After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1| Perform the setting up, programming, and documentation of a PCA and Epidural infusion.
2| Name the intended utilization and rationale for the various respiratory methods and resources.
3| Administer peritoneal dialysis to a simulated peritoneal cavity.
4| Verbalize and demonstrate the access, de-access, and maintenance of a port-a-cath site.
5| Interpret the reference for the maintenance and care of a central line.
6| Describe the nursing responsibility of caring for a patient with a chest tube.
7| Demonstrate attaching the Aspira drainage system
8| Explain the role and responsibility of the Speech and Language Pathologist.
9| Verbalize when to do a nursing bedside swallow screening and appropriate follow up actions.
10| Review how to utilize a gait belt and discuss proper ambulation of patients prior to them being seen by Physical Therapy.
11| Perform the application, removal, and documentation of restraints.
12| Review infection control policies in relation to CAUTI prevention and patient care.
13| Perform a mock code situation to validate emergency care management.
14| Review the care of a septic patient and proper procedures to follow.
15| Review the falls risk policy and how to properly identify a falls risk patient.
16| Verbalize the stroke protocol and the floor nurses’ responsibility during a Stroke Alert.
17| Review how to assess and change a wound-vac dressing.
18| Demonstrate how to insert an NG Tube and review assessments required.
Kimberly Godin BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Educator
Med/Surg/Tele and ICU
Baystate Franklin Medical Center
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. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.
None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 contact hour(s). Nurses should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 3.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 3.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours