Virtual Nurse Curriculum Course
Dates: 1st, 3rd & 5th Thursdays, May – July and September – December, 2023
The virtual course is taking place on Thursdays from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Eastern on a bi-weekly basis May through July and September through December. Each of the thirteen sessions consists of a didactic portion followed by a panel discussion and will provide detailed knowledge, stimulate critical thinking, and highlight management skills that are necessary to provide care for the most fragile cardiovascular patients and their families. Can’t make a session? They will be recorded for viewing at your convenience. Each participant will receive a copy of the PCICS Nurse Curriculum book.
|May 4:||Post-Operative Management|
|May 18:||Lesions Increasing PBF|
|June 1:||Lesions Decreasing PBF|
|June 15:||Lesions Obstructing|
|June 29:||Single Ventricle Part I|
|July 13:||Single Ventricle Part II: Nutritional Considerations, and Chylouse Effusions|
|September 7:||Miscellaneous Lesions|
|October 5:||Arrythmia Management and Pacing|
|October 19:||Acquired Heart Disease & Mechanical Circulatory Support|
|November 2:||Day Outside the Heart: Brain, Renal, Respiratory, PHTN|
|November 16:||Care of the Neonate, Neurodevelopment, Adult Congenital Heart Disease|
|November 30:||Professional Development: Mentoring, Moral Distress, Resilience, Staff Support|
|December 14:||Communication and Team Dynamics|
Can’t commit to the full course? Ala carte registration is available for each recorded, on-demand session. Simply click the topic(s) above to register.
Virtual Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Review Course
This virtual, three-day course will provide a comprehensive review of the didactic content in the PCICS Advanced Practice Provider Curriculum book - a compilation of peer-reviewed, evidence-based education modules containing detailed information and recommended reading on topics necessary for managing CICU patients. This course is eligible for CME and Nursing CE hours.
The three-day course will be held on the following dates and times:
Date: May 10, 2023
Date: May 22, 2023
Date: June 6, 2023
Bootcamp for Advanced Nurses, APPs, and Fellows
Date: May 30 – 31, 2023
Location: Cincinnati Children’s, Cincinnati, OH
This two-day course will provide a combination of didactic content and interactive breakouts that incorporate application of knowledge and simulation. Advanced CICU topics will be presented including ventilation and cardiopulmonary interactions, utilization of echo and cardiac cath data in the CICU, temporary pacemaker troubleshooting, management of residual lesions, difficult conversations and team training, and much more. The course will be taught by PCICS experts and both faculty and participants will be multidisciplinary (RNs, APPs, physicians). This course is eligible for CME and nursing CE hours.
Date: May 30, 2023
Date: May 31, 2023