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Digital Seminar

Cardiac Essentials Nursing Conference: Acute Coronary Syndrome: From Door to Discharge

Cynthia L. Webner
2 Hours
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Oct 24, 2013
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Digital Seminar


This session will teach you strategies for the diagnosis and risk stratification of acute coronary syndrome including the 12-lead ECG, patient presentation, and cardiac biomarkers, as well as unique presentation features found in women and the elderly. Learn the pathophysiology of the spectrum of ACS as it correlates to the evidence-based treatment strategies used in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and those with non ST elevation presentation. Complications of myocardial infarction will be discussed including electrical, hemodynamic, and mechanical complications. Improve your care with nursing care considerations and secondary prevention strategies as well.




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 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 mental health professionals.  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 professions standards

California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 2.0 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

CE Broker

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 2.0 self-study contact hours.

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 2.4 self-study contact hours. Please email 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 2.0 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.



Cynthia L. Webner's Profile

Cynthia L. Webner Related seminars and products: 8

DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist

Aultman Hospital

Cynthia L. Webner, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN, has over 32 years of critical care and cardiovascular experience in a wide variety of clinical practice settings. Twelve years of her career were dedicated to nursing management and Heart Center administration. She currently practices as a hospital-based Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist with a large medical cardiology practice.

Cindy leads the hospital’s cardiac care therapeutic hypothermia program. Cindy has a passion for both nursing practice and the cardiac patient. She believes knowledge transforms clinical practice. In addition to maintaining a part-time clinical practice, Cindy is also a co-owner of Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education Associates.

She collaborated on Cardiovascular Nursing Practice: A Comprehensive Nursing Resource Manual published by CNEA in 2007. Cindy’s presentations at regional and national venues are known for their high level of enthusiasm and humor used to deliver very high level content. Cindy will convince you that learning is indeed fun, and clinical practice is truly a joy.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cynthia Webner is a business partner for Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education. She has an employment relationship with Aultman Hospital CVC. Dr. Webner receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Cynthia Webner is a CCRN Ambassador for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.  

Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.



  1. Differentiate the pathophysiology of STEMI and NonSTEMI/Unstable Angina.
  2. Discuss evidence-based treatment strategies used in ACS.
  3. Identify potential complications in patients presenting with ACS.



  • Pathophysiology of STEMI / NonSTEMI and Unstable Angina
  • ECG Recognition of Injury and Ischemia
  • Unique Presentation Features
  • Interventional and Pharmacological Therapies
  • Complications: Short- and Long-Term
  • Nursing Impact


Target Audience

Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants, Critical Care Nurses, Pharmacists, Cardiovascular Interventional Specialists



Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 4


Ronald P M

"Excellent seminar, excellent information and presentation."

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