Medical Surgical Nursing Certification Review Course

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*Registration payment includes Credit Cards and Interfund Transfers ONLY.

Target Audience

RNs preparing to take the Medical-Surgical Certification Examination

Description

This two-day program is designed to help prepare nurses for the medical surgical certification exam and/or assist nurses who wish to refresh their knowledge on current practice trends in medical-surgical nursing. The program will provide a thorough review of each body system with emphasis on common disorders and current treatments/interventions. Legal, ethical, and practice issues will be discussed.

The program follows the framework of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the Academy of Medical- Surgical Nursing (AMSN).

Please visit ANCC and AMSN websites to find out more information on eligibility requirements and test dates:

Click this link for the ANCC Website

Click this link for the Academy of Medical Surgical Nursing Website

Workshop Times
Registration and Refreshments- 7:30 am
Each day- 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

About the Speaker
Pam Collins, MSN, CMSRN, RN-BC
Pam has more than 35 years of varied nursing experience. She has worked as a staff/charge nurse for medical-surgical and pediatric units. Her experience also includes nurse management, nursing administration, nursing education and consulting. While Pam currently works as an independent consultant, she maintains her skills by working as a clinical educator for medical-surgical and specialty surgery at an acute care facility in Charlotte, NC. Pam is dually certified in medical-surgical nursing from the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Additionally, she has partnered with various nursing schools to assist nursing students in their preparation for the NCLEX Exam.
Pam speaks nationally on clinical and legal topics for the healthcare professional. Her passion is evidenced by her energy, presentation style and ability to engage the audience. She was awarded the 2013 South Carolina Educator of the Year Award by the South Carolina AHEC Consortium and considers it a privilege to share her expertise.

Objectives

  • Discuss anatomy and physiology of each body system.
  • Discuss common disorders of each body system, treatment modalities, and nursing interventions to include outcome and evaluative criteria.
  • Analyze underlying etiologies of disruptions in physiologic homeostasis to in include shock, pain, nutrition and lab interpretation.
  • Explore legal and ethical implications of professional nursing issues and concerns.
  • Discuss test-taking strategies used for success.

Contact

Sophia Moore-Dennis, 704-512-6537

Sessions

May 21 - 22, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Pam A Collins, MSN, RN-BC, CMSRN
Date(s)
May 21 - 22, 2019
Check-In Time
7:30 AM
Credit
13.00 - Contact Hours
13.00 - CNE Contact Hours
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
May 21 - 22, 2019
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 17/18
Fees
$300.00
Registration; Light breakfast and lunch provided; handouts provided.
Credits
13.00
CNE Contact Hours
13.00
Contact Hours