The goal of this program is to provide nurses and EMTs/paramedics with generalinformation about indications for pacemaker insertion, the way in which pacemakers function and the important elements of patient education after insertion of a pacemaker. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Explain basic information about pacemaker function
- Describe three indications for pacemaker insertion
- Give examples of instructions to patients
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and EMTs/paramedics.
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.