Mayo Clinic Cardiology Core Competencies for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Currently accepting registrations!
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1™ (33.75), Nursing (33.75), Price: $795 - $930


Date of Original Release: July 17, 2023
Date Credit Expires for this program: December 30, 2026

Online Access
Access to online course content is available for 18 months from the date of purchase. Credit must be claimed within that time period. 

With this educational tool, learners will be able to:

  • View educational videos
  • Take notes on PowerPoint and PDF presentations
  • Download notes and PDF materials for offline review
  • Take pre- and post-assessments
  • Obtain CME Credits

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, test ordering and interpretation, and patient education. Topic modules include Cardiac Exam & Symptom Analysis, Multimodality Imaging and Testing, ECG Interpretation, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Electrophysiology, Pericardial Disease, Ischemic Heart Disease, Heart Failure & Cardiomyopathies, Valvular Heart Disease, and Adult Congenital Heart Disease. The video content will provide a valuable update and knowledge improving comprehension and outcomes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of cardiovascular disease.

There is a new add-on module entitled Critical Care for an additional price. 

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
  • Select vasoactive and/or inotropic therapy based on hemodynamic data in patients with cardiogenic shock.
  • Summarize management of potential structural complications due to acute myocardial infarction.
  • Develop a plan of care to minimize complications of cardiac arrest.

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.

**Cardiovascular Education App**
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Pharmacology Content
Select presentations will contain pharmacology content as noted in the program. Identified presentations represent approximately 5.0 hours of pharmacology content.

Credit Types Offered
  • AMA PRA Category 1
  • Nursing

Price: $795 - $930

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