Published April 2010
by Mosby-Year Book .
Written in English
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For portable, quick access to information needed at the point of care in today’s cath lab, look no farther than Kern’s Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, 7th detailed, authoritative guide is ideal for cardiologists who need a quick clinical primer on cardiac catheterization, as well as for all members of the cardiac cath team/5(62). 3. Acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to assist in all procedures in the cath lab. 4. Assist in pre-procedural, peri-procedural and post procedural patient care and management.. 5. Identify the optimal strategy to assist in managing procedural related complications. Levels of Experience and Time Frames for Education. Circulation - September "The figures included in Cardiac Catheterization in Congenital Heart Disease reveal, in a simple yet powerful way, the basic strengths and characteristics of this long-awaited textbook from Charles Mullins. Line drawings demonstrating the intended course of needles, catheters, wires, and devices take the place of the fluoroscopic images and angiograms . Fast Facts for the Cath Lab Nurse clearly presents the role of the nurse in the cath lab and how to assist with basic and advanced cath lab procedures. Written in a simple, easy-to-read format with streamlined, bulleted information, this orientation guide breaks down procedures and provides essential information for Reviews:
procedures. The procedure log book will be reviewed and signed off on a monthly basis by the Training Director Directly Observed Procedural Skill Assessment Directly Observed Procedural Skill assessment is an established assessment method, which must be employed at regular intervals during the 2 year programme. Order the CV books > > > 5. CV Review Book Vol. IV: 5 th Edition. pages; includes chapters on Interventions such as: PCI & PTCA, Stents and Other Devices, ACLS I & II, Cardiac Medications I & II, Cardiac Pacemakers I & II, ICDs and EP Studies, Balloon Pump I & II, Other Interventions (ISBN ) price $80 Order the CV books. A Conducting Pre-Procedural Activities: 10%: Prepare procedure/control room (e.g., set up equipment, radiation safety, sterile technique, QC, QA) Prepare patient for procedure; Review and validate patient or procedure information (e.g., medical records, lab values, time out, consent, presentation) B Conducting Diagnostic Procedures: 42%. Interventional cardiology is an area of medicine within the subspecialty of cardiology that uses specialized imaging and other diagnostic techniques to evaluate blood flow and pressure in the coronary arteries and chambers of the heart, as well as technical procedures and medications to treat abnormalities that impair the function of the cardiovascular system.
A cardiac cath provides information on how well your heart works, identifies problems and allows for procedures to open blocked arteries. For example, during cardiac cath your doctor may: Take X-rays using contrast dye injected through the catheter to look for narrowed or blocked coronary arteries. A career in the field of interventional cardiology is a road riddled with land mines. A life of caring for the sickest of the sick through providing urgent and immediate lifesaving intervention. Skills that come at a high price and could, at any moment, be taken away by a bad outcome, a lawsuit, or an adverse peer review. The interventionalist has to provide the crucial care, in the timeframe. Certification, especially within the cardiac cath lab, has become a hot topic in the industry. Certification requirements can range from basic life support (BLS) to advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS). Specific state nursing board and radiologic technology licensing is quite different. A cardiac cath procedure usually takes about 30 minutes (and longer if you have an intervention), but the preparation and recovery time add several hours. Plan on being at the hospital all day.