This session focuses on equipping the medical-surgical nurse with tools to interpret basic rhythms seen on medical-surgical units and reviews essential pathophysiology of the cardiac system and cardiac medications.
Contact hours available until 9/14/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, Authors, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, planners, authors, and speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.
Objectives: • Discuss the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system as it related to cardiac dysrhythmias originating within the atria. • Describe the basic cardiac electrophysiology of the ECG complex. • Discuss potential complications for patients experiencing sinus and atrial dysrhythmias. • Describe appropriate treatment strategies for patients with sinus and atrial dysrhythmias.