Change Events Year View


Event Views

Hemodynamic Challenge: Maintaining Homeostasis in Sepsis & Shock [20180926]

Event for RN4CNE
Share Button
Register Now!Cancelled due to low enrollment

Max Contact Hours Awarded: 4
Max Pharmacotherapeutic Hours Awarded: 0


Download PDF Brochure

September 26, 2018
12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Acute Care Education
7200 NE 41st Street, Suite 206
Vancouver, WA 98662

Program Description

Hemodynamics and fluids are essential to every practitioner who encounters sepsis and shock whether you are in ICU, ED, or primary care.  Foundational knowledge of how these processes work to maintain the body’s homeostasis is best practice.  This course will cover the essential theory for hemodynamics including fluid selection and management for the client requiring resuscitation and an overview of sepsis and shock. 

Who Should Attend?  Registered Nurses practicing in acute care environments (PCU/ICU/CCU/ED/Med-Surg), ARNP’s and other Health Sciences Professionals wishing to acquire skills in fluids and sepsis management. 

Desired Learning Outcomes:  

You will practice skills in hemodynamic theory, fluid management, sepsis and shock management.   

At the conclusion of this educational activity, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the components of cellular oxygen delivery and myocardial oxygen consumption.
  • Discuss preload, afterload, and contractility and the relationship to fluid management.
  • Discriminate between fluid types in the treatment of client conditions.
  • Define the characteristics of the different types of shock.
  • Describe treatment interventions for sepsis and the management of sepsis.


Program Agenda:

11:30 am – 12:00 pm     Registration / Sign In
12:00 pm – 12:10 pm     Welcome/ Announcements
12:10 pm – 1:20 pm       Hemodynamic overview beyond the basics
1:20 pm – 1:30 pm         Break
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm         Fluids: Which ones to choose and why?
2:00 pm – 2:50 pm         Shock: Identification and Management
2:40 pm – 2:50 pm         Break
2:50 pm – 4:15 pm         Sepsis: Identification and Management
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm         Q & A / Online Evaluations

Susan E. Thornton, MN, RN

Susan founded Acute Care Education to create an organization with integrity and honesty to deliver high quality evidence-based CNE. As a clinical educator, Susan’s twenty-four years of nursing knowledge covers a broad spectrum of clinical experiences including: acute care and critical care nursing in both RN and ACNP roles; clinical educator for LPN and RN’s; management positions within a variety of healthcare organizations, academia, and in business. Susan served in the United States Army Nurse Corps from 1991-1997. Her assignments included: Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Madigan Army Medical Center. Currently, she teaches advanced skills such as 12-lead ECG Interpretation and Lab Interpretation. Over the years, she has spoken on a variety of topics at the local and national levels. Susan holds a Master’s in Nursing as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from Washington State University–Vancouver and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Seattle Pacific University. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, Oregon Council of Healthcare Educators, and Northwest Staff Development Organization.

Registration includes:  Attendance at program, downloadable program handouts, all day coffee, tea, water, and snacks.  Wi-fi is available in the conference center. 

Need Registration Help?  Click here to learn how to create a profile

Employer Registration (Click here)

Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Policy


Register Now!Cancelled due to low enrollment


Share Button