Iowa State Council Emergency Nurses Association

Iowa ENA 23rd Annual Conference

Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7:30am CT - 4:30pm CT
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Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

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Objectives:

  1. Discuss indications, contraindications and clinical scenarios of ketamine use in the emergency department.
  2. Describe the historical perspective of antibiotic use.
  3. Define classes of antibiotics and examples of each class.
  4. Define antibiograms and their use.
  5. Review symptoms of psychiatric disorders with interfering and disruptive behavior.
  6. Identify strategies to effectively intervene using a variety of practice situations when caring for a mentally ill patient in the ED.
  7. Differentiate compromised airway to airway emergencies.
  8. Discuss devices and equipment used in order to obtain a secure airway.
  9. List medications used during a medicated-assisted airway.
  10. Identify both common and less frequently encountered pediatric emergencies.
  11. Outline the pathophysiology of some unusual pediatric diseases.
  12. Review national findings of heroin addiction and address issues specific to Iowa.
  13. Discuss heroin prevention education being done in schools and Iowa communities