods of fetal monitoring
  • Preparation of patient for set-up and initiation of external or internal fetal monitoring
  • Obtaining and maintaining tracings that document fetal heart rate and uterine contractions
  • Interpretation of uterine contraction frequency, duration, and baseline resting tone
  • Identification of the baseline fetal heart rate, variability and deviations
  • Indicated clinical interventions
  • Communication and documentation standards

 At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the decision-making process necessary for the proper selection and verification of fetal heart monitoring techniques.
  • Analyze fetal heart rate patterns and their implications for fetal well-being.
  • Correlate indicated clinical interventions with related maternal-fetal physiology.
  • Describe the role and responsibility of the professional nurse in the use of FHM in intrapartum care.
  • Simulate the psychomotor skills used in FHM.
  • Communicate verbal and written data to verify accountability.

This two-day workshop earns 18 contact hours and 15.25 CMEs.

 

Facilitators:        Certified AWOHNN FHM Instructors

 

Fee: SMH Employees: none

Non-SMH: $200.00

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Moderate Sedation In-House Certification Course

Purpose: This SMH in-house certification of completion course is designed to teach/review with nursing staff moderate sedation agents, monitoring principles and standards of care for patient safety.

Completion of this course may require participants to complete a preceptored experience in the Endoscopy or O.R. Department of SMH.

Pre Requisite: Current BLS and ACLS or PALS certification.

Target Group: RNs who administer and/or monitor patients who have had procedural sedation agents.

Facilitator: Clinical Nurse Educator

Fee:
SMH Employees: none
Non-SMH: $75.00 (note: specific policy information will refer only to SMH)

Dates/Times/Location:

 

     

 

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Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)-Provider Level Certification/Renewal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose: To provide healthcare professionals the skills necessary to resuscitate a newborn infant. This is a 2-year certification course based on the American Heart Association standards.

Prerequisite: Pre-reading is required and manuals can be signed out by the Nursing Supervisor's Office: 1st Floor room 120. Call 672-1021 or 672-1179.

Course components include: an exam, *taken on-line prior to the course and testing of 1 “mega-code” station at the conclusion of the course.

Target Group: Health Care professionals who care for newborns- MD, RN, LPN, I, EMT-P, EMT-I, EMT-B, RTs

Facilitator: NRP Certified Instructors

Fee:
SMH Employees: none
Non SMH: $75.00

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***For on-line testing instructions please refer to resource on Women's Health unit or call the Clinical Nurse Educator at 672-1021. Your password for the website will be sent to you. You'll have 14 days to access the website to take the exam.

NRP Exam can be accessed at: http://www.aap.org/nrp/provider/provider_oeoverview.html
Click icon with the computer mouse to the right of the screen and follow prompts.

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Non-violent Crisis Intervention Course - Certification

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose:  This Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) program provides information on how tho maintain the care, welfare, safety and security of those individuals involved in a potentially violent or violent situation.  The course also includes a detailed description of SMH Restraint and Seclusion policies and the State of Wyoming's requirements for the Title 25 documentation process.

Program Overview:

This program teaches techniqes to:

  • Approach and reduce the tension of an agitated individual
  • Focus on alternatives to deal with an out-of-control, violent person
  • Control your anxieties during inverventions and maintain a professional attitude
  • Maintain the safety of all involved in a crisis situation

       Target Group:  SMH emplees who work in high risk areas for encounters with aggressive or violent individuals

       Faciliator:  Certified Crisis Prevention Institute NVCI Instructor(s)

       Fee:  SMH Employees:  none     Non SMH:  please contact Education at 672-1021

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Non-violent Crisis Intervention Course - Recertification

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose:  The NVCI recertification course is a 3-hour renewal of the information learned in the NVCI certification course.

This course is for those needing to recertify their NVCI certificate (i.e. hold a valid NVCI certificate of 2 years or less).  The course also includes a detailed description of SMH Restraint and Seclusion policies and the State of Wyoming's requirements for Title 25 documentation.

Program Overview:

This program teaches techniqes to:

  • Approach and reduce the tension of an agitated individual
  • Focus on alternatives to deal with an out-of-control, violent person
  • Control your anxieties during inverventions and maintain a professional attitude
  • Maintain the safety of all involved in a crisis situation

       Faciliator:  Certified Crisis Prevention Institute NVCI Instructor(s)

       Fee:  SMH Employees:  none     Non SMH:  please contact Education at 672-1021

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PALs-Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course-Certification

 

Purpose: The PALs certification course is a one-day course focusing on the care of the acutely ill pediatric patient. PALs is a 2-year certification.  Recertification participants renew at the one day program as well.

Program Overview: Course content emphasizes the recognition and treatment of respiratory distress and cardiopulmonary failure in children. Advanced airway techniques, intravascular access techniques. and pharmacology therapies are also taught in this course.

Pre-Requisites: Must have a current BLS CPR Health Care Provider level card. Pre-reading is required as well as completion of a pre-test via interactive CD rom. Cardiac rhythm recognition skills are necessary. See the Basic Cardiac Class for courses for those needing this knowledge.

*Manuals/pre-tests can be signed out from the Nursing Scheduling Coordinator-Office: 1st Floor room 120. Call 672-1021 or 672-1179.

Target Group: RNs, RRTs, EMT-Ps, MDs, DDS who work with pediatric patients.

Facilitator: Certified PALS Instructor(s)

Minimum: 8 Maximum: 12

Dates/Time/Location:

 

     

 

Fee
SMH Employees: none

Non-SMH:  $175.00

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Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stablization (P.E.A.R.S.)

