This class will review pathophysiology, pharmacology, and key physical assessment skills for common cardiology disease processes including: hypertension, heart failure, dyslipidemia and ischemic heart disease. Evidence-based management strategies will be emphasized. Case studies will be utilized to fully integrate learning into the clinical setting.
- At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- Identify key aspects of history taking, physical assessment, & interpretation of diagnostic findings as they relate to various cardiovascular disease states
- Discuss appropriate medical and nursing management of patients with hypertension, congestive heart failure, dyslipidemia and coronary artery disease
- Apply the principles discussed in the workshop to outline appropriate treatment strategies for three case studies
PAs, NPs, RNs and other interested health care providers.