Cardiac Markers – What Nurses Need to Know
The goal of this module is to provide the reader with updated information on cardiac markers.

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Author:Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE
Course No:CM120210
Contact Hours:1.00
Categories:Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2013.
  

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Course Objectives
  • 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

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