The purpose of this program is to contribute to nurses’ and physical therapists’ understanding of a variety of cardiac tests, thus promoting patient education, reducing patient anxiety and improving patient adherence. After studying the information presented, you will be able to:
- Describe the significance of cardiovascular disease in the United States
- Compare and contrast three cardiac testing methods
- Identify three reasons to stop an exercise test
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses and physical therapists.
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.