Foundations Module 5.1: Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
This course includes two recorded videos and one case study. You will need to review all of this course content, then receive a 70% or higher passing grade on a quiz, and lastly complete an evaluation to receive your certificate and complete this course. You will have access to this course for 1 year, starting on the purchase date.
This program will walk you through the various aspects of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. It provides detailed training including key aspects of physical assessment, and rehabilitation nursing interventions and goals related to cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. The case study focused on Ventricular Assistive Device (VAD) provides valuable working knowledge on caring for a patient with a VAD.
- Identify Competency model domains that apply to the care of cardiac patients
- Discuss select cardiac conditions managed in rehabilitation settings
- Identify goals for cardiac rehabilitation
- Identify key aspects of physical assessment and rehabilitation nursing interventions related to cardiac conditions seen in rehabilitation settings
- Identify Competency model domains that apply to the care of pulmonary patients
- Discuss select pulmonary conditions managed in rehabilitation settings
- Identify goals for pulmonary rehabilitation
- Identify key aspects of physical assessment and rehabilitation nursing interventions related to pulmonary conditions seen in rehabilitation settings
- Describe what type of patient may require a Ventricular Assistive Device (VAD)
- Identify signs and symptoms of orthostasis and low flow in a VAD patient
- List causes for low flow alarm on a VA device
Jill Rye, DNP, RN, CRRN, CNL
Jill Rye is the Clinical Nurse Leader for a 31-bed inpatient rehabilitation unit at Avera McKennan in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She has 30 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing as a staff nurse and patient care coordinator and nurse manager. She has earned a bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Augustana College, in Sioux Falls, SD and a DNP with a focus on Executive Leadership from American Sentinel University in Aurora Colorado. She has served on the ARN Board of Directors and past president of the South Dakota Chapter of ARN. She was involved in the development of the ARN Competency Model.
Kathleen R. Dozier, BSN RN CRRN
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