Fundamentals of Critical Care Support - Obstetrics March 26 and 27, 2024

Danville, PA US
March 26, 2024 to March 27, 2024

This is a live, in-person educational activity. Fundamental Critical Care Support Obstetrics provides training specific to treating the critically ill or injured pregnant patient. The course is recommended for healthcare professionals who may provide maternal/fetal critical care and for clinicians in obstetrics seeking critical care training.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for all healthcare providers who participated in patient care at all levels where there is a possibility of patient’s clinical status worsening acutely of presenting with serious illness, such as physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, physician assistants and pharmacists.  Other learner groups such as paramedics and or prehospital responders would also benefit from this education. 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  •  recognize the physiologic changes of pregnancy and their effect the diagnosis and management of critically ill pregnant patients
  • describe diagnosis criteria for preeclampsia/eclampsia
  • recognize the physiological changes during pregnancy that can make the diagnosis of thromboembolic disease more challenging
  • recognize the role of multidisciplinary management in surgical emergencies
  • describe management of ARDS in pregnancy
Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 
Course Cancellation Policy
In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 
Attendance
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity.  Credit will display on your continuing education transcript once the activity evaluation is completed.  
 
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 14.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 14.00 ANCC
    • 14.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 14.00 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    11/09/2023
    Course expires: 
    04/09/2024
    Event starts: 
    03/26/2024 - 7:30am EDT
    Event ends: 
    03/27/2024 - 4:00pm EDT
    Cost:
    $350.00
    Rating: 
    0
    Schedule
    Day 1
    SIMULATION LAB
     

      7: 30 am                        Registration/Continental Breakfast

                                            PRETEST – PRETEST WILL BE ADMINISTERED IF NOT COMPLETED BEFORE ARRIVAL

      8:10 am                         Welcome & Course Introduction

      8:15 am                         Hemodynamic Monitoring

      8:45 am                        Physiologic Changes During Pregnancy

      9:15 am                         Preeclampsia/Eclampsia

    10:00 am 

    Break

    10:15 am 

    Airway Management in the Pregnant Patient

    11:00 am 

    Sepsis in Pregnancy

    11:45 am 

    Maternal Mortality and Cardiac Arrest

    12:30 pm 

    LUNCH

    1:00 pm 

    Skill Station: Basic Airway Skills                                               

    1:45 pm

    Skill Station: Urosepsis Complicated by ARDS

    2:30 pm

    Skill station: Management of Severe Preeclampsia and Eclampsia

    3:15 pm 

    Day 1 Wrap-up

    Day 2
    SIMULATION LAB

    7:30 am 

    Registration/Continental Breakfast

     

    8:00 am

    Pregnancy-related Acute Kidney Injury

     

    8:45 am 

    Obstetrical Hemorrhage

     

    9:30 am 

    Management of Delivery and Newborn

     

    10:15 am 

    Break

     

    10:30 am 

    Fetal Evaluation and Fetal Concerns in the Seriously Ill Pregnant Patient

     

    11:15 am 

    Transport of the Critically Ill Pregnant Patient

     

    12:00 pm 

    LUNCH

     

    12:30 pm 

    Thromboembolism Disease and Pregnancy

     

    1:15 pm 

    Non obstetrical Surgical Diseases in the Pregnant Patient

     

    2:00 pm

    Skill Station: Delivery and Neonatal Resuscitation

     

    2:45 pm 

    Skill Station: Postpartum Hemorrhage

     

    3:15 pm 

    Skill Station: Cardiac Arrest in the Pregnant Patient

     

    3:45 pm 

    Course Wrap Up and Post Test

     

    Geisinger Education and Medical Simulation (GEMS) Center
    100 North Academy Ave.
    Danville, PA 17822
    United States

    The GEMS Center in located on the west end of the Geisinger Medical Center campus in Danville, Pa., and is housed in two separate buildings:

    The GEMS Simulation Center is in the former Interim Lab Building (ILB). It is a small yellow brick building directly to the left of the annex. It contains three high-fidelity simulation rooms with attached control/observation rooms and a combination thirty-person classroom/task training room.

    Activity Director
    Mary Jane Reed, MD, FACS, FCCM
    Associate, Critical Care Medicine
    Associate, General Surgery
    Geisinger
     

    Accreditation 

    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

     

     

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 14 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria.  This activity is designated for 14 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.  PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.  

     

     

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

     

    Available Credit

    • 14.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 14.00 ANCC
    • 14.00 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 14.00 Contact Hours

    Price

    Cost:
    $350.00
    There are no more spaces available for this course.

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