Cardiovascular Nursing


Learning Objectives

by Jacqueline Solomon, RN, MS, CCRN

Upon completing of this course, you’ll be able to: 

  1. Identify common cardiovascular problems, such as coronary artery disease, cardiac failure, hypertension, etc.

  2. Perform cardiovascular assessment of patients.

  3. Learning the use of cardiovascular pharmacologic agents.

  4. Educate the patient with select cardiovascular problems and therapies.

Table of Contents - Cardiovascular Nursing
  1. Heart: Anatomy and Physiology, Assessment, Common Dysfunctions, Hemodynamic Monitoring, Electrocardiograph Monitoring
  2. Peripheral Vascular System: Anatomy and Physiology, Assessment, Common Dysfunctions
  3. Surgical Interventions in Cardiovascular Dysfunctions: Venous, Arterial, & Cardiac Surgery
  4. Nursing Diagnosis
  5. Medications: Vasodilators, Diuretic Agents, Positive Inotropic Agents, and Central Acting Antihypertensive Agents; Antiarrhythmic Agents, Beta Adrenergic Receptor Blocking Agents, and Calcium Channel Blocking Agents; Miscellaneous Cardiovascular Drugs
  6. Diagnostic Procedure in Cardiovascular Disease.
This study course went beyond my expectations! Great educational opportunity for my level.”   -  S.C., Baldwin Park, CA

“Good review with excellent illustrations and practical nursing implications. The text will be a good reference source for future information.”  -  S.L., Mission Viejo, CA

Was a good review, was really wanting an update course on new medications and treatments for cardiovascular diseases. I enjoyed the book–will be a good reference.”  -  L.M., Apple Valley, CA

Learn from this book - much more than classes I attended.”  -  A.S., Pebble Beach, CA

“This is one of the best textbooks I've read yet on cardiovascular nursing. I learned a lot!”  -  J.H., Irvine, CA

"Really great review!"

  1. Relationship of objectives to overall purpose/goal of the activity -  A
  2. Did the course meet its stated learning objectives? -  A
  3. Relevance of the content to the objectives -  A
  4. Effectiveness of the learning method -  A
  5. Did the course help you achieve your objectives? -  A
  6. Your assessment of course content -  A
  7. Were you satisfied with the overall handling of your order? -  A
  8. Did the course meet your expectations? -  A
  9. How long did it take you to complete the course? -  32 hours

                                                                                                    -  A.K., RN, CA

"Very comprehensive! I have CHD which made the course of more interest to me. I now have a good understanding of the cardiovascular system & nursing care involved as well as my own personal health care. Thank you! - J.C., RN, CA


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