SAVE THE DATE

24th Annual
Frontiers in Critical Care Nursing
May 7, 2013
Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel
181 Boston Post Road West
Marlboro, MA  01752

On-line regiatration will be available mid-January 2013, on our website, http://www.umassmed.edu/cme/events

Choose from some of the hottest topics in nursing for 2013:

 Extubation Failure: Predictors, Risks & Management
 Nursing Documentation from a Legal Standpoint
 Venous Thromboembolism Management For 2013
 The role of interventional pulmonary in the ICU
 Technology - Have We Forgotten the Patient in the Bed? What would I do if the lights go out?
 “Inpatient Code Stroke”
 Hemodynamics
 The Foundations of Care and Caring: What does HCAHPS have to offer?
 TAVR: Surgical AVR is the gold standard and an effective treatment of severe aortic stenosis and has been proven to provide symptomatic relief and long-term survival in adults.
 GI Emergencies in the ICU
 Clinical Applications of Echocardiography
 Therapeutic hypothermia: Time for a new Ice Age?
 Specialty Beds/Wound management for the ICU patient
 Sedation and How to Stay Out of Trouble
 “End of Life Discussion – Converting from Cure to Comfort”
 “Batteries Not Included” -- A motivational presentation designed to give you the “jump-start” you’ve been missing. Charge your battery while you laugh and learn to work smart, work together, and most importantly fall in love with your job again! Learn to use laughter to let out little puffs of pain!