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Cardiovascular Nursing Practice Textbook: A Comprehensive Resource Manual and Study Guide for Clinical Nurses

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Carol Jacobson, MN, RN
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Includes Volume 1 and Volume 2

One of the most current, up-to-date, two-volume user-friendly cardiovascular books available! This book is for clinical nurses and advanced practice nurses who work with patients who have cardiovascular diseases in all types of practice settings: critical care, telemetry/stepdown units, emergency departments, chest pain centers, cardiac/interventional catheterization laboratories, physician offices, clinics, cardiac rehabilitation, and home health care. An excellent tool for certification preparation and the best reference manual for cardiovascular topics in any clinical setting as well as for nurse educators in hospitals, schools of nursing and clinical nurse specialists who are responsible for teaching, mentoring and supporting clinical nursing staff.

Features of this book that make it a user friendly reference for nurses include:

  • Size 12 font for easy reading
  • Full page layout
  • Combination of prose and bulleted text (no outlines!)
  • Illustrations to help explain concepts discussed in the text
  • Summary of the most recent guidelines from American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology for managing specific cardiovascular diseases
  • Linking Knowledge to Practice sections to help you apply what you have read to clinical practice
  • Knowledge assessment questions or practice rhythm strips and ECGs at the end of each chapter to test your understanding of content presented

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Carol has over 40 years’ experience as a critical-care nurse and nurse educator. She has held positions as staff nurse, clinical specialist and manager in critical care units and cardiac cath labs. Carol received her BSN from the University of Colorado and her MN from the University of Washington. She also serves as affiliate faculty for the University of Washington School of Nursing. Carol is a partner in Cardiovascular Nursing Education Associates (CNEA) and is co-author of the book Cardiovascular Nursing Practice: A Comprehensive Resource Manual and Study Guide for Clinical Nurses, published by CNEA in 2007. She is a past recipient of the Excellence in Critical Care Education Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) and the AACN Flame of Excellence Award in 2012. Carol is known nationally for her humorous and common-sense approach to teaching difficult topics while making them understandable and is a frequently requested speaker at conferences across the country.

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Friendly return policy. You may return any unopened bookstore item for any reason within 30 days of the purchase date and receive a full refund. Shipping and handling fees incurred are nonrefundable. To request a return or exchange, please call 800-763-3332.


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