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Cardiovascular Emergencies – Part Two: Overview to Presentations

This course discusses the essential steps in assessing emergencies of the heart and the great vessels, outlines serious cardiovascular conditions and describes their subsequent paramedic and nursing management.

The Cardiovascular series will cover basic cardiovascular anatomy and physiology. It will address the essential steps in assessing emergencies of the heart and the great vessels. You will also learn about Cardiovascular management covering everything from ECG interpretation, cardiac markers, differential diagnosis of chest pain and cardiogenic shock to dysrhythmias, pacemakers and pharmacological management, including beta-blocker therapy.

  1. Cardiovascular Emergencies - Part One: Fundamentals.
  2. Cardiovascular Emergencies – Part Two: Overview to Presentations.
  3. Cardiovascular Emergencies - Part Three: Presentations.

You should complete the course series chronologically, starting with Part One: Fundamentals.

The key topics covered in Part Two of this series are:

  1. Acute Chest Pain.
  2. Acute Coronary Syndromes.
  3. Cardiac Markers.
  4. Cardiogenic Shock.
  5. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
  6. Pharmacological Management.
  7. Basic Electrocardiogram Interpretation.

Once you have enrolled in this Course you can begin by clicking Introduction in the list below.

ELS-001-P2
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