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When faced with a cardiac emergency, you know that response time is critical. The challenge is to make the best use of that very tight time frame in terms of your patient's urgent care needs. Attend this practical and comprehensive program and gain the skills and knowledge you need to quickly detect the early warning signs of an emergent cardiac situation. Learn focused assessment techniques and the latest intervention strategies to confidently set and manage treatment priorities, minimize complications and improve patient outcomes.
Drawing on over 23 years of cardiac and critical care nursing, Terri Donaldson will share with you the latest evidence-based approaches to evaluating and treating patients presenting with acute cardiac problems. Through interactive discussion and hands-on learning, you will have the opportunity to enhance your ECG interpretation skills, analyze urgent cardiac care case scenarios and explore the leading-edge response techniques. You will leave with a renewed commitment to achieving excellence in cardiac care.
At the completion of this program, you should be able to:
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Terri A. Donaldson, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, has over 23 years of experience in cardiac and critical care nursing. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, where she teaches in the acute care nurse practitioner and doctoral nursing programs. Terri is also the coordinator of the transplantation subspecialty in the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program. She frequently lectures on cardiovascular disorders, including coronary artery disease, medical and surgical interventions for cardiovascular disease, heart failure, and heart transplantation.
Terri has extensive experience caring for patients requiring critical care interventions, including mechanical ventilation, pulmonary artery catheters and hemodynamic monitoring, vasoactive medications, mechanical assist devices, and continuous renal replacement therapy. As a cardiovascular clinical nurse specialist, Terri has facilitated skill development of critical care nurses at the bedside and assisted in the care of patients with complex cardiovascular disease. Terri completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in 2007.
Financial: Terri Allison Donaldson is receiving a fee for speaking at this educational activity.
Nonfinancial: Terri Allison Donaldson has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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