The goal of this program is to provide nurses and physicians with an update of The Joint Commission’s core measures relating to the care of a patient hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Cite signs, symptoms and risk factors of AMI and diagnostic tests used to confirm diagnosis
- List The Joint Commission’s core measures as they relate to the time of arrival and discharge of AMI patients
- Discuss the rationale and healthcare implications of each of The Joint Commission core measures
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and dietitians.
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.