Dr. Paul Langlois – Cardiac Medication Essentials

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Dr. Paul Langlois – Cardiac Medication Essentials

Description:

Watch Dr. Paul Langlois, APN. PHD. CCRN. CCNS. CNRN. For an engaging and practical day on common cardiac disorders seen in professionals like you, and the medications currently being used to treat them, Paul You will receive cutting-edge advice-Edge information about choosing the right cardiac medication, side effects, and drug interactions. Don’t miss this opportunity to keep pace with the ever-You can make a difference in the field of cardiac care by using the information from this seminar and reduce the potential for adverse consequences for your patients.

  • Antiarrhythmic agents
  • Anticoagulants
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Dyslipidemia
  • CHF
  • Stroke
  • Antihypertensive Therapy
  • Dangerous Interactions

OUTLINE

Cardiac Hemodynamics: Beyond blood pressure and heart rate

  • Preload
  • Afterload
  • Contractility
  • Normal and abnormal electrocardiographic traceings

Antiarrhythmic agents: Avoid these 3 Common Mistakes

  • Class I agents (sodium channel blocksers)
  • Agents in Class II (beta).-blockers)
  • Agents of class III (potassium channel blocking agents)
  • Class IV agents (calcium channel blocking agents)
  • AHA/ACC Anticoagulant Administration Guides
  • Nitrates
  • Aspirin
  • Morphine sulfate
  • Beta-blockers
  • Fibrinolytic agents
  • Antiplatelet agents
  • Anticoagulants
  • ACE inhibitors
  • Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB)

Stroke Patients: Avoid 4 Common Medication Errors

  • Ischemic
  • Hypertension: Labetalol, Nitropaste, Nicardipine
  • Hypotension: Crystalloid, Dopamine
  • Thrombolytic agents
  • Antiepileptic medicines
  • Dabigatran
  • Hemorrhagic
  • Correct coagulation irregularities
  • Management of glucose
  • Blood pressure control
  • Antiepileptic medicines

Patients with Metabolic Syndrome and Dyslipidemia: Drugs That Should NOT Be Given Together

  • Guidelines for NCEP ATPIII
  • Lipid-modifying medications
  • Statins
  • Fibrates
  • Resins
  • Niacin
  • Control of blood glucose
  • Insulin
  • Oral agents

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Congestive heart failure: Treatments to Avoid and Start Based on the Patient’s Presentation Digoxin

  • Nesiritide
  • Diuretics
  • ACE inhibitors
  • ARB
  • Aldosterone antagonists
  • Beta-Blockers

WARNING: The Antihypertensive Treatment Guidelines Don’t Specify

  • Diuretics
  • Loop
  • Thiazide
  • Potassium-Sparing
  • ACE inhibitors
  • ARB
  • Beta-Blockers
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Alpha blocking agents
  • Vasodilators
  • Lifestyle modifications

OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe the four types of cardiac medications, and how they affect the function of the heart cycle.
  2. Describe the effects of each class on the cardiac cycle.
  3. Identify the types of medication used to treat acute heart disease.
  4. Differentiate between hemorhagic and ischemic strokes.
  5. Explain the benefits and risks of medications that treat metabolic syndrome or dyslipidemia.
  6. Analyze and compare the risks and benefits associated with medications that are used to treat heart problems.
  7. Describe the criteria for initiating antihypertensive medication after lifestyle changes have been made.
  8. Recognize dangerous drug-Drug interactions with cardiac and non-cardiac drugs-Cardiac medications

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