- Continuing Education & Life Support
|Course ID||Course Name||Course||Catagory||Credit Hours|
|SP||Interventions for Dysrhythmias: Step II||Specialty Courses||Continuing Education and Life Support||N/A|
Description and Target Audience: This workshop is designed to provide health care professionals with the tools to assure that accurate interpretation of cardiac rhythms will be made, that life-threatening situations will be recognized and that the appropriate nursing interventions will be initiated for patients. Nurses and respiratory therapists would benefit from attending this program. Basic rhythm interpretation skills are required to attend this course.
At the end of this course, participants should be able to:
Karen Young, RN, BSN, CNOR, Enterprise Educator
Angie Curry, RNC, Enterprise Educator
CoxHealth Education Center, Springfield, MO
We reserve the right to substitute educators.
8:00 – 8:15 Pretest
8:15 – 9:00 Anatomy & Physiology of the Cardiac System
9:00 – 9:15 Break
9:15 – 10:00 Electrophysiology & Cardiac Monitoring
10:00 – 12:00 Brady-dysrhythmias
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch (on your own)
12:45 – 1:45 Tachydysrhythmias
1:45 – 2:00 Break
2:00 – 3:15 Ventricular Tachycardias, Ventricular Fibrillation, & Asystole
3:15 – 3:45 Dysrhythmia Management in Heart Failure
3:45 – 4:15 Post-test
4:15 – 4:30 Questions/Discussion
4:30 Evaluations/Statements of Credit/Adjourn
Course Length: 8 Hours
Certification Length: None
Includes: Course Syllabus
CoxHealth Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Accreditation approval only refers to this educational activity and does not imply endorsement of any commercial products by CoxHealth or any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.
Participants will receive statements of credit at the end of the program when all requirements for credit have been met. Satisfactory completion of objectives will occur through course attendance. Therefore contact hours will be given only for hours the participant attends. In order to receive a statement of credit, all participants must sign-in at the registration desk, turn in a completed evaluation form at the end of the program, pass a written test, and demonstrate the skills necessary to complete this course.
Information presented during this activity represents the views and opinions of the presenters and does not necessarily constitute the opinion, endorsement of, or promotion by CoxHealth.
No sponsorship or commercial support has been received for this activity. No Off Label medications or medical devices will be discussed.
All speakers and planning committee members for this activity have indicated they do not have any conflicts of interest or significant financial affiliations with any pharmaceutical or medical device companies. Planning committee members and speakers have created this activity without bias or influence from all external commercial entities.