Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

PeriAnaesthesia Review Course

Spring 2018

One-day course

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  • Course Description

    This one day course will review essential competencies in the care of the adult and pediatric perianaesthesia patient. The course will also cover best practices and current evidence related to the care of this unique patient population at each phase of their journey through the perianaesthetic experience. Interactive materials will showcase visually-based aids related to perianesthesia education. Participants will be exposed to content described in the Canadian Nurses Association’s (CNA) Blueprint for Perianaesthesia Nursing Practice.

    Audience

    This one-day workshop is aimed at all health care professionals who are working in or have an interest in Perianaesthesia Care. This includes nurses working in or interested in working in the recovery room in hospitals serving pediatric and adult populations. Nursing students with an interest in care of the perianaesthesia patient are welcome to attend this educational event.

    Course Objectives

    1. Participants will be able to identify common issues in the care of the perianaesthetic patient at each phase of their journey through the anaesthetic process (i.e. pre-operatively, intra-operatively, post-operatively and upon discharge).
    2. Participants will be able to describe common effects of anesthetic agents on patients.
    3. Participants will be able to identify signs of hemodynamic instability.
    4. Participants will be able to articulate essential components of a high quality, comprehensive approach to perianaesthesia care for both paediatric and adult patients.
    5. Participants will be able to describe available resources for perianaesthesia education.
  • Course Schedule

    The detailed schedule is available as a Printable PDF – updated March 2, 2017.

  • Faculty

    Belinda Dundon RN (EC), MN
    Paediatric Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

    Belinda Dundon is a Paediatric Neurosurgery Nurse Practitioner, currently practicing at The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Belinda graduated from The University of Alberta and has been practicing in an NP role since 2001. She brings a wide clinical background including; Otolaryngology as an NP at Stollery Children’s Hospital, Neurosurgery as an NP at The Hospital for Sick Children and as well as APN PICU.

    Nancy J. Rudyk, RN, BScN, MN
    Clinical Leader Manager of the PACU, Preadmission and Day Surgery Unit, St. Michael’s Hospital

    Nancy Rudyk is the Clinical Leader Manager of the PACU, Preadmission and Day Surgery Unit at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto. She has extensive clinical experience in perioperative clinical practice which has included roles as the manager of the day surgery unit, clinical educator of the OR/PACU/DSU/PAF, Interventional / Diagnostic units and as the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in the Preanesthesia Clinic at the Hospital for Sick Children. Nancy is on the board of directors for the Ontario PeriAnesthesia Nurses Association.

    Nancy obtained her Nursing Diploma from George Brown College, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ryerson University and Master of Nursing from the University of Toronto. Nancy has also completed the Perioperative Nursing program from George Brown College. Nancy is a part- time faculty advisor in the 4th year undergraduate nursing program, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Ryerson University and is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.

    Charlotte McCallum, NP-Adult, MN, GDipNPAC,
    Nurse Practitioner; Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Western University Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing
    Complex Pain Services, Comprehensive Pain Management Program
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
    London Health Sciences Centre – University Hospital

    Charlotte McCallum is a nurse practitioner in the department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at London Health Sciences Centre, and holds a position as Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing at Western University.

    Charlotte began her professional nursing career after completing a diploma in nursing at Conestoga College Stratford health sciences division. Charlotte worked full time in various nursing roles while continuing her education. Charlotte completed a post RN BScN at Western, followed by a Master’s degree in Nursing, an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner certificate, and a Post Master’s Graduate diploma in Nurse Practitioner in Anesthesia Care at University of Toronto. Charlotte’s professional work experience has spanned Toronto and London Ontario, including: staff nurse in critical care, coronary care, and public health; clinical educator in Neuroscience Nursing; and Nurse Practitioner in adult intensive care, hemodialysis and complex pain management. Charlotte has held Canadian national nursing certifications in critical care, neuroscience, and nephrology nursing. Charlotte has been involved in committees with the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Canadian Nurses Association, and was a former board of director’s member of the Nurse Practitioner’s Association of Ontario.

    Charlotte is passionate about nursing professional activities, and innovative health care system changes to optimize the health of Ontarians and Canadians.

