Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Provider Course - October 22 and 23, 2024

Scranton, PA US
October 22, 2024 to October 23, 2024

This is a live educational activity. Fundamentals of Critical Care addressed the early recognition and care of the critically ill patient including vent management to physicians at all levels, medical students, nurses, physician extenders, and ancillary personnel who could encounter these patients many different settings. It addresses shock, respiratory failure, infection, neurological emergencies, and other broad-based situations that other courses such as ACLs, PALS, and ATLS do not address. Addresses special population such as Pediatrics, Obstetrics, and Post op patients. 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for all healthcare providers who participate 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, advanced practitioners, respiratory therapists and pharmacists. Other learner groups such as paramedics and prehospital responders would also benefit from this education. 

Learning Objectives

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

  • recognize early signs and symptoms of critical illness
  • discuss indications and techniques for noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV)
  • summarize principles of shock management
  • review the clinical and diagnostic assessment of a brain injured patient
  • identify patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)
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
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: 
    • 13.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 13.00 ANCC
    • 13.00 Participation Credit
    Course opens: 
    06/05/2024
    Course expires: 
    11/06/2024
    Event starts: 
    10/22/2024 - 7:00am EDT
    Event ends: 
    10/23/2024 - 4:30pm EDT
    Cost:
    $350.00
    Rating: 
    0
    Schedule

    Day 1

     

    7:30 am

    Registration/Continental Breakfast

    8:00 am

    Welcome and Course Introduction

    8:15 am

    Recognition and Assessment of the Seriously Ill Patient

    8:45 am

    Airway Management

    9:15 am

    Respiratory failure – Diagnosis and Management

    9:45 am

    Break

    10:00 am

    Mechanical Ventilation 1

    10:30 am

    Mechanical Ventilation 2

    11:00 am

    Monitoring of Oxygen Balance and Acid Base Status

    11:45 am

    Lunch

    12:15 pm

    Diagnosis and Management of Shock

    12:45 pm

    Acute Coronary Syndrome

    1:15 pm 

    Break

    1:30 pm

    Skill Stations

    3:45 pm

    Day 1 Wrap-up

    Day 2

     

    7:30 am

    Registration/Continental Breakfast

    8:00 am

    Basic Trauma and Burn Support

    8:30 am

    Special Considerations

    9:00 am

    Neurologic Support

    9:45 am

    Break

    9:45 am

    Life-Threatening Infections

    10:15 am

    Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances

    11:00 am

    Critical Care in Pregnancy

    11:30 am

    Surgery in Critical Care

    12:00 pm

    Lunch

    12:20 pm  

    Skill Stations

    2:45 pm

    Break

    3:00 pm

    Course Wrap up and Post Test

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
    525 Pine Street
    Scranton, PA 18509
    United States
    +1 (570) 271-6692

    Geisinger Faculty

    Anna Chen, MD
    Co-activity director
    Associate, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    Geisinger Wyoming Valley
     

    Content Disclosure

    The faculty have attested that their presentations and/or content are HIPAA compliant.  
     
    Individuals in a position to control educational content for this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 
     
    CE Committee Members/Content Reviewer(s) have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. 
     
    *Any/All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.   
     

    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 13 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 13 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 13 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

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    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 13 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     

    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). 

    Commercial Support 

    None

    Available Credit

    • 13.00 AAPA Category I CME
    • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 13.00 ANCC
    • 13.00 Participation Credit

    Price

    Cost:
    $350.00
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