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.
Cancer (Especially Cervical and prostate).
Neonatal Care (including transport, palliative transport, prematurity, and SIDS).
Codes, Crash Cart management.
Nutrition (especially Obesity).
HIV/AIDS. [Already assigned - Sally, RN]
Self-care for healthcare workers.
Chagas disease and other tropical illness.
Other topics to be considered:
Herpes zoster; STIs [Already assigned - Sally, RN]; Sepsis; UTIs; Parasitic infections; Rabies
Cesarean birth; Pap smears; Hormonal disorders; Lactation; Contraception
Suicide; PTSD; Depression; ADHD
Mechanical ventilation; Asthma; Tracheostomies; Pneumonia; Hypertension; Shock; Strokes
Abdomen / GI
Colostomies; Gastritis; Hemorrhoids; Acute abdomen; Hernias; Cirrhosis
Report and assessment; Nursing diagnoses; Triage; Pre/Post-op Care; IVF; Medical negligence/malpractice
Terminal Illness; Herbal treatments for cancer; Pain management
Snake bites: MVAs; Domestic violence; Ureteral trauma
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