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November 2nd and 3rd: Critical Care Updates Course at La Grande Fire Department


Course: Critical Care Updates

Please join us for a fun day of learning and networking at The La Grande Fire Department. Nicole Kupchik will be presenting topics around a case based scenario of a septic patient. Nicole is a dynamic, fun and engaging speaker from the Seattle area who will take us from the pre-hospital assessment and treatment of this patient through the ED, admission, and transfer of this critically ill patient. Topics will cover new treatment strategies for sepsis and modalities for recognizing and intervening early. Tips and tricks for formulating management and assessing interventions. Mechanical ventilation basics will be covered in the afternoon session and build on ABG interpretation and how to apply that information to the management of various respiratory pathologies. This course is intended for paramedics, nurses, respiratory therapists and transport personnel.


  • The 2016 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines
  • How do I know if my patient is a fluid responder?
  • A Case-Based Approach to Capnography
  • ABG Interpretation
  • Ventilation Basics
  • ARDS Rescue Strategies & Management

This course will be offered eight hours from 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M., repeated on day two.
November 2, 2017 or November 3, 2017

Registration Fees:

  • Free for GRH Employees
  • $60.00 for LGFD personnel
  • $125.00 for Non-GRH Employees
  • $60.00 for Allied Health Students

To register:
Call the GRH Education Department at (541) 963-1495 or 1486.

Location of Course:
La Grande Fire Department
1806 Cove Ave, La Grande, OR 97850

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider #16363
Approved for 6.5 CE Contact Hours

Location: La Grande Fire Department, 1806 Cove Ave, La Grande
Type: Class
Preregistration: Not required
Phone: (541) 963-1495
(541) 963-1486
Language: English

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