Online Courses

NMT/RT Part 1: Cardiovascular Anatomy & Physiology

Price: $13.50
Imaging CE: 1.50
This course is accessible until 9/30/2024

This Cardiovascular course reviews normal structure and function of the cardiovascular system. Its importance to homeostasis and cellular well-being is discussed, and the role of the autonomic nervous system is evaluated. Treatments for cardiovascular dysfunction are assessed.

NOTE for Imaging: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium. You must be licensed in the state of Florida to report an activity that is only approved by the state. If this activity is also approved by an organization that ARRT has approved to evaluate CE, select that organization’s name, as opposed to the state licensing agency name.

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Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Identify the role of circulating blood in meeting cellular needs and maintaining homeostasis.
  2. Describe the normal structure and function of the cardiovascular system.
  3. Analyze the relationship between autonomic nervous system response and cardiovascular function.
  4. List the factors that affect cardiac output and explain its impact on body perfusion.
  5. Describe the impact of medications on the autonomic nervous system.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Revisioning Author: Leesuk Ferencsik, PhD, RN

is registered nurse (RN), an assistant professor at AdventHealth University (AHU), Orlando, Florida. Leesuk earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Korea Open University, South Korea, Master’s degree in Nursing Education from the University of Phoenix, and nursing PhD from Barry University, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Miami, Florida.

She has been a RN since 1989 and worked in both South Korea and the United States on long-term care facility, health clinic, and all levels of care in various acute care hospitals. Before she became a nursing faculty at AHU, she worked as a clinical nurse educator for a multisystem ICU, Surgical PCU, and Transplant Unit. Her roles of the nurse educator and mentor continued when she became a nursing faculty member at AHU. She had edited and published several research articles while working at AHU. Her teaching experience here at AHU includes both campus teaching for Genetic BSN (GBSN) and Distance education (RN-BSN).

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

Deborah Torres-Logan, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC

Ms. Deborah Torres-Logan is an adult nurse practitioner and works in the office setting seeing vascular patients. She graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL with her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. She graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL with her Master of Science in Nursing degree and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. She graduated from Florida Hospital College of Health Science in Orlando, FL with her Associate of Science in Nursing degree. She is a former Instructor of  Nursing at Adventist Health University.  She is a member of the American Association of Nurse practitioners and the International Nursing Honor Society, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI). She was the president of the Nursing Honor Society at Advent Health University in 2014-2015.  During her presidency, the nursing honor society applied to become a chapter of STTI and was approved.  She is a peer-reviewer for the Journal of American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She has been on clinical mission trips to Dominican Republic and Haiti.

*There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those involved with the ability to control the content of this activity.

- 9/30/2024
2001 K Street, NW
Suite 300 North
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 800-334-2472
CE Credits: 1.50, Category: END805 = A ARRT, Expires: 9/30/2024
CE Credits: 1.50, Category: FLDOH-BRC = 00-Technical Approved, Expires: 1/31/2025

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

  • View all modules and cases studies.
  • Participate and pass all Self-Checks and Post Test(s).
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation.

Certificates of Completion: will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

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*There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those involved with the ability to control the content of this activity.