Must Know Cardiac and Respiratory Lab Tests
CKMB? BNP? Troponins? Learn what they all mean and understand why we order them and how they integrate into a comprehensive cardiac assessment. Understand the wherefores and whys of cardiac workup…Time is Muscle! Examine oxygenation, ventilation, acid-base status and more. No matter the setting you work in you will benefit from gaining understanding through application to case studies. Both Inpatient and Outpatient applications will be addressed along with patient monitoring, and practice guidelines for optimizing therapy.
Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, CCRN, PCCN, LNC, NLCP, has been a nurse for more than 30 years and a legal nurse consultant (LNC) since 2008. She has acted as nurse consultant in a variety of cases for both defense and plaintiff, as well as fulfilled the role as a testifying expert in a multitude of cases. Her area of clinical expertise has been in various adult intensive care settings or other critical care roles including rapid response and flight nursing. She currently works for Mayo in MN as an intensive care nurse.
Cyndi has been a national seminar and symposium speaker for 15 years. During her presentations she has earned the reputation of keeping attendees engaged with the use of current clinical knowledge, fascinating legal and nursing experiences, and the interjection of humor to keep learning fun. Cyndi is veteran of the US Navy having served ten years and leaving service as a Lieutenant Commander (LCDR). She has a variety of products she presents for PESI Healthcare including Mastering Lab Interpretation, All Things Cardiac, Critical Care Bootcamp (essentials and mastery), Pharmacology for the Bedside Nurse, Heart and Lung Sounds, Critical Care Nursing Certification (CCRN), Progressive Care Certification (PCCN), Med Surg Certification Course, ABCD’s of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet, All Things Pulmonary, and Renal Emergencies.
Financial: Cynthia Zarbano is the owner of Clinical Review Consultants and has employment relationships with Science 37 and Mayo Mankato. She receives a speaking honorarium, book, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Cynthia Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationships.