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Advanced Concepts in Cardiovascular Care
Course - Online
$399.98 USD
$199.99
Product Details
Format:
Online Course
Author:
KAREN M. MARZLIN, DNP, RN, ACNPC-AG, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
6/18/2017
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
CRS001188
Objectives
[+] [-] 076960 - Advanced ECG and Arrhythmia Interpretation
  1. Identify ECG clues to patients having aberrant pathways.
  2. Review potentially fatal arrhythmias found on the ECG.
  3. Interpret patterns of injury and ischemia on the ECG.
  4. Describe decision-making criteria for cardioversion and ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation.
  5. Discuss the criteria for high grade heart block.
  6. Explain the indications for pacemaker implantation.
  7. Differentiate the various re-entry tachycardias.

[+] [-] 076965 - Advanced Management Strategies for Complex Cardiac Patients
  1. Discuss evidence-based treatment strategies used in ACS.
  2. Identify the 5 mechanical complications of ACS.
  3. Categorize Advanced Decompensated Heart Failure by subset.
  4. Correlate HF practice recommendations to the supporting evidence.
  5. Differentiate rate versus rhythm control management strategies in Atrial Fibrillation.
  6. Define therapeutic success for the patient with atrial fibrillation.
  7. Recognize dangerous drug-drug interactions of medications used in treating cardiovascular conditions.

Outline
[+] [-] 076960 - Advanced ECG and Arrhythmia Interpretation

ADVANCED ECG INTERPRETATION

  • Conduction Defects
    • Intraventricular Conduction Delay
    • Right Bundle Branch Block
    • Left Bundle Branch Block
    • Left Anterior Hemiblock
    • Left Posterior Hemiblock
  • Chamber Enlargement
    • Atrial Enlargement
    • Ventricular Enlargement
  • Injury & Ischemia
    • Patterns of Injury and Ischemia
    • Reciprocal Changes
    • Interpretation in the Presence of BBB & Hypertrophy
    • Right Ventricular Infarct
    • Posterior Infarct
  • Myocardial Mimics
    • Early Repolarization
    • Persistent Juvenile T Waves
    • Electrolyte Effects
    • Drug Effects
    • Pericarditis
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Tako Tsubo Cardiomyopathy

ADVANCED CARDIAC RHYTHM INTERPRETATION & TREATMENT

  • AV Blocks
  • Atrial Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Tachycardia
    • Atrial Flutter
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia - SVT
    • AV Reentrant Tachycardia - WPW
    • AV Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia
  • Wide Complex Tachycardia
    • Ventricular Ectopy
    • SVT with Aberrant Conduction
  • Torsade de Pointes
  • Pacemaker Pearls
    • Dual Chamber Pacing
      • Strategies to Reduced RV Pacing
      • Add on Therapies
    • Biventricular Pacing
      • Goals in Treating HF
    • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
    • Evaluating for Proper Function

[+] [-] 076965 - Advanced Management Strategies for Complex Cardiac Patients

ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR ASSESSMENT & DISEASE MANAGEMENT

  • Complications of Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Guideline Directed Medical Treatment
    • Complications Related to Type of MI
    • Complications Related to Electrical Instability:
      • Ventricular Arrhythmias
      • Bundle Branch Blocks
      • Heart Blocks
    • Complications Related to Mechanical Failure:
      • Cardiogenic Shock
      • Myocardial Rupture
      • Cardiac Tamponade
      • Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Acutely Decompensated Heart Failure (ADHF)
    • Identification of ADHF
    • Causes
    • Diagnostic Tools
    • Treatment Strategies
      • Utilization of Forrester Subsets
      • Differentiating Forward Failure from Backward Failure
      • Adjusting Preload, Afterload & Contractility
    • Advanced Therapies
    • Discharge Readiness and Preparation
    • Decreasing Readmissions

ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY

  • Guideline Directed Medical Therapy
    • Heart Failure
      • ACE Inhibitors
      • Beta Blockers
      • Aldosterone Antagonist
      • Special Consideration in African Americans
      • Diuretics
      • Digoxin
      • Impact of Abnormal Renal Function
    • Acute Coronary Syndromes
      • Beta Blockers
      • Antiplatelet Medications
      • Statins
  • Prescribing /Monitoring Pearls
  • Polypharmacy and Patient Engagement

Author

KAREN M. MARZLIN, DNP, RN, ACNPC-AG, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN

Karen M. Marzlin practices as an Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist managing hospitalized medical cardiology patients. With over 28 years of cardiovascular and critical care experience, both at the bedside and administratively, Karen brings a broad depth of knowledge to her practice. In addition to her hospital practice, Karen also manages patients with advanced heart failure in the Heart Failure Clinic and is actively involved in systems and processes surrounding all aspects of heart failure care. In addition to maintaining a part-time clinical practice, Karen is a partner in two education and consulting businesses: Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education Associates. In 2014, Karen was named with CNS of the Year by the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists. Karen speaks nationally on a wide variety of cardiovascular, critical care, and leadership topics. Her presentations are energetic, engaging and empowering. Linking knowledge to practice to impact patient outcomes is the goal of every education program.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Karen Marzlin is a business partner for Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education. She has an employment relationship with Aultman Hospital CVC. Dr. Marzlin receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Karen Marzlin is a CCRN Ambassador for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 076960 - Advanced ECG and Arrhythmia Interpretation
[+] [-] 076965 - Advanced Management Strategies for Complex Cardiac Patients
Audience
Cardiovascular Technology Professionals, Nurses, and other Healthcare Professionals