Marcia Gamaly – Cardiac Emergencies: Quickly Recognize Life-Threatening Dysrhythmias & Manage Your Most Unstable Patients
Courses Content :
- Marcia Gamaly
- Full Day
- Audio and Video
- Nov 10, 2017
|077495 Manual (18.92 MB)||106 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Cardiac rhythm review
- SKILLS: Video presentation
Commonly prescribed medications
- Miscellaneous agents
Myocardial Ischemia – “Time is muscle”
- Cardiac enzymes & diagnostic testing
- Core measures
- Risk assessment tools
- SKILLS: Telemetry monitoring
- EKG lead placement
- Telemetry packs – 3, 5, and 6-leads
- Diagnostic testing
- Core measures
- SKILLS: Oxygen delivery systems
- Nasal cannula to CPAP
- SKILLS: Prevention of respiratory depression/failure
- Pulse oximetry – how effective is it?
- End-Tidal CO2 monitoring
Monitoring the post-cardiac catheterization patient
- Assessment of cath site
- Monitoring for complications/ hematoma
- SKILLS: Hemostatic devices
- Radial access device (e.g., VascBand®)
- Femoral access device (e.g., FemoStop®)
Trends in patient management
- WATCHMAN® Device
- Left Ventricular Assist Device
- Chest and abdominal drainage systems (e.g., PleurX®)
Marcia Gamaly, MSN, MHA, RN-BC, CEN, PCCN, has over twenty years of nursing experience at the bedside and in staff development. Marcia currently works as a clinical nurse educator at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. In her current role, she oversees and plans the educational needs for over 250 nurses and support staff on a variety of units, including a step-down, neuro-tele and medical-surgical units. She has developed and presented on a variety of topics including certification courses for critical care, progressive care, medical-surgical, oncology and emergency nursing. Other presentations include telemetry skills day, medical-surgical skills day, cardiac dysrhythmia interpretation, post-operative care and heart failure. Additionally, Marcia is an instructor for BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC and ASLS and works as a per-diem emergency department staff nurse.
She is a doctoral student at Villanova University, with a research interest in bariatrics. She is certified in medical-surgical nursing, progressive care nursing, emergency nursing, and professional staff development. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Marcia combines her role in clinical education with hands-on experience to deliver a high-level learning opportunity that is patient-focused and outcome-driven. The meaningful insights she has to share will be applied easily at the bedside to improve your own care of patients!
Financial: Marcia Gamaly has an employment relationship with St. Mary Medical Center and Lower Bucks Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Marcia Gamaly is a member of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses; America Association of Critical-Care Nurses; American Nurses Association; American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; and Emergency Nurses Association.