This two day seminar offers 14 CEs and is designed for RNs who practice in Telemetry, Intermediate Care, Direct Observation, and Transitional Care Units desiring to take the Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN) examination offered by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. This class will provide all the materials and information required for the participants to register for and complete the PCCN examination.The review covers a broad range of nursing practice principles based on the Synergy Model. Test-Taking Strategies are emphasized throughout the course.

PCCN review flyer

PCCN review flyer

This two-day seminar is a concentrated review of major cardiac and vascular disease processes coupled with current treatment modalities and best practice recommendations for the adult patient. Each section will contain a system review coupled with associated pathophysiology and disease states relevant to the cardiac vascular systems. Case studies will be incorporated throughout the program to encourage development of critical thinking skills. The course content is based on the exam blueprint provided by ANCC.

This two day seminar is designed for nurses and other health care professionals with little or no experience in assessing and analyzing ECG rhythms. The class will cover analysis of the normal ECG complex, and recognition of basic atrial, junctional, ventricular dysrhythmias and AV blocks. National treatment guidelines for pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of ECG will also be reviewed.

This one day seminar is designed for nurses and other health care providers who have previously completed a basic ECG course and desire to review the following ECG rhythms: Junctional, 2nd and 3rd degree heart blocks, bundle branch blocks, Torsades de Pointes, paced rhythms, along with atrial and ventricular dysrhythmias. Electrolyte influences on the ECG and national treatment guidelines for pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic management of ECG will also be reviewed. Nursing priorities and ACLS guidelines will be discussed throughout the program.

This one day seminar is designed to teach nurses and other health providers the fundamentals of 12 lead ECG abnormalities associated with ischemia, injury and patterns of infarction. ST elevation (STEMI) and non ST elevation myocardial infarctions (NSTEMI) will be discussed in depth. Ample time will be given for 12-lead practice. National treatment guidelines for pharmacologic and nonpharmacolgic management, along with priorities in nursing care will be discussed.