Presentation of a Type-B Aortic Dissection in a Healthy Young Female

Presentation of a Type-B Aortic Dissection in a Healthy Young Female

Identification: MSNJ2309
Issue: May-June 2023
Volume: Vol. 32/No. 3
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 06/30/2025
  • 1.30 - CH


Learning Outcome:
After completing this education activity, the learner will be able to discuss the importance of obtaining detailed history on the timing, severity, and persistence of symptoms, as well as precipitating events, to address life-threatening conditions immediately.

Contact hours available until 6/30/2025.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers, authors):

The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this nursing continuing professional development article.

Commercial Support:

No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This education activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).

Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Michele Boyd, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, AMSN Education Director.


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Presentation of a Type-B Aortic Dissection in a Healthy Young Female

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Maria Libano
6/9/23 2:20 pm

Important information.

Cindy Moore
9/19/23 10:09 pm

Great article

Debra Mack
10/19/23 11:47 pm

This was very interesting, especially since my co-worker presented to ER with these symptoms and EKG was normal as well as her most of her labs. Her D-dimer was elevated and she is in the process of undergoing a CT right now