Antiarrhythmic Pharmacology in Atrial and Ventricular Arrhythmias

Author(s): Marzlin Karen M

Contact Hours 2.62

CERP A 2.62

Pharmacology Hours 2.62

Expires Dec 31, 2024

Topics: Cardiovascular, ECG, Pharmacology

Population: Adult

Role: APRN

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Antiarrhythmic agents are used in the emergent and long-term management of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias. They are high risk medications with potential for proarrhythmic effects. This session provides foundational through advanced concepts regarding patient and drug specific features needed for clinical decision making. Pharmacology content 100%.


  • Distinguish the action of antiarrhythmic agents with their effect on the action potential.
  • Discuss the role of antiarrhythmic agents in the management of atrial, ventricular, and other cardiac arrhythmias.
  • Describe key considerations in prescribing, administering, and evaluating the effect of antiarrhythmic medications.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

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


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number CEP 1036, for 2.62 contact hours.

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