Clinical Excellence Series for Nursing

In order to provide continuing education opportunities for career development, the Division of Nursing offers the Clinical Excellence Series to St. Vincent's HealthCare RNs. The series is facilitated by St. Vincent's HealthCare Clinical Resource Coordinators. Expert guest speakers are often invited to discuss new information related to various clinical specialties. Courses are offered to nurses in Winter, Spring, and Fall.
Some prior topics of discussion include:

  • Pleural Space & Chest Tube Management
  • Trach Care
  • Catheter Ablation of AFIB
  • Best Practices: Documentation & Patient Safety
  • Post-Operative Pain Management
  • Use of Contrast & Materials for Medical Imaging Procedures
  • Quality Outcomes in Nursing
  • Respiratory 101
  • Professionalism in Nursing
  • Creating a Healthy Work Environment
  • Acute MI and EKG Interpretation
  • Nephrology Emergencies
  • Infection Control
  • Pain Assessment When Verbal Communication is Impaired
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • MRI Safety for Radiology Special Procedures RN