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This series provides 9 hours of continuing education for most licenses. View the detail of each course to see how many contact hours are approved by the accrediting bodies.This six part series is for both new staff in the cardiac catheterization lab and for the more experienced staff to prepare for the RCIS examination. The series is comprehensive, beginning with a review of the anatomy and physiology, the basic and more advanced waveform analysis, the identification of shunts and the treatment modality. This program reviews the right heart catheterization, left heart catheterization, and interventional equipment descriptions and uses. The differentiation of coronary balloons, wires, and stents will be discussed. Commonly used cardiac medications are reviewed along with their effects and side effects.Cardiac Catheterization: Equipment for Interventional CatheterizationCardiac Catheterization: Pressures and WaveformsCardiac Catheterization: Radiation Exposure and Contrast Induced NephropathyCardiac Catheterization: Complications and Common MistakesCardiac Catheterization: Equipment for Diagnostic Cardiac CatheterizationCardiac Catheterization: Information to Function Effectively and Efficiently in the Cath Lab