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Educational Opportunities Class for New Sharp Chula Vista ICU Staff

The educational offering is open to registered nurses who are new to the Sharp Chula Vista ICU.

Where

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

5W, Conference Room
751 Medical Center Court
Chula Vista, CA 91911
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When
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 8 am to 2 pm

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Free
  • 2 spaces remaining
  • Registration closes Sept. 11

Presented by Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center plus

This six-hour course is mandatory for all registered nurses who are new to the ICU at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. It is designed to supplement the knowledge and skills that you gained during clinical orientation. The instructor will show you how to improve patient outcomes in the areas of hospital-acquired infection, sedation management and maintaining dignity at the end of life.

This course will cover the following areas:

  • Discuss background of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAPs)
  • Review prevalence of CAUTI, CLABSI and VAPs in the Sharp Chula Vista MICU and SICU
  • Identify indications for indwelling and central catheters
  • Analyze insertion checklist and watch SureStep and dressing change video with “cross monitoring” expectations
  • Return demonstration of catheter insertion
  • Discuss removal of catheters and extubation expectations
  • Examine nurse drive protocols, policy and algorithms
  • Discuss use of restraints in the ICU
  • Examine the confusion assessment method for the ICU and PowerPlan involved in delirium management
  • Discuss the philosophy of end-of-life care

Refreshments will be provided.

Cancellation Policy plus

If you need to cancel your registration for this event, please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.

Parking Information plus

Parking is available in the structures at the front and back of the main hospital, as well as in the large lot behind the main hospital. Paid valet parking is available to patients and visitors Monday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm.

Presenter Information plus

Christina M. Kelley, MSN, RN-BC, AGCNS-BC, CCRN-K, CNE, NE-BC, is a clinical lead nurse in the MICU/SICU at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center.

What to Bring plus

You must be able to provide your professional license number at the class in order to receive CEU credit.

CEUs plus

This course is provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider No. 70) for 6.0 contact hours.

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