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  • 03 May 2018

    ***Fundraiser SPECIAL – open to all***

    27th  October 2017 – St Vincent’s Hospital Clinical School, Scott Street, Toowoomba

    click on this link for further details – St Vincent’s Cardiac Extravaganza Day

     

    2 Day Cardiac Nursing Seminar:

    3rd-4th May 2018 – Lismore (venue to be advised)

    Click here to download brochure

    Cost: 

    Two-day seminar: $385.00 – 2017 price;  $405.00 – 2018 price

    One-day seminar: $265.00 – 2017 price;  $285.00 – 2018 price

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Cardiac Nursing Seminars and Workshops

Acute Cardiac Presentation Seminar – 1 Day

Our acute one day cardiac nursing seminars include the fundamental rhythm interpretation workshop as standard.  This day commences with a fundamental overview of physiology and pathophysiology of acute coronary syndromes.  Pathogenesis of MI, its assessment and management are reviewed.  At the completion of this seminar, nurses and paramedics will have an understanding of basic cardiac rhythm, the assessment of a patient experiencing acute chest pain and management modalities of chest pain events.  This seminar is pitched at students in 2nd-3rd year, Paramedics and RNs in acute care settings where oxygen and ECGs are performed.

Content includes

  • Cellular physiology of the cardiac cells
  • Cardiac anatomy and physiology
  • Pacemaker function and electrophysiology
  • Rhythm interpretation and Heart Block
  • Chest pain causes, risks and the cholesterol myth and atherosclerosis
  • Pathophysiology of arteriothrombosis, the clot formation and plaque rupture leading to MI
  • Chest pain assessment and management, including the drugs in acute cardiac events
  • Oxygen and its use in chest pain

Cardiac Nursing Seminars – 2 Days

The ECT4Health Cardiac Nursing seminar is designed for nurses and students in the health sciences (premed, medicine, nursing and paramedical) to develop contemporary knowledge and confidence in the assessment and management of patients experiencing acute cardiac events.  Our comprehensive 2 day cardiac nursing seminars include the fundamental rhythm interpretation workshop as standard.

Content includes

  • Cellular physiology of the cardiac cells
  • Cardiac anatomy and physiology
  • Pacemaker function and electrophysiology
  • Rhythm interpretation and Heart Block
  • Fundamental 12 lead ECG interpretation – understanding Axis, ST segments and bundle branch blocks
  • ALS (Advanced Life support overview) – this is theory only – DRSABCD, Drugs and algorithm
  • Heart failure
  • Hypertension and the drugs used to manage HTN
  • Chest pain causes, risks and the cholesterol myth
  • Chest pain assessment and management, including the drugs in acute cardiac events
  • The great Oxygen and chest pain discussion

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