RN, CNS, LPN/LVN, NP
This course is designed to prepare the cardiac medical and cardiac surgical nurse to take the AACN certification exam for Cardiac Medicine and/or Surgery Exam. The course focuses on adult cardiac abnormalities with a concentration on nursing assessment and medical/surgical interventions. Coronary artery disease, acute coronary syndrome, heart failure and endocarditis will be the major topics of discussion, with related medical and surgical interventions. The review will also include a brief review of pulmonary, hematology, neurology and gastrointestinal and renal systems as they pertain to the cardiac patient.
Program Learning Outcomes
This program prepares the learner to: