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The ABC's of Cardiac Pharmacology 9.13.2019

Program Description:   This program will review the various classifications of Cardiac Pharmacology and how to apply to clinical application. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Name 3 classifications of cardiac medications and describe at least one clinical property associated with each.
  • Discuss precautions for use of dofetilide.
  • List 3 medications with potential for QT prolongation.
  • Describe 2 antiarrhythmic agents and selection criteria for each.
  • Discuss the cardiac properties of chronotropy, inotropy, dromotropy, and bathmotropy.
  • Describe the action of vasodilators.
  • Define preload, afterload and contractility.
  • Name 1 drug each that reduces preload, afterload and contractility and describe how each works.
  • Discuss the impact of sedative agents on arrhythmia management.

Time:           9:00am-4:30pm
Location:     Newberry County Memorial Hospital, 2669 Kinard St., Newberry, SC 29108
Speaker:      Judy Nichols, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN-CMC
Fee:             $90.00


Event Date: 

Friday, 13 September 2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm