Module 2: Update in Medical-Surgical Nursing 2020 (Hot Topics)


The medical-surgical setting today presents unique, complex and varied patient care challenges. This conference is an opportunity to review and update your medical-surgical clinical practice and acquire new assessment and management strategies. Healthcare professionals are invited to advance their knowledge of evidence-based practices that promote care innovations, collaboration and confidence among team members. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion, and case study analysis.


For healthcare professionals including staff nurses, clinical nurse leaders, clinical nurse specialists, nurse practitioners, nurse educators, managers, administrators, social workers and other interested healthcare providers.


At the conclusion of the conference, you will be better able to:

  1. Describe why flexibility and resiliency are important in healthcare.
  2. Explain the epidemiology of COVID-19.
  3. Explore pharmacologic management of alcohol withdrawal.
  4. Understand components of non-pharmacologic treatment including formal rehabilitation-based programs for pain.
  5. Be able to initiate treatment for OUD during acute hospitalization.
  6. Accurately describe stoma and peristomal skin.
  7. Gain perspective on liability issues associated with nursing practice.

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