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Description

Requirements:

Current RN, PA, MD, DO, DDS license

Current ACLS and/or PALS certification

The Learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the differences between minimal sedation, moderate sedation, deep sedation, and general anesthesia.
  • State 4 objectives/goals of sedation.
  • Identify your institution’s policy regarding care of the patient undergoing sedation.
  • Demonstrate care for the patient during pre-procedure, intra-procedure, and post-procedure phases of sedation.
  • List the drugs, routes, and dosages for the drugs commonly used in moderate sedation.
  • Discuss antidotes (dosage, side effects, indications) for commonly used drugs with sedation.
  • Describe signs and symptoms of partial and complete airway obstruction.
  • Demonstrate interventions to correct partial and complete airway obstruction.
  • Identify side effects and contraindications to medications that have the potential to suppress a patient’s protective reflexes and respiration.
  • Discuss the significance of utilizing the ASA classification during pre/post procedural pediatric and adult assessment.
  • Integrate age-specific principles into care of the pediatric and geriatric patient undergoing moderate sedation.
  • Document clearly, completely, and according to established standards, policies and instructions.
  • Administer moderate sedation safely.
  • Effectively manage complications which might arise during moderate sedation.

What is a CSRN

  • Earn your CSRN (Certified Sedation Registered Nurse) designation through this course

A CSRN is:

  • A tremendous asset to the physician
  • They are knowledgeable of the medications used
  • They possess the skills to properly assess the patient’s condition
  • Can effectively intervene in the event of complications
  • They are knowledgeable of the regulations, protocols, and guidelines applicable:
    • To patient monitoring
    • Drug administration
    • Aware of potential complications/emergencies before, during and after the procedure

Course Materials

  • Six hours of video lectures and four hours of competency study on the means, methods and medications for safe sedation.
  • A full course manual with PowerPoint presentation and a competency reading guide.
  • 100 question exam with a passing grade of 80%.
  • You will get notification right away when you pass!
  • You will be able to download your CE Credit Certificate upon successful completion.
  • You will receive via USPS mail your Certification in Moderate Sedation Certificate suitable for framing.
  • You will also receive a free one year membership in the American Association of Moderate Sedation Nurses (AAMSN) with a certificate suitable for framing and a membership card.
  • Works on Windows (XP, Vista and 7, 8 and 10) Mac (OS X and up) Android and iPhone and iPad

You are allowed one (1) opportunity to pass the examination. If you require a second attempt a $25 administrative fee will apply. A 3rd attempt will require re-registration at full cost.

Approvals

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider # CEP 15997 for 10 Contact Hours.

Healthy Visions is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Code # 5-133.

The American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN) has designated Sedation Certification and Clinical Competency as GI-Specific for 6.75 contact hours.

Physician category II CMEs.