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This Conference will focus on cardiac assessment, and management of a patient deteriorating with a cardiac complication. It will include exploration of the role of the Nurse and or Paramedic in cardiac disease management as well as examining the Nurse’s role in the assessment of the deterioration of a patient in a surgical ward and or medical ward from cardiac complications from diagnosis through to advocacy. The content of the Conference applies also to the Nurse in the community setting with assessment of a patient deteriorating with cardiac disorders such as heart failure.
This conference is applicable to every area of Nursing, from the acute setting in the emergency department, to the ward Nurse managing a patient with cardiac complications. Cardiac disorders are increasing and are considered one of the most common disorders affecting all ages. All Nurses must have advanced knowledge of the red flags and associated clinical presentation of a patient deteriorating with a cardiac complication regardless of the primary condition of their admission.
- Explore the skills required to recognise and undertake clinical assessment of the patient with Cardiac complications inclusive of ecg interpretation of myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death.
- Review a variety of clinical conditions relating to cardiac disease and disorders.
- Discuss cardiac disorders affecting young adults through to the older adult.
- Discover how to apply critical thinking via a scenario-based teaching approach. Gain assertiveness skills to enhance effective communication, and timely intervention, within the healthcare team.
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