     

    Gordon Tait, PhD
    Staff Scientist, Department of Anesthesia

    Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network
    Assistant Professor, Departments of Surgery & Anesthesia
    University of Toronto
    Affiliated Faculty, Techna Institute

    Gordon is a Staff Scientist in the Department of Anesthesia at Toronto General Hospital and an Affiliated Faculty with the Techna Institute. Gordon manages the Perioperative Interactive Education (PIE) team which consists of 7 multi-media developers with Masters Degrees from the Biomedical Communications program at University of Toronto.  The PIE team creates interactive online learning modules that can be incorporated into classroom teaching or used by students for self-study. These modules cover a wide range of topics related to perioperative medicine, and are freely available on the Web. The Virtual Interactive Case (VIC) system was developed by PIE to enable educators to create online clinical reasoning problems that provide students with a bridge between theory and practice The PIE Web sites (http://pie.med.utoronto.ca) attract about 1,000,000 visitors per year from over 200 countries around the world.

  • Registration Information

    Fees

    Early Bird (until March 24, 2017) $280 + HST
    Regular price $315 + HST
    U of T Alumni save 15%* $265 + HST
    U of T Faculty save 15% $265 + HST
    U of T Student save 15% $265 + HST
    OPANA member save 15%**
    Please Note that you are required to provide
    your OPANA membership number to us to be eligible for this discount.
    $265 + HST
    Site Groups of three or more
    A group discount rate is available for site
    groups of three or more people. For details
    please contact pd.nursing@utoronto.ca

    Please Note

    • Registration is limited.
    • Advanced registration is required. You must register by Friday, April 14, 2017. No on-site registration at the event.
    • OPANA discount is available to members who provide their OPANA membership number on the course registration form.
    • Alumni discount is available to participants who hold a BScN, MN, PMNP Diploma, MScN or PhD from the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.
    • Adjunct Faculty discount is available to participants who hold a current adjunct appointment or status appointment to the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.
    • Current U of T Nursing student discount is available to participants enroled in a BScN, MN, PMNP Diploma or PhD program at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.
    • Applicable taxes (13% HST) will be added to the registration fees.
    • Refund Policy   – To withdraw from the course and receive a refund, your written request must be emailed to pd.nursing@utoronto.ca by March 31, 2017. No refunds will be given after this date. All refunds are subject to an administration fee of $100 + tax. As an alternative, a colleague may attend in your place. Please send your substitution request at least 7 days before the course.
    • Course Cancellation Policy  – The university reserves the right to cancel courses due to unavailability of instructors, facilities or insufficient enrollment. Decisions on course cancellations are made at least 15 calendar days prior to the course starting date, so early registration is recommended. If you enroll in a course that is subsequently cancelled, you may transfer to another section of that course if an alternative is available; or you may receive a full refund of the fee and tax you paid to the University of Toronto. We are not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you.

    Payment method options

    You have two payment options:

    1. Register online with a credit card.
    2. Register by mail with a certified cheque or money order.

    Credit Card:

    You can register and pay online with a credit card.


    Certified cheque or money order:

    You can register and pay by mail.

    Step 1: Type your information onto the online form and then print the page (i.e. don’t click “Confirmation and Payment”. Don’t pay by online credit card).
    Step 2: Obtain a certified cheque or money order payable to “University of Toronto” for the registration fee plus 13% HST. No personal cheques. No debit cards.

    Fees (including HST)

    Early Bird (until March 24, 2017) $316.40
    Regular price $355.95
    U of T Nursing Alumni save 15%* $299.45
    U of T Nursing Faculty save 15% $299.45
    U of T Nursing Student save 15% $299.45
    OPANA member save 15%**
    Please Note that you are required to provide your OPANA membership number to be eligible for this discount.
    $299.45
    Site Groups of three or more A group discount rate is available for site groups of three or more people. For details please contact pd.nursing@utoronto.ca
    Step 3: Mail the paper registration form with payment (no personal cheques, no cash, no credit cards, no debit cards) to: Centre for Professional Development Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing University of Toronto Suite 130, 155 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1P8
    Step 4: When we receive your registration form we will email a confirmation notice.
  • Date and Location

    Spring 2018

    One-day course

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    Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
    Health Sciences Building
    University of Toronto
    155 College Street
    Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 1P8 ( map )

  • Contact Us

    Email: pd.nursing@utoronto.ca
    Website: bloomberg.nursing.utoronto.ca/pd
    Phone: (416) 978-7688
    Address: Centre for Professional Development (PD) Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing University of Toronto 155 College Street, Suite 130 Toronto, ON  Canada M5T 1P8

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