UW School of Nursing

April 29, 2022

Advanced Practice in Acute and Critical Care 2021

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On-Demand Program

Course Description

This program offers healthcare providers an opportunity to validate and enhance clinical competencies, acquire new assessment and management skills, examine critical issues in health care at the state and national level, and learn about new products, services and pharmacotherapeutic agents. Faculty include distinguished regional and local experts.

Target Audience

ARNPs, CRNAs, CNSs, PA-Cs, Physicians, and other Advanced Practice Providers

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completion, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand clinical syndromes and severity of COVID-19.
  2. Creating a supportive environment during the dying process.
  3. Understand how to use translative evidence with patient care at the bedside.
  4. Describe the evolution of TAVR indications and use in current practice.
  5. Understand changes in the field of ischemic stroke.
  6. Be able to discuss the pros and cons of rapid & immediate volume administration for septic shock.
  7. Understand the mechanism of action of SGLT2 inhibitors.
  8. Compare and contrast spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in regard to risk factors, clinical presentation, and diagnostic work-up..
  9. Identify unique qualities of a critical access hospital within Southeast Alaska Health Consortium (SEARHC).

Featured Topics

  1. ICU Management of COVID-19 (Rx)    Desiree Wood
  2. End-of-Life Care    Alice Foy
  3. Translating Research into Practice   Elizabeth Bridges
  4. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement   Elizabeth Perpetua
  5. Management of Ischemic Stroke   Sarah L. Livesay
  6. How to Thoughtfully Combine Vasopressors & Volume in Septic Shock Resuscitation (Rx)   David Carlbom
  7. How Sweet It Is: SGLT2 Inhibitors in Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Failure (Rx)   Rachel Gibbons & Nguyen Cao
  8. Challenges in the Management of Hemorrhagic Stroke (Rx)   Pat Blissit
  9. Access and Evaluation in Rural Native Alaskan Health   Jenilyn Lo
  10. Pathways to Leadership Roles, Cultivating  your Wellness and Career  Laurie Soine, Cindy Sayre, Sara Kim