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ECG: Ventricular Dysrhythmias

Price: $10.00 CE: 1.00
This course is accessible until 4/24/2022

ECG: Ventricular Dysrhythmias was designed to advance the clinical expertise in the understanding, knowledge, and skills of ventricular dysrhythmias in terms of their identification criteria, causes, and appropriate treatment protocol.

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Upon completion of this ECG module, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify specific ventricular dysrhythmias.
  2. Describe specific characteristics and types of premature ventricular complexes, ventricular tachycardia, and ventricular fibrillation.
  3. Understand and differentiate the treatment sequences between VTach and VFib.
  4. Describe specific characteristics of idioventricular rhythm.
  5. Differentiate between idioventricular rhythm and accelerated idioventricular rhythm.
  6. Describe the specific characteristics of asystole.
  7. Describe the specific characteristics of pulseless electrical activity (PEA).
  8. Analyze the causes and describe the treatment protocol for ventricular dysrhythmias.
  9. Identify ACLS treatment protocol.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Janet Celli, BSN, RN, PCCN

Janet obtained her BSN at Boston University and graduated in 1986. She has over thirty-four years of nursing experience which includes: cardiovascular intensive care, oncology surgical care, and cardiovascular progressive care. She is currently a manager in a cardiothoracic surgical step-down unit. She has been awarded Florida Hospital’s Nursing Excellence in Leadership Award and was a finalist for Nursing Spectrum Excellence Awards in Advancing and Leading the Profession. She has been a speaker for both local and national AACN conferences. She has also been a speaker for the National Association of Nurses in Business.

*Active ACLS instructor and BLS Instructor

Disclosures

This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

Susan Whitney, MSN, RN, PCCN, MM, BME

Susan received her Master’s Degree in Nursing Education from the University of South Florida and completed her undergraduate nursing education from Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Performance from Northwestern University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Bowling Green State University. Susan works full time as an Assistant Nurse Manager for clinical staff development on a Cardiothoracic Surgical Step-Down Unit at AdventHealth Orlando. Susan has received the Florida Hospital Excellence in Mentoring Award, Patient Care Award, and was a Southeast Region finalist for Nursing Spectrum Excellence in Mentoring. With a love for education, Susan is prolific in ACLS, BLS, First Aid, EKG, Pacing, Sternotomy, and other programs. She has been a speaker at Orlando Education’s O.N.E. conference as well as several of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ National Teaching Institutes across the U.S.

Disclosures

This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

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Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks
  • Pass the Post Test(s) with a minimum score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

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