How confident are you that you could recognise and rapidly respond to changes in your patient’s condition? Start this Ausmed Course now to gain an essential update on how to identify, assess and prevent cardiac deterioration.
- What are the early warning signs of cardiac deterioration?
- How do you manage chest pain?
- What basic ECG changes are present in acute myocardial infarction?
- Assessing low cardiac output states including tension pneumothorax, cardiac tamponade and pulmonary embolism.
There is a significant potential for patients across any clinical setting to rapidly become unwell.
The ability to recognise and interpret clinical cues and implement timely appropriate, evidence-based interventions, has a significant positive impact on patient outcomes.
Education is essential if registered nurses and other health professionals are to maintain knowledge and confidence of how to identify, assess and prevent clinical deterioration.
The purpose of this Ausmed Course is to provide registered nurses and other health professionals with education relating to cardiac deterioration in order to assist in the prevention of disability and premature death.
- Accurately assess, recognise and respond to early signs of cardiac deterioration in the patient.
- Apply your assessment findings to consider possible causes for the deterioration.
- Apply appropriate and timely nursing interventions to improve patient outcomes.
- Implement measures to prevent deterioration in the patient at risk.
Registered nurses and other health professionals will gain confidence from undertaking this Ausmed Course, given the prevalence of and harm associated with cardiac deterioration.
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