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The Role of the Case Manager in Managing the Patient with Heart Failure

Managing the Patient with Heart Failure: The Role of the Case Manager as a Team Member – Describe the high incidence and burden of Heart Failure (HF) and the factors that may contribute to the “HF paradox” – increases in … Continue reading

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Care of Patients With Chronic Stable Angina- Free CEUs for Nurses

Case Simulations in Persistent Angina: Collaborative Approach for Assessment and Management– Despite recently published, evidence-based guideline recommendations, gaps persist in the care of patients with chronic stable angina. In this interactive case-based simulation, participants will navigate through the assessment, treatment, … Continue reading

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5.5 Free CEUs for Nurses- Cardiovasular Program Series

Cardiovascular Program Series 5.5 Free CEUs Total- Take One or All 5! Course 1- Patient Assessment and Diagnostic Tests– Assess findings of valvular disease and ventricular septal defects. Assess findings of fluid changes within the heart. Complete a pertinent cardiovascular patient … Continue reading

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Free Pharmacology Hours for Nurse Practitioners- Stroke Prevention in AF

Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Current Evidence for Tailoring Antithrombotic Therapy– Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice and afflicts more than 3 million people in the United States. AF is an … Continue reading

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Best Practices in Cardiac Stress Testing- Free CME for Physicians

Best Practices for Applying Pharmacological Cardiac Stress Testing– Utilize appropriate guidelines and recommendations when ordering a cardiac stress test in a pre-operative patient. Evaluate efficacy and safety data of pharmacologic agents used to induce cardiac stress. Employ effective communication strategies between … Continue reading

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Free Nursing CEUs- Management of the Electrophysiology Patient

Rhythms of Life: Nursing Care of the Electrophysiology Managed Patient– How do you explain the difference between a cardiac catheterization and an electrophysiologic (EP) study to a patient? How are arrhythmias managed? What is a tilt table test? What are … Continue reading

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Free AHRA CEUs for Rad Techs- Complications in the Cardiac Cath Lab

Aortic Stenosis and Stable CAD with Intermediate Lesion– Discuss the human dynamics in the cath lab. Utilize new types of stents and hemodynamics support devices. Identify complications in the cath lab and utilize appropriate management techniques for these complications. Explain … Continue reading

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Free Nursing CEUs- Women & Heart Disease

Women and Heart Disease– This course is written for physicians, but is also appropriate for RNs and technologists, who wish to expand their understanding of the awareness issues, risk factors, and treatment options for women and heart disease. Course content … Continue reading

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2 Free AHRA CEUs for Rad Techs- Cardiac Stress Testing Overview

Stress Testing in Cardiac Nuclear Medicine Technology– designed for nuclear technologists specializing in nuclear cardiology in the area of exercise stress testing with and without pharmacologic agents. The first part of the course addresses exercise stress testing measurements and indications, … Continue reading

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Preventing Stroke in AF- Free Nursing Education

A Call to Action for Primary Care to Prevent Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation– Atrial fibrillation is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heart beat). It may cause no symptoms, but it is often associated with palpitations, fainting, chest pain, or congestive heart failure; however, in some people atrial fibrillation … Continue reading

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Free AMA CEUs- Evidence-Based Practices in ACS

Acute Coronary Syndrome: Optimizing Outcomes Across the Spectrum of Care™—An Evidence-Based Best Practices Program-ACS presents a major healthcare challenge. This year, more than 1 million adults will experience a new or recurrent episode of unstable angina (UA), non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction … Continue reading

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Transradial PCI:Using Vascular X-Ray Technology

Facilitating Transradial PCI: From Access to X-Ray– Outline the health risks associated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Describe the association between bleeding complications and PCI outcomes. Implement strategies to reduce the risk of bleeding with PCI using vascular x-ray technology. … Continue reading

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12 Lead EKG- Free Nursing Education

12 Lead EKG Boot Camp Series: Using Case Studies to Interpret Ischemia, Injury and Infarction– Compare and contrast the difference between a Q wave and non-Q wave MI and the EKG changes associated with ischemia, injury, and infarction. Identify other causes … Continue reading

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Challenging Cases- Free CME for Physicians

Case #862 Ischemic Heart Disease– Sally is a 62-year-old female with a history of type 2 diabetes and hypertension. She reports that for months she has had shortness of breath and chest tightness while walking to and from the hospital parking … Continue reading

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2 Free CEUs for Nurses- Hypertension

Hypertension– The American Heart Association estimates that approximately one-third of  American adults are afflicted with hypertension. Worldwide, more than 25 % of  the adult population has hypertension, which is approximately one billion people. By 2025, a projected 1.56 billion people worldwide will have … Continue reading

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Cardiac Stress Tests- Free CEUs for Nurse Practitioners

Optimizing Pharmacologic Cardiac Stress Tests: The Role of Nuclear Cardiology Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Nurses– Recognize the individual patient factors that determine optimal stress testing modality, including ability to exercise and comorbid conditions. Differentiate among available pharmacologic stress agents … Continue reading

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