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All Things Cardiac:
Evidence–Based Approaches to Manage Any Situation
Do you have a hard time identifying abnormal heart sounds?
Are you unsure how to accurately interpret an EKG?
Are you struggling to understand the complexities of cardiac conditions?
And overwhelmed with the volume of cardiac medications and changing guidelines?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this online course is your solution!

The complexity of today's cardiac patients can challenge even the most experienced healthcare providers. In this comprehensive course, cardiac expert Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP, gives you the tips and tools you need to master cardiac care. She will go well beyond the basics to improve your ability to interpret difficult dysrhythmias and EKGs, enhance your critical thinking skills, and explore the latest medication and treatment strategies so you are prepared to handle any situation.

Complex cardiac conditions can seem daunting to understand, but NOT with this intensive online course!

Cyndi uses real heart sounds, rhythm strips, EKGs and case scenarios with a teaching style that is dynamic, high energy and guaranteed to immediately improve your practice. Don't miss this opportunity to become a cardiac expert!
All Things Cardiac: Evidence–Based Approaches to Manage Any Situation

Valued at $399.98
Today Only $199.99 — Limited–Time Offer!
Earn up to 12.3 CE Hours — included in the course tuition!
Click here for total course CE Credit
Here's what you will learn in this comprehensive online course:

 

Part 1: Cardiac Nursing Essentials

 

Module 1: The Complex Cardiac System
  • The pump: Function of the right and left sides of the heart
  • The plumbing: Function and location of the arteries, veins, valves & significant murmurs
  • The wiring & electricity: Function and location of nodes, bundles, branches and fibers
  • What blood pressure really means
Module 2: Connecting Cardiac Clues
  • Normal vs. Abnormal Heart Sounds
  • S1, S2, S3, S4 — landmarks and expected findings
  • Valves, Murmurs and more…
Module 3: The Cardiovascular Drug Cabinet
  • Manipulating cardiovascular parameters: Heart rate, volume, afterload and contractility
  • Manipulating the heart rate: Beta Blockers, Anti–Arrhythmics, and Pacemakers
  • Manipulating volume: Crystalloids, Colloids, Blood Products, Diuretics, Vasodilators, and Dialysis
Module 4: The Cardiovascular Drug Cabinet Continued
  • Altering Afterload; The “Ephrine’s”, Vasopressors, Ace Inhibitors, Calcium Channel Blockers, and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers
  • Anticoagulation Therapy
  • Side effects and complications of cardiovascular medication
  • Medication use by diagnosis
Module 5: EKG Interpretation & Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Anatomy of a 12–lead
  • Clues to determining blocks
  • Pearls of wisdom from Dr. Joe
  • Full spectrum of Coronary Syndromes
Part 2: Cardiac Disorders & Diagnostics

Module 1: The Failing Heart
  • Systolic vs. Diastolic Heart Failure
  • Classification systems
  • Medication management
  • Biventricular packing and ICD’s
  • Short-term interventions: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps and Impellas
Module 2: Wacky Tachy's
  • Best monitoring leads
  • Using the Lewis Lead
  • Identifying AV Passive & Active Tachycardias
  • Practice your rhythm analysis
Module 3: Shady Brady's
  • Understanding AV Blocks
  • LBBB & Ventricular Paced Rhythms
  • Emergency interventions
Module 4: Identification, Causes and Management of Cardiomyopathies
  • Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathies
  • Takotsubo Syndrome
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • LQTS & other channelopathies
Module 5: MI Mimics
  • Pericarditis
  • Wolff–Parkinson–White Syndrome (WPW)
  • Hypo and Hyperkalemia
  • Hypothermia protocol updates


All Things Cardiac: Evidence–Based Approaches to Manage Any Situation

Valued at $399.98
Today Only $199.99 — An Unbelievable Value!
Earn up to 12.3 CE Hours — included in the course tuition!
Click here for total course CE Credit
Learn more about the speaker:
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Cyndi Zarbano, MSN, BSN, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP, is an intensive care nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience who is currently practicing in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. She is a nationally-recognized seminar speaker who has opened multiple national symposiums and speaks on several topics for PESI, as well as a variety of other companies in the US and Canada. In addition to her speaking engagements, Cyndi is a published author with a variety of books including Clinical Nursing Assessment Skills Pocket Guide and the Medical Surgical Nurses Pocket Guide. Her products also include textbooks, webcasts and webinars.

Along with her MS and BSN in nursing, she has 3 other undergraduate degrees and multiple nursing certifications. She served as a US Naval Officer for 10 years, leaving service as an LCDR (Lieutenant Commander) in 2001. Prior to nursing, she worked as a counselor with the mentally ill and dangerous in a facility in southern Minnesota. She returned to that facility as a Lead Psychiatric Nurse for two years after leaving the military. Additionally, Cyndi has a legal nurse consulting business and continues to serve as a testifying expert in medical related cases. Cyndi’s teaching style is dynamic and high energy while informal and easy to understand. You will leave her program with a renewed commitment to achieving nursing excellence in critical care.

Click to learn more about Cyndi Zarbano

Learning that Fits YOUR Schedule:
Get started on materials instantly. View any of the video modules online at your convenience. You will have unlimited access to the videos online, plus you can download everything for future reference! Click here for course objectives and outline.
 
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Interact and collaborate with other professionals in the online community through chat boards and online forums. Participants love sharing ideas, asking questions and networking with peers!
 
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Complete your CE tests online at the completion of each module, with instant access to your CE certificates - earn up to 12.3 CE hours. Click here for total course CE Credit

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All Things Cardiac: Evidence–Based Approaches to Manage Any Situation

Valued at $399.98
Today Only $199.99 — An Unbelievable Value!
Earn up to 12.3 CE Hours — included in the course tuition!
Click here for total course CE Credit