Education & CPD

Nursing the Cardiac Patient


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  •   Date: Tuesday, 01 October 2019
  •   Registration: Tuesday, 01 October 2019 09:15
  •   Start: Tuesday, 01 October 2019 09:30
  •   End: Tuesday, 01 October 2019 16:15
  •   Location: The Richmond Education and Event Centre, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7


This programme provides a forum to update nurses on national and international trends in the holistic management of patients with cardiac disease. A particular focus of the course is to ensure that content is based on current evidence-based practices within the field of cardiology. The programme is designed to examine new developments in cardiac nursing, particularly in the area of medications and chronic heart failure. Other key topics which will be covered include; cardiac anatomy and physiology, cardiac tests and assessments. The programme promotes the delivery of quality care for patients which is based on current evidence-based practice.
  • Tuesday, 01 October 2019

  • 09:15
  • 09:30
    Introduction and Identifying Personal Learning Objectives
  • 09:50
    Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology
  • 10:50
    Tea / Coffee
  • 11:20
    Cardiac Tests
  • 11:50
    Cardiovascular Assessment
  • 12:20
    Cardiac Medications
  • 13:15
  • 14:00
    Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • 14:50
    Heart Failure
  • 16:00
  • 16:15
  •   Location: The Richmond Education and Event Centre, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7
Reading List

For access to any of the references below, please contact the library. e:, t: 01 6640614

  1. Herber, O.R., Jones, M.C., Smith,K & Johnston, D.W., (2012) Assessing acute coronary syndrome patients' cardia related beliefs, motivation and mood over time to predict non-attendance at cardiac rehabilitation, Journal of Advanced Nursing, pp.2778-2788.

  2. Linden, B., (2013) Management of acute coronary syndrome, British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, pp.363-364.

  3. Marshall, K, (2011) Acute coronary syndrome: diagnosis, risk assessment and management, Nursing Standard, pp.47-58.

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