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Digital Seminar

Pharmacological Decisions to Optimize Cardiac Outcomes


Speaker:
Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC
Duration:
3 Hours 24 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Feb 17, 2022
Product Code:
POS078438
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Cardiac pharmacology can be intimidating.  Are you prescribing the latest evidenced based medications to improve outcomes in your cardiac patients?  This session discusses the optimal medical management for acute and chronic heart failure, ischemic heart disease and narrow complex arrhythmias.  You will walk away with many cardiac pharmacology clinical pearls to incorporate into your daily practice and feel confident you are prescribing the latest EBP medications.

Credits


* Credit Note - **

NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing the on-line post-test (80% passing score) and completing the 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 cepesi@pesi.com 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 your profession.  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 profession's standards.  

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers 204 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 3.25 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 3.25 contact hours. Expires: 02/17/2025.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 3.0 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

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 3.0 self-study contact hours.

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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 3.25 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com 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.


Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 3.0 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 02/17/2022. It was last reviewed on 03/07/2022 and is valid until 03/07/2025

 

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 02/17/2022. It was last reviewed on 03/07/2022 and is valid until 03/07/2025.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 3.25 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.



Handouts/Brochure

Speaker

Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC's Profile

Cheryl Herrmann, RN, MS, APRN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC/CMC Related seminars and products


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 unites, 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.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
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.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.

 

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Objectives

  1. Evaluate strategies to up-titrate medications to obtain goal directed medical therapy for systolic heart failure patients. 
  2. Develop medication plan for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients. 
  3. Determine the optimal pharmacological management for ischemic heart disease patients.  
  4. Differentiate between pharmacological treatments for rate versus rhythm control in tachyarrhythmias. 
  5. Apply evidenced-based medication options for the case studies presented.  
  6. Integrate clinical pearls of cardiac pharmacology into daily practice.  

Outline

Heart Failure/Cardiomyopathy Pharmacology: Systolic vs. Diastolic vs Hypertrophic 

  • ACE Inhibitors 
  • Angiotensin Receptor Blockers 
  • Angiotensin Receptor Neprilysin Inhibitor 
  • Betablockers 
  • Diuretics 
  • Nitrates and Hydralazine 
  • Sodium Glucose Cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) Inhibitors 
  • Optimizing outcomes with titrations of medications 

Ischemic Heart Disease Pharmacology: STEMI vs. NSTEMI vs chronic angina 

  • Fibrinolytics  
  • Antiplatelets  
  • Betablockers 
  • Statins 
  • Nitrates 
  • Calcium Channel Blockers 

Narrow Complex Tachycardia Pharmacology: Atrial Fibrillation vs. Atrial Flutter vs Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT) 

  • Rhythm vs Rate Control 
  • Antiarrhythmics 
  • Calcium Channel Blockers 
  • Betablockers 
  • Digoxin 
  • Anticoagulants 

Pharmacology Case Studies 

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physicians
  • Physicians Assistants

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