Myocardial Infarction Management for Canada

Myocardial Infarction Management for Canada 

This course discusses the risks, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, assessment and interventions associated with myocardial infarction. Medical management of an acute infarct is discussed, as well as nursing management and cardiac rehabilitation strategies post-infarct.


Hours: 2.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-CAN-0-MMIC
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2025
Learning Objectives:
Discuss risk factors associated with coronary heart disease.
Discriminate between the signs and symptoms of an acute myocardial infarction and angina.
Describe the importance of quick nursing interventions and medical management.
Explain post-infarct nursing management and cardiac rehabilitation strategies.


Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Behind Myocardial Infarction

Impending Doom

Facts & Figures

Risk Factors



Signs & Symptoms



Section 3: MI Interventions

Time is Muscle

Nursing Assessment

Nursing Interventions

Diagnostic Tests

Medical Management



Section 4: Post-Infarct

Nursing Management

Energy Conservation


Cardiac Rehabilitation

Post-MI Risks




Section 5: Conclusion


Course Contributors




Instructor: Lynda Welch, RN

Lynda Welch is a registered nurse with an extensive career history in long-term care management. She provides general administrative and clinical nursing consultative services to staff in long-term care homes. Lynda is also a legal nurse consultant. Her understanding of operational and clinical issues related to long term care, combined with her ability to read and interpret government standards and legislation, provides plaintiff, defense and labour lawyers with an objective, evidence-based opinion related to relevant standards of care.

Disclosure: Lynda Welch, 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: General Staff; 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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