Cardiac Conditions – Pathophysiology, Diagnostic Tests and Procedures, and Treatment


Course Description

Course Description:

Health care providers in any setting encounter a variety of cardiac conditions in the adult population.  The understanding of these conditions is essential to providing patients with thorough care.  With these conditions, there is a wide variety of cardiac tests and procedures that are performed, including ECGs.  It is necessary for health care providers to understand these tests so that the results can be integrated into patient care.

This course will discuss the pathophysiology and presentation of ischemic cardiac conditions as well as cardiac muscle dysfunction and failure.  In addition it will review cardiac diagnostic testing procedures.  The course will also give an overview of ECGs and the components of cardiac rehabilitation.  This course will leave health care providers with a greater understanding of cardiac conditions, their presentation, how they are diagnosed and the management of these conditions.

Contact Hours: 4
Video Course Format: Video
Target Audience:
Instructional Level: Intermediate