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Nursing Spectrum Career Fair in Teaneck Offers Free, Live CE Sessions

Earn continuing education credits (for free), while learning about some of today’s hottest issues affecting healthcare, lifestyles, and nursing careers at the March 26 Nursing Spectrum Career Fair at the Marriott Teaneck at Glenpointe, Teaneck , N.J. Attendees will learn about gastroenterology and pulmonary issues relevant to critical care and ED nursing, fundamentals of disaster epidemiology used in a crisis, the value of case management, how to strengthen brain power, and more!

Track 1:
Gastroenterology and Pulmonology for Critical Care and Emergency Nurses

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, and Scott Plantz, MD

Founders of Pearls Review, an online certification review and CE center that provides online nursing education, review courses, and exam prep and review, these physicians are well-known speakers, authors, and experts in CE for nurses.

The session will review important critical care and emergency issues in gastroenterology and pulmonary nursing. Topics from critical care and emergency nursing certification exams will be covered, along with clinical vignettes, review of imaging and other diagnostic studies, and management protocols. A unique question/answer format with an opportunity for live audience participation is included.

Resuscitation Trends: Compress and Cool
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cynthia L. Saver, RN, MS

A nurse, author, consultant, and well-known speaker, Saver is president of CLS Development, Inc.

Only about 1% to 3% of people who have a cardiac arrest outside the hospital survive. Learn how strategies like “hands-only” CPR, cardiac arrest centers, and therapeutic hypothermia are changing those statistics for the better. Also find out about a few simple tips you can use to improve your patients’ chances of survival.

TRACK 2
Disaster Management
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Kenneth (KC) Rondello, MD, MPH

Chief epidemiologist of the National Disaster Medical System’s NY-2 Disaster Medical Assistance Team and researcher on the application of disaster epidemiology to pandemic planning and response, Rondello is also codeveloper of Long Island’s first graduate program in Emergency Management at Adelphi University, Garden City, New York.

This session will provide orientation on the fundamentals of disaster epidemiology employed in a crisis, from basic public health surveillance to conducting a rapid health assessment. You will also learn to identify the components of vulnerability analysis and to understand the primary obstacles in crisis care.

Measuring and Communicating the Value of Case Management
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Catherine Mullahy, RN, BS, CRRN, CCM

The president of Mullahy Associates, LLC, Mullahy is a national speaker, author, consultant, trainer in case management in healthcare, and a driving force in nursing case management.

Have you ever stopped to consider how much you are worth? During this session, you will learn how to cultivate, demonstrate, and document the value of case management. The session will enlighten you and help you to see your role in a new, multidimensional, and vital way.

CLOSING KEYNOTE
Brain Power
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cynthia L. Saver, RN, MS

Every day we face a mind-numbing overload of information at work and home, yet we must make sound decisions and take actions that benefit our patients, friends, and families. Learn practical ideas and brain exercises to keep your mind and your patients’ minds sharp to fight illnesses of aging.

Myths about multitasking will be discussed as well as the ability to boost mental power — including a section on improving your memory.

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