PeriAnaesthesia Review Course
April 7, 2018
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NEW: Updated Content, Format & Interactive Activities for 2018!
This revised one day course will cover essential competencies in the care of the perianesthesia patient. The Canadian Nurses Association’s (CNA) Blueprint for Perianesthesia Nursing Practice is the framework used for the content review. The course will include best practices and current evidence related to assessment, care planning and management across all phases of the perianesthesia experience (pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative). Enhanced content for 2018: addressing accreditation standards across the continuum (i.e. delirium & falls prevention, medication reconciliation, advanced care plans, handover etc.); in-depth hemodynamic/invasive monitoring review; management of urgent & emergent complications – “the crashing patient”; diagnostic imaging and procedural innovations; and unique considerations for geriatric, pediatric and obstetrical patient populations. Interactive activities and case examples from across settings will be incorporated throughout the day.
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
- Identify common issues in the care of the perianesthetic patient at each phase of their journey through the anesthetic process (i.e. pre operatively, intra-operatively, post-operatively and upon discharge).
- Describe common effects of anesthetic agents on patients.
- Identify signs of hemodynamic instability.
- Articulate essential components of a high quality, comprehensive approach to perianesthesia care.
- Describe key components to include in providing education to the perianesthesia patient population.
This one-day workshop is aimed at health care professionals who are working in or have an interest in Perianesthesia Care, including nurses working in or interested in working in the recovery room, same day surgery, operating room or post-operative ward. Nursing students with an interest in care of the perianesthesia patient are welcome to attend this educational event.
The detailed schedule is available as a Printable PDF – updated January 25, 2018.
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.
Early Bird (until March 9, 2018) $315 + HST Regular price (starting March 10, 2018) $350 + HST U of T Nursing Alumni save 15%* $295 + HST U of T Nursing Faculty (incl. Adjunct) save 15% $295 + HST U of T Nursing Student save 50% $175 + 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.
$295 + 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Registration is limited.
- Advanced registration is required. You must register by Tuesday, April 3, 2018. 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 email@example.com by March 9, 2018. 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:
- Register online with a credit card.
- Register by mail with a certified cheque or money order.
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 9, 2018) $355.95 Regular price (starting March 10, 2018) $395.50 U of T Nursing Alumni save 15%* $333.35 U of T Nursing Faculty (incl. Adjunct) save 15% $333.35 U of T Nursing Student save 50% $197.75 OPANA member save 15%**
Please Note that you are required to provide your OPANA membership number to be eligible for this discount.
$333.35 Site Groups of three or more A group discount rate is available for site groups of three or more people. For details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 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
April 7, 2018
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Health Sciences Building
University of Toronto
155 College Street
Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 1P8 ( map )
Email: email@example.com 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