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This library is designed to provide healthcare professionals with a review of basic cardiac anatomy, physiology, and electrophysiology. It is recommended for nurses, physicians, and EMTs.
This library is designed to provide healthcare professionals with a review of basic cardiac anatomy, physiology, and electrophysiology. It is recommended for nurses, physicians, and EMTs.
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This library is designed to strengthen your Rad Tech team by providing information related to the latest clinical techniques, patient satisfaction, treatment protocols, and diagnosis recognition and awareness.
This library is designed to strengthen your Rad Tech team by providing information related to the latest clinical techniques, patient satisfaction, treatment protocols, and diagnosis recognition and awareness.
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This library is designed to improve patient safety by training your staff to recognize error prone situations. It is recommended for all employees.
This library is designed to improve patient safety by training your staff to recognize error prone situations. It is recommended for all employees.
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Program Description: This course was designed for the nuclear technologist as a comprehensive guide to dysrhythmias commonly manifested by imaging patients. The content begins with a brief overview of...
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Program Description: This course was designed for the nuclear technologist as a comprehensive guide to dysrhythmias commonly manifested by imaging patients. The content begins with a brief overview of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and electrophysiology; continues with a description of leads, lead placements, and waveforms for analysis; and concludes with a description of essential ECG rhythms and ECG strips that describes the needed identification criterion. Program Disclaimer: The accuracy of the facts and opinions contained in this course are the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of echelon® or its sponsors. Practitioners should consult primary resources, state regulations, and their healthcare facility policies and procedures for specific application of said content to their local situation. Mandatory Statement: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
Program Description: This course was designed for the nuclear technologist as a comprehensive guide to dysrhythmias commonly manifested by imaging patients. The content begins with a brief overview of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and electrophysiology; continues with a description of leads, lead placements, and waveforms for analysis; and concludes with a description of essential ECG rhythms and ECG strips that describes the needed identification criterion. Program Disclaimer: The accuracy of the facts and opinions contained in this course are the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of echelon® or its sponsors. Practitioners should consult primary resources, state regulations, and their healthcare facility policies and procedures for specific application of said content to their local situation. Mandatory Statement: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
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Program Description: This course is written for all healthcare professionals who wish to expand their understanding of the awareness issues, risk factors, and treatment options for women and heart disease....
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Program Description: This course is written for all healthcare professionals who wish to expand their understanding of the awareness issues, risk factors, and treatment options for women and heart disease. Course content describes gender differences in the epidemiology of heart disease, the risk categories for women developing CHD (coronary heart disease), as well as appropriate interventions and treatment options for each risk category. AHA guidelines for non-invasive diagnosis and prevention of CHD in women are also presented.
Program Description: This course is written for all healthcare professionals who wish to expand their understanding of the awareness issues, risk factors, and treatment options for women and heart disease. Course content describes gender differences in the epidemiology of heart disease, the risk categories for women developing CHD (coronary heart disease), as well as appropriate interventions and treatment options for each risk category. AHA guidelines for non-invasive diagnosis and prevention of CHD in women are also presented.
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In this course, the most common CT imaging procedures will be discussed, including basic scan parameters used for each type of exam. Also included in this discussion are indications, patient positioning and...
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In this course, the most common CT imaging procedures will be discussed, including basic scan parameters used for each type of exam. Also included in this discussion are indications, patient positioning and required anatomic coverage, appropriate scan parameters, and the role and administration guidelines for contrast media used for head and neck, chest and mediastinum, abdomen and pelvis, the musculoskeletal system, and pediatric CT examinations. Mandatory statement: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
In this course, the most common CT imaging procedures will be discussed, including basic scan parameters used for each type of exam. Also included in this discussion are indications, patient positioning and required anatomic coverage, appropriate scan parameters, and the role and administration guidelines for contrast media used for head and neck, chest and mediastinum, abdomen and pelvis, the musculoskeletal system, and pediatric CT examinations. Mandatory statement: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
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In this final presentation, common pathologic conditions seen when performing computed tomography will be reviewed. Also presented are descriptions of each disease, its various symptoms, treatment and...
