July 21 & 22, 2022
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Zoom Online Meeting
Learning Outcome: Participants will be able to apply current standards of care in Pediatric critical care nursing to selected situations, in accordance with the ANCC standards of care for Pediatric Critical Care nursing.
Review normal cardiac anatomy and physiology, including significant indices and
values related to cardiac workload.Differentiate between the common heart defects including congenital, acquired and valvular disease as well as identifying their manifestations, management strategies and/or any associated cardiac surgery.Discuss the importance and the use of cardiac monitoring techniques as well as diagnostic and interventional procedures.Identify common pediatric arrhythmias and myocardial conduction system defects.Summarize other common cardiovascular abnormalities in the pediatric population.Discuss the structure and function of the GI system and identify common pediatric disorders of the GI tract.Explain the nursing management of strategies specific to GI dysfunction.Discuss the principles of the nephrology and the essentials of renal physiology.Discuss the nursing considerations for patients with renal dysfunction.Recognize the indications for and management of patients with integumentary system
dysfunction.Discuss the nursing management of patients with musculoskeletal abnormalities.Review the structure and function of the Nervous System.Discuss common disorders of the nervous system in pediatric patients.Identify the indications for and managements of neurological monitoring devices.Recognize common behavioral and psychosocial abnormalities in children.Discuss the different disease processes that have a multisystem effect in pediatrics.Discuss the application of the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care to the management of patients in the pediatric critical care environment.