CARDIOVASCULAR PACKAGE - 20 CONTACT HOURS - NDS20

$89.95

Contact hours will be awarded until the package's expiration date of 12/31/2019.

Cardiovascular diseases and related complications are among the most common chronic conditions in the adult population. Nurses must stay current in relevant clinical information to meet the needs of their patients. This comprehensive 20-hour CE package will provide the learner with both overview and disease-specific content, including: Fundamentals of Cardiovascular Nursing, Thrombolytic Therapy, Antiplatelet Therapy, Cardiovascular Pharmacology and ECG Interpretation. 

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Antiplatelet Therapy: Implications for Advanced Practice Nursing - N1743
This course is designed for nurse practitioners who prescribe and provide care to patients taking antiplatelet medications. The purpose ...

This course is designed for nurse practitioners who prescribe and provide care to patients taking antiplatelet medications. The purpose of this course is to increase clinicians' knowledge of antiplatelet medications to identify the best choices for the safe use of these medications.

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Cardiovascular Pharmacology, 3rd Edition - N1744
Ongoing education is needed to keep pace with these evolving changes and to equip nursing professionals with the necessary knowledge and...

Ongoing education is needed to keep pace with these evolving changes and to equip nursing professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to implement the most recent advances in treatment. Nurses have an important responsibility in caring for patients who are receiving these medications. Knowledge of cardiovascular medications, their effects on the body, and their administration; assessment of therapeutic and adverse effects; and patient education are essential. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of cardiovascular pharmacology. With an ever-increasing number of patients living longer, quality nursing care for those receiving drugs for cardiovascular disease will make this knowledge critical.

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ECG Interpretation: A Step-by-Step Approach, 2nd Edition - N1796
Provides an overview of both normal sinus rhythm and dysrhythmias. Treatment methods discussed include defibrillators and pacemakers. Th...

Provides an overview of both normal sinus rhythm and dysrhythmias. Treatment methods discussed include defibrillators and pacemakers. The course begins with the normal electrical conduction of the heart, and then reviews the steps of how to interpret electrocardiography (ECG). You will learn how to determine the heart rhythm and heart rate. Special considerations associated with Acute Coronary Syndrome are featured. Today, ECG interpretation is a skill necessary for nurses in a variety of clinical settings. The ability for nurses to quickly and accurately identify dysrhythmias is vital to assure prompt interventions and life-saving measures when necessary. Case Studies help connect content with practice.

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Fundamentals of Cardiovascular Nursing: Biology and Epidemiology - N1748
Heightened awareness among clinicians and patients is the first step toward impacting cardiovascular disease. Nurses with comprehensive ...

Heightened awareness among clinicians and patients is the first step toward impacting cardiovascular disease. Nurses with comprehensive knowledge of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology have a key role in the early recognition and treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease. Foundational information of cardiovascular care helps initiate prevention discussions and lifestyle management interventions. Through patient education and quality care, nurses can prevent premature disease and death among patients with cardiovascular disease.

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Thrombolytic Therapy: Implications for Advanced Practice Nursing - N1749
All clinicians play an important role in managing patients with these conditions who are eligible for high-risk pharmacologic therapies,...

All clinicians play an important role in managing patients with these conditions who are eligible for high-risk pharmacologic therapies, such as thrombolytics. Specific knowledge of the general information and caveats associated with thrombolytic therapy is vital for optimal patient care outcomes to be achieved. This course is designed for nurses (registered and advanced practice nurses) who prescribe for or provide care to patients being considered for thrombolytic medications. The purpose of this course is to increase nurses' knowledge of thrombolytic medications so that they can identify the optimal therapy and safely use these medications.