Nicole Kupchik

Nicole Kupchik Consulting & Education
Independent Clinical Nurse Specialist & Educator
Critical Care Consulting | Quality Improvement/Program Development | Critical Care Education | Certification Reviews

Nicole Kupchik presents Ace the CCRN and Ace the PCCN Study Guide and Review Books

Written by Nicole Kupchik

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Check out our full schedule of webinars, workshops, classes and appearances.

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Organizations & Hospitals can contract for a variety of classes and lectures.

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Program development, implementation and quality improvement in many areas.

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resus10: Improving in-hospital cardiac resuscitations

Real Stories, Real Interviews

Are you a resuscitation team member who loves learning new things but doesn’t have a lot of free time? resus10 fits the information you need into the time you have available. In each 10-minute episode, nurse, author, instructor and host, Nicole Kupchik, MN, RN, CCNS, CCRN, PCCN-CMC, CSC, talks with critical care practitioners on how their teams work together to maximize cardiac resuscitation survival rates. Check out a resus10 episode and discover real-world tips and techniques that could help your team make a lifesaving difference.

Available Episodes

This podcast is produced by Physio-Control, now part of Stryker.

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Saving Lives: Improving Cardiac Resuscitation

These educational webinars, which are free and accredited, are designed to improve CPR quality through evidence-based strategies and solutions. The series highlight actionable information that can make a difference to all hospital team members involved in resuscitation, including nurses, respiratory therapists and physicians. Nicole Kupchik, MN, RN, CCNS, CCRN, PCCN-CMC, CSC will be a featured speaker in each episode along with other industry leaders in the field.

Upcoming Webinar

June 6, 2018: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

Challenges in Delivering High-Quality CPR: Is It Time for Mechanical CPR?

On Demand Webinars

Support for this educational series from Physio-Control.

Overcoming the Fear of CPR: Ways to Improve High-Quality Resuscitation Training

Even trained healthcare professionals can lack confidence in their ability to deliver CPR, often resulting in fear or avoidance of Mock Codes.  In this webinar we are joined by consultant and educator, Nicole Kupchik, who will share best practices for overcoming obstacles in resuscitation training to ensure your workforce is confident and capable in delivering high-quality CPR.  The discussion will tackle pressing issues with pauses, chest compression fraction, defibrillation events, over-ventilation and more—equipping your organization for improved outcomes.

On Demand Webinar:

Overcoming the Fear of CPR: Ways to Improve High-Quality Resuscitation Training

Supported by HealthStream

Initiatives In Safe Patient Care

Early Warning Scoring (EWS) systems provide a commonly understood way to recognize the degree of deterioration in a patient’s status, and can ensure that every patient is seen at the right time by the right person. The EWS is based on the collection of a combination of vital signs including heart rate, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation, blood pressure and body temperature. In this webinar, there will a discussion of the benefits, variations and strategies for overcoming barriers to successful implementation of EWS in hospitals.

On Demand Webinar

Early Warning Systems: Early Identification of the Deteriorating Patient 

*Registration required for on demand viewing

Supported by Medtronic


Nicole was awesome! She explained things so well and made it easy and fun!


Portland, OR

I enjoyed Nicole. She was informative and funny. She has mastered this material.


Gillette, WY

Great visuals, just the right amount of detail. Nicole has a great sense of humor…


Olympia, WA

Absolutely great certification review with an exceptional delivery! Thank you.


Medford, OR


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