Emergency Medicine Critical Care Survival Course For Nurses

The best MedCram critical care/emergency medicine videos accredited for 10 continuing education (CE) contact hours through the California Board of Registered Nursing. 


Other states typically recognize contact hours accredited through the California Board of Registered Nursing, but please check requirements in your state.

Whether you are a recent graduate or a seasoned RN, this "survival course" will efficiently get you up to speed on key fundamentals and updates in several important topics including: 

Shock and sepsis, DKA, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, pleural effusion, hyponatremia, hypernatremia, hyperkalemia, mechanical ventilation, LFTs, liver diseases, heart failure, and acute renal failure.

Course access is provided for one year from the date of purchase.

Audience

Nursing professionals, particularly those working in the emergency department, critical care, and inpatient hospital setting.

Course Description

Dr. Roger Seheult examines several of the most common and important problems encountered by nurses in the emergency department, critical care, and inpatient hospital setting. A series of videos (each no longer than 20 minutes) full of illustrations explain key elements and updates for: Shock and sepsis, DKA, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, pleural effusion, hyponatremia, hypernatremia, hyperkalemia, mechanical ventilation, LFTs, liver diseases, heart failure, and acute renal failure. Quizzes after each section will test your understanding.


Learning Objectives

As a result of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define the pathophysiology, diagnostic modalities, and key signs of symptoms for the three main types of shock.
  • Understand key treatment principles of shock in addition to important monitoring considerations. 
  • Understand the "why" behind DKA management, monitoring, and treatment principles.
  • Define the differences between the major types of pneumonia with regards to presentation, monitoring, and treatment principles.
  • Understand the magnitude of pulmonary embolism problems and apply key prevention strategies.
  • Identify the major types of pleural effusion and the differences in management.
  • Understand the relevant pathophysiology of hyponatremia and hypernatremia to delineate the different types and the optimum monitoring and treatment strategies.
  • Define the different causes of hyperkalemia, and understand key treatment and monitoring principles.
  • Understand each of the different modes of mechanical ventilation and why each one is used differently.
  • Understand essential liver physiology to give context to the liver function tests (LFT) and key monitoring principles.
  • Define the key signs and symptoms for diseases specific to the biliary tract.
  • Understand how the different types of heart failure differ in their presentation, treatment, and monitoring principles.
  • Apply understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of acute renal failure to anticipate sequelae after initial patient treatment.


Course Completion Certificate

Upon completion of the course and a brief survey, your CE certificate will be provided immediately.

Roger Seheult M.D. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP16824, for 10 contact hours. 


Cancellation policy:

We are happy to provide a full refund for cancellations requested within the first 24 hours after purchasing the course.

Section 1: Systemic Problems - Shock, Sepsis, and DKA
  • Shock and Sepsis Explained Clearly Video
  • Shock and Sepsis Quiz 1 free trial
  • Shock and Sepsis Treatment Explained Clearly Video
  • Shock and Sepsis Quiz 2
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Explained Clearly Video
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Treatment Explained Clearly Video
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Quiz
Section 2: The Three "P's" - Pneumonia, PE, and Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia Explained Clearly - Video 1
  • Pneumonia Explained Clearly - Video 2
  • Pneumonia Explained Clearly - Video 3
  • Pneumonia Quiz
  • Pulmonary Embolism Explained Clearly - Video 1
  • Pulmonary Embolism Quiz 1 free trial
  • Pulmonary Embolism Explained Clearly - Video 2
  • Pulmonary Embolism Quiz 2
  • Pulmonary Embolism Explained Clearly - Video 3
  • Pulmonary Embolism Quiz 3
  • Pulmonary Embolism Explained Clearly - Video 4
  • Pulmonary Embolism Quiz 4
  • Pleural Effusion Explained Clearly - Video 1
  • Pleural Effusion Explained Clearly - Video 2
  • Pleural Effusion Explained Clearly - Video 3
  • Pleural Effusion Quiz
Section 3: Key Sodium and Potassium Problems
  • Hyponatremia Explained Clearly - Video 1
  • Hyponatremia Quiz 1
  • Hyponatremia Explained Clearly - Video 2
  • Hyponatremia Quiz 2
  • Hyponatremia Explained Clearly - Video 3
  • Hyponatremia Explained Clearly - Video 4
  • Hyponatremia Quiz 3 & 4
  • Hypernatremia Explained Clearly Video
  • Hypernatremia Quiz
  • Hyperkalemia Explained Clearly Video
  • Hyperkalemia Treatment Explained Clearly Video
  • Hyperkalemia Quiz
Optional: CE (CEU) Certificate
  • Obtaining your CE certificate

CAITLYN GRAGG (NP Student)

LINH NGUYEN

RN-LEARNING JIN, RN

KATIE WALSH (NP Student)

REBEKAH SHOOP, MD

Excellent

LINDA FERNANDEZ, RN

LAETITIA AHOUA (Nursing Student)

ALEXANDER ALBA, PA-C

Awesome

JOHN KOSZUTA, MD

JACQUELINE RUSSELL (Medical Student)

DEODHAR JAYITA, MD

Extremely clearly explained. Thank you.

ADRIAN ELAND, RN

Love it. So clearly demonstrated and explained

DARREL RILEY

Loved it, what about Albuterol?

ANNA DAVIS

Good topics and information. However I expected more about assessment and treatment emergency conditions such as STEMI, strokes, and trauma.

ZSUZSANNA GERENCSER, MD

Brilliant! Compact! Clear!

HELENA CONWAY

GRACE KIM

FERNANDO FERNANDEZ ARCAS, MD

CHRIS CHAPMAN

BRUCE STIRLING

Excellent Review of many important EM topics and clinical challenges.

ANDREA MILLIGAN

JAY AGUILA

DIANA JONES

EHUD DRUCKER

- Quadruple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

- Over 20 years teaching experience including: as an exam preparation instructor and an assistant professor of medicine.

- Experience as a medical director for both a Southern California Physician Assistant Program and a Respiratory Therapy Program.

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