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May 17, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $219.99 | Cheektowaga, New York
Nearing the End of Life: Dare to Care is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on May 17, 2019 at Millennium Buffalo. Cheektowaga, New York, United States of America. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 Contact Hours. Target Audience • Nurses • Nurse Practitioners • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Physician Assistants • Social Workers • Counselors • Case Managers • Chaplains • Clergy Course Description: Eleanor is an 83-year-old widowed lady with known chronic heart failure and advanced dementia. She is now hospitalized with a significant stroke and dysphagia. She does not have a healthcare directive and had never discussed what she would want, other than staying at home until she dies. She is full code. Her family still wants resuscitation attempted. Her children admit they are concerned about what is best for their mother. What are options for Eleanor and her family? Would she benefit from artificial hydration and nutrition? How is she going to receive medications? Can some of her medications be discontinued? Who is going to be her caregiver? In this compelling seminar, multiple case studies like Eleanor's will provide you with examples that you can incorporate when care is more important than cure. To deliver expert, holistic care, healthcare professionals need to have a toolbox full of new interventions to promote quality care at the end of life. Learner Objectives: • Explain how complementary therapies enhance quality of life for patients. • Evaluate the risks and benefits of medical marijuana. • Acknowledge the eight domains of the National Consensus Project. • Analyze five complications related to artificial hydration and nutrition. • Explore ethical issues often seen at the end of life. • Formulate two strategies to diminish fear of death and dying. • Connect moral resiliency to palliative care.
Jun 07, 2019 | USD $219.99 | Cheektowaga, New York
Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases & Immunizations for Advanced Practice Clinicians is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Jun 07, 2019 at Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Airport, Cheektowaga, New York, United States of America. Target Audience: • Nurses • Advanced Practice Nurses • Clinical Nurse Specialists • Pharmacists • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants Course Description: Attend this seminar and learn proper prescribing, patient education and monitoring procedures for a variety of drug regimens used to treat common acute and chronic infectious diseases. Choosing an antibacterial agent can be challenging, given the plethora of drugs available on the market and the emerging trend in bacterial resistance. You will learn the pharmacology of different classes of antimicrobials used to treat infectious disease states encountered in clinical practice. Discover the spectrums of activity, pharmacokinetic characteristics and parameters for monitoring therapeutic outcomes. Emphasis is placed on the new antimicrobials and advances in evidence-based treatment guidelines. You will leave this seminar better prepared to design appropriate and cost-effective drug regimens for improved therapeutic outcomes. Learner Objectives: • Analyze the major classes of antibiotics and their pharmacokinetic characteristics. • Apply current evidenced-based approaches to select appropriate treatment regimens for common infections encountered in clinical practice. • Prescribe antimicrobials based on empiric dosing recommendations. • Plan goals of therapy and parameters for monitoring therapeutic response to antimicrobials. • Recommend specific antimicrobial therapeutic drug monitoring to maximize efficacy and minimize toxicities (e.g., vancomycin and aminoglycosides). • Develop preventative strategies to limit antimicrobial resistance. • Design patient and caregiver education on the proper use of antimicrobials. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.