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In-Person Seminar

Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam Review


Credit Available - See Contact Hours tab below.

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In-Person Seminars |  Continuing Education |  Med-Surg
Speaker:
Debbie Gunter, MN, RN, FNP-BC, ACHPN, CMSRN
Course Levels:
Intermediate to Advanced
Duration:
2-Day Event
License:
Not Applicable
Location:
Duluth, Minnesota
Available Dates:

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Overview

Target Audience

RN, CNS, LPN/LVN, NP


Course Description

This two-day course is designed to provide nurses with the tools, confidence and knowledge to successfully complete the Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam. The exam content outlines and blueprints from the ANCC and MSNCB were used to develop this program. Topics covered from the exam content outlines will include: review of body systems, cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal, genitourinary, reproductive, endocrine, hematologic, musculoskeletal, immune and more. Pathophysiology of disease processes including signs and symptoms and treatment modalities will be presented. The nursing process and nursing practice roles in the management of patient care will be discussed through case scenarios and sample questions. All aspects of the Practice Domains will be addressed at the end of Day 2 and strategies for test-taking will also be covered.

Program Learning Outcomes

This program prepares the learner to:

  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of the pathophysiology of disease states in the medical and/or surgical patient as well as current management strategies.
  • Gain the confidence to pass a medical-surgical exam.

Contact Hours


ANCC Approved

ANCC Accredited Provider

 

Contact Hours: 13.5 1.5 Pharmacology Contact Hours

 

MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by 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.



Course Materials

Speaker

Debbie Gunter, MN, RN, FNP-BC, ACHPN, CMSRN's Profile

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Debbie holds multiple certifications, including family nurse practitioner, hospice and palliative care nurse practitioner and medical-surgical nursing. She has over 30 years of nursing experience in many different areas of practice. She received her BSN from Florida State University, her master’s degree in adult health-critical care from Emory University and her family nurse practitioner certification from the University of Missouri. She is on the faculty at Emory University in the School of Medicine and School of Nursing. Debbie is also president of her own nursing consulting firm, developing and presenting multiple nursing seminars throughout the country.

In her current role of nurse practitioner with the Emory Healthcare System in Atlanta, GA, Debbie is part of the team that is responsible for providing palliative care expertise to hospitalized patients within a major academic institution. Some of the responsibilities include: pain and symptom management, goals of care discussions, withdrawal of life-sustaining treatments, advance care planning and staff education. Prior to this position, Debbie had developed and managed a 25-bed in-patient hospice unit. Debbie had also previously served as a nurse practitioner in the long-term care setting for nine years, which involved the medical management and responsibility of multiple geriatric patients in two different nursing homes in the Atlanta area.

Debbie has been recognized for her outstanding achievements in nursing by Who’s Who in American Nursing for multiple years, as well as being named “Healthcare Professional of the Year” for Strathmore International Who’s Who. She was honored with the Nurse Practitioner State Award for Clinical Excellence from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in 2011. Recent honors and achievements include being named a March of Dimes “Nurse of the Year” for Georgia in 2013 and a finalist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution nursing excellence award in 2014. Debbie is a national and international speaker and presented at the Imperial College of London for the International Nurse Practitioner Conference in 2011.

Debbie is well-known for her dynamic and innovative teaching style and her ability to present challenging concepts in a form that is interesting and easy to understand. She has presented over 700 nursing seminars across the country in the critical care, medical-surgical, geriatric and palliative care nursing fields.


Tuition Details

Please refer to the table below to determine your registration category.

Regisration Categories Description
General Registrants If your hospital is not listed below, please select this category.
Host Registrant Essentia Health Employees

General Information

Tuition Includes

Program Handout, Electronic PowerPoint Slides and CE Certificate.

The Day Of

Sign-in begins at 7:30 am. The day includes a one-hour lunch (on your own), as well as a morning and afternoon break of 15 minutes each. The order of lectures presented and break times may vary according to speaker preference.

Parking

Employees who typically park on campus should continue. All other attendees can park at the First Street City Ramp, located behind the Sheraton Hotel. Regular hourly ramp rates will apply. The ramp is across from the Duluth Clinic 1st Street Building (4th Avenue E and 1st Street) and is connected to St. Mary's Medical Center by skywalk.. 

Walk-In Fee

As long as space is available, you can register the day of the seminar with an additional walk-in fee of $15. Please note that only cash, money orders, credit cards and hospital checks are accepted at the door. Personal checks are not accepted.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received in writing or by phone up to 14 days prior to the seminar will receive a Full Refund. A 10% processing fee will be charged for refunds requested less than 14 days prior to the seminar. Cancellation fee will be waived for tuition transferred to another seminar or if applied to Self-Study products. In the rare event that MED-ED must cancel, MED-ED’s liability is limited to tuition.

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Hosting Hospital

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Location

Essentia Health - St. Mary's Medical Center

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407 E 3rd St., Duluth, Minnesota 55805, United States
218-786-4000
www.essentiahealth.org

Agenda

Day 1
Date/Time: Thu, May 19, 2022 - 08:00A to 04:30P (CDT) (09:00A - 05:30P EDT)
Location: Essentia Health - St. Mary's Medical Center 2nd Floor | Auditorium 407 E Third St. Duluth, MN 55805

Contact Hours: 7

Topics Covered

  • Day 1, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

  • ANCC vs. MSNCB
    Benefits of Certification | Initial Criteria | Cost | Recertification | Membership
  • Cardiovascular
    Anatomy and Physiology | Acute Coronary Syndrome | Myocardial Infarction | Heart Failure | Hypertension | AAA | Cardiac Trauma | Cardiac Medications
  • Pulmonary
    Anatomy and Physiology | Aspiration | ABGs | COPD and Asthma | Pulmonary Medications | Sleep Apnea | Blunt Chest Trauma | Pneumothorax | PE | Respiratory Failure
  • Neurological Disorders
    Anatomy and Physiology | Stroke | Seizures | Meningitis | Encephalitis | Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal
    Fractures | Traction | Fat Embolism | Rhabdomyolysis
  • Behavioral Disorders
    Dementia | Delirium | Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations
    ANA Code of Ethics | HIPAA | Scope of Practice

Day 2
Date/Time: Fri, May 20, 2022 - 08:00A to 04:00P (CDT) (09:00A - 05:00P EDT)
Location: Essentia Health - St. Mary's Medical Center 2nd Floor | Auditorium 407 E Third St. Duluth, MN 55805

Contact Hours: 6.5

Topics Covered

  • Day 2, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

  • Immunological and Hematological
    Inflammatory Response | AIDS | Leukemia | Sickle Cell | DVT | Pressure Ulcers
  • Endocrine Disorders
    Thyroid Dysfunction | Adrenal Disorders | Diabetes | DKA and HHS | DI and SIADH
  • Renal and GU Disorders
    Acute Kidney Injury | Chronic Renal Failure | BPH
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
    GI Bleeds | Bowel Obstruction | Infarction | Pancreatitis | Liver Disorders | Hepatitis
  • Multisystem Disorders
    Shock | SIRS | Sepsis
  • ANCC and MSNCB Exam Blueprints
    Breakdown of the Domains of Practice
  • ANCC Domains of Nursing Practice
    Health Promotion and Health Teaching | Planning, Implementation and Outcomes Evaluation | Professional Role | Assessment and Evaluation
  • Test-Taking Strategies

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