MICNP Presents: A Nurse Practitioner Development Webinar Series

Preventing Positional Peripheral Nerve Injuries

Presented by Miriana Popadich, MSN, NP-C

Originally recorded: July 14, 2020, 7:00 pm EDT

Available until July 14, 2021.

With the recent surge of ICU patients due to the COVID-19 epidemic, health care providers must stay vigilant in patient positioning.  This timely virtual learning opportunity  will educate and update Advanced Practice RNs on the topic of positioning patients in order to prevent peripheral nerve injuries.  Ms. Popadich will include a special focus on prone positioning with COVID patients. This live webinar will be recorded and offered as an enduring educational opportunity for up to one year from the original recording date. This recorded internet activity will be available until July 14, 2021.

About the Presenter:  Miriana Popadich, MSN, NP-C, has been a member MICNP and the Ann Arbor Chapter since 2010. Ms. Popadich currently serves on the MICNP Conference Planning and Education Committees. She has been in clinical practice for the past 13 years in neurosurgery with the focus on peripheral nerve/brachial plexus.  Ms. Popadich earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Michigan State University in 2006.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be prepared to:

  1. The participants will be able to identify basic anatomy of peripheral nerves and the clinical implications, along with, being able to classify nerve injury and nerve injury repair options.
  2. The participants will understand peripheral nerve anatomy, and which nerves are at greatest risk of injury and how to prevent injury.
  3. The participants will be able to apply positioning techniques in order to prevent nerve injury in the operating room.

Continuing Education Credits:  This recorded activity has been approved by the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners. MICNP is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Provider Number 060714. This activity will be planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. Maximum contact hours are: 1 contact hour possible per attendee.

Handouts:  Registrants will receive a reminder email with a link to download handouts and/or tools provided by the presenter.

Disclosure:  The presenter of this educational activity does not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.  No one on the education planning committee has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Requirements for Successful Completion:  To receive a certificate for this educational activity learners must: attend full session and complete the session evaluation. Learners will be able to download a certificate after completing the session evaluation.

MICNP Member: Complimentary as part of MICNP membership

Non-member: $25

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