 

Course Overview:  Taught by PALS instructors, the PEARS course is intended for healthcare providers and others who are not required to have a PALS course completion card but who may encounter pediatric emergency situations in the course of their work.  It is designed for those who infrequently see critically injured children to help them identify a pediatric victim at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress, intervene early to stabilize the child and contact the next level of care as soon as possible.

Objectives:

  • Recognize the signs of mpending respiratory failure or shock
  • Initiate the appropriate treatment
  • Follow the recommended procedures for preventing disability and death in children

Target Group: LPNs, CNAs, School Nurses, EMT-Basics, RNs who infrequently work with the pediatric patient and who are NOT required to hold a PALS or ENPC certificate.  Pre-Reading:  PEARS Provider Manual

Fee:  No Fee SMH     Non-SMH:  $75.00

*LIMIT of 8 Students

Dates/Time/Location:

 

     

 

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S.T.A.B.L.E. Course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose: The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program is the first neonatal continuing education program to focus exclusively on the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization care of sick newborns.

Course Overview: S.T.A.B.L.E. targets the post-resuscitation care of sick neonates and is, therefore, considered by many experts to be the follow-up, complementary program to the American Academy of Pediatrics' Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP). S.T.A.B.L.E. serves as a concise educational tool to organize the myriad of details necessary to stabilize and care for sick infants.

Manuals can be signed out from the Nursing Supervisor's Office: 1st Floor room 120. Call 672-1021 or 672-1179.

Target Group:
Any health caregiver involved with post-resuscitation and/or pre-transport care of sick newborns:

  • Physicians: Pediatric, ER and family practice physicians including Residents
  • Nurses: RNs working in L&D, postpartum, nursery, ER, Nurse midwives, Nurse Practitioners, LPNs and nursing assistants
  • Others: Respiratory therapists, Pre-hospital providers – EMTs, Paramedics

Facilitator: Certified S.T.A.B.L.E. Instructor(s)

Fee
SMH Employees: TBA
Non-SMH: $75.00

Date/Time/Location:

 

     

 

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Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) - Provider Level

 

Purpose: TNCC is a two-day course designed to provide core level trauma knowledge and psychomotor skills associated with the delivery of professional nursing care to the trauma patient. The course includes a written exam (80% pass) and testing of 3 skill stations. Upon successful course completion, participants will receive a TNCC certificate valid for 4 years.

Program Overview:
• Biomechanics and mechanism of injury
• Stabilization, transfer and transport
• Patient assessment using the trauma nursing process
• Brain and craniofacial trauma
• Thoracic and neck trauma
• Psychosocial aspects of trauma care
• Spinal cord and vertebral column trauma
• Musculoskeletal trauma
• Burn trauma
• Shock

Pre Requisites: Participants must hold a current RN license. *Pre-reading is required. Manuals available for sign out from the Nursing Supervisor’s office: (1st Floor room 120, across from Pharmacy). Call 672-1179 or 672-1021.

Target Group: RNs working in the Emergency Department or staff deemed appropriate by their Nurse Manager. LPNs may audit the course.

Facilitators: Certified TNCC Instructors

Fee
SMH Employees: none
Non-SMH: $200.00

     

 

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Unit Coordinator National Exam Prep Class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This one-day tutorial class is targeted to those staff working as a Health Unit Coordinators (HUC) at SMH in preparation for writing the national certification exam. Location for exam is Billings, MT.

Course Objectives:

  • Perform UC tasks and provide accountability to nursing personnel, medical staff, other hospital departments, patients and visitors
  • Operate the nursing unit communication systems, including computer terminal, telephone, fax, copier, printer and locator system
  • Record diagnostic test values, vital signs, and census data
  • Order daily diets and daily lab tests
  • File reports on patients' charts
  • Transcribe doctors' orders using basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, disease processes, medical terminology, and accepted abbreviations
  • Perform non-clinical tasks required for patient admission, transfer, discharge, and preoperative and postoperative procedures
  • Listen to patient and visitor complaints and concerns, and use problem-solving skills
  • Maintain nursing unit supplies
  • Maintain patient charts, collect charges each night
  • Practice within the professional ethical framework of health unit coordinating
  • Schedule radiology procedures that require patient preps
  • Communicate effectively with patients, visitors, and members of the health care team

Facilitators: Diane Hobson, CHUC & Debra Popp, CHUC.

Fees: No fee for SMH staff
$100.00 for non-SMH

Limit of 5 registered for each session

Textbooks can be signed out by calling x1179 or x1021

Dates/Times/Locations:

 

     

 

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Wound Care/Ostomy Care Workshop

Purpose:  An overview of ostomies will be presented at the start of this workshop.  SMH ostomy products and standards of care will be discussed.  The second part of the class, participants will learn to use national guidelines for the prevention and management of acute and chronic wounds.  Pressure ulcer prevention and management is also an important aspect of care that will be discussed.  SMH specifics, such as producsts used, will be reviewed.

At the completion of this workshop, the participant will be able to:

  • Implement strategies to prevent wounds from occurring
  • Perform a complete wound assessment
  • Develop plan for care to optimize assessment and healing
  • Select suitable wound care products for wound management
  • Use the SMH online Wound Care Manual

Facilitators: Ann Aksamit, RN Home Care & SMH Skin and Wound Team

Target Group- All nursing staff, physical therapists, occupational therapists

Dates/Time/Location

 

     

 

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