Product Detail

Essential Rhythm Interpretation Skills for Nurses
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
MARCIA GAMALY, PHD(C), MSN, MHA, RN-BC, CEN, PCCN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
3/15/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV077625
Objectives
  1. Describe accurate telemetry lead placement and daily management.
  2. Formulate strategies to minimize alarm fatigue.
  3. Compare and contrast sinus and atrial rhythms.
  4. Distinguish differences between life-threatening arrhythmias.
  5. Plan for the administration of emergency medications to terminate lethal arrhythmias.
  6. Discriminate between stable and unstable cardiac rhythms.
  7. Plan appropriate nursing care for the patient experiencing unstable tachycardias.
  8. Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to treat selected arrhythmias.
Outline
  • Telemetry lead placement and management
    • Appropriate placement for 3-, 4-, 5- and 6-lead systems
    • VIDEO: Lead placement
    • Current recommendations for lead management
  • Alarm management
    • Patient safety issue
    • Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal
    • VIDEO: Tips to minimize alarming
  • Rhythm interpretation
    • Cardiac anatomy
    • Cardiac conduction system
    • Measurement tips
    • 8 steps to interpretation
  • Sinus rhythms
    • Sinus rhythm
    • Sinus bradycardia
    • Sinus tachycardia
    • Sinus arrhythmia
    • Sinus blocks and sinus arrest
    • VIDEO: Pacer pad placement
  • Atrial rhythms
    • Premature Atrial Contractions (PACs)
    • Atrial tachycardia
    • Atrial flutter
    • Atrial fibrillation
    • Wandering Atrial Pacemaker (WAP)
    • VIDEO: Cardioversion
  • Junctional rhythms
    • Junctional rhythm
    • Accelerated junctional
    • Junctional tachycardia
    • Junctional escape beat
    • Premature Junctional Contractions (PJCs)
  • Ventricular rhythms
    • Ventricular rhythm
    • Accelerated ventricular
    • Ventricular tachycardia
    • Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVCs)
    • Torsades de Pointes
    • Ventricular fibrillation
    • Asystole
    • VIDEO: Code 99 management
    • VIDEO: Defibrillation
  • Heart blocks
    • 1st degree
    • 2nd degree - Type I
    • 2nd degree - Type II
    • 3rd degree
    • VIDEO: Transcutaneous pacemaker management
  • Pacemakers
    • A-paced
    • V-paced
    • AV-paced
Author

MARCIA GAMALY, PHD(C), MSN, MHA, RN-BC, CEN, PCCN

Marcia Gamaly has over twenty years of nursing experience at the bedside and in staff development. Marcia currently works as a clinical nurse educator at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. In this role, she is responsible for the educational needs for over 250 nurses and support staff on a variety of units, including step-down, neuro-tele and medical-surgical units. She is interested in topics pertaining to the specialties of critical care, progressive care, medical-surgical, and emergency nursing. She is an instructor for BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC and ASLS and works as a per-diem emergency department staff nurse.

Additionally, she is a doctoral student at Villanova University and maintains certification in medical-surgical nursing, progressive care nursing, emergency nursing, and professional staff development. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Marcia combines her role in clinical education with hands-on experience to deliver a high-level learning opportunity that is patient-focused and outcome-driven. The meaningful insights she has to share will be applied easily at the bedside to improve your own care of patients!

Speaker Disclosures

Financial: Marcia Gamaly has an employment relationship with St. Mary Medical Center and Lower Bucks Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Marcia Gamaly is a member of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses; America Association of Critical-Care Nurses; American Nurses Association; American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; and Emergency Nurses Association.
Continuing Education Credits

CE Information Coming Soon
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements.

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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists