The EKG and Chest X-Ray are the most commonly used procedures for diagnosing a wide variety of cardiac and respiratory conditions, yet even the most seasoned nurses struggle to master interpretation. Watch this live webcast and finally learn to recognize borderline and abnormal findings. In this information-packed program expert, Cheryl Hermann, will teach you easy-to-understand techniques to identify coronary and pulmonary problems you would have previously missed. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to:
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|Manual - 12-Lead EKG & Chest X-Ray Interpretation (73.4 MB)||196 Pages||Available after Purchase|
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Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC-CMC, is an expert in cardiac care and a popular presenter at AACN National Teaching Institute and regional conferences. Past participants comment “how much they have learned as Cheryl takes complex concepts and makes them easy to understand!” “Cheryl doesn’t just lecture, she “teaches” and gives practical take-home strategies to implement into practice”. Back in 1996, Ms. Herrmann’s research thesis was on Women and Heart Disease. Since then, she has been an advocate for educating the medical field and public on awareness for heart disease in women.
Ms. Herrmann has a passion for cardiac nursing and has over 35 years of cardiac nursing experience in the prehospital EMS, acute and critical care, cardiology clinic and mission field. In addition, she is an author and reviewer for nursing journals, one of which, Critical Care Clinics, published her article "A Woman's Heart is Different." In 2005, Ms. Herrmann was honored with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Circle of Excellence—Excellent Clinical Nurse Specialist Award and the Twenty-Five Women in Leadership.
Cheryl Herrmann, cardiac clinical nurse specialist, presents material in a way that all health professionals caring for the cardiac patient, regardless of where they are in the continuum, take home valuable knowledge and new skills. For more information about Ms. Herrmann, please visit www.cherylherrmann.com.
Financial: Cheryl D. Herrmann has an employment relationship with UnityPoint Health Cardiology. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Cheryl D. Herrmann is a member of the Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses and National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.
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Part I: The ABCs of 12-Lead EKG Interpretation
The 12-Lead EKG
Ace the Axis
Beat the Bundles
Correlate the Coronary Anatomy
Differential Diagnosis in Acute Coronary Syndrome
Putting it all Together
Part II: Chest X-Ray Interpretation as Easy as Black & White
The Chest X-Ray
As Easy as Black
As Easy as White
Beyond the Basics
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