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In this final presentation, common pathologic conditions seen when performing computed tomography will be reviewed. Also presented are descriptions of each disease, its various symptoms, treatment and prognosis, and imaging characteristics. Pathology appearance on CT images as well as changes in the appearance when contrast media is introduced will be shown. ---------------------- This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
In this final presentation, common pathologic conditions seen when performing computed tomography will be reviewed. Also presented are descriptions of each disease, its various symptoms, treatment and prognosis, and imaging characteristics. Pathology appearance on CT images as well as changes in the appearance when contrast media is introduced will be shown. ---------------------- This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
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In this CT Registry Review course, we will be reviewing topics related to patient care, including evaluating vital signs, and identifying cycles of infection and ways to prevent infection. We will also...
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In this CT Registry Review course, we will be reviewing topics related to patient care, including evaluating vital signs, and identifying cycles of infection and ways to prevent infection. We will also discuss various contrast media used in CT and contraindications, as well as negative reaction symptoms to contrast. Also presented are legal and ethical principles related to the CT profession. Mandatory statement: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
In this CT Registry Review course, we will be reviewing topics related to patient care, including evaluating vital signs, and identifying cycles of infection and ways to prevent infection. We will also discuss various contrast media used in CT and contraindications, as well as negative reaction symptoms to contrast. Also presented are legal and ethical principles related to the CT profession. Mandatory statement: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
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In this CT Registry Review course focuses on physics and instrumentation and was designed to guide the participant through the historical development of computed tomography through to today's modern...
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In this CT Registry Review course focuses on physics and instrumentation and was designed to guide the participant through the historical development of computed tomography through to today's modern innovations. Presentation begins with an overview of CT system components and scanner generations and general principles related to image formation. Mandatory statement: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
In this CT Registry Review course focuses on physics and instrumentation and was designed to guide the participant through the historical development of computed tomography through to today's modern innovations. Presentation begins with an overview of CT system components and scanner generations and general principles related to image formation. Mandatory statement: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
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Physics and Instrumentation Part 2 reviews various concepts related to imaging parameter selection; the four main 3D post-processing techniques used in CT, basic scan parameters used for each type of exam;...
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Physics and Instrumentation Part 2 reviews various concepts related to imaging parameter selection; the four main 3D post-processing techniques used in CT, basic scan parameters used for each type of exam; indications, patient positioning and required anatomic coverage, administration guidelines for contrast media used for head and neck, chest and mediastinum, abdomen and pelvis, the musculoskeletal system, and pediatric CT examinations. Mandatory statement: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
Physics and Instrumentation Part 2 reviews various concepts related to imaging parameter selection; the four main 3D post-processing techniques used in CT, basic scan parameters used for each type of exam; indications, patient positioning and required anatomic coverage, administration guidelines for contrast media used for head and neck, chest and mediastinum, abdomen and pelvis, the musculoskeletal system, and pediatric CT examinations. Mandatory statement: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
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Fundamentals of ECG & Basic Dysrhythmias Program was designed to advance the clinical expertise in the understanding of dysrhythmias and ECG. Part 1 of our series provides the platform in understanding and...
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Fundamentals of ECG & Basic Dysrhythmias Program was designed to advance the clinical expertise in the understanding of dysrhythmias and ECG. Part 1 of our series provides the platform in understanding and analysis of ECG rhythms. The course begins with a review of cardiac anatomy and physiology in relation to electrophysiology, dysrhythmias and heart blocks; the course then advances into ECG including leads and waveforms followed by strip analysis. This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider a review of the basic fundamentals of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and electrophysiology, and is a recommended prerequisite to Part 2 - Rhythms and Part 3 - Treatment and Pharmacologics. This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider a review of basic cardiac anatomy, physiology, and electrophysiology. The content includes heart structure and function, cardiac depolarization and repolarization and repolarization, the relationship of each ECG waveform to the electrical events in the heart, waveform measurement, rate calculation, and analysis techniques for ECG strip interpreting and lead placement.
Fundamentals of ECG & Basic Dysrhythmias Program was designed to advance the clinical expertise in the understanding of dysrhythmias and ECG. Part 1 of our series provides the platform in understanding and analysis of ECG rhythms. The course begins with a review of cardiac anatomy and physiology in relation to electrophysiology, dysrhythmias and heart blocks; the course then advances into ECG including leads and waveforms followed by strip analysis. This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider a review of the basic fundamentals of cardiac anatomy, physiology, and electrophysiology, and is a recommended prerequisite to Part 2 - Rhythms and Part 3 - Treatment and Pharmacologics. This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider a review of basic cardiac anatomy, physiology, and electrophysiology. The content includes heart structure and function, cardiac depolarization and repolarization and repolarization, the relationship of each ECG waveform to the electrical events in the heart, waveform measurement, rate calculation, and analysis techniques for ECG strip interpreting and lead placement.
