Product Detail

The Heart in Detail
DVD Video
$219.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on December 9, 2019.
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 25 min
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
CATHY LOCKETT, RN, MHA, BSN, CCRN-K
Publisher:
PESI HealthCare
Copyright:
12/9/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV075375
Objectives
  1. Utilize the “Thumbs Technique” to determine the ventricular axis of the heart.
  2. Review the more common cardiac arrhythmias and discuss the causes.
  3. Relate coronary artery perfusion to cardiac musculature and the conduction system.
  4. Interpret ischemia, injury, and infarction patterns on a 12-lead EKG, 15-lead, and right-sided EKG.
  5. Integrate new evidenced-based guidelines to treat Acute Coronary Syndrome.
  6. Explain the process of valvular dysfunction and state treatments for aortic and mitral valve disease.
  7. State the evidenced-based treatments to include medications and invasive procedures for chronic heart failure.
Outline

Cardiovascular Assessment: Critical Clues You Should NEVER Miss

  • Contrasting Electrical from Mechanical Cardiac function
  • Hemodynamics: Understanding Cardiac Output

Don’t Miss a Beat Interpreting Heart Sounds

  • Contrast Normal from Abnormal Heart Sounds
  • Murmurs: Differentiating Systolic from Diastolic
  • S3/S4 Gallops
  • Compensatory Mechanisms
  • Maintaining Cardiac Output & Blood Pressure

Fast & Slow Dysrhythmias

  • Choosing Your Monitor Leads Wisely
  • The NEED TO KNOW Arrhythmias
  • Bradycardias/AV Blocks
  • Tachycardias
  • Contrasting Atrial Fibrillation from Atrial Flutter
  • Mono and Polymorphic V-Tach
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Critical Nursing Actions

Clues from the EKG

  • Anatomy of the 12-Lead, 15-Lead and Right-Sided EKG
  • Differentiating Limb leads from Chest Leads
  • Cardiac Axis Meaning and Assessment: Utilizing the Thumb Technique

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Diagnosis & Management Guidelines

  • STEMI vs. NSTEMI Treatment Strategies
  • Critical Cardiac Labs
  • EKG Interpretation: A Systematic Approach to Detection Identifying the Differences
  • Urgent vs. Emergent Interventions

Cardiovascular Drug Cabinet: Pharmacological Therapies

  • AHA Guidelines: When to Use & Why
  • Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy
  • Beta Blockers
  • ACE Inhibitors
  • Anticoagulation
  • Statins
  • Mechanism of Action

The Failing Heart: Acute Management Priorities Systolic vs. Diastolic Heart Failure

  • Classification Systems
  • Neurohormonal Activation
  • Perfusion & Congestion Assessment
  • The Importance of Unloading the Heart
  • Evidence-Based Treatment
  • Acute Medication Protocols
  • Nursing Considerations With: Biventricular Pacing
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
  • LVAD

Valvular Heart Disease: Why the Left Side?

  • Contrasting Stenotic Valvular Dysfunction from Insufficiency
  • Physical Assessment Clues
  • Signs & Symptoms
  • Associated Murmurs

Advanced Skills in Assessment & Decision-Making

  • Creating a Hemodynamic Profile without a PA Catheter
  • Assessing Volume Status
  • Jugular Vein Distention
  • Importance of Pulse Pressure
  • The Value of Heart Sounds

Author

CATHY LOCKETT, RN, MHA, BSN, CCRN-K

Cathy Lockett, RN, MHA, BSN, CCRN-K, has been practicing critical care nursing for over 35 years. Her critical care background includes working in medical, surgical, neuro, cardiac, cardiovascular care, and critical care transport with most of her clinical experience in the areas of medical cardiology and cardiovascular surgery.

She has provided cardiovascular care in the role of staff nurse, preceptor, educator, supervisor and manager.

Utilizing her vast knowledge and experience, Cathy has presented on numerous topics related to cardiac and pulmonary care, including advanced and basic EKG interpretation, hemodynamic monitoring, basic and advanced arrhythmia, pulmonary diseases and IABP therapy. Additionally, Cathy is a Training Center Faculty member for the American Heart Association in the disciplines of Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Cathy’s teaching style is dynamic, fun and high-energy while remaining informal and easy to understand. Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Mary (Cathy) Lockett receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Mary (Cathy) Lockett has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
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Audience
Nurses, Cardiovascular Technicians