Perioperative Emergencies - Part 1: March 31, 2017

Starts: 3/31/2017 9:00 AM

Ends: 3/31/2017 3:30 PM

Dear RWHC Members:
RWHC is pleased to provide the following Clinical Education Series program:
Perioperative Emergencies: Part One

Friday, March 31, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

RWHC Office & Training Center
880 Independence Lane, Sauk City

Registration Deadline: March 10

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

Fee includes program handouts, refreshments and lunch. Please contact RWHC with any special dietary needs. 

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


  • Cella Janisch-Hartline, RN, BSN, ACC Certified Professional Coach, Nursing Leadership Senior Manager, RWHC

  • Joy Pfeffer, RN, BSN, Clinical Educator, RWHC
  • Brenda Gillingham, RN, BSN, Richland Hospital
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 DescriptionThis 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 learn to:

  1. Review perioperative emergencies related to anesthesia drugs, laryngospasm, emergency 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. Understand how ASA is related to nursing care during procedural sedation
  6. Review ASPAN’s standards of perianesthesia nursing practice. Discuss implementing one’s professional organizations’ standards into practice

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

If you would like more information about the RWHC Clinical Education Series, please email Education Services Manager, Carrie Ballweg, or call 608-643-2343. 

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