Series date: 
01/18/2023 - 8:00am EST to 12/31/2023 - 9:00am EST

This course is designed to prepare new nurses and nurses new to intermediate care, to provide competent, effective care to this population of patients and their families. Those areas include the Intermediate Care Units SW5 (surgical/trauma), PCU (cardiac), D5A (Neuro), and D6B (respiratory). The course includes 8 lectures covering the body's major systems with respect to normal states, diseases, treatment modalities, and interventions. Several types of equipment used in intermediate care are displayed in a skills class, including demonstration and return demonstration learning. The course concludes with a variety of case studies/scenarios to help reinforce education and develop critical thinking skills.

Target audience: Nurses new to the Intermediate Care areas

Enrollment Pre-approval is Required
Contact course instructors for enrollment pre-approval.

Accreditation Statement
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. 

This 5-session course carries a maximum of 22 contact hour(s).  Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Series location: 
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States


Session Date
Hemodynamics/GI Conditions (January) 01/18/2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EST
Respiratory Conditions and Emergencies/Thoracic (January) 01/25/2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EST
Cardiac/Sepsis and Multisystem Failure (January) 02/01/2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EST
Endocrine/Neuro Conditions and Emergencies (January) 02/08/2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EST
Skills, Case Studies, EXAM (January) 02/15/2023 - 8:00am to 3:00pm EST
Hemodynamics/Respiratory (May) 05/17/2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EDT
GI Conditions and Emergencies /Thoracic (May) 05/24/2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Cardiac/Sepsis and Multisystem Failure (May) 05/31/2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Endocrine/Neuro Conditions and Emergencies (June) 06/07/2023 - 9:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Skills, Case Studies, EXAM (June) 06/14/2023 - 8:00am to 3:00pm EDT