RCIS Registry Review Course

Invasive Cardiology
Start Date: 
Sat, 2013-03-23
End Date: 
Sun, 2013-03-24
Wauwatosa, WI
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare- Wauwatosa

Questions: Contact Joe Glowacki at 414-305-1788 or jglowacki1@wi.rr.com

Presented by Joe Glowacki, RN, MSN, APNP, RCIS
Susie Sommers, RN, RCIS

Program Overview
This is a 2-day course targeted and designed to prepare cath lab staff to sit for the RCIS exam.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Wisconsin Nurses Association Continuing Education approval program committee, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The RCIS Review Course provides 15.0 contact hours for RN/LPN and 17.0 Category A credits for RTR’s, CVT’s and those with the RCIS credential. No partial credits will be given.


Saturday March 23, 2013

Registration 7:00am-8:00am

Class 8:00am-4:00pm
• Hemodynamic Overview
• Pericardial Diseases
• Clotting Cascade
• Pharmacology review of the most common medications used in the cath lab
• Understanding shunts: VSD, ASD, PDA
• Oxygen saturations and their significance
• Swan ganz catheter, transducers, cardiac output
• Normal and abnormal right heart pressures and waveforms, cardiovascular pathophysiology


Sunday March 24, 2013 8:00am-4:00pm
• Blood Gas Interpretation
• Interventional techniques and equipment
• Radiographic equipment, X-ray safety
• Patient Care and Assessment
• Contrast types and differences, contrast reactions and complications
• Hemodynamic data and calculations: Fick CO, valve area, shunt calculations, SVR, PVR, regurgitant fraction, ejection fraction
• 12 Lead EKG


WHERE: Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare- Wauwatosa
5th Floor Conference Rooms- 5A-B
201 N. Mayfair Rd
Wauwatosa, WI. 53226

Registration Fee $200.00 includes workbook, handouts, flashcards, practice tests, CEU’s


Mail Registration Fee To:

Joe Glowacki

PO Box 54

Hales Corners, WI 53130

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