Describes the recently updated definitions for sepsis and septic shock and the SOFA (Sequential Organ Failure Assessment) criteria
Provides information on the clinical management of medical emergencies through a case study approach.
Discussion of the five most common types of psychiatric disorders seen in the general hospital
The focus will be on the diagnosis and management of head injury. Given its prevalence, the major focus will be on sport-related concussions.
Identification and recognition skills of potential donors will be covered to include the specific criteria that the donor must meet for referral.
Provides a multidimensional look at addictions, including a discussion of the novel “Angel Program” as an alternative to jail
Addresses current modalities for knee and hip surgery
Provides the nurse with an overview of dementia/Alzheimer’s and strategies to utilize when working with these patients in an acute care setting
Vaccines Across the Lifespan - What Nurses Should Know
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Trauma & Survival
Addresses death investigation and identification to include post-mortem changes, sharp force injuries, gunshot wounds and strangulation
Will address the causes, signs, treatment and management of anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorders, related eating behaviors and nursing implications