Conference 2016 | Immediate Response: Essential Skills for Urgent Clinical Situations

Shoreline, WA US
November 15, 2016

Tuesday | November 15, 2016

Register for the Immediate Response conference at UWCNE.

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Who Should Attend This Conference? 

Nurses and other healthcare professionals who work in acute, sub-acute, ambulatory and community healthcare settings

About This Conference: 

How quickly will you recognize a clinically urgent situation and how will you respond? In today’s healthcare environment, patients are more acutely ill than ever before and clinical emergencies can arise rapidly. This conference is an opportunity to improve your skills for meeting the needs of patients experiencing acute and potentially life-threatening conditions. Teaching methods include lecture, interactive discussion and case studies. 

Conference Brochure

Brochure PDF

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify signs and symptoms of cardiac, respiratory, neurologic and gastrointestinal emergencies and initiate early intervention measures.
  2. Explain steps for engaging in conflict management dialogue.
  3. Identify and troubleshoot psychiatric crises.
  4. Describe the assessment criteria for various emotional states as depicted in the model of the Escalation of Emotion and Behavior.
  5. Discuss risks and management options for DKA and hypoglycemia.
  6. List immediate priorities for patients with acute signs and symptoms of stroke.
  7. Describe the body’s two endogenous pain relieving systems.
  8. Learn to be prepared in the event of an Active Shooter scenario.
  9. Identify strategies for large-bore IV placement during times of crisis. 
  10. Identify the role HPIs have on healthcare today.
  11. Discuss the medical surgical nurse’s role in detecting and treating sepsis, and the impact on patient outcomes.


  • Immediate Response to Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies 
  • Negotiating Conflict in Professional Relationships 
  • Dealing with Psychiatric Emergencies in Non-Psychiatric Settings 
  • Behavior De-Escalation Skills: Managing the Anxious or Angry Patient 
  • Emergency: CODE STROKE
  • Acute on Chronic Pain (Rx)
  • Blood Glucose Emergencies (Rx)
  • Starting I.V.s in a Crisis
  • Global Pathogens on Our Doorstep
  • Action Stat: Your Early Identification of Sepsis Makes the Difference

► Special Discount for Attending Both Days

Participants receive a special discounted fee of $395 for attending both the Immediate Response Conference and the I.V. Therapy Workshop on Nov. 16. For more information and registration, visit the course portal.

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Click here for the Seven Easy Steps for Registering and Earning CE Contact Hours.

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Conference Materials and Information


Session Sign-Up (Link will open in a new window or tab.)
If you registered at the door, you will not have access to sessions until you are hand-enrolled by our registration manager.


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Evaluation (Link will open in a new window or tab.)


Before you can download your certificate, you must submit the evaluation for each day you attended. (See above.) To access the certificate, click the day you attended, then click the continue button and choose "Certificate Complete". You must be logged in to see the Continue button.


Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.30 Contact hours
  • 1.90 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level
Event starts: 
11/15/2016 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/15/2016 - 4:50pm
Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States

Available Credit

  • 7.30 Contact hours
  • 1.90 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level


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