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Rapid Response: Avoiding Failure to Rescue 2nd Edition

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Continuing Education |  Critical Care |  Emergency |  Med-Surg |  Other |  Bookstore |  Audio CD
Michael Nanney, BSN, RN, RRT, CPAN, CCRN
Course Levels:
Intermediate to Advanced
377 Minutes
MED-ED Editorial Group
Never expires.


Target Audience


Program Description
This comprehensive day course will provide the bedside nurse and members of the rapid response team (RRT) with the tools necessary to recognize clinical deterioration and avert failure to rescue. The course will begin with an overview of the rapid response system (RRS) and the subsequent development of an RRT. This is followed by an overview of the roles for the bedside caregiver and members of the RRT. Detailed scenarios will be presented that will challenge the attendee to critically think through the process of assessment, identification of the problem and then strategies for management.

Program Learning Outcomes
This program prepares the learner to:

  1. Identify early warning signs of clinical deterioration.
  2. List the indicators for the implementation of the RRS.
  3. List appropriate assessment and differentials for selected clinical crises.
  4. Discuss current evidence-based management strategies.
  5. Evaluate current research results for the RRS.

Contact Hours

ANCC Approved

ANCC Accredited Provider


Contact Hours: 6.5 


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


Michael Nanney, BSN, RN, RRT, CPAN, CCRN's Profile

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Michael began his practice in North Carolina as a registered respiratory therapist caring for patients in various intensive-care units as well as assisting patients with hemodynamic monitoring. After receiving a degree in nursing, he was able to assist in a dual role in various departments as nurse and respiratory therapist. Michael was then able to assist in the cardiac cath, interventional and electrophysiology labs as well as the ground transport team. He eventually became the team leader for the hospital-based rapid response team. Michael currently practices in a free-standing emergency department. 

 Along with bed-side nursing, Michael is often involved in education for numerous practices areas, he also precepts new and senior nurses and assists the staff education department in providing ACLS and PALS.  

In addition to providing continuing education for the critical-care nursing staff, Michael has presented numerous podium presentations and lectures on a national-level for major nursing conferences that have included the International ANCC Magnet Conference. Michael has been the recipient of the North Carolina Great 100 Nurses Award for Outstanding Practice and a two-time recipient in nurse excellence from his healthcare system.

What's Included

Audio CD

  • Audio Discs
  • 6.5 ANCC Approved Contact Hours
  • Online Administered Post-Test
  • Printed Study Guide
  • PDF PowerPoints
  • 35 Practice Questions with Rationales (Located in Study Guide)
  • Unlimited Tech Support

Return Policy

Friendly return policy. You may return any unopened bookstore item for any reason within 30 days of the purchase date and receive a full refund. Shipping and handling fees incurred are nonrefundable. To request a return or exchange, please call 800-763-3332.



Overall:      4.3

Total Reviews: 12

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