South Dakota State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners accepts Continuing Education courses approved by the American Physical Therapy Association and its affiliate components. Relias Learning is a Texas CCAP Accredited Provider by the Texas Physical Therapy Association, approval #1902008TX. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.
Ms. Lounsbury was an Advanced Practice Nurse and was recently the Program Director of a Cardiovascular Health, Assessment, Management and Prevention Service at a large midwestern university hospital. After earning a Bachelor of Science (BSN) degree with Honors she went on to complete a Master of Education (MEd) degree at Iowa State University. She has over 40 years nursing experience and is board certified in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Critical Care Nursing. Ms. Lounsbury is also a fellow of the American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). An invited international lecturer, Ms Lounsbury has delivered over one hundred presentations on a variety of cardiac topics to regional, national and international conferences, universities and served as an adjunct instructor, University of Iowa, College of Nursing and Emergency Medical Services. She has also authored and coauthored articles in peer-reviewed, professional journals, as well as abstracts, book reviews and poster presentations. Ms. Lounsbury has also coauthored two books on Cardiac Rhythm Disorders. Disclosure: Patricia Lounsbury, RN-BC, BSN, MEd, FAACVPR, Alumnus CCRN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.