Causes and Treatments of Tachycardias

Facilitator(s): Beth Hammer, MSN,RN,APN-BC

Contact Hours 1.25
CERP A 1.25
Philadelphia Conference
Date Monday 5/22/2023
Time 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM ET
Room 103A
Virtual Conference
Date Monday 6/12/2023
Time 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM PT
Live Q & A
Available On Demand
From Monday 6/12/2023
To Tuesday 10/31/2023

Session Summary

This session identifies risk factors associated with common atrial tachyarrhythmias. Discussion includes foundational and advanced pathophysiology contributing to the development of these arrhythmias. Content includes pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments. Multiple case studies are used to help participants apply their knowledge to immediate and long-term interventions for management and prevention of arrhythmias.


  • Identify multiple clinical risk factors for atrial arrhythmias.
  • Explain the pathophysiology of triggers specific to atrial tachyarrhythmias.
  • Assess immediate and long-term interventions to prevent specific arrhythmias.
Topics ECG, Cardiovascular, Medication Management
Population Adult
Role Staff

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Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

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