Saving
      Lives

Improving in-hospital cardiac resuscitation

Webinar Series

Support for this educational series from Physio-Control

“We have a code”

When you hear this during your hospital shift, you prepare yourself for a fight. But survival for in-hospital cardiac arrest is dismal – how can you provide the best chances for your patients in sudden cardiac arrest?

 

The answer is simple: Evidence-based strategies and solutions for improving CPR quality.  This webinar series highlights actionable information that can make a difference to all  hospital team members involved in resuscitations, including nurses, respiratory therapists, and physicians.

 

So put on your fighting scrubs.

Improving Cardiac Resuscitation:
Why High Quality CPR Matters

 

Featured Speaker

Nicole Kupchik
MN, RN, CCNS, CCRN, PCCN, CMC

Nicole Kupchik Consulting, Inc.

 

Date:

September 20, 2017 @ 12 pm EDT

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Accreditation:

Continuing Education for Nurses and Respiratory Therapists

This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association of Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063.

This education activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour. Provider approved by California Board of Nursing, Provider # 14477 and the Florida Board of Nursing Provider # 50-17032

Description:

This second webinar in the cardiac resuscitation series will include a review of the American Heart Association’s 2015 ACLS & BLS Guidelines with specific reference to CPR quality.  Critical to improving the quality of CPR, this webinar will address the importance of measuring CPR quality intra-arrest and utilizing post-event CPR reports. In addition, defibrillation interventions such pre and post shock CPR pauses, delayed defibrillation and escalation of energy will be discussed.

Learning

Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the 2015 ACLS & BLS Guidelines specific to CPR quality
  2. Discuss the importance of measuring CPR quality
  3. Describe methods of providing post event feedback

Speaker:

Nicole Kupchik has practiced as a critical care nurse for over twenty years. After joining Harborview Medical Center, Nicole was part of a multidisciplinary team that was one of the first in the US to implement therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest.  As part of this effort, Nicole was responsible for protocol development and has published numerous papers on this topic.

In 2008, Nicole lead a team that implemented a formalized Sepsis program at Harborview Medical Center that led to a reduction in mortality, hospital length of stay and a significant cost avoidance.  For this collaborative efforts,  she was awarded three Patient Safety & Clinical Leadership awards.

Currently she works as a staff nurse at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, WA.  In 2013 Nicole founded Nicole Kupchik Consulting & Education

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