The goal of this program is to provide nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics and EMTs, pharmacists, physical therapists and physicians with information about the incidence, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the mechanical events associated with AF with respect to cardiac anatomy and typical features of this dysrhythmia
- Identify the diagnostic approach to defining etiological factors for AF
- Discuss treatment strategies for AF
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, respiratory therapists, paramedics and EMTs, pharmacists, physical therapists and physicians.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.