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2-Day Cardiac Essentials Conference: Day One: Essential Cardiac Skills

DAY ONE: ESSENTIAL CARDIAC SKILLS Join expert, Cynthia L. Webner, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN, for this high-powered program loaded with practical information designed to increase your confidence when caring for today’s complex cardiac patients. Regardless of your setting, you must be prepared to deal with cardiac emergencies, have a thorough understanding of the associated pharmacology, and be able to identify life-threatening changes on the ECG. Cynthia will provide practical tools and tips that will make this job easier and help improve outcomes for your patients. Additionally, the latest management strategies for the three most common reasons for cardiac hospital admissions including acute coronary syndrome (ACS), heart failure (HF) and atrial fibrillation (AF) will be discussed. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your skills and achieve excellence in cardiovascular nursing!
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Faculty:
Cynthia L. Webner
Duration:
6 Hours 33 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
May 11, 2016

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DAY ONE: ESSENTIAL CARDIAC SKILLS

Join expert, Cynthia L. Webner, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN, for this high-powered program loaded with practical information designed to increase your confidence when caring for today’s complex cardiac patients. Regardless of your setting, you must be prepared to deal with cardiac emergencies, have a thorough understanding of the associated pharmacology, and be able to identify life-threatening changes on the ECG. Cynthia will provide practical tools and tips that will make this job easier and help improve outcomes for your patients. Additionally, the latest management strategies for the three most common reasons for cardiac hospital admissions including acute coronary syndrome (ACS), heart failure (HF) and atrial fibrillation (AF) will be discussed. Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your skills and achieve excellence in cardiovascular nursing!

OUTLINE

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Door to Discharge

  • STEMI and NSTEMI
    • ECG Recognition
    • Pathologic Differences
    • Treatment Strategies
      • Acute vs. Long Term
      • Medical
      • Interventional
    • Complications
    • Short & Long Term
    • Counseling for Success at Home
    • Secondary Prevention

Obstructive Shock: Risk, Recognition, and Response

  • Bedside Assessment Skills
  • Key Interventions for:
    • Pulmonary Embolus
    • Myocardial Rupture/Tamponade
    • Tension Pneumothorax
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Ventricular Septal Defect
    • Papillary Muscle Ruptures
  • Critical Thinking Checkpoints for Evaluation

Cardiac Pharmacology: Administration and Monitoring

  • Medications to Impact Cardiac Output & Improve Myocardial Performance
    • Vasoactive Medications
    • Prevention of Ventricular Remodeling
    • New Heart Failure Medications
  • Medications to Impact Clotting
    • Anticoagulants in ACS
    • Anti-platelets
  • Medications to Treat Lipids
    • New Guidelines & Agents
  • Principles for Practice
    • Polypharmacy
    • Elderly

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2-Day Cardiac Essentials Conference: Day One: Essential Cardiac Skills

Cynthia L. Webner, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC Related seminars and products: 8

Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist

Aultman Hospital


Cynthia L. Webner, DNP, RN, CCNS, CCRN-CMC, CHFN, has over 32 years of critical care and cardiovascular experience in a wide variety of clinical practice settings. Twelve years of her career were dedicated to nursing management and Heart Center administration. She currently practices as a hospital-based Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist with a large medical cardiology practice.

Cindy leads the hospital’s cardiac care therapeutic hypothermia program. Cindy has a passion for both nursing practice and the cardiac patient. She believes knowledge transforms clinical practice. In addition to maintaining a part-time clinical practice, Cindy is also a co-owner of Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education Associates.

She collaborated on Cardiovascular Nursing Practice: A Comprehensive Nursing Resource Manual published by CNEA in 2007. Cindy’s presentations at regional and national venues are known for their high level of enthusiasm and humor used to deliver very high level content. Cindy will convince you that learning is indeed fun, and clinical practice is truly a joy.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Cynthia Webner is a business partner for Key Choice and Cardiovascular Nursing Education. She has an employment relationship with Aultman Hospital CVC. Dr. Webner receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Cynthia Webner is a CCRN Ambassador for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.