Patient Care

Advancements in Quadripolar Pacing for Optimizing Clinical and Economic Outcomes
Discuss the common risks and complications associated with conventional CRT pacing. Examine clinical outcomes and analyze the cost benefits of emerging pacing strategies vs. traditional approaches.
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Contending with Sedation Challenges
Article reviewing several situations requiring adjustments in sedation regimens. EndoNurse. Text.
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Electrophysiology Studies: An Introduction
Includes: The referral process, indications, and preperation of the patient. Cardiac Nursing: A Comprehensive Guide. Pg. 369-373.
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FDA Guidelines for Conscious Sedation
Guidelines for conscious sedation and monitoring during gastrointestinal endoscopy. Applies to EP as well. National Guideline Clearinghouse. Text.
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How to Communicate the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest To Your Patient
The goal of this activity is to provide guidance on why and how to communicate the risks of sudden cardiac death to patients following percutaneous coronary intervention.
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Infection Prevention
This program includes 9 brief sections including Aseptic Technique, and Surgical Scrub & Attire. A good intro for non-OR staff/CCL, with post testing. Text with pictures. By Engender Health.
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Legal Aspects of Conscious Sedation & Patient Release
EndoNurse- Article covering many sedation related legal issues. Endo Nurse. Text.
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Optimal Tools and Strategies to Improve Collaboration and Clinical Outcomes in the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death
The webcast investigates optimal tools and strategies for improving collaboration and clinical outcomes in the management of patients at risk for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD). CME Released: 4/8/2015; Valid for credit through 4/8/2016
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Remote Patient Management: Strategies to Protect the Patient After an MI.
The goal of this activity is to inform physicians on management strategies for patients at risk for sudden cardiac death when an ICD is not an option.
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The Arrhythmia Patient in the EP Arena: Intraprocedure Observations, Interventions, IV Sedation/Analgesia, Electrical and Radiation Safety
An introduction to the setup and care of a patient undergoing an EP procedure, including conscious sedation. Text. MedScape Today from Web MD.
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The Dawn of the Leadless Pacing Era: Revolutionary Technology to Improve Patient Care
Discuss the common risks and complications associated with conventional pacing therapy. Examine clinical outcomes and analyze the cost benefits of emerging pacing strategies vs. traditional approaches.
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