Date: June 8 & 9, 2023
Time: 8:30 - 5:15pm
Fee: $485 for community & $435 MU students/alumni/preceptors
15 contact hours will be provided (includes 3 pharmacology)
Are you looking to enhance your advanced practice skills? Join us for an immersion program for Nurse Practitioners providing specialized training in key areas. The hands-on experience will be facilitated by content experts who will share knowledge, tips, and techniques for practice.
Pre-registration is required & limited so please register early! Visit our website to view registration and refund policies. Visit www.monmouth.edu/school-of-nursing-health/continuing-education-programs/
Instructional materials, Boot Camp T-Shirt, and a light lunch are included in the program fee.
Participants will attend one pharmacology, and two skills classes each day selected from the breakout sessions that are outlined below.
Register early! Class size is limited and sections will close when they are filled which may limit your selections.
Pharmacology Update - Prescribing for Psychiatric Disorders(8:30- 10am) all attend both days.
Dr. Laura G. Leahy, DNP, APRN, PMH-CNS/FNP, CARN-AP, FAANP, FAAN
Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Board Certified in Psychiatric & Addictions Advanced
Practice Nurse, and Master Clinician in Psychopharmacology
Content will focus on medication treatment option for psychiatric disorders that are frequently seen in urgent and primary care settings.
A Primer on Psychotropic Medications
This presentation will offer an overview of the mechanisms of action & neuro-chemical make-up of the various psychotropic medications used to treat the various disorders of mood, thought & behavior, including depression, anxiety, sleep, ADHD, among others. This interactive presentation will use case studies, allowing participants to identify psychiatric symptoms & use their knowledge of neurochemistry to determine the best medication treatment options for their patients.
DAY ONE – June 8 - morning breakout sessions (Select ONE) 10:15am – 1:15pm
Clinical Decision Marking: Interpreting & Integrating Diagnostics
Dr. Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-C
Dr. Charles Miller, MD, FACC
Participants will review the process of clinical decision making, construct differential diagnosis, identify appropriate testing and analyze diagnostic results.
Recommended for those with some basic ECG exposure. Review basic cardiac electrophysiology and learn how to correctly interpret a 12 lead ECG including “hands on” interpretation. In addition, all of the common(and some uncommon) cardiac dysrhythmias and Acute Coronary Syndrome ECG patterns will be reviewed.
DAY ONE: June 8 - afternoon breakout sessions (Select ONE) 2:15 - 5:15pm
Cardiology Basics for the Outpatient Practitioner
Tricia Marceante, MSN, RN, APN-C
A Day in a Pediatric Practice
Dr. Steve Miller, DO
Participants will review cardiac physiology, basic ECG interpretation, arrhythmias, ECG changes with myocardial infarction, and current guidelines for managing cardiac concerns primarily seen in primary and urgent care.
Participants will improve their pediatric assessment skills, review clinical presentations for a variety of common pediatric disorders, guidelines for treatment, prescribing guidelines, and recourses to use for pediatric practice.
DAY TWO: June 9 - morning breakout sessions (Select ONE) 10:15am – 1:15pm
Radiographic Interpretation of Chest and Musculoskeletal System
Dr. Patricia Dempsey, DNP, APN-C, PPCNP-BC
Wound Assessment & Suturing
Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-C
This module will focus on the essentials of x-ray interpretation. Participants will learn to interpret plain films in a systematic manner. Areas of study will include extremity evaluation with a special emphasis on acute traumatic findings.
Content will include the principles of wound assessment and closure, the administration of local anesthesia and suturing techniques and pre and post procedural considerations including vaccinations and use of antibiotics.
DAY TWO: June 9 – afternoon breakout sessions (Select ONE) 2:15 - 5:15pm
Care of Common Orthopedic Injuries & Splinting Basics
Marc Menkowitz, MD
Courtney Ellenberger, APN
Charles Miller, MD, FACC
Attendees will learn to evaluate common fractures and dislocations, review basic principles of dislocation/reduction, differentiate indications and contraindications for splinting and describe/demonstrate basic splinting techniques and identify potential complications.
Recommended for those with some basic ECG exposure, participants will review basic cardiac electrophysiology and learn how to correctly interpret a 12 lead ECG including “hands on” interpretation. In addition, all of the common (and some uncommon) cardiac dysrhythmias and Acute Coronary Syndrome ECG patterns will be reviewed.
Planners, content experts, and speakers have declared no conflict of interest, there is no commercial support for this activity. Criteria for successful completion: participants must stay for the entire module (no more than 10 minutes can be missed) participate in activities, and complete program evaluations. Contact hours will only be awarded for modules attended. Certificates will be awarded at the conclusion of the program.
The Center for Professional Development in Nursing & Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Commission on Accreditation. Provider number: P242-10/21-24.
Visit our website to view registration and refund policies. For more information contact Barbara Paskewich - Director of Professional Development, The Center for Professional Development in Nursing and Health: email is preferred firstname.lastname@example.org (732) 571-3694 ~ 400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch NJ, 07764