Loading Events

NEED HELP PASSING THE RCIS EXAM?

RCIS Invasive Registry Review

Presented by Joe Glowacki, RN, MSN, APNP-C, RCIS
Susie Sommers, RN, MSN, APNP-C, RCIS

 

Program Overview

This is a 2-day course targeted and designed to prepare cath lab staff to sit for the RCIS exam.

The RCIS Review Course is offered for 15.0 contact hours for RN/LPN and 16.75 Category A credits for RTR’s, CVT’s and those with the RCIS credential. No partial credits will be given.

 

Agenda

Saturday, April 22nd Registration 7:00am-8:00am Class 8:00am-4:30pm
• Hemodynamic Overview
• Pericardial Diseases
• Clotting Cascade
• Pharmacology review of the most common medications used in the cath lab
• Understanding shunts: VSD, ASD, PDA
• Oxygen saturations and their significance
• Swan-ganz catheter, transducers, cardiac output
• Normal and abnormal right heart pressures and waveforms, cardiovascular pathophysiology

Sunday, April 23rd Registration 7:00am-8:00am Class 8:00am-4:30pm
• Blood Gas Interpretation
• Interventional techniques and equipment
• Radiographic equipment, X-ray safety
• Patient Care and Assessment
• Contrast types and differences, contrast reactions and complications
• Hemodynamic data and calculations: Fick CO, valve area, shunt calculations, SVR, PVR, regurgitant fraction, ejection fraction
• 12 Lead EKG

 

Where

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Registration Fee: $295.00
Lunch on your own

Questions?
Contact Joe Glowacki
joe@glowackiandsommersrcis.com
(414) 305-1788