Early career healthcare professionals need practical clinical information as they navigate their profession. Core Curriculum for the Cardiovascular Clinician offers a comprehensive and skill-focused curriculum covering cardiology from A to Z for early career nurses and physician assistants. Learn from seasoned cardiovascular experts at this interactive course featuring hands-on workshops and practice-based sessions that focus on the basics of risk reduction, heart failure and coronary artery disease to the specifics of stress testing, physical exams and interpreting EKGs. Small groups allow you to spend time comparing strategies and procedures with both your colleagues and faculty.
Attend this course and take home useful updates on the latest guidelines and devices, and learn to apply them to your practice!
The overall goal of this course is to offer cardiovascular clinicians a core competency-based curriculum through a comprehensive review of best practices in cardiovascular care as well as a discussion of the latest updates in cardiovascular disease management.
Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to —
Identify best practices of the cardiovascular physical examination
Evaluate the results of diagnostic studies needed for the care of the cardiovascular patient
Improve utilization of cardiovascular pathophysiology knowledge
Determine appropriate management strategies for patients with acute and chronic cardiovascular disease
Analyze practice implications of recently released ACC/AHA guidelines pertaining to the use of pharmacological and therapies for the cardiovascular patient
This course is intended for early career nurse practitioners and clinicians, clinical nurse specialists, physician assistants and cardiovascular nurses.