PN2_Cardiac Test Topics.docx - Cardiac Test Topics(There is an emphasis on reinforcing patient teaching with many topics All drugs and\/or drug

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Cardiac Test Topics (There is an emphasis on reinforcing patient teaching with many topics). All drugs and/or drug classifications in purple are the drugs for this sections drug cards. CAD risk factors/prevention BP (what is happening during systole and diastole?) Lisinopril (why and how it works) Murmurs (causes, manifestations and how to assess) Diabetic patients and CAD Purpose of a Doppler Flow Study Stress Echo Transient Leg Pain with activity Focused Cardiac Assessment (Heart Sounds) Documentation (quality and recognition) of pulse quality Calculating Pulse Pressure Differentiate arterial vs. venous insufficiency OTC decongestants and diet pills with pts with hypertension Heart muscle anatomy and functions Telemetry education Considerations with antihypertensives and diuretics Loop diuretics mechanism of action and diet recommendations Anti-platelet aggregation agent’s mechanism of action
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