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RN, CRNA, LPN/LVN, NP
This program provides a clinically applicable review of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, cardiac assessment, cardiovascular pharmacology and interventions based on current guidelines for the most common cardiac disorders seen in clinical practice. Content includes a review of cardiac physiology that can be applied in daily practice, the physiological basis for cardiovascular drug therapy and the pathophysiology, diagnosis and guideline-based treatment strategies for heart failure, acute coronary syndromes and atrial fibrillation. Clinically useful tips on noninvasive assessment techniques and 12-Lead ECG interpretation can be applied in any clinical setting where cardiac patients receive care. Evidence-based practice standards for bedside cardiac monitoring for arrhythmia identification, ST-segment monitoring and QT interval monitoring provide a foundation for the delivery of high-quality patient care in any monitored setting. Take your knowledge of cardiovascular patient care to a higher level and improve outcomes for your patients.
This program prepares the learner to:
Contact Hours: 7 (Includes 4 Pharmacology Contact Hours)
MED-ED, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
MED-ED, Inc. is an approved provider by the following State Boards of Nursing: Florida/FBN 50-1286 and California #CEP10453.
Kristen’s professional experience includes working as an RN for nearly 25 years in the pediatrics, medical-surgical, telemetry, intensive and coronary care areas. She has served as a nurse educator for her entire career, currently works as a full-time cardiac nurse practitioner and has also been a collegiate adjunct professor. Kristen is currently triple certified with critical care clinical certifications, along with her nurse practitioner license, and prides herself in working with critical care and progressive care nurses at the bedside and sitting for those certification exams every 3 years.
Her entrepreneurial lectures on various evidence-based subject matters focus on a variety of topics, but mostly on the current guidelines and evidence for bedside nurses. She has been published three times on evidence-based improvement projects and was the lead writer for her unit’s Beacon Award, received four times from AACN. Kristen has spoken at the national level on targeted temperature management and on analyzing the laboratory data on infection.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
Toll Free: 800-763-3332
1911 Charlotte Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28203
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