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The Complete Cardiovascular Certificate Course
Online Course
$499.98 USD
$269.99
Product Details
Format:
Online Course
Authors:
CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC
CHERYL HERRMANN, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
8/25/2020
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
CRS001402
Objectives
[+] [-] 077700 - The ABCDs of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet
  1. Select the drug of priority in heart failure patients.
  2. Specify the heart protective components of beta blockers.
  3. Analyze the benefits of Factor10A inhibitors and thrombin inhibitors as anticoagulants.
  4. Evaluate the role of platelets in acute coronary syndrome and the importance of platelet inhibitors reducing the risk of infarct.

[+] [-] 078055 - 2-Day: Cardiovascular Course
  1. Analyze EKG changes associated with ischemia, injury, and infarction patterns.
  2. Evaluate current medical management for complicated STEMI and NSTEMI patients.
  3. Distinguish between the features and best treatments for each heart block.
  4. Identify common cardiac and pulmonary disorders using the chest x-ray.
  5. Develop a systematic approach to chest x-ray interpretations.
  6. Incorporate clinical pearls of EKG and CXR interpretation into daily practice.
  7. Compare the treatment plans for the different types of cardiomyopathy.
  8. Implement new pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments for heart failure patients in your clinical setting.
  9. Explain troubleshooting and emergency management of the LVAD patient.
  10. Interpret the earliest signs and symptoms of aortic aneurysms.
  11. Explore assessment cues and complications associated with endovascular stent grafts.
  12. Analyze challenging case studies to recognize the borderline and abnormal patient findings that you may have previously missed.

Outline
[+] [-] 077700 - The ABCDs of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet
  • The A’s
    • Ace Inhibitors
    • ARB’s
    • Aldosterone Blockers
    • Anticoagulants
  • The B’s
    • Beta Blockers
  • The C’s
    • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • The D’s
    • Digoxin
    • Diuretics
    • Manipulating Cardiac Output

[+] [-] 078055 - 2-Day: Cardiovascular Course

DAY ONE

12 Lead EKG Pearls from a Cardiac Expert

  • Coronary angiographic correlation
  • Ischemia, injury, infarction patterns
  • Atypical presentations
  • Advanced 12 lead EKG – subtle and high-risk signs
  • Presentations, analysis, and clinical application
STEMI and NSTEMI: Quick Assessment to Improve Outcomes
  • Differentiating cardiac and non-cardiac causes of elevated troponins
  • Stress tests – what to order & how to interpret results
  • Medical management
    • Coronary stents
    • Fibrinolytics
    • Antiplatelets
    • Beta blockers
    • Statins
Identification and Treatment of Heart Blocks
  • 1st Degree AV Block
  • 2nd Degree AV Block, Type I Wenckbach
  • 2nd Degree AV Block, Type II, Mobitz II
  • 3rd Degree AV Block
  • Right bundle branch block vs left bundle branch block
  • Incomplete RBBB and LBBB
As Easy as Black and White: Chest X-ray Evaluation
  • The chest x-ray
    • Black and white principles
    • Systematic approach
    • Invasive line identification
  • As easy as black
    • Identifying pneumothorax and subcutaneous emphysema
    • Treatment priorities
  • As easy as white
  • Identifying
    • Pulmonary edema
    • Pneumonia
    • Pleural effusion
    • ARDS
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Pericardial effusion
    • Cardiac tamponade
  • Clinical application and treatment
  • Beyond the basics
    • Aortic aneurysm
    • Lung tumor
    • Esophagogastrectomy
    • Post op changes with pneumonectomy

DAY TWO

Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure – Cutting Edge Assessment Skills and Treatments

  • Differentiating cardiomyopathy and HF
  • Types of cardiomyopathy
    • Ischemic
    • Nonischemic
    • Takotsubo/Broken Heart
    • Peripartum
    • Tachycardia induced
    • Hypertensive
    • Drug/alcohol/toxin induced
  • Pharmacological Treatments
    • Ace inhibitors
    • Angiotensin receptor blockers
    • Angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitor
    • Beta blockers
    • Diuretics
  • Optimizing outcomes with titrations of medications
  • Nonpharmacological interventions
  • Advanced care planning
  • Case studies & clinical application
Advanced Heart Failure Treatment – LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device)
  • Mechanics of LVAD
  • Patient selection
  • Care of the LVAD patient in community setting
  • Complications of LVAD
  • LVAD case Studies & clinical application
Preventing an Aortic Aneurysm/Dissection
  • Rapid & correct identification of the troublesome signs and symptoms
  • Endoluminal graft repair
  • Medical/medication management
  • Assessment cues
  • Treatment of complications – including spinal cord ischemia
  • Case presentations and analysis
Sharpen Your Assessment Skills with Challenging Case Studies
  • Case presentation
  • Vital sign and lab analysis
  • 12 lead EKG analysis
  • CXR analysis
  • Interventions and treatment plan

Author

CYNDI ZARBANO, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC

Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, has been a nurse for more than 25 years and a legal nurse consultant (LNC) for 12. Many of her cases in the last decade have been consulting and educating nurses who have gotten into trouble with the board of nursing and helping hem complete their corrective action stipulations. Medication errors and patient injury are a common cause of corrective action, license suspension and loss of license.

Cyndi’s clinical area of expertise has been in various intensive care/critical care roles, currently working for Mayo in Minnesota. She has been a national seminar speaker for over ten years speaking to diverse healthcare audiences throughout the country. During her presentations, she has earned the reputation of keeping attendees engaged with the use of current clinical knowledge, fascinating legal stories, and the interjection of nursing humor to keep it fun.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cyndi Zarbano is the owner of Clinical Review Consultants. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cyndi Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

CHERYL HERRMANN, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC

Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC-CMC, shares her vast cardiac knowledge and experience to provide an interactive, dynamic, high energy, and easy-to-understand seminar. Her 35 + years clinical experience includes 15 years as a bedside critical care nurse and 20 + years as Cardiac Clinical Nurse Specialist/Advanced practice Nurse for hospitalized and clinic cardiac medical and surgical patients. She has a passion for cardiac nursing and is an advocate for heart health, particularly in raising awareness of heart disease in women. She is a popular speaker for local, regional and national conferences, including presenting at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses NTI for the past 13 years. In 28 years of volunteer work, she has provided vital medical supplies, services and training to the poor and disadvantaged in Mexico, Ethiopia, Haiti, and Indonesia. She presents material in a way that all health professionals caring for the cardiac patient, regardless of where they are in the continuum, take home valuable pearls of wisdom and new skills.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cheryl D. Herrmann has an employment relationship with UnityPoint Health Cardiology. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cheryl D. Herrmann is a member of the Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses and National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 077700 - The ABCDs of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet
[+] [-] 078055 - 2-Day: Cardiovascular Course
Audience
Nurses,
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  • Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Physician Assistants from:,
  • Medical-Surgical floors
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  • Cardiology
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  • Neurology
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  • Critical Care
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  • Emergency
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  • Urgent Care
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  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
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  • Anyone desiring next level skills to proactively assess and intervene in the care of the patient experiencing a cardiac emergency!