Virtual- Zoom Meeting

Perioperative Series: Perioperative Emergencies - Oct 2020

Event Starts: 10/26/2020 9:00 AM

Event Ends: 10/26/2020 4:00 PM

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Perioperative Series:
Perioperative Emergencies

Now Virtual Only – Via Zoom

Monday, October 26, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Registration Deadline: October 23

RWHC Member & Affiliate Member: $160
Non-RWHC Member: $190


0.6 CEUs
RWHC is a CEU provider through the Wisconsin Society for Healthcare Education & Training (WISHET)

  • Cella Janisch-Hartline, RN, BSN, Nursing Leadership Senior Manager, PCC Certified Professional Coach, RWHC
  • Brenda Gillingham, RN, BSN, CPAN, Richland Hospital, WISPAN President
  • Cindy McCauley, RN, BSN, Staff Educator, Sauk Prairie Healthcare

Target Audience: All aspects for perioperative nurses (pre-op, intra-op and post-op) or nurses required to recover patients as part of their duties

Program Description:

This workshop is designed to help nurses and health care providers recognize risk factors, assessment findings and required interventions to low volume/high risk perioperative situations/emergencies.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES – Participants will be able to:

  1. Review perioperative emergencies related to anesthesia drugs, laryngospasm, emergence delirium, shock, congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, pulmonary emboli and malignant hyperthermia
  2. Recognize the anatomy and physiology characteristics/considerations to each identified emergency discussed
  3. Prioritize nursing interventions to be implemented in these various emergencies
  4. Engage in critical thinking/incorporating the knowledge learned through case studies/simulation
  5. Review American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) classification system
  6. Understand how ASA is related to nursing care during procedural sedation
  7. Review ASPAN’s standards of perianesthesia nursing practice
  8. Discuss implementing one’s professional organizations’ standards into practice

Visit the RWHC Clinical Education Series web page to view all our class offerings.