Update on Acute Coronary Syndrome
The intention of this learning module is to present critical key nursing assessments and interventions with this potentially life- threatening condition: Acute Coronary Syndrome. The course will examine the crucial pharmacological choices that are the most efficacious, as well as the medical model and nursing management of this serious medical condition.

Course Publication Date: March 26, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Tamara Weaver RN
Course No:ACS121019
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Recognize Acute Coronary Syndrome through assessment and observation

  • Analyze the statistics of frequency and mortality of this cardiac condition

  • Identify the risk factors for Acute Coronary Syndrome

  • Compare and contrast unstable angina, STEMI and NSTEMI

  • Discuss the underlying pathophysiology of Acute Coronary Syndrome

  • Identify the physical assessment findings, diagnostic tests and treatments for Acute Coronary Syndrome

  • Describe a plan of care for patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome


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