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The Heart in Detail

September 14th, 2022 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central
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Get Critical New Updates from a Leading Expert in Cardiac Care

Your patients’ hearts affect every one of their body systems. No matter what setting or field you work in, understanding the heart, from assessment to treatment for common problems, is essential.

In this focused training, you'll discover how to…
  • Use the “Thumbs Technique” to determine the ventricular axis of the heart.
  • Analyze the more common cardiac arrhythmias and identify their causes.
  • Evaluate the comparison of coronary artery perfusion to cardiac musculature and the conduction system.
  • Differentiate ischemia, injury, and infarction patterns on a 12-lead EKG, 15-lead, and right-sided EKG.
  • New evidenced-based guidelines to treat Acute Coronary Syndrome.
  • Categorize the process of valvular dysfunction and state treatments for aortic and mitral valve disease.
  • Evaluate evidence-based treatments for chronic heart failure, including medications and invasive procedures.
Cardiovascular Assessment: Critical Clues You Should NEVER Miss
  • Contrasting Electrical from Mechanical Cardiac function
  • Hemodynamics: Understanding Cardiac Output
Don’t Miss a Beat Interpreting Heart Sounds
  • Contrast Normal from Abnormal Heart Sounds
  • Murmurs: Differentiating Systolic from Diastolic
  • S3/S4 Gallops
  • Compensatory Mechanisms
  • Maintaining Cardiac Output & Blood Pressure
Fast & Slow Dysrhythmias
  • Choosing Your Monitor Leads Wisely
  • The NEED TO KNOW Arrhythmias
  • Bradycardias/AV Blocks
  • Tachycardias
  • Contrasting Atrial Fibrillation from Atrial Flutter
  • Mono and Polymorphic V-Tach
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Critical Nursing Actions
Clues from the EKG
  • Anatomy of the 12-Lead, 15-Lead and Right-Sided EKG
  • Differentiating Limb leads from Chest Leads
  • Cardiac Axis Meaning and Assessment: Utilizing the Thumb Technique
Acute Coronary Syndrome: Diagnosis & Management Guidelines
  • STEMI vs. NSTEMI Treatment Strategies
  • Critical Cardiac Labs
  • EKG Interpretation: A Systematic Approach to Detection Identifying the Differences
  • Urgent vs. Emergent Interventions
Cardiovascular Drug Cabinet: Pharmacological Therapies
  • AHA Guidelines: When to Use & Why
  • Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy
  • Beta Blockers
  • ACE Inhibitors
  • Anticoagulation
  • Statins
  • Mechanism of Action
The Failing Heart: Acute Management Priorities Systolic vs. Diastolic Heart Failure
  • Revised Heart Failure Classification
  • Neurohormonal Activation
  • Perfusion & Congestion Assessment
  • The Importance of Unloading the Heart
  • Evidence-Based Treatment
  • Acute Medication Protocols
  • Nursing Considerations With:
    • Biventricular Pacing
    • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
    • LVAD
Valvular Heart Disease: Why the Left Side?
  • Contrasting Stenotic Valvular Dysfunction from Insufficiency
  • Physical Assessment Clues
  • Signs & Symptoms
  • Associated Murmurs
Advanced Skills in Assessment & Decision-Making
  • Creating a Hemodynamic Profile without a PA Catheter
  • Assessing Volume Status
  • Jugular Vein Distention
  • Importance of Pulse Pressure
  • The Value of Heart Sounds
Free Live Virtual Event
The Heart in Detail
September 14th, 2022 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!
*Up to 6.25 CE hours (including 1 Pharmacology CE hour) available for an additional fee. Register for more information.
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Cathy Lockett’s ability to educate and inspire has made her one of the most popular trainers we work with. Now you can join one of her highly sought-after live trainings without even leaving your house.

This is your chance to get the answers to your most urgent questions – directly from an expert with over 35 years of experience in cardiac care.

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Free Live Virtual Event
The Heart in Detail
September 14th, 2022 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central
Can't attend live? Register anyway for 14-day free access to the training!
*Up to 6.25 CE hours (including 1 Pharmacology CE hour) available for an additional fee. Register for more information.

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