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Fundamentals of ECG & Basic Dysrhythmias was designed to advance the clinical expertise in the understanding of dysrhythmias and ECG. Part 2 of our series is designed to advance clinical expertise with ECG...
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Fundamentals of ECG & Basic Dysrhythmias was designed to advance the clinical expertise in the understanding of dysrhythmias and ECG. Part 2 of our series is designed to advance clinical expertise with ECG rhythms. This course outlines and interactively takes the participant step by step in identifying the essential ECG rhythms, heart blocks and causes, and outlines the ACLS treatment protocol. This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider the knowledge and skills to differentiate sinus, junctional, and ventricular rhythms, and heart blocks in terms of their identification criteria, causes, and appropriate treatment protocol. This course is designed to provide the healthcare professional with an introduction to essential ECG rhythms. Sinus, junctional, ventricular, and heart block rhythms are discussed in terms of their identification criteria, causes, and appropriate treatment protocol. Recommended prerequisite to this course is Part 1 - A&P and ECG and to complete the series Part 3 - Treatment and Pharmacologics.
Fundamentals of ECG & Basic Dysrhythmias was designed to advance the clinical expertise in the understanding of dysrhythmias and ECG. Part 2 of our series is designed to advance clinical expertise with ECG rhythms. This course outlines and interactively takes the participant step by step in identifying the essential ECG rhythms, heart blocks and causes, and outlines the ACLS treatment protocol. This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider the knowledge and skills to differentiate sinus, junctional, and ventricular rhythms, and heart blocks in terms of their identification criteria, causes, and appropriate treatment protocol. This course is designed to provide the healthcare professional with an introduction to essential ECG rhythms. Sinus, junctional, ventricular, and heart block rhythms are discussed in terms of their identification criteria, causes, and appropriate treatment protocol. Recommended prerequisite to this course is Part 1 - A&P and ECG and to complete the series Part 3 - Treatment and Pharmacologics.
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Fundamentals of ECG & Dysrhythmias was designed to advance the clinical expertise in the understanding of dysrhythmias and ECG. Part 3 of our series provides an overview of pacemakers and an introduction to...
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Fundamentals of ECG & Dysrhythmias was designed to advance the clinical expertise in the understanding of dysrhythmias and ECG. Part 3 of our series provides an overview of pacemakers and an introduction to the pharmacologics generally used to manage dysrhythmias. This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider the knowledge of the types of pacemakers, possible malfunctions, their causes, and appropriate actions. In addition, the healthcare provider will have the fundamental skills to identify ECG strip representations of pacemaker malfunctions and pharmacologics in terms of antiarrhythmic drug classifications, use, dosage, guidelines, and clinical impact. This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider the knowledge of the types of pacemakers, possible malfunctions, their causes, and appropriate actions. In addition, this course will provide the fundamental skills to identify ECG strip representations of pacemaker malfunctions and pharmacologics in terms of antiarrhythmic drug classifications, use, dosage, guideline, and clinical impact.
Fundamentals of ECG & Dysrhythmias was designed to advance the clinical expertise in the understanding of dysrhythmias and ECG. Part 3 of our series provides an overview of pacemakers and an introduction to the pharmacologics generally used to manage dysrhythmias. This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider the knowledge of the types of pacemakers, possible malfunctions, their causes, and appropriate actions. In addition, the healthcare provider will have the fundamental skills to identify ECG strip representations of pacemaker malfunctions and pharmacologics in terms of antiarrhythmic drug classifications, use, dosage, guidelines, and clinical impact. This course is intended to deliver to the healthcare provider the knowledge of the types of pacemakers, possible malfunctions, their causes, and appropriate actions. In addition, this course will provide the fundamental skills to identify ECG strip representations of pacemaker malfunctions and pharmacologics in terms of antiarrhythmic drug classifications, use, dosage, guideline, and clinical impact.
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This is the final portion of the ECG & Dysrhythmias Series. Upon completion of the Pre-assessment and the 3 ECG courses, complete the interactive case studies and review questions in this post-test...
