Specialty Courses

Interventions for Dysrhythmia: Step Two

Who should take the course?

This course is designed for CoxHealth employees that provide care to patients with potential or known cardiac issues. Pre-Course Requirement: Successful completion of the Cardiac Dysrhythmia Interpretation: Step One course. THIS COURSE IS FOR COXHEALTH EMPLOYEES ONLY.

Course Covers

The Interventions for Dysrhythmias: Step Two course addresses the principles of care for the cardiac patient, including:

  • Brief review of anatomy and physiology of the heart and the cardiac conduction system.
  • Briefly explain cardiac impulse formation and conduction.
  • Discuss dysrhythmia waveforms and correlates to nursing responses.
  • Discuss indications for medicinal therapies related to drug use, action and dose.
  • Discuss other substances and activities which may affect cardiac functioning.

Course Delivery

The course includes lecture and discussion. Students are encouraged to take part in discussion during the course.

  • Course length: 8 hours

CoxHealth Employees may register for the class by logging into Healthstream and searching for CARDPUL800-261.

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