University Hospital is proud to announce our 32nd Cardiopulmonary Continuous Education Lecture Series offered by UH Respiratory Care Services for Respiratory Therapists and Nurses. Our programs offer the most up-to-date and exciting lectures that deal with patient care. Our topics are designed to keep abreast of the latest technologies and medical science break through. All of our courses are approved by American Association of Respiratory Care and Pennsylvania State Nursing Association for Continuing Education Credits which is required for licensure renewal.
Interdisciplinary Communication and Patient Safety: 8:00AM
Implementation of daily patient centered Multidisciplinary rounds using daily goals has decreased treatment time increased patient satisfaction with higher rates and post intervention of patient care issues. Effective communication among health care professionals is challenging due to complex and unpredictable events, Ms. Maya Joseph will go over the importance of interdisciplinary communication among health care members.
Safety and Efficacy of High Flow Nasal Cannula Therapy in Neonates: 9:00AM
High flow Nasal Cannula therapy used to deliver blended oxygen at a flow rate of greater than 1 L/min to provide high concentrations of oxygen and may appears to be similar in efficacy and safety to other conventional methods of NIV in preterm infants. Dr Feldman will discuss how preterm benefit form Nasal high flow system and decrease the odds of nasal trauma.
Mastering Lab Interpretation. The Implication of Patient Care: 10:00AM
Integrative understanding of lab results and patient outcomes which empower a clinician to change lives and ensure the best possible care for our patients. Ms. Lydia Albuquerque will discuss clinical implications of metabolic panel, electrolyte imbalance, potential causes and remedies, predict renal function based on lab values, and interpret cardiac panel and much more.
Surfactant Therapy for Pulmonary Diseases in Neonates: 11:00AM
Surfactant deficiency is almost always associated with the formation of hyaline membranes in the immature lung and the onset of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)-a major cause of morbidity and mortality in premature infants. Dr David will go over the administration of prophylactic or preventive surfactant therapy has become well established in newborn infants at the time of birth or shortly thereafter for those who are at high risk for developing RDS.
An Overview of Research for Healthcare Professionals: 1:00PM
An overview of systematic reviews of interventions to promote research findings into practice. The usefulness of the results of implementation studies are limited, due to underlying framework of the important dimensions of research studies in this area and the healthcare settings within which they are conducted and may subsequently be used. Dr. Al Heuer will identify some of the sources in which resources can be found and explored.
Ethical Issues and the Emergency Department: 2:00PM
ED patients have distinct patterns of service use and care needs. Physicians by law are required to fulfill certain requirement before initiating treatment in the emergency room. Ms. Renee Rainey who is an expert in emergency room care will go over the moral obligations and responsibilities of the care giver in delivering timely intervention to assure proper care in the ED system.
Infection Control Practices – 2017: 3:00PM
Infection control practices is the corner stone of good care. Mr. Shenfield will describe the role of isolation in preventing the spread of certain infections and different types of isolation precautions with examples of underlying diseases. He will also explain the significance of correct sequence of donning and removing PPE.
Date: March 23, 2017
Time: 8:00AM to 4:00PM
Registration starts at 7:30AM with breakfast
Lunch at 12:00 noon
Price: $80.00 non UH staff
$60.00 UH staff
Contact hours: 7 PSNA approved Contact Hours
7 AARC approved CEUs
Registration, Breakfast & Lunch: Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Dental Pavillion, Delta Dental Conference Center
Lounge Room B974
Conference/Presentation : Lecture Hall B965 - Dental Pavillion, Delta Dental conference Center
Contact information: Elsa Suba (973) 972-4923/3485