Conference 2018 | Immediate Response: Essential Skills for Urgent Clinical Situations

Seattle, WA US
November 27, 2018

Tuesday | November 27, 2018

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Target Audience

For nurses and other healthcare professionals who work in acute, sub-acute and Urgent Care healthcare settings.



How quickly will you recognize a clinically-urgent situation and how will you respond? How can you prevent critical deterioration? In today's healthcare environment, clinical emergencies arise rapidly. It is up to you and your team to know how to meet the needs of patients experiencing acute and potentially life-threatening conditions. Learn the latest treatment and techniques from subject experts at this one-day conference. This is your opportunity to ask questions, compare your response procedures to those of other teams and network with fellow professionals. Teaching methods include lectures, interactive discussions and case studies analysis.


Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Identify strategies and clinical tools to triage respiratory emergencies.
  2. Identify key assessments, interventions, and communication to prevent acute deterioration in patients with liver failure.
  3. Implement new tools and strategies for triage of care in their practice area.
  4. Describe the contributing factors to medical errors and the need for improved communication and teamwork in healthcare.
  5. Develop assessment skills in stroke identification that can be applied in their area of practice.
  6. Recognize patients within your clinical setting for whom targeted temperature management may be indicated. 
  7. Identify a patient in various stages of disruptive behavior escalation.

Provided By

UW School of Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education



UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital and Medical Center
UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center



  • Averting Crisis in Hepatic Failure Renuka Bhattacharya
  • Embrace the Chill: Supporting the Brain with Targeted Temperature Management Lindsay Boyd
  • Moving From a Team of Experts to an Expert Team Ross Ehrmantraut
  • Prioritization and Triage Morgan Hecker
  • Respiratory Distress Karen LaRoche
  • Skill Building: Disruptive Behavior De-escalation and Self Care for the Provider Desiree Wood
  • Updates in Stroke Management Kellie Hurley

Professional Credit

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Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.30 Contact hours
Event starts: 
11/27/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/27/2018 - 4:50pm
UW Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA 98105
United States

Available Credit

  • 7.30 Contact hours

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