Cardiovascular Update

Text:
Increase font size
Decrease font size

Instructor: Christina Leonard or Megan Randall

Length: 6 - 8 hours

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

Audience: PAs, NPs, RNs and other interested health care providers.