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Intriguing Cardiothoracic Surgery Cases: New Assessment, Diagnostic, and Management Considerations Renewal



Faculty: Megan Shifrin, PhD, ACNPC, GNP, CCNS, FAANP, FAAN
Contact Hours: 1.5 contact hours of Continuing Education (which includes .5 hours of pharmacology and .5 hours of Advanced Procedures)

1.5 Contact hours

30 days of access

Printable handouts

5-item quiz

100% online

Cardiothoracic Surgery is a case-based CE offering that advises NPs on diagnostic approaches to common pathologies in the same population. This CE offering will thus guide you in providing key components of care that can dramatically impact cardiothoracic surgery patient outcomes. Each case is thoroughly analyzed, providing you with an understanding of the specific physical and diagnostic implications of individual cardiothoracic patients. Additionally, this session will provide learners with a case-based approach to understanding and implementing new evidence in the initial assessment of potential cardiothoracic surgery patients You will also be provided with information about how modern research affects the perioperative management of cardiothoracic patients. Finally, this course will demonstrate emerging cutting-edge medical and surgical management techniques for your practice.

How It Works

  1. Log in at www.NPcourses.com
  2. Go to My Account in the upper right corner and click on Courses.
  3. Locate your Course in the list and click on it.
  4. Click on Access Course to proceed.
  5. PowerPoint handouts are available for every lecture under “Materials.” We strongly recommend that you download and print each lecture’s handout so that you may highlight and take notes as you view each video. 
  6. Please note that there is information covered in the video lectures that will not be on the handouts, so you must watch the video in its entirety. It is very important to spend time studying all PowerPoint handouts and to watch all course lecture(s) before attempting to take the required quiz.
  7. Each quiz includes 5 items to complete in 10 minutes. Participants have a maximum of 3 attempts to pass each exam with a score of 70% or higher.
  8. After successful completion of the quiz, participants must complete a Course Evaluation.
  9. Upon submission of the Course