Descriptions of Housewide Education Classes are below. To register for a class, please visit our Calendar of Events. For more information about the classes listed below, contact Center for Nursing Excellence or (602) 546-0731.
Registered nurses at Phoenix Children's Hospital
The class reviews the benefits, indications and contraindications of utilizing an epidural catheter for analgesia in the pediatric population. There is a review of the basic anatomy and physiology of the spinal cord, as well as the patient assessments required and management of the patient with an epidural catheter for analgesia. The common drugs utilized in epidural infusions is discussed including their properties, actions and side effects in relation to epidural infusions. The class will finish with a workshop on documentation utilized at Phoenix Children's Hospital, a multiple choice assessment, and if needed a review of the CADD pump.
Registered Nurses and all Allied Healthcare Providers at Phoenix Children's Hospital who are ready to start precepting new employees.
The class looks at adult learning styles and how to integrate the preceptors knowledge and clinical expertise with the learning style and needs of the orientee to make preceptorship a rewarding experience for all involved.