Unusual but important ECG signs you need to know – December 3rd

Unusual but important ECG signs you need to know – December 3rd

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognise the diverse range of abnormalities for ECG recording
  • Have acquired a methodical approach to accurate 12-lead ECG recording
  • To identify the different clinical manifestations of abnormal ECGs
  • Practised interpreting and communicating the appearance of abnormal ECGs
Hour of Power – Artlines/Pacing – October 8th

Hour of Power – Artlines/Pacing – October 8th

Learning Outcomes:

  • Have the knowledge and skills necessary to care for a patient with an arterial line
  • Detect and prevent potential complications associated with an arterial line
  • Outline the steps to safely care for a patient with an arterial line
  • Describe the indications and contraindications for cardiac pacing
  • Outline the safe application of transcutaneous pacing
  • Recognise  the complications associated with cardiac pacing
Anaphylaxis anxiety – Calming the nerves – September 3rd

Anaphylaxis anxiety – Calming the nerves – September 3rd

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the structured assessment of the patient with anaphylaxis in the Emergency Department
  • Review clinical cases that present to ED’s
  • Describe and apply up-to-date knowledge in the area of anaphylaxis and allergy management

 

Bloodborne infections in the ED – July 9th

Bloodborne infections in the ED – July 9th

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the reasons for a patient presenting to the ED with blood borne infection
  • Discuss critical decision-making in the evaluation of a patient with a suspected blood borne infection
  • Understand the use and role of medication to assist in the treatment of these disease states
  • Describe the considerations in special populations of patients with a suspected blood borne infection

 

Xray interpretation simply!! – June 4th

Xray interpretation simply!! – June 4th

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify cardiothoracic anatomical structures demonstrable on a chest film.
  • Recognise a normal chest radiograph.
  • Recognise and interpret common abnormalities on chest x rays
  • Correlate physical signs and symptoms radiographic findings.
Hypovolaemic Shock – It is not a short pause before death – May 28th

Hypovolaemic Shock – It is not a short pause before death – May 28th

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the structured assessment of the patient in hypovolaemic shock in Emergency
  • Review clinical cases of patients in hypovolaemic shock in theED’s
  • Describe and apply up-to-date knowledge in the area of nursing a patient in hypovolaemic shock
  • Describe alternative management strategies and discuss controversial issues are encountered in daily practice

 

Challenging cases in paediatric emergency care – May 7th

Challenging cases in paediatric emergency care – May 7th

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the structured assessment of the paediatric patient in Emergency
  • Review clinical cases that present to ED’s
  • Describe and apply up-to-date knowledge in the area of paediatric emergency nursing
  • Describe alternative management strategies and discuss controversial issues are encountered in daily practice
Pitfalls of septic shock – March 5th

Pitfalls of septic shock – March 5th

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how easy it is to miss the diagnosis of sepsis at triage
  • Understand how the implementation of the Sepsis bundles and guidelines will impact care in your department
  • Examine the emerging evidence from recent studies that will inform the practice of managing sepsis
  • Outline the role of the Sepsis 6 in the early care of the septic patients

 

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