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You commonly rely on EKG and Chest X-Ray results to diagnose a wide variety of cardiac and respiratory conditions, yet even the most seasoned NPs, PAs, and RNs can struggle to truly master interpretation of these key tests.
We understand the complexities involved and have heard your requests for a program that will advance your skills and confidence. Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC, is the critical care/cardiac expert clinician selected to develop this program – to take your own practice to another level!
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Cheryl’s practical insights and research-based updates will elevate new ways of thinking. You will be able to rapidly assess, take information from the incoming test results and initiate the best treatments for your patients.
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Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC, has 35+ years of nursing experience – 15 years as a bedside nurse in SICU, Neuro ICU, and CVICU, and 20 years as a cardiac clinical nurse specialist. As a cardiac SNS, she cares for patients in cardiac prep and recovery, cardiac catheterization, surgery, ICU, telemetry/progressive units, and at discharge. In addition, Cheryl is a prehospital RN for the local ambulance service. She has a passion for cardiac nursing and is an advocate for heart health.
Cheryl is a reviewer for a critical care textbook as well as several nursing journals, one of which, Critical Care Clinics, recently published her article “A Woman’s Heart Is Different.” She is a popular presenter for national conferences such as the American Association of Critical Care Nurses NTI. Cheryl has been honored with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Circle of Excellence – Excellent Clinical Nurse Specialist Award.
Financial: Cheryl Herrmann has employment relationships with Unity Point Health Cardiology and Liberty University. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Cheryl Herrmann is a member of the Heart of Illinois AACN, the Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses, and the 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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