UW School of Nursing

August 9, 2022

Immediate Response 2022: Essential Skills for Urgent Clinical Situations

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FORMAT: In-person Conference
DATE: Friday, December 9, 2022
LOCATION & PARKING: UW Center for Urban Horticulture

Conference Description

How quickly will you recognize a clinically urgent situation and how will you respond? How can you prevent critical deterioration? In today’s healthcare environment, patients are more acutely ill than ever before and clinical emergencies can arise rapidly. This conference is an opportunity to improve your knowledge and update your practice for meeting the needs of patients experiencing acute and potentially life-threatening conditions. Teaching methods include lectures, interactive discussions, and case studies.

Target Audience

Nurses and other healthcare professionals who work in acute, Emergency Departments, Urgent Care, and critical care healthcare settings.  Frontline staff nurses, LPNs, representatives from outpatient settings, and case managers.  

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this conference, you will be better able to:

  1. Discuss implicit bias and how it affects the provision of care. 
  2. Discuss barriers to care provision.
  3. Describe ways in which the pandemic has influenced how we provide care to our patients.

Program Schedule

7:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:00 am Welcome and Overview
8:15 am Neurologic Emergencies: Pathology & Interventions  Michelle Dedeo, DNP, ARNP-CNS, ACCNS-AG, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN 
9:15 am Break & Exhibitors
9:25 am Compassion in Nursing: Finding the Pathway Back from Stress Injury  Cheri Constantino Shor, MSN, RN, CRNI, CMSRN
10:25 am Break & Exhibitors
10:35 am Modern-Day Slavery: Recognizing Human Trafficking in our Healthcare Community    Heather Dang, MSN, RNC
11:35 am Lunch Break (provided by CNE) & Exhibitors
12:35 pm Reimagining Low-Barrier Care  Maggie Green, MD, MPH 
1:35 pm Break & Exhibitors
1:50 pm Mental Health Crisis Caitlin Smith
2:40 pm Break & Exhibitors
2:55 pm Sepsis: Infective Endocarditis Joel Green, MSN, RN, CCRN-CMC-CSC
3:55 pm – 4:15 pm Adjourn and Evaluation