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What Does a Cardiac Nurse Do?

What Does a Cardiac Nurse Do?

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 …

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Learn Cardiac Pacemaker Concepts with the Pacemaker Power App

Learn Cardiac Pacemaker Concepts with the Pacemaker Power App

Technology has made keeping up with the skills and fundamentals of cardiac pacemakers a breeze. The Pacemaker Power App, who I have partnered with for this post, is a one of a kind pacemaker resource. This powerful app provides the essentials needed to provide competent care. Because it’s an app, if you have any questions you can quickly look up information with just a few taps. This app can be used as a tool to digest all the information about pacemakers or as a bedside reference tool.

How to Titrate a Cardizem Drip

How to Titrate a Cardizem Drip

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 states 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 facilities policy on the subject of Cardizem drips before you take responsibility for this nursing skill.

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