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All Things Cardiac Conference: Day One: Cardiac Nursing Essentials


Faculty:
Cyndi Zarbano, SN, CCRN, PCCN, LNC, NLCP
Duration:
Full Day
Copyright:
Feb 11, 2016
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Product Code:
RNV076810
Media Type:
DVD - Also available: 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.

 

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Faculty

Cyndi Zarbano, SN, CCRN, PCCN, LNC, NLCP's Profile

Cyndi Zarbano, SN, CCRN, PCCN, LNC, NLCP Related seminars and products

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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 ha 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.

 

 

Speaker Disclosures:
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.


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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:      5

Total Reviews: 5

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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