The goal of this module is to provide the reader with updated information on cardiac markers.
Course Publication Date: December 20, 2010
This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE
if you have an active one year unlimited membership
|Author:||Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE
|Category:||Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2013.
- Identify the clinical significance of cardiac marker measurement in improving patient outcomes
- Compare and contrast the characteristics of the cardiac markers myoglobin, creatine kinase MB isoenzyme (CK-MB), and Tropinins I and T
- Discuss non-cardiac and non-ischemic circumstances that may also result in elevated cardiac marker levels.
- Identify the appropriate time sequence for serial measurements of cardiac markers