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2-Day: Cardiovascular Course: Conquer the Deteriorating Cardiac Patient

Program Information

Objectives

  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. Diagnose 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. Analyze 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. Assess troubleshooting and emergency management of the LVAD patient.
  10. Interpret the earliest signs and symptoms of aortic aneurysms.
  11. Investigate 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

DAY ONE

12 Lead EKG Pearls from a Cardiac Expert

STEMI and NSTEMI: Quick Assessment to Improve Outcomes Identification and Treatment of Heart Blocks As Easy as Black and White: Chest X-ray Evaluation

DAY TWO

Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure – Cutting Edge Assessment Skills and Treatments

Advanced Heart Failure Treatment – LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device) Preventing an Aortic Aneurysm/Dissection Sharpen Your Assessment Skills with Challenging Case Studies

Copyright : 04/23/2020

The ABCDs of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet

Program Information

Outline

Objectives

  1. Choose the drug of priority in heart failure patients.
  2. Differentiate 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.

Copyright : 12/06/2017