Online Courses

Comprehensive Cardiac A&P for Imaging - Accredited for Nursing

Price: $8.00
Nursing CE: 1.00   Imaging CE: 1.75
This course is accessible until 2/1/2026

This course is designed to provide the medical professional with a comprehensive review of cardiac anatomy and physiology, and electrophysiology. The content begins with a discussion of the location and function of cardiac structures; explores arterial distribution and the cardiac cycle; and presents an overview of causes, symptoms, and treatment strategies for coronary artery disease; valvular diseases; congenital anomalies; and nonischemic cardiomyopathies.

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.

This course reports to CE Broker

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  1. Describe the anatomical structures and functions of the heart.
  2. Identify the main coronary arteries, their location, and function.
  3. Identify the key factors related to coronary artery disease including causes, symptoms, and treatment.
  4. Describe the steps in the cardiac cycle.
  5. Identify valvular diseases, causes, symptoms, treatment, and their impact on the heart.
  6. Identify several congenital cardiac anomalies.
  7. Define cardiomyopathies and give information related to symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for the three main types on nonischemic cardiomyopathy.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Elizabeth Duncan, MSHS, CNMT, RT(CT)

Elizabeth is a certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist and is currently working as Program Director for the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program and Imaging Sciences Chair at AdventHealth University.  Her main responsibility is for all aspects of the nuclear medicine program including didactic and clinical instruction, course content, program curriculum, student evaluation and counseling.  At the University, she has also taught classes in Radiobiology and Radiation Protection, Advanced Imaging, Introduction to Clinicals, as well as many others.  Her past experience includes medical sales and supervision of a Nuclear Cardiology Department.  Liz is the 2011-2012 recipient of the Faculty Merit Award for Professional Service presented by AdventHealth University. 

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

Joseph R. Hawkins, M.S.Ed, CNMT

Mr. Hawkins graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Rochester Institute of Technology and a Master of Science in Education from St. Joseph’s College of Maine. He is the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation at AdventHealth University. Previously, he served as an Associate Professor and the Program Director for the Nuclear Medicine Technology Program from its inception in 2001 until 2019. Mr. Hawkins has over 30 years of experience in Nuclear Medicine as an educator, technologist, and industry representative. He is currently the Secretary/Treasurer of the board for the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT). He is active in the Technologist Section of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) having served as Chair of both the Entry Level Curriculum Committee and the Student Membership Task Force and as a member of the National Council of Representatives. He has presented at numerous national, regional, and state meetings, and was awarded the AHU Faculty Merit Award for Professional Service and the SNMMI Outstanding Educator Award.

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

Revisioning Author: Lynn Rowe, PhD, RN

Dr. Rowe has been an adjunct faculty member with AdventHealth University (AHU) since 1997 and fulltime faculty member since January 2018. Her degrees include a BSN-Florida State University, MSN-University of Phoenix (Education, and Leadership) and PhD for University of Arizona (Biological Injury). Her research interests include issues in complications of transplantation, and multiple other topics surrounding the practice of nursing. Dr. Rowe has over 30 years of clinical experience including cardiovascular progressive care, multisystem intensive care unit and liver, pancreas, and kidney transplantation. 12 years as a unit/system educator for Neurointensive care and Multisystem ICU and 5 years in support in the nursing Research department. Dr. Rowe continues to support nursing practice through collaborative activities with various hospital campuses and serves as the chair of the Scientific review committee to review the collaborative efforts of university faculty.

Disclosures

*There are no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for those involved with the ability to control the content of 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 and cases studies.
  • Participate and pass all Self-Checks and Post Test(s).
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation.

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