Atrial fibrillation is a common cardiac arrhythmia that greatly varies inpatient presentation and symptomatology. Nurses can assess patients, record symptoms, monitor heart rate and rhythm, and implement risk reduction strategies.
Learning Outcome: After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to compare and contrast the differences in two case presentations with patients with atrial fibrillation.
Learning Engagement Activity: Read the case studies and use Table 1 to document your ECG measurements for the two case descriptions.
Contact hours available until 4/30/22. Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
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This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, AMSN Education Director.