This course is designed to prepare the participant for the ANCC Cardiac-Vascular Nursing Exam. This concentrated re-view will focus on the key aspects of caring for patients with cardiac and vascular disease across the spectrum of care. Included is a review of cardiac anatomy and physiology, risk factors and risk reduction strategies and professional aspects of caring for this patient population. Participants will also complete review questions to prepare them for the types of questions that will be on the exam, as well as test-taking strategies.
Program Learning Outcomes
This program prepares the learner to:
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PhD(c), MSN/Ed., RN-BC, CCRN
Alex currently works as the system education specialist for critical care for the Texas Health Resources healthcare system and as educator for the critical care and cardiac services at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. She is an experienced critical care nurse, having practiced at the bedside for eight years prior to moving into her role as educator. She was the first person globally to lead the implementation of the American Heart Association’s innovative Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI®) program. Her interests include best practices in resuscitation education and innovation, care of critically ill cardiology patients and basic/advanced ECG interpretation.
In her spare time, Alex is an adjunct faculty member for Western Governors University, teaching prelicensure nursing students in the simulation laboratory. She has been a presenter at multiple local, state and national conferences. She has been a reviewer for AACN’s Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) modules related to pulmonary and cardiac disorders. Currently, Alex is a doctoral candidate at the University of Texas at Arlington, where she is interested in studying CPR quality in obese patients in cardiac arrest. She has also been honored as one of the Great 100 Nurses of Dallas-Fort Worth and as a winner of the D Magazine Excellence in Nursing Award.
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