Suggested Topics for Nursing Attendees

Biosecurity, bioterrorism, pollution, natural disasters.

Diabetes (Type I, II, GDM).

Bolivia’s National Immunization Program Vaccines and Controversies.

Complications of Pregnancies and Deliveries.

Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco.

Burns.

Cancer (Especially Cervical and prostate).

Tuberculosis.

Neonatal Care (including transport, palliative transport, prematurity, and SIDS).

Codes, Crash Cart management.

Anaphylaxis/Allergies.

Nutrition (especially Obesity).

HIV/AIDS. [Already assigned - Sally, RN]

Respiratory disorders.

Intensive Care.

Geriatric care.

Seizures/epilepsy.

Arthritis.

Self-care for healthcare workers.

Chagas disease and other tropical illness. 

Other topics to be considered:

Infectious Disease:

Herpes zoster; STIs [Already assigned - Sally, RN]; Sepsis; UTIs; Parasitic infections; Rabies

OB/GYN

Cesarean birth; Pap smears; Hormonal disorders; Lactation; Contraception

Psychiatry

Suicide; PTSD; Depression; ADHD

Cardiovascular-Respiratory

Mechanical ventilation; Asthma; Tracheostomies; Pneumonia; Hypertension; Shock; Strokes

Abdomen / GI

Colostomies; Gastritis; Hemorrhoids; Acute abdomen; Hernias; Cirrhosis

Nursing Care

Report and assessment; Nursing diagnoses; Triage; Pre/Post-op Care; IVF; Medical negligence/malpractice

Oncology/Terminal Care

Terminal Illness; Herbal treatments for cancer; Pain management

Trauma

Snake bites: MVAs; Domestic violence; Ureteral trauma

Miscellaneous

Ultrasounds; Removal of foreign body; Self-medication; Ophthalmic issues; Dermatologic issues

Station / Practical Topics

Sutures Workshop; IV and IV solutions. Injections. First aid and hemorrhage.

Disinfection, sterilization. Drain care. Foleys. NG tubes. Gastric lavage. Intubation.

Other topics to be considered:  hemodialysis, defibrillation, breast exams