2014 Surgical Updates

  • Date: April 12, 2014
  • Time: 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Location: Nebraska Methodist College – The Josie Harper Campus, Clark Building, 720 North 87th Street, Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses, surgical technologists, and other healthcare providers interested in knowledge on surgical care. 

Cost

Cost

Value: $160

Cost is $48 with promo code 70PD.

Course Description

Course Description

The purpose of this program is to examine new knowledge in best practices in surgical care.

Participants will be able to:

  • Examine NSQIP and the importance to healthcare providers in surgical care.iscuss updates on best practices in bariatric surgery.
  • Discuss updates on best practices in bariatric surgery.
  • Review current evidence-based practice in urogynecology surgical practice.
  • escribe optimal positioning within the surgical environment.
  • Identify best practices in hand offs and time outs using a case study approach.
  • Describe the purpose of Bedside Reporting and how to implement into daily nursing practice.

 

Agenda

Agenda

 
TimeAgenda
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

NSQIP National Surgical Quality Improvement Program

  • Examine NSQIP and the importance to healthcare providers in surgical care.

Eugene Waltke, MD

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Bariatric Surgery Updates

  • Discuss updates on best practices in bariatric surgery.

Daniel Cronk, MD

9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Uro/Gyn Surgical Procedures

  • Review current evidence-based practice in urogynecology surgical practice.
Rebecca McCrery, MD
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Positioning

  • Discuss common perioperative positioning and identify risk factors associated with peripheral nerve injuries (PNI).

Sue Boyd RN, CNOR

11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Hand Offs, Time Outs, Pt. Case Studies

  • Identify best practices in hand offs and time outs using a case study approach.

Brittany Kauffman BSN, RN, CPAN & Pat Boettger BSN, RN, CNOR, RNFA

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Hand Offs to Short Stay Related to OR Process

  • Describe the purpose of Bedside Reporting and how to implement into daily nursing practice.

Amy Parr BSN, RN & Lisa Curtis BSN, RN-BC

 

 

Speakers

Speakers

Eugene Waltke, MD is a vascular surgeon for Methodist Health System.

Dan Cronk, MD is a bariatric surgeon for Methodist Health System.

Rebecca McCrery, MD is a urogynecologist at Adult and Pediatric Urology and Urogynecology.

Sue Boyd RN, CNOR is a registered nurse in outpatient surgery for Methodist Hospital.

Brittany Kauffman BSN, RN, CPAN is the staff development nurse in surgery support at Methodist Hospital.

Pat Boettger BSN, RN, CNOR, RNFA is the staff development nurse for the operating room at Methodist Hospital.

Amy Parr BSN, RN is the staff development nurse for short stay at Methodist Hospital.

Lisa Curtis BSN, RN-BC is the nurse coordinator in short stay at Methodist Hospital.

 

Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU’s for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nursing:
4.0 contact hours awarded
This includes 0 pharmacology hours for Nurse Practitioners
Master Code #: NE13-16C07

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Surgical Technologists
This offering meets the criteria for 3.5 continuing education credits for the Association of Surgical Technologists.

Education Credit
4.0 education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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