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Category Archives: Cardiac Nursing

Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing …

Posted: September 25, 2018 at 2:42 am

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Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification (RN-BC) | ANCC

Posted: September 22, 2018 at 6:45 pm

To maintain certification, complete professional development requirements between the start and end dates of your certification, and provide this information on your renewal application. Certifications are renewed every 5 years. You may submit a renewal application up to 1 year prior to your expiration Continue reading

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Cardiac Nursing: Susan L. Woods PhD RN, Erika S. Sivarajan …

Posted: September 21, 2018 at 7:44 am

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Cardiac nursing – Wikipedia

Posted: September 6, 2018 at 7:49 am

Cardiac nursing is a nursing specialty that works with patients who suffer from various conditions of the cardiovascular system. Cardiac nurses help treat conditions such as unstable angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction and cardiac dysrhythmia under the direction of a cardiologist. Cardiac nurses perform postoperative care on a surgical unit, stress test evaluations, cardiac monitoring, vascular monitoring, and health assessments Continue reading

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Cardiac Nursing Nursing Schools – RNtoMSN

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Cardiac Nursing Education and Curriculum There are several Masters in nursing programs for cardio-vascular nurses across the country, most commonly allowing you to incorporate cardiac courses into a Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner role. While the CNS role is most common, there are several ways to specialize within this field. Continue reading

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Cardiovascular Nursing | CNS Careers & Education

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The Basics What youll do: Cardiovascular nurses care for people with heart disease and interact with their patients families. They may monitor and treat acutely ill patients, or they may focus on cardiac rehabilitationhelping patients make lifestyle changes to prevent the worsening of their disease. Minimum degree youll need to practice: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Certification: Certification is available through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Continue reading

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Cardiac Nurse Salary and Job Description | Cardiovascular …

Posted: August 22, 2018 at 12:43 pm

Cardiac, or cardiovascular, nurses are often specialized advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) who work alongside cardiologists and other healthcare providers to provide comprehensive cardiovascular care for patients with acute and chronic heart maladies. Continue reading

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Cardiac Nurse: Career Education for This Nursing Profession

Posted: August 12, 2018 at 1:40 pm

Cardiac, or cardiovascular, nurses are registered nurses who specialize in attending to patients who have various heart conditions. Traditionally working in hospital cardiac units, these nurses can also be found providing in-home and rehabilitation services outside hospitals. Cardiac nurses must complete a minimum of an associate’s degree and pass the NCLEX-RN in order to become licensed. Continue reading

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Cardiac Nursing | Become a Cardiac Nurse or Advance Your …

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Cardiac nursing is a specialty focused on preventing and treating conditions related to the heart. Like other nursing specialties, a profession in cardiac nursing requires an understanding of normal cardiac anatomy and physiology, keen assessment and monitoring skills, vast knowledge about cardiac disease and conditions, and ongoing education related to recommended prevention methods and treatment options. Cardiac nurses may work in inpatient or outpatient settings, care for medical or surgical patients, and see patients through acute illness or help them manage chronic disease Continue reading

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Nursing Care Plans for Decreased Cardiac output

Posted: July 31, 2018 at 7:48 pm

Nursing Diagnosis: Decreased Cardiac outputNursing Care Plans forDecreased Cardiac outputNANDA Definition: Inadequate blood pumped by the heart to meet metabolic demands of the body Defining Characteristics: Altered heart rate/rhythm: arrhythmias (tachycardia, bradycardia); palpitations; EKG changes; altered preload: jugular vein distention; fatigue; edema; murmurs; increased/decreased central venous pressure (CVP); increased/decreased pulmonary artery wedge pressure (PAWP); weight gain; altered afterload: cold/clammy skin; shortness of breath/dyspnea; oliguria; prolonged capillary refill; decreased peripheral pulses; variations in blood pressure readings; increased/decreased systemic vascular resistance (SVR); increased/decreased pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR); skin color changes; altered contractility: crackles; cough; orthopnea/paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea; cardiac outputless than4 L/min; cardiac indexless than2.5 L/min; decreased ejection fraction, stroke volume index (SVI), left ventricular stroke work index (LVSWI); S3 or S4 sounds; behavioral/emotional: anxiety; restlessness Related Factors: Myocardial infarction or ischemia, valvular disease, cardiomyopathy, serious dysrhythmia, ventricular damage, altered preload or afterload, pericarditis, sepsis, congenital heart defects, vagal stimulation, stress, anaphylaxis, cardiac tamponade NOC Outcomes (Nursing Outcomes Classification)Suggested NOC Labels Cardiac Pump Effectiveness Circulatory Status Tissue Perfusion: Abdominal Organs Tissue Perfusion: Peripheral Vital Signs Status Client Outcomes Nursing Interventions and Rationales Continue reading

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