Environmental Emergencies

Program Description

Environmental Emergencies are in every area of clinical nursing practice. Hypothermia, hyperthermia, near-drownings, spider bites, and ingestions of toxic substances are not isolated to an emergency room environment. All healthcare practitioners should gain skills in prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and management of common environmental emergencies. Through case studies, this class will give you the skills needed to manage a variety of environmental emergencies in clinical practice.

Who Should Attend?  Advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, students, prehospital care teams, and other health sciences professionals.

Contact Hours:  6.0

Speaker:  Karen M. Charlton, BSN, RN

Program Testimonials

“I was very impressed by her [Karen] wealth of knowledge and experience. I really enjoyed her presentation.”

“Great use of technology, made the presentation modern, and helped provide a natural break in the blocks of information given. Great use of relevant and up-to-date references. Very knowledgeable.”

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Additional Information

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

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