Although each area of physical assessment has its own art and mystery, many report struggling the most with cardiac assessment. Here are three common questions about cardiac assessment and their answers.
Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, CCRN, PCCN, LNC, NLCP, practices at Mayo Clinic in MN as an ICU nurse. Through more than 25 years of clinical practice, she has drawn expertise from a variety of intensive care, critical care and flight nursing roles. Her insights have been sought in legal cases for the past 12 years. She has acted as nurse consultant in a variety of cases for both defense and plaintiff, as well as fulfilled the role as a testifying expert in a multitude of cases.
Cyndi has been a requested presenter, speaking to diverse healthcare audiences throughout the country. She engages audiences with her current clinical knowledge, incorporation of evidence-based findings, fascinating nursing experiences, and the interjection of humor to keep learning fun. Cyndi is a veteran of the US Navy having served ten years, earning rank as a Lieutenant Commander (LCDR).
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