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Digital Seminar

All Things Cardiac Conference: Day One: Cardiac Nursing Essentials


Faculty:
Cyndi Zarbano
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Feb 11, 2016
Product Code:
POS076810
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

DAY ONE: CARDIAC NURSING ESSENTIALS

**To purchase BOTH days of the All Things Cardiac Conference, please click on the Bundle option above.**

Cardiac patients can present stable, unstable, or having life-threatening symptoms. Early differentiation is an essential step to establish diagnoses and begin appropriate treatment. Physical assessment skills, understanding the cardiac monitor and being able to quickly interpret the EKG are imperative to rule out life-threatening scenarios. Attend this comprehensive program and gain the skills and knowledge you need to manage any situation. Drawing on over 20 years of cardiac and critical care experience, Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP, will teach you the latest evidence-based approaches to evaluating and treating patients with cardiac problems. Through interactive discussion and hands-on learning, you will have the opportunity to enhance your assessment skills, improve your ability to interpret the EKG, analyze cardiac care case scenarios and explore the latest in treatment techniques. You will leave with a renewed commitment to achieving excellence in cardiac care.

 

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.


Cardiovascular Technology Professionals

Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) recognizes programs and providers approved by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This self-study package will qualify for 6.3 contact hour.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 6.3 contact hours. Expires: 02/11/2022.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

CE Broker


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 6.3 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 6.25 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Handouts

Faculty

Cyndi Zarbano's Profile

Cyndi Zarbano Related seminars and products: 47

MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC

Clinical Review


Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, has been a nurse for more than 25 years and a legal nurse consultant (LNC) for 12. Many of her cases in the last decade have been consulting and educating nurses who have gotten into trouble with the board of nursing and helping hem complete their corrective action stipulations. Medication errors and patient injury are a common cause of corrective action, license suspension and loss of license.

Cyndi’s clinical area of expertise has been in various intensive care/critical care roles, currently working for Mayo in Minnesota. She has been a national seminar speaker for over ten years speaking to diverse healthcare audiences throughout the country. During her presentations, she has earned the reputation of keeping attendees engaged with the use of current clinical knowledge, fascinating legal stories, and the interjection of nursing humor to keep it fun.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cyndi Zarbano is the owner of Clinical Review Consultants. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Cyndi Zarbano has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

 


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Additional Resources

To order the Clinical Nursing Assessment Skills Pocket Guide, please visit our product store.

To order the Med-Surg Pocket Guide, please visit our product store.

To order the book, The Only EKG Book You’ll Ever Need, Seventh Edition, please visit our product store.

To order the book, Cardiovascular Disorders Disease & Drug Consult, please visit our product store.


Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Outline

Cardiovascular Assessment: Critical Clues You Should NEVER Miss

  • Neck Vein Evaluation
  • What does the Blood Pressure Really Mean?
  • Don’t Miss a Beat Interpreting Heart Sounds
  • Significant Murmurs

Cardiovascular Drug Cabinet: Know Your Alphabet

  • ACEI
  • ARBs
  • Aldosterone Blockers
  • Anti-Platelets
  • New Anticoagulants
  • Beta Blockers
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Digoxin
  • Pressor Agents
  • Manipulating the Cardiac Output Equation

Essentials of 12-Lead EKG Interpretation

  • Location, Location, Location!
    • Anatomy of a 12-Lead
  • Utilizing a Systematic Approach
  • Normal vs. Abnormal
    • P Waves
    • QRS
    • T Waves
    • ST Segment
  • Clues to Determining Right & Left Bundle Branch Blocks
  • Determining QRS Axis & Deviation
  • R-Wave Progression

Life-Threatening EKG Changes: Clues from the 12-Lead

  • 5-Step Method for Finding Myocardial Ischemia & Injury
  • Spectrum of Coronary Artery Ischemia
  • STEMI and NSTEMI – What’s the Difference

Acute Coronary Syndromes: Diagnosis & Current Management Guidelines

  • Cardiac Labs
  • EKG Identification of Infarct Location
  • Management Guidelines: Identifying the Differences
    • STEMI
    • NSTEMI

 

Objectives

  1. Employ proper technique for measuring jugular vein distention (JVD).
  2. Contrast systolic and diastolic murmurs by where they fall in the S1/S2 cardiac cycle.
  3. List 3 benefits of beta blockers in a patient with coronary artery disease.
  4. Identify benefits for patients using blood thinners in atrial fibrillation that is not related to valve dysfunction.
  5. Differentiate findings on the 12-lead EKG to determine if a patient has axis deviation and what health care issues that may identify.
  6. Evaluate findings in common cardiac labs, such as CKMB, Troponin, BNP/Pro-BNP levels.
  7. Recognize 2 tools of recognition and 4 rapid interventions for patients experiencing Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS).

 

Target Audience

Cardiovascular Technology Professionals, Nurses and other Health Care Professionals

Reviews

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 148

Comments

Rosemarie A

"excellent class. Excellent Speaker. "

Jessica A

"Finally someone explains cardiac meds/diseases/EKG in a way that a normal human can understand. Thank you, Cyndi!"

Nicole H

"Loved this seminar! I learned so much new information that will be useful to my job! "

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