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Managing Congestive Heart Failure

Patients experiencing sudden onset pulmonary edema need immediate interventions. This podcast explores the pathophysiology of congestive heart failure and the best treatments and interventions for managing pulmonary edema and hypertension.

Objectives:

Students will be able to describe the mechanism of action and pharmacokinetics of nitroglycerin.

Students will be able to analogize the cardiovascular cycle with everyday household items.

Students will be able to discern critical signs and symptoms in a CHF patient.

Sources:

Snyder, S. "CE Article: Diagnosis and Treatment of the Patient With Heart Failure." EMS World. April 2015.  Retrieved from https://www.emsworld.com/206842/ce-article-diagnosis-and-treatment-patient-heart-failure

  • Format
    Podcast
  • Duration
    30 minutes
  • Credits
    .5 CE
  • Cost
    $
    4.95