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Advanced ECG & Arrhythmia Interpretation: Module 1

DAY ONE: ADVANCED ECG AND ARRHYTHMIA INTERPRETATION

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The complexity of today’s cardiovascular patient can challenge even the most experienced healthcare provider. You need to be up to date on the most current and cutting-edge strategies and interventions to care for these high acuity patients. Get the latest and greatest in this comprehensive seminar where expert, Karen M. Marzlin, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN, will inspire you to take your knowledge to the next level. We will go far beyond the basics discussing the complicated scenarios that demand expert clinical reasoning and judgement. You will have the opportunity to enhance your critical thinking skills, improve your ability to interpret the difficult dysrhythmias and ECG findings, analyze cardiac case scenarios and explore the latest in management strategies. You will leave with a renewed commitment to achieving excellence in cardiac care!

OUTLINE

ADVANCED ECG INTERPRETATION

  • Conduction Defects
    • Intraventricular Conduction Delay
    • Right Bundle Branch Block
    • Left Bundle Branch Block
    • Left Anterior Hemiblock
    • Left Posterior Hemiblock
  • Chamber Enlargement
    • Atrial Enlargement
    • Ventricular Enlargement
  • Injury & Ischemia
    • Patterns of Injury and Ischemia
    • Reciprocal Changes
    • Interpretation in the Presence of BBB & Hypertrophy
    • Right Ventricular Infarct
    • Posterior Infarct
  • Myocardial Mimics
    • Early Repolarization
    • Persistent Juvenile T Waves
    • Electrolyte Effects
    • Drug Effects
    • Pericarditis
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Tako Tsubo Cardiomyopathy

ADVANCED CARDIAC RHYTHM INTERPRETATION & TREATMENT

  • AV Blocks
  • Atrial Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Tachycardia
    • Atrial Flutter
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia - SVT
    • AV Reentrant Tachycardia - WPW
    • AV Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia
  • Wide Complex Tachycardia
    • Ventricular Ectopy
    • SVT with Aberrant Conduction
  • Torsade de Pointes
  • Pacemaker Pearls
    • Dual Chamber Pacing
      • Strategies to Reduced RV Pacing
      • Add on Therapies
    • Biventricular Pacing
      • Goals in Treating HF
    • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
    • Evaluating for Proper Function

OBJECTIVES

  1. Identify ECG clues to patients having aberrant pathways.
  2. Review potentially fatal arrhythmias found on the ECG.
  3. Interpret patterns of injury and ischemia on the ECG.
  4. Describe decision-making criteria for cardioversion and ablation in the treatment of atrial fibrillation.
  5. Discuss the criteria for high grade heart block.
  6. Explain the indications for pacemaker implantation.
  7. Differentiate the various re-entry tachycardias.

 

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Copyright : 05/04/2016

Advanced Management Strategies for Complex Cardiac Patients: Module 1

DAY TWO: ADVANCED MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR COMPLEX CARDIAC PATIENTS

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The complexity of today’s cardiovascular patient can challenge even the most experienced healthcare provider. You need to be up to date on the most current and cutting-edge strategies and interventions to care for these high acuity patients. Get the latest and greatest in this comprehensive seminar where expert, Karen M. Marzlin, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN, will inspire you to take your knowledge to the next level. We will go far beyond the basics discussing the complicated scenarios that demand expert clinical reasoning and judgement. You will have the opportunity to enhance your critical thinking skills, improve your ability to interpret the difficult dysrhythmias and ECG findings, analyze cardiac case scenarios and explore the latest in management strategies. You will leave with a renewed commitment to achieving excellence in cardiac care!

OUTLINE

ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR ASSESSMENT & DISEASE MANAGEMENT

  • Complications of Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Guideline Directed Medical Treatment
    • Complications Related to Type of MI
    • Complications Related to Electrical Instability:
      • Ventricular Arrhythmias
      • Bundle Branch Blocks
      • Heart Blocks
    • Complications Related to Mechanical Failure:
      • Cardiogenic Shock
      • Myocardial Rupture
      • Cardiac Tamponade
      • Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Acutely Decompensated Heart Failure (ADHF)
    • Identification of ADHF
    • Causes
    • Diagnostic Tools
    • Treatment Strategies
      • Utilization of Forrester Subsets
      • Differentiating Forward Failure from Backward Failure
      • Adjusting Preload, Afterload & Contractility
    • Advanced Therapies
    • Discharge Readiness and Preparation
    • Decreasing Readmissions

ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY

  • Guideline Directed Medical Therapy
    • Heart Failure
      • ACE Inhibitors
      • Beta Blockers
      • Aldosterone Antagonist
      • Special Consideration in African Americans
      • Diuretics
      • Digoxin
      • Impact of Abnormal Renal Function
    • Acute Coronary Syndromes
      • Beta Blockers
      • Antiplatelet Medications
      • Statins
  • Prescribing /Monitoring Pearls
  • Polypharmacy and Patient Engagement

OBJECTIVES

  1. Discuss evidence-based treatment strategies used in ACS.
  2. Identify the 5 mechanical complications of ACS.
  3. Categorize Advanced Decompensated Heart Failure by subset.
  4. Correlate HF practice recommendations to the supporting evidence.
  5. Differentiate rate versus rhythm control management strategies in Atrial Fibrillation.
  6. Define therapeutic success for the patient with atrial fibrillation.
  7. Recognize dangerous drug-drug interactions of medications used in treating cardiovascular conditions.

 

ADA Needs
We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs; please call our Customer Service Department for more information at 1-800-844-8260.

 

Satisfaction Guarantee
Your satisfaction is our goal and our guarantee. Concerns should be addressed to: PO Box 1000, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1000 or call 1-800-844-8260.

Copyright : 05/05/2016