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Center for Professional Practice of Nursing

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing

BRN

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Core Curriculum (Series)

2015

January 30 February 13


8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Facilities Support Services Building (FSSB), Room 2030
Capacity: 40

Course description

The goal of the Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Core Curriculum series is to enhance the knowledge amongst attendees on the care of the post-operative pediatric cardiac patient.

Day 1: Overview of EKG Rhythms, use of pacemakers, drips and drugs utilized in the post-op cardiac patient, transition from the OR to PCICU, effects of cardiopulmonary bypass, deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest, intracardiac lines, echo for bedside nurses and repair of acynotic common heart defects. 

Day 2: Overview of acyanotic defects, rhythms and inotropic drugs, cyanotic defect identification surgery and potential post-op problems, functional single ventricle physiology and surgery, fast-track extubation, supportive post-op therapies, interstage cardiac catheterization, and discharge teaching for the post-op CT surgery patient.

Topics

Date Topic CE Course #
Jan 30 Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Core Curriculum: Day 1 6.58 08211
Feb 13 Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Core Curriculum: Day 2 6.50 08210

C.E. contact hours

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 26, for contact hours as noted above.

Attendees will not receive C.E. credit if they are more than 20 minutes late; no partial credit can be awarded.

Registration

Please select a class date above and complete the registration form. If using a credit card, submit the registration form and phone in your credit card number to (916) 734-9790. If paying by check, please print the registration form, attach your check made payable to UC Regents dated for the date of the class, and mail to: 

Center for Professional Practice of Nursing
4900 Broadway, Suite 1630
Sacramento, CA 95820

Registrations are confirmed only if deposit or fee is provided with registration form.

UC Davis employees

$25 registration deposit each day. Registration deposit is returned upon completion of class. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive deposit refund.

Community registrants

$65 registration fee per day. Cancellation must be requested five days prior to class date to receive a full refund. A $25 service fee will be charged after this date.

Persons with disabilities

Individuals needing special accommodations may call the Center for Professional Practice of Nursing at (916) 734-9790.

Parking

Parking is available in parking lots 14 and 17 on 2nd avenue or lot 25 on 50th Street adjacent to the MIND Institute. Park with a UC Davis parking permit, or purchase a daily permit for $6 in lot 14 or 25.

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