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Flexi ECPD - Approach To Cardiology

Excel CPD - Vet Nurse CPD

11 months ago

Duration: 8 hour(s)
Cost: £155

This flexi CPD series on cardiology will cover all things cardio from the starting point of triage and clinical exam, through disease processes, diagnostics, treatments and nursing considerations. By the end of the final module you will have the tools to assess and support patients with diagnosed or suspected heart disease, record and assess ECG’s and interpret arrhythmias, understand the processes behind the various heart conditions patients display and the pathophysiology of heart failure.

Module 1: Introduction to Cardiology
Overview of cardiac anatomy
Congenital and acquired defects
Clinical exam
Auscultation and murmurs
Congestive heart failure
Pericardial effusion
Pleural effusion

Module 2: ECGs
Cardiac conduction system
Presenting signs of arrhythmias ECGs – when and how to take
Reading ECGs and understanding artefacts
Antiarrhythmic classification
Case examples

Module 3: Cardiac Conditions
Stages of heart disease
Mitral valve disease
Tricuspid valve disease
Aortic stenosis
Dilated cardiomyopathy
Pulmonic stenosis
Patent ductus arteriosus
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Restrictive cardiomyopathy
Ventricular and atrial septal defects
Sedation and anaesthesia

Module 4: Heart Failure
Pathophysiology of heart failure
Left sided congestive heart failure
Right sided congestive heart failure
Feline aortic thromboembolism
Cardiogenic shock / low output failure

The course will be available immediately following purchase, with unlimited lifetime access and will provide a total of 8 hours of CPD (UK), or 8 points (Australia and New Zealand).

Tutor: Liza Ebeck
Date: On demand
Cost: £155 +vat
Length: Unlimited lifetime access
CPD: 8 hours / 8 points (AUS/NZ)
Level: Intermediate

Who is it for?

Veterinary Nurses

Number of CPD hours this event can be recorded as

8 hours

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