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Cardiac and Respiratory Complexities: Quickly Differentiate to Take Rapid Action

Program Information


  1. Breakdown the nursing assessment for patients with airway or ventilatory problems.
  2. Evaluate the pathophysiologic changes that occur causing the signs and symptoms associated with airway or ventilatory problems.
  3. Determine appropriate interventions for airway or ventilatory problems.
  4. Inspect the difference between ventilator modes and the use of NPPV.
  5. Evaluate appropriate treatment strategies for high-risk ECG findings.
  6. Plan for emerging treatments in heart failure.
  7. Analyze management options for acute coronary syndromes.
  8. Communicate the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of inflammatory cardiac disease.



Respiratory Diagnoses

Respiratory Interventions and Medications

Cardiac Diagnoses

Acute Coronary Syndrome

Cardiac Interventions and Medications

Copyright : 11/07/2017

Cardiac Emergencies: Quickly Recognize Life-Threatening Dysrhythmias & Manage Your Most Unstable Patients

Program Information


Cardiac rhythm review

Commonly prescribed medications

Myocardial Ischemia – “Time is muscle”

Heart failure

Monitoring the post-cardiac catheterization patient

Trends in patient management


  1. Compare and contrast sinus and atrial rhythms.
  2. Distinguish differences between life-threatening arrhythmias.
  3. Discriminate between indications for medications prescribed on the post-acute cardiac unit.
  4. Assess the post-cardiac catheterization patient to identify potential complications.
  5. Plan appropriate nursing care for the patient with myocardial ischemia.
  6. Formulate a plan to decrease risk of pressure injuries.

Copyright : 11/10/2017

The ABCDs of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet

Program Information



  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