Certification Review Includes

  • Arterial & Central Venous Pressure Monitoring

    1. The goal of this module is to review the purpose and indications for invasive hemodynamic monitoring and to explore system set up, normal waveforms and measurement techniques. After studying the information presented here, the nurse will be able to:
      Review the purpose and indications for invasive hemodynamic monitoring
      Discuss the components of a pressure monitoring set up.
      Describe the normal and abnormal arterial waveforms.
      Identify the correct measurement of a central venous pressure waveform.
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Cardiac Assist Devices & Cardiopulmonary Bypass

    1. The goal of this module is to briefly discuss noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring, tissue oxygenation, and cardiac assist devices and their role in tissue oxygenation. After studying the information presented here, the nurse will be able to:
      Discuss 3 types of noninvasive monitoring devices
      Describe the physiology of oxygenation at the tissue level
      Identify the role of cardiac assist devices in the perfusion of oxygenated blood
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring: Anatomy, Physiology & Vascular Access

    1. The goal of this module is to provide an overview of cardiac and pulmonary anatomy and physiology related to basic hemodynamics, including a brief discussion on vascular access devices. After studying the information presented here, the nurse will be able to:
      Identify anatomy and physiology of the heart and pulmonary system.
      Describe basic hemodynamic monitoring components of cardiac output.
      Describe nursing considerations for central line placement, use, and discontinuation.
    2. Contact Hours: 1
  • Pulmonary Artery Catheter & Cardiac Output

    1. The goal of this module is to provide an overview of the pulmonary artery catheter and it's role in hemodynamic monitoring. After studying the information presented here, the nurse will be able to:
      Discuss the purpose and indications for use of a pulmonary artery catheter in hemodynamic monitoring
      Describe the hemodynamic changes seen in common cardiac conditions
      Recognize factors that influence cardiac output values
      Identify cardiac output and mixed venous saturation as measurements of stability
    2. Contact Hours: 1

Accreditation Information

NURSES

In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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