4W University Fall Conference

November 4, 2019

Program Description

One-day conference where Doctors of Neurosurgery, Organ Transplant and Transplant Pharmacist will present on their specific patient population in order to educate nurses, nursing assistants, corpsman and medics on standards of care and their expectations to include anatomy, physiology and pharmacology.

Target Audience

Nurses

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify potential complications in post-op Cervical Spine surgery patients.
  2. Identify potential complications in post-op Thoracolumbar Spine surgery patients.
  3. Explain how anatomy and physiology of neurosurgery patients affects plan of care along with neurosurgery's expectations for nursing staff.
  4. Differentiate between common transplant medications including indication and timing for each medication.
  5. Outline labs for post-operative transplant patients, why they are necessary and why the timing is important.
  6. Summarize the expected post-operative course for Kidney transplant patients in order to formulate applicable care plans.
  7. Describe potential complications in post-operative transplant patients.
  8. Select appropriate plan of care based on anatomy and physiology of organ transplant patients.
  9. Discuss the common neurological disorders admitted to 4 West.
  10. Demonstrate the basics of care for stroke patients and understand labs, imaging, order sets, typical hospital course.
  11. Summarize the basics of VEEG/EMU patients and seizure bundle.
  12. Utilize IVIG guidelines.
  13. Explain Leadership Morality.
  14. Know Chaplain Accessibility and apply the different resources available to patients/nursing staff.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.75 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 5.75 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 Certificate of Attendance
  • 5.75 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 5.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA J-7 CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
Course opens: 
10/17/2019
Course expires: 
11/18/2019
Event starts: 
11/04/2019 - 07:00
Event ends: 
11/04/2019 - 16:30
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Forest Conference Room, Building 19, 5th Floor
Bethesda, MD
United States

Daniel T. Braswell, DMin, MDiv
Chaplain (CPT) United Stated Army 
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center 

Angela R. Curry, PharmD.
Clinical Transplant Pharmacist
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Rod B. Mateo, BSChE, M.D., FACS, MBA
Organ Transplant Surgeon
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Melissa R. Meister, M.D.
Neurosurgical Resident
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Bethesda, Maryland

Oyakhi A. Omoike, DPT, MBA
Physical Therapist
Walter Reed national Military Medical Center

Available Credit

  • 5.75 ANCC
    DHA J-7 CEPO is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. DHA J-7 CEPO designated this Internet Live Course activity. Continuing Nursing Education activity for a maximum of 5.75 contact hours Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 5.75 Certificate of Attendance
  • 5.75 IPCE
    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners can receive up to 5.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change. In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by DHA J-7 CEPO. DHA, J-7, CEPO is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry's Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (ARBO/COPE), the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) to provide continuing education for the health care team.
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