The Thoracic Surgery Seminar will provide respiratory nurses and other health care providers with knowledge needed to care for patients who have had thoracic surgery.
- Descirbe basic thoracic operative procedures.
- List nursing and respiratory therapy considerations in caring for a patient with basic thoracic procedures.
- Identify the potential complications of pulmonary resection.
7:30 - 8:00
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 9:00
General Aspects of Common Thoracic Procedures
9:00 - 9:45
Benign Esophageal Surgery
9:45 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:45
Post-operative Care of the Thoracic Patient - What Do You Need To Know?
10:45 - 11:45
Epidural Analgesia for Acute Pain Management: The Basics and Beyond
11:45 - 12:00
Questions and Evaluations
Continuing Education Credit:
3.7 continuing education contact hours will be awarded to nurses who attend this program in its entirety and complete the course evaluation.
Payment Terms – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Payment is due upon registration. Registrations will not be accepted without payment. Walk-in registrations may be accepted if the class is not full and will require an additional $10 charge for materials.
To register with a credit card on our secure site, please click the Register link to the right side of this page.
To make a payment via check, download the registration form at the bottom of this page, complete the 2nd page, and mail to the address indicated with a check.
Your tuition minus a $10 processing fee will be refunded if notified in writing 7 days prior to course. University of Colorado Hospital reserves the right to cancel an offering. A full refund would be made. Tuition cannot be transferred to another course.
University of Colorado Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Parking at the Anschutz Medical Campus is by fee or by permit only. Parking for this activity is available in the Ignacio, Georgetown, or Cheyenne Wells parking lots. All are indicated with a red X on the attached map. Cash/Coin/Credit Card accepted. Handicapped visitor parking is also available.
Registration by check:
To make a payment via check, download the registration form below, complete the 2nd page, and mail to the address indicated with a check.