The Heart of Complex Cardiac Care Strategies for Rapid Action
In today’s cardiology world full of technology dependence, it can be easy to get caught up in what machines and test results are telling us versus what the patient is feeling or trying to explain. That’s not to say that you should ignore the numbers, but rather take all the information in to strategize a treatment plan best equipped for your patient!Treat the patient, not the rhythm…Attend this ground-breaking online course and gain the skills you need to recognize early signs of cardiac trouble and identify appropriate interventions to prevent further deterioration for your patients.With a combined experience of over 45 years, two hand-picked experts come together to give you:
Accurately interpret cardiac rhythms
Evaluate appropriate treatment strategies for high-risk ECG findings
Analyze management options for acute coronary syndromes
Communicate the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of inflammatory cardiac disease
Distinguish differences between life-threatening arrhythmias
Plan appropriate nursing care for patients with myocardial ischemia
And SO much more!
Bonus! Register today and we’ll also include The ABCDs of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet online digital seminar training absolutely FREE!Walk away feeling confident in the quality of cardiac care you can provide to your patients with complex cardiac conditions and co-morbidities.
Cardiac Emergencies: Quickly Recognize Life-Threatening Dysrhythmias & Manage Your Most Unstable Patients
In six in-depth video modules, you’ll explore the essentials of cardiac emergencies, and gain improved rhythm interpretation skills, plus be able to quickly recognize life-threatening dysrhythmias with the confidence to manage your unstable cardiac patients!
Cardiac Rhythm Review
Commonly Prescribed Medications
Cardiac enzymes & diagnostic testing
Risk assessment tools
SKILLS: Telemetry monitoring
EKG lead placement
Telemetry packs – 3, 5, and 6-leads
SKILLS: Oxygen delivery systems
SKILLS: Prevention of respiratory depression/failure
Pulse oximetry – how effective is it?
End-Tidal CO2 monitoring
Monitoring the Post-Cardiac Catheterization Patient
Assessment of cath site
Monitoring for complications/hematoma
SKILLS: Hemostatic devices
Radial access device (e.g., VascBand®)
Femoral access device (e.g., FemoStop®)
Trends in Patient Management
Left Ventricular Assist Device
Chest and abdominal drainage systems (e.g., PleurX®)
Cardiac and Respiratory Complexities: Quickly Differentiate to Take Rapid Action
This video segment is divided into 6 modules and will provide you with the confidence to recognize early symptoms and identify appropriate interventions to prevent further deterioration. We will discuss when non-invasive ventilation devices should – and should not – be used. Don’t let blood gases intimidate you — learn quick and easy ways to interpret ABG results! You will learn from actual patient stories to illustrate the complexities and co-morbidities of cardiac and respiratory diagnoses!
Do you need a Swan-Ganz?
Mean arterial pressure
Cardiac Interventions and Medications
PharmacologyStabilization & Treatment procedures
Vasopressors vs. Inotropes Ace Inhibitors, Beta blockers
Stents, CABG, LVADS
What’s Trending? Current trending technology
Case Presentations & Identify Probable Diagnosis
Respiratory Interventions and Medications
ABGs: Simplifying the numbers
Chest Tubes: Indications, set-up, troubleshooting
Capnography: Interpreting what it tells us
Ventilation and NPPV basics: Modes of ventilation and appropriate uses
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Differentiating the Three
Clinical presentation, signs/symptoms, interventions, management of:Anaphylaxis
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Pulmonary embolism (Air, Fat, Amniotic)
Acute Respiratory Failure
Foreign body aspiration
Bradycardic & tachycardic rhythms: Essentials that you need to know
Is This Patient Having an MI?Aortic Stenosis
Etiology, Clinical Presentation, ECG changes, Treatment
Current best practice recommendations
Enroll today and you’ll also get this FREE bonus!
The ABCDs of the Cardiac Medicine Cabinet (Valued at Over $45!)by Cyndi Zarbano, MSN-Ed, CCRN, CEN, PCCN, CMSRN, CLNC, NLCP
In this online training, speaker Cyndi Zarbano discusses the most commonly prescribed cardiac medications, their ability to manipulate hemodynamic parameters, alter the cardiac electrical system, interrupt the clotting process, and treat a variety of disease states. Don’t miss this opportunity to keep pace with the ever-changing guidelines, identify potential complications and reduce the risk of potential adverse consequences for your patients.
Get to Know Your Speakers
Marcia Gamaly, MSN, MHA, RN-BC, CEN, PCCN, has over twenty years of nursing experience at the bedside and in staff development. Marcia currently works as a clinical nurse educator at St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. In her current role, she oversees and plans the educational needs for over 250 nurses and support staff on a variety of units, including a step-down, neuro-tele and medical-surgical units. She has developed and presented on a variety of topics including certification courses for critical care, progressive care, medical-surgical, oncology and emergency nursing. Other presentations include telemetry skills day, medical-surgical skills day, cardiac dysrhythmia interpretation, post-operative care and heart failure. Additionally, Marcia is an instructor for BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC and ASLS and works as a per-diem emergency department staff nurse.She is a doctoral student at Villanova University, with a research interest in bariatrics. She is certified in medical-surgical nursing, progressive care nursing, emergency nursing, and professional staff development. She is a member of the Emergency Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Robin Gilbert, RN, MSN, CEN, CPEN, has over 25 years’ experience in emergency nursing. A number of her years in emergency nursing included experience in a pediatric emergency department at Boston Medical Center. She is both a certified emergency nurse and certified pediatric emergency nurse. Robin has experience as an emergency department manager, manager of cardiac & pulmonary rehabilitation and, currently, as the regional manager for staff development at Central Maine Medical Center. She instructs the NCLEX review class for Kaplan and tutors nursing students online for a local college of nursing. Her experience also includes having been an item writer for the Board Certification of Emergency Nursing and a former Chairperson. Robin was the coordinator for her employer’s “Pathway to Excellence” designation, which was received in 2012.In her role, Robin is able to remain current in the trends and best practices standards for care of the pediatric population. Robin received her BSN from Curry College, Massachusetts and her MSN from Saint Joseph’s College, Maine. Robin is an active member of the Emergency Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine, and a reviewer for the ANCC’s Pathway to Excellence program.
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