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.
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- Ischemic cardiovascular conditions:
- acute MI
Cardiac Muscle Dysfunction & Congestive Heart Failure
- Diagnostic Tests & Procedures
- blood tests
- Cardiac catheterization
- Cardiac Rehabilitation:
- approved diagnoses
- progression through program
Course Goals & Objectives:
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- Identify the differences between stable angina, unstable angina, and acute coronary syndrome.
- List 3 factors that impact HTN and how uncontrolled HTN impacts the body.
- List 4 common causes of CMD & CHF
- Identify 5 symptoms in a patient with CHF
- List the differences between the 4 stages of the New York Heart Association Classification of CHF.
- Identify the gold standard for assessing myocardial damage.
- Recognize how a health care provider would use information from a patient's exercise test?
- List at least 2 methods of calculating heart rate from an ECG reading.
- List the 4 phases of cardiac rehabilitation
- List 4 of the diagnoses that are covered for cardiac rehab by CMS.
- List 3 members of the cardiac rehab interdisciplinary team.
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Contact Hours: 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech Language Pathologist and Nurse
Instructional Level: Intermediate
This course is offered for 0.40 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).
Financial – Suzanne Greenwalt is employed by Belmont University and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.