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Student Nurse Resources - Cardiac


 

Professional Organization Links:


Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA)

Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses (CCCN)
American Heart Association

Overview and General Cardiac Topics


"PUMPS YOUR BLOOD" - sung by Anson Williams
EKG Quizzer - Learn wave/interval names
EKG Quick Reference - pdf
ECG complex - Flash interactive
How to read an EKG strip -
Tele Unit Visit - advice for students
Cardiac Catherization - Animated demo 1:37
 

Assessments

 
Nursing Health Assessment of the Cardiac Patient

The Six Second ECG -Interactive Game
EKG Quizzer 2: Arrhythmias
Dull vs. sharp heart sounds - 1 min.flash tutorial
Elevated Triglycerides & Low HDL A Quick Look at Patient Evaluation -
ECG Library -
Web site
ECG Learning Center - Tutorial


 

Patient Care

 

CABG care plan -
Angina Pectoris care plan -

 

Cardiac Diseases & Conditions


Myocardial Ischemia

Care plan -

 

Congenital Heart Disease

Overview

 

Aortic Aneurysms

Overview

 

Aortic Dissections

Ovewrview

 

Arrhythmia

Overview
Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death -

 

Cardiomyopathy

Overview

 

Congestive Heart Failure


Overview

 

Coronary Artery Disease

Overview

 

Endocarditis

Overivew

 

Long QT Syndrome

Overview

 

Myocarditis
Overview

 

Pericarditis

Overview

 

Valvular Disease

Overview

[1] Rhoads J. (2005). Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning , LWW [Eletronic version]. Retrieved <today>, from http://connection.lww.com/Products/rhoads/documents/pdf/2793-10_Ch10-rev.pdf

 

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