Day 1 (7:00 – 3:00pm)
7:00am to 10:00am
Tachycardia: Utilize the ACLS guidelines to connect patient’s presentation to appropriate tachycardia. Implement guidelines directed at diagnosis of heart block and treatment per AHA/ACC.
Sepsis: Review and understand the issues regarding effective management of sepsis. Develop and implement appropriate evaluation and treatment plan for sepsis based on current SSC guidelines.
Hypotension: Detect early identification and treatment of the hypotensive patient. Identify the common and life-threatening causes of hypotension. Develop a clinical approach to the rapid identification of dangerous causes of hypotension. Differentiate the practical and evidence-based advantages and disadvantages of point-of-care tests.
10:15am – 12:15pm
Burnout in medicine: Integrate effective communication skills such as active listening, reframing and validation into daily interactions with patients to improve overall communication and the quality of care. Review current literature regarding burnout in medicine. Adopt strategies for successful patient experience surveys. Apply techniques for managing function symptoms in the office.
12:30pm – 3:00pm
Airway and Ventilation Emergencies: Implement the AARC Clinical Practice Guidelines for the clinical approach to airway emergencies. Recommend medication therapy for selected airway emergencies. Formulate an overall strategy for emergency airway situations. Differentiate oxygenation and ventilation emergencies. Explain the role for the methods of insertion for rescue ventilation devices. Apply the indications and techniques of emergency surgical airways.