The purpose of this program is to inform nurses, EMTs/paramedics, physical therapists and physicians about the features of and the medical treatments and interventions for stress cardiomyopathy (broken heart syndrome). After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify signs and symptoms of stress cardiomyopathy
- Distinguish stress cardiomyopathy from an acute myocardial infarction
- Describe three implications in the treatment of people with stress cardiomyopathy
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, EMTs/paramedics, 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.