May 17: Arterial Blood Gases Simplified

$35.00

Date:
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Time:
0900 PT | 1000 MT/SK | 1100 CT | 1200 ET | 1300 AT

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The live webinar event if registering prior to commencement
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

See below for the outline, speaker biography, and more.

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Description

Date:
Tuesday, May 17,  2022

Time:
0900 PT | 1000 MT/SK | 1100 CT | 1200 ET | 1300 AT

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The live webinar event if registering prior to commencement
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Objectives:
• Use a systematic method to to interpret arterial blood gases quickly and accurately
• Differentiate the most common respiratory & metabolic causes of pH imbalances
• Determine if compensatory mechanisms have been engaged
• Anticipate the correct treatments based on your interpretation

Description:
Arterial  blood gases  provide a precise measurement of the oxygen and carbon dioxide levels which help determine lung and kidney function in the high acuity patient. One of the most commonly used  tests in the hospital setting, it can  quickly determine the management of acutely ill patients. Arterial Blood Gases (ABG’s) can be difficult and confusing to understand at first, however, it’s a crucial skill for selected staff to learn. Join Christopher Coltman, RN BScN, our critical care specialist, to learn a simplified method to interpret ABG’s and anticipate the treatments your patient will require.

Who Should Attend?:
• RNs, Nurse Clinicians, Advanced Practise Nurses, Nurse Educators, Perfusionists, & Medical Interns in all Critical Care settings
• Emergency, ICU, CCU, CVICU, Pediatric ICU, Cath Lab, Trauma & Surgical ICU Nurses;
• RN’s in high acuity and stepdown Medical Surgical Settings
• Chest Physiotherpists; Respiratory Therapists
• Staff in Surgical Suite & Post Anaesthetic Settings
• Experienced Nurses Planning to Seek Careers in Critical Care Settings

Christopher Coltman, RN, BScN

Christopher Coltman, a graduate of the UofA Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, has been engaged in cardiac and cardiovascular surgical nursing for over 25 years. He has worked in a variety or settings and countries, including Montreal, London (England) and in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He has extensive experience in the area of acute coronary syndrome, heart failure and cardiovascular surgery. Chris is well known as an excellent teacher, having over 17 years of teaching experience, and has taught a number of sessions on a variety of topics where his passion for teaching and cardiac care shows. He is currently the Clinical Nurse Educator in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary.

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