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Cardiac Patient Care: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Course Description
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) CEU course on caring for patients with or at risk. Cardiac patient care continuing education covers risk factors for heart disease and heart attack, prevention measures, assessment and diagnosis, complications and comorbidities, emergency treatment, and management.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Discuss the incidence and impact of coronary artery disease.

2) Describe the anatomy and normal blood circulation of the heart.

3) Review the pathophysiology of CAD.

4) Differentiate between the major clinical presentations of CAD.

5) Discuss nonpreventable and preventable risk factors.

6) Describe evidence-based prevention measures.

7) Identify the signs, symptoms, and clinical test outcome criteria used to screen and diagnose coronary artery disease.

8) State the principles underlying the acute management of the disease.

9) Explain the components of a comprehensive plan of care and monitoring for patients.

10) Discuss the complications and comorbidities associated with CAD.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires September 1, 2021. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Michael Jay Katz, MD, PhD

Michael Jay Katz has taught anatomy, physical diagnosis, and scientific writing in the medical school of Case Western Reserve University for more than twenty-five years. He has written sixteen books and eighty papers and essays. He is currently the anatomy and physiology consultant for Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary.

Leslie R. Crane, EdD, MSN, RN

Leslie Crane has been an RN since 1973. She teaches in the RN, LVN, CNA, and home health aide programs at Santa Rosa Junior College in California. She graduated from Sonoma State University with an MSN and the University of Phoenix with an EdD in educational technology. Her clinical background is primarily in adult critical care. Leslie loves teaching nursing students and "infecting" them with her enthusiasm for the profession, passion for life-long learning, and commitment to a high level of accountability. 
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 9 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 09/01/2021
Cost: $47.00
Credit Offered: 9 ANCC Credits
 
 
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