TPN/PPN for Nurses
Nursing Care of the Thoracic Patient
Nursing Care of the Ortho Trauma Patient
Urology Patient Interventions - Update


After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1. Discuss nursing assessment, care and management, when caring for a patient with TPN or PPN.
2. Identify appropriate routes of administration and line selection for TPN and PPN.
3. Discuss nursing interventions related to pain control, activity and diet for the post-op thoracic surgery patient.
4. Describe the nursing care and maintenance of chest tubes and drains.
5. Describe basic post-op management of the ortho-trauma patient, including pain control and  positioning.
6. Identify appropriate steps for contacting ortho-trauma service when needed.
7. Discuss the nursing care and management of a variety of urinary catheters.
8. Describe proper irrigation techniques and practices.


Courtney Marello, RD, LD
Clinical Dietician
Baystate Medical Center

Amy Zajac, NP
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Department of Surgery, Thoracic
Baystate Medical Center

Sarah Delisle, PA
Surgical Orthopedic Services
Baystate Medical Center

Tamara Livingston, PA
Surgical Orthopedic Services
Baystate Medical Center

Ashley Provost, PA
Surgical Services
Baystate Medical Center


Lynn Morris, MSN, RN-BC
Clinical Educator
SW5, SW6
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.         

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

Session date: 
11/10/2020 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EST
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
Chestnut 1A
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours

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