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This is the final portion of the ECG & Dysrhythmias Series. Upon completion of the Pre-assessment and the 3 ECG courses, complete the interactive case studies and review questions in this post-test assessment developed specifically to measure your comprehension and clinical application of parts 1, 2, 3 of our "Fundamentals of ECG & Basic Dysrhythmias Series". This course was designed specifically to provide the participant with feedback or learning outcome evaluation of their level of knowledge, comprehension, and application of ECG and dysrhythmias. This post-test assessment measures the following fundamentals: 1. Basic cardiac anatomy, physiology, and electrophysiology including heart structure and function, leads and waveforms, and ECG strip analysis; 2. ECG rhythms: sinus, junctional, ventricular, and heart block rhythms in terms of their identification criteria, causes, and appropriate treatment protocol; 3. Treatment and pharmacologics: use, dosage, guidelines, and clinical impact of the drugs discussed.
This is the final portion of the ECG & Dysrhythmias Series. Upon completion of the Pre-assessment and the 3 ECG courses, complete the interactive case studies and review questions in this post-test assessment developed specifically to measure your comprehension and clinical application of parts 1, 2, 3 of our "Fundamentals of ECG & Basic Dysrhythmias Series". This course was designed specifically to provide the participant with feedback or learning outcome evaluation of their level of knowledge, comprehension, and application of ECG and dysrhythmias. This post-test assessment measures the following fundamentals: 1. Basic cardiac anatomy, physiology, and electrophysiology including heart structure and function, leads and waveforms, and ECG strip analysis; 2. ECG rhythms: sinus, junctional, ventricular, and heart block rhythms in terms of their identification criteria, causes, and appropriate treatment protocol; 3. Treatment and pharmacologics: use, dosage, guidelines, and clinical impact of the drugs discussed.
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Program Description: Fundamentals of PET/CT is designed to provide imaging professional and radiation technologists with a basic understanding of the components, theory, use, and benefits of PET/CT...
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Program Description: Fundamentals of PET/CT is designed to provide imaging professional and radiation technologists with a basic understanding of the components, theory, use, and benefits of PET/CT technology. It begins with a discussion of the theory and development of PET and CT scanners and the steps that led to merging their technology to produce the PET/CT. Other topics include a brief look at some of the PET/CT systems currently available; the image acquisition process, including whole body scans, heart and brain studies, and radiation therapy planning; and image formation and reconstruction and list mode theory, acquisition and processing. The final module addresses quality control procedures necessary for maintaining and operating PET/CT equipment. Completion: To receive continuing medical education credit, you must view each topic, participate in each activity, achieve at least an 80 percent passing rate on the posttest, and complete the course evaluation. Program Disclaimer: The accuracy of the facts and opinions contained in this course are the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of echelon® or its sponsors. Practitioners should consult primary resources, state regulations, and their healthcare facility policies and procedures for specific application of said content to their local situation.
Program Description: Fundamentals of PET/CT is designed to provide imaging professional and radiation technologists with a basic understanding of the components, theory, use, and benefits of PET/CT technology. It begins with a discussion of the theory and development of PET and CT scanners and the steps that led to merging their technology to produce the PET/CT. Other topics include a brief look at some of the PET/CT systems currently available; the image acquisition process, including whole body scans, heart and brain studies, and radiation therapy planning; and image formation and reconstruction and list mode theory, acquisition and processing. The final module addresses quality control procedures necessary for maintaining and operating PET/CT equipment. Completion: To receive continuing medical education credit, you must view each topic, participate in each activity, achieve at least an 80 percent passing rate on the posttest, and complete the course evaluation. Program Disclaimer: The accuracy of the facts and opinions contained in this course are the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of echelon® or its sponsors. Practitioners should consult primary resources, state regulations, and their healthcare facility policies and procedures for specific application of said content to their local situation.
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Program Description: This course for health care professionals describes the national burden of heart failure (HF) and discusses the clinical manifestations and complications...
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Program Description: This course for health care professionals describes the national burden of heart failure (HF) and discusses the clinical manifestations and complications from chronic heart failure (CHF) as well as appropriate patient management. A comprehensive review of HF stages and goals for preventing HF exacerbations are reviewed. The course concludes with how health care professionals should deliver comprehensive education to people with CHF to positively impact the readmission rates due to this debilitating condition. NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
Program Description: This course for health care professionals describes the national burden of heart failure (HF) and discusses the clinical manifestations and complications from chronic heart failure (CHF) as well as appropriate patient management. A comprehensive review of HF stages and goals for preventing HF exacerbations are reviewed. The course concludes with how health care professionals should deliver comprehensive education to people with CHF to positively impact the readmission rates due to this debilitating condition. NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT regulations state that an individual may not repeat a self-learning activity for credit if it was reported in the same or any subsequent biennium.
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