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Mayo Clinic Cardiology Core Competencies for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

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Online Streaming Access
Access to online streaming course is available for 365 days from the date of purchase. Credit must be claimed within that time period. Materials are not available for download. 

Course Description

This program will provide an overview of all aspects of cardiovascular medicine with an update on the latest knowledge and advances in cardiovascular medicine.  Special attention will be given to the core competencies needed for the nurse practitioner and physician assistant providers to offer comprehensive cardiovascular care. Topics will highlight core competencies along with comprehensive clinical care including diagnosis, management, testing ordering and interpretation, and patient education.  Topic modules will include heart failure, valvular heart disease, ischemic disease, prevention, adult congenital heart disease, pericardial disease, and cardiac arrhythmias.  The video content will provide a valuable update and knowledge improving comprehension and outcomes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of cardiovascular disease.

Course Learning Objectives
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe how to provide high-level care to all patients based on the most recent guidelines, medical evidence, and standards of care
  • Identify current evidence-based practice recommendations in cardiology
  • Demonstrate enhanced collaborative practice given improved clinical knowledge in key areas of cardiovascular care

Participation in this Mayo Clinic online course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. 

Target Audience
This program is specifically geared toward nurse practitioners and physician assistants as well as advanced practice nurses, registered nurses and other health care providers who care for patients with cardiovascular disease.

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