We know that a cardiac nurse works with heart patients, but what do they do, exactly? Let's take a closer look at this job to see if it is right for you. Cardiac Nurse Jobs A "heart nurse" goes by many different job titles. Each of them has their own specialties. Let's look at each of them - what they do, and how to become qualified for those jobs. Cardiac Nurse Certification Before we look at each job there is, we need to know how to become certified. As with any nursing specialty, … [Read more...] about What Does a Cardiac Nurse Do?
Many nurses are apprehensive about having to titrate a Cardizem drip. Patients who require Cardizem are usually facing life-threatening conditions like A-fib and this can be very stressful to a nurse who doesn’t typically deal with this sort of condition. Depending on your floor there may actually be policies that state that you should transfer patients to critical care or intensive care units if they require titration on a Cardizem gtt. You should make sure that you are familiar with your … [Read more...] about How to Titrate a Cardizem Drip