Credit Available - See Contact Hours tab below.
RN, NP, EMT/Paramedic, PA
This seminar will answer questions regarding common laboratory and diagnostic tests. Participants will learn the significance of both the normal findings of numerous commonly ordered laboratory tests as well as the implications of various abnormalities. Content will cover hematology and chemistry studies, culture and sensitivity results and cardiovascular topics. This seminar is meant to enhance the practice of healthcare workers in all clinical areas.
This program prepares the learner to:
• Experience enhanced knowledge of common laboratory studies and implications for bedside providers.
Contact Hours: 5.75
MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
MED-ED, Inc. is an approved provider by the following State Boards of Nursing: Florida/FBN 50-1286 and California #CEP10453.
Dr. Michael D. Gooch is board certified as an acute care, family and emergency nurse practitioner. He is also board certified as an emergency, flight, transport and trauma nurse. He has over 25 years of emergency and transport medicine experience. He obtained his MSN from Vanderbilt University and his DNP from Loyola University in Chicago. He is an Assistant Professor of Nursing with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, as well as a faculty member with the Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia. At Vanderbilt University Medical Center, he practices as a flight and emergency nurse practitioner. He has completed over 1,600 patient transports during his tenure with Vanderbilt’s LifeFlight Transport Program. He is also employed with TeamHealth and practices as an emergency nurse practitioner in a community emergency department.
Michael is actively involved in advancing ENP practice. He is a founding member of the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners and serves as the Southeastern regional director. He also serves as an APRN liaison to the board of directors for the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association and is a past member of the Emergency Nurses Association Advanced Practice Advisory Council.
He is a nationally recognized speaker and a published author on varied emergency and transport medicine topics. Michael serves as a column editor for the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. His clinical interests include transport medicine, airway management, toxicology and pharmacology.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
Toll Free: 800-763-3332
1911 Charlotte Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28203