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Cardiac Medications: Management of Complex Cardiovascular Disorders
Audio CD
$219.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 29 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Authors:
KAREN M. MARZLIN, DNP, RN, ACNPC-AG, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN
CYNTHIA L. WEBNER, DNP, RN, ACNPC-AG, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
3/11/2016
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA075165
Objectives
  1. Justify the physiological basis for cardiovascular drugs used to support hemodynamics and optimize cardiac output.
  2. Select options in the treatment of dyslipidemia and hypertension by contrasting the differences in lipid lowering agents and comparing the similarities in antihypertensive agents.
  3. Communicate key evidence that guides decision-making regarding pharmacological choices in patients with atrial fibrillation.
  4. Assess the pharmacology in the patient with acute coronary syndrome with short-term and long-term treatment goals.
  5. Determine the role of pharmacological agents in interrupting abnormal neurohormonal responses in patients with heart failure.
  6. Evaluate patient partnering as a method of optimizing medication effectiveness.
Outline
  1. CV Pharmacology, Hemodynamics, and Shock
    1. Physiological determinants of myocardial performance
    2. Vasodilators
      1. Vasopressors
      2. Inotropes
      3. Shock: opamine versus norepinephrine
      4. Nuances of decompensated heart failure
  2. CV Pharmacology and Risk Factor Optimization
    1. Statin therapy in primary and secondary prevention
    2. Other Antilipid Agents: When to Use What?
    3. Outcome trials for lipid lowering agents
      1. AIM High
      2. Thrive
    4. Drug choices in hypertension
    5. Resistant hypertension
  3. CV Pharmacology and Atrial Fibrillation
    1. Antiarrhythmic pharmacology for rate control
    2. Antiarrhythmic pharmacology for rhythm control
    3. Rate versus rhythm control: What we know
    4. Clinical implications of potassium Channel Blockers
    5. Special considerations for dronederone and amiodarone
      1. Anticoagulant options
      2. RE-LY
      3. ROCKET - AF
      4. ARISTOTLE
  4. CV Pharmacology and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    1. Prasugrel - Triton TIMI 38
    2. Ticagrelor - PLATO
    3. Epleranone post STEMI
    4. Non-steroidals
    5. ASA and CABG
    6. Contrast nephropathy
  5. Heart Failure
    1. Optimal Loop Diuretic / Dose and Route of Administration
    2. Nesiritide: ASCEND HF
    3. OPTIME Trial
    4. Seralaxin
    5. RAAS Drugs
    6. Evidence-based beta blockers
    7. Drugs not to give for systolic dysfunction
  6. Pulling it All Together: A Patient-Centered Approach to Pharmacology and Prescribing
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.

CYNTHIA L. WEBNER, DNP, RN, ACNPC-AG, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN

Cynthia L. Webner is an Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist with over 35 years of critical care and cardiovascular experience from the bedside to hospital administration. She currently practices in the acute care setting managing hospitalized medical cardiology patients with a group of 17 cardiologists. Her practice extends to the cardiology office, where Cindy manages patients in the Advance Heart Failure Clinic. In addition to maintaining a part-time clinical practice, Cindy is a partner in two education and consulting businesses: Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education Associates. Cindy is a past recipient of the Circle of Excellence award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She also maintains multiple certifications and speaks nationally on cardiovascular, critical care and leadership topics. Cindy is passionate about clinical practice and works hard to be the best she can be every day because the patients are counting on it.

Speaker Disclosures:

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

Nonfinancial: Cynthia Webner is a CCRN Ambassador for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
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Audience
Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, EKG Technicians, Telemetry Technicians, Cardiovascular Technology Professionals