Rapid Review: Components of a Cardiac Assessment

Rapid Review: Components of a Cardiac Assessment 

This course will review the common components of a cardiac assessment as well as some of the most common findings related to a cardiac examination.

$25.00

Hours: 0.50
REL-SRC-0-RRCCA

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-RRCCA
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Describe the common components of a cardiac health history and physical exam.
Describe abnormal findings that may present during a cardiac assessment.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Cardiac Health History
A. Overview
B. Chest Pain and Discomfort
C. Elimination Habits
D. Activity and Exercise
E. Sleep and Rest
F. Dyspnea
G. Cough
H. Review
I. Summary
Section 3: Performing a Cardiac Exam
A. Overview
B. General Appearance
C. Inspection of Skin
D. Blood Pressure
E. Pulse
F. Jugular Venous Pulsation
G. Inspection of Extremities
H. Review
I. Summary
Section 4: Conclusion
A. Summary
B. Course Contributor
C. References
D. Congratulations

Instructor: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN
Elizabeth Kellerman MSN, RN started in nursing in 2007 after graduating from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. While working in a critical care unit at Sutter Mills-Peninsula Hospital she earned her CCRN and TNCC. Her experience and knowledge led her to nursing education where she taught at a community college while working to receive her Master's in Nurse Education at Western Carolina University. As a nursing instructor, she spent time in many types of care settings including medical-surgical inpatient and community living centers. Her passion for education and training has most recently led her to a position as subject matter expert and content writer for Relias. Disclosure: Elizabeth Kellerman, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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Accommodations
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