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ECCO 4: Caring for Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders, Pt 1 ICU

ECCO 4: Caring for Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders, Pt 1 ICU

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Online Course, 2020


Product Code: ECCO4CV1iMIND

Caring for Patients With Cardiovascular Disorders: Part 1

Subscription Length - 6 months


Cardiovascular, Part 1 reviews fundamental information about cardiovascular system assessment and diagnostic testing for critically ill patients. Acute coronary syndromes are described, including the pathophysiologic differences, diagnostic testing, and both medical and interventional treatment priorities for ST-elevation MI, non-ST-elevation MI and unstable angina. Complications of MI are addressed, including clinical signs and patient management. Pre- and post-cardiac procedure care are also discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe clinical signs and symptoms in a patient likely presenting with acute coronary syndrome (ACS).
  • Differentiate ACS pain. Identify diagnostic findings associated with ischemia and infarction. Interpret cardiac biomarkers and myocardial oxygen supply and demand.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and provide the care required for virtual patients presenting with STEMI, non-STEMI and UA.
  • Describe the evidence-based nursing care for patients undergoing invasive and noninvasive cardiac procedures, including pre- and post-cardiac catheterization procedure care.

Derived From ECCO

The contents of this modular course are from “Essentials of Critical Care Orientation” (ECCO) 4.0’s ICU track.

Designed for nurses new to working in progressive or intensive care units, ECCO applies current, evidence-based practice to equip learners with the knowledge and confidence to provide safe patient care in the ICU. Featuring evidence-based learning, real-life patient scenarios and virtual simulations, ECCO (ICU) consists of 18 modules that offer up to 75.45 continuing education (CE) contact hours. 

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CE hours are provided for this ECCO modular course.

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 Commission on Accreditation, Provider Number 0012. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses is approved by the California State Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP1036, for up to 3.75 contact hours.

CE Expiration Date: July 1, 2026.

This product is nonrefundable.