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Upcoming Health Education Events in the LRH Community

 Littleton Regional Healthcare Presentations

The medical and nursing staff of Littleton Regional Healthcarecurrently offer Grand Rounds presentations in the LRH Conference Rooms that are open to the public.  The presentations are approved for CME/CEU credit.  To register for any of these presentations email Cathie Flores or leave a voice mail at 603-444-9303.

2015 CABIN FEVER Critical Care Conference
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Littleton Regional Healthcare - Conference Rooms 1, 2 &3 

The White Mountain Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) will be sponsoring this annual continuing nursing education event. The program is approved for 8 contact hours of CNE.  For more information and informational flyer click here.

SAVE THE DATE & REGISTER EARLY
Shriner's Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) Course
Monday, April 13, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Littleton Regional Healthcare - Conference Rooms 1, 2, 3 & 4   

The ABLS Provider Course is an 8-hour course for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, therapists, and paramedics. This live, hands-on course is designed to provide the "how-to" of emergency care of the burn patient through the first 24-hour critical time period. Following a series of lectures, case studies are presented for group discussions. Participants will have an opportunity to work with a simulated burn patient to reinforce the assessment, stabilization, and the American Burn Association transfer criteria to a Burn Center. Testing consists of a written exam and a practical assessment. .. This course will be offered by Shriners Hospital for Children - Boston at Littleton Regional Healthcare.  The course fee for non-physicians is $225 and $350 for physicians.  Tuition covers manuals, study guide, test and continuing education credit.  ABLS Provider certification is valid for 4 years. Seating is limited so register early. For more  information, please contact Cathie Flores, RN at 603-444-9303 cflores@LRHCares.org or Amanda  Bettencourt, RN  at  617-371-4792 abettencourt@shrinenet.org . Registration information will be located here soon. To register please use this form ABLS registration form.

Clinical Care of the Sexual Assault Patient
 presented by Janet Carroll RN, CEN, SANE-A
New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
April 23, 2015
1:30 pm-3:30 pm and 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Littleton Regional Healthcare- Conference Rooms 1 and 2

All nurses in the LRH community are invited to this free CNE accredited learning activity. The 2 hour course will provide nurse participants with the information needed to recognize the complex immediate/long term health needs of the sexual assault patient and discuss the sexual assault nurse examiner’s role in providing comprehensive care to the sexually assaulted patient.  To access the informational flyer and registration form click here. For flyer click here. For more information contact christina@nhcadsv.org

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)
Friday, May 22, 2015   9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Littleton Regional Healthcare
Littleton, NH

PEARS was designed by the American Heart Association for healthcare providers who infrequently see critically ill children such as school, office, and medical/surgical nurses, emergency medical responders/EMT-Bs, Intermediate EMTs and other care providers who may care for children with acute respiratory and cardiac difficulties in a non-critical care setting. The main focus of PEARS is prevention, with a focus on assessment, recognition and stabilization of pediatric victims at risk of severe cardiopulmonary distress. Students are prepared to assess, categorize, decide and act early to stabilize a child in respiratory/cardiac distress.  The course is also recommended for paramedics/critical nurses (off year for PALS) and urgent care center personnel. Cost is $100.00 ($30.00 for NCNEC members).  Click here for pdf of PEARS flyer and Participant Letter

North Country Nursing Education Consortium (NCNEC) Courses

Employees from member hospitals (The Memorial, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, Littleton Regional Healthcare and Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital) recieve a reduced rate for these courses. 

New Hampshire ENA State Council
TRAUMA NURSING CORE COURSE (TNCC)
June 11 & 12, 2015  7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Androscoggin Valley Hospital Lecture Room
Berlin , NH

 Course Description:  The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) is a nationally recognized two-day intensive course designed to provide basic level knowledge and skills associated with the delivery of professional emergency nursing care to the trauma patient in the Emergency Department. 
Continuing Education Credit: This course has been approved for eighteen (18) Contact Hours by the American Nurse's Association. Course Fee: Tuition is $220.00 for ENA members (please enclose a copy of card) and $300.00 for non-members. No NCNEC discount available for this course. 
Further Information: Participants with special needs are to contact the course director.  For more information, contact Claudette Morneau, RN, BSN, Education Director, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, (603) 326-5630/ claudette.morneau@avhnh.org.  Click here for more information and registration form.

Other courses of interest:

 DATE    TIME TOPIC/CONTACT
Oct 4-5 8:00 am to
4:40 pm
Trauma Nursing Core Course, 7th Ed.
$300.00 nonMembers/$250.00 for ENA members (with proof of membership)
Go to www.weeksmedical.org/ncce to register.
Nov 7 8:00 am to
12:00
Neonatal Resusitation Program
$75.00 (includes 1 online test atempt) does not include textbook however books available to borrow/purchase.
Go to www.weeksmedical.org/ncce to register.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 DHMC Nursing Grand Rounds

To watch archived DHMC Nursing Grand Rounds presentations online go to: http://med.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/education/nursing_grand_rounds_archive.html  This webpage also contains instructions for creating an online account for continuing nursing education credit.

DHMC Medical Grand Rounds
via Interactive Internet Videoconferencing at Littleton Regional Healthcare

Every Friday from 8:00 to 9:00 am Littleton Regional Healthcare presents Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Grand Rounds via an interactive internet videoconferencing link in the Gale Medical Library.  The programs are approved for CME credit.  Sessions start and end promptly.  The schedule of topics can be accessed through this hyperlink to the DHMC Medical Grand Rounds webpage. Please contact Anne Conner, our Medical Librarian at 603-444-9564 or aconner@lrhcares.org for more information. 

 

Monthly Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Continuing Education  

The staff of the Littleton Regional Healthcare Paramedic Intercept Service offer monthly continuing education presentations for Emergency Medical Services personnel in the Littleton area.

 Faculty LRH Paramedic Intercept Service Staff
  Steve Czarnecki BS/BA, NR-P, CCT-P, NH I/C
  600 St Johnsbury Road, Littleton, NH 03561
  LRH Paramedic Office Telephone    (603)-444-9320
  http://littletonhealthcare.org/department_details2.php?page=118&DeptID=12

 

 

 

 

All classes are located in the Conference Rooms 1, 2 & 3 unless otherwise stated.

Date/Time         

Course

March 16, 2015
      18:30

Assessment and Management of the Trauma Patient  (Informational Flyer)
Level of Class: EMT, A-EMT, & Paramedic
Registration begins: 18:15
Class begins: 18:30
Instructor: Nathan Borland NR-P, CICP
To Register email sczarnecki@LRHCares.org

March 19, 2015
      18:30

Vascular Access via Central Catheters (Informational Flyer)
Level of Class: A-EMT, & Paramedic (Sign-off on NH Protocol 6.6 required module)
Registration begins: 08:30
Class begins: 09:00
Instructor: LRH Nursing Staff-Andrew Courser RN
To Register email sczarnecki@LRHCares.org

March 26, 2015

       17:00

Methodology & Practice for Mechanical Ventilator- LRH Portable Ventilator
(Informational Flyer)
Level of Class: A-EMT (ALS Con-Ed Contact Hrs), & Paramedic (PIFP & CCT-P Medic Transfers)
Registration begins: 16:45
Class begins: 17:00
Instructor: LRH Respiratory Therapy Staff-Eric Carrier RRT & Patrick Ash RRT
To Register email sczarnecki@LRHCares.org

April 7, 2015

       18:00

SHOCK (Informational Flyer)
Level of Class: EMT, A-EMT, & Paramedic
Registration begins: 17:45
Class begins: 18:00
Instructor: LRH Nursing Staff-Cori Elliott ED RN
To Register email sczarnecki@LRHCares.org

April 25, 2015

08:30 - 16:30

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PEARS (Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization) (Informational Flyer)
Level of Class: EMT, A-EMT, & Paramedic
Class Size limited to 6
Registration begins: 08:30
Class begins: 09:00
Instructor: Steve Czarnecki EMT-P
To Register email sczarnecki@LRHCares.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: Mar 12, 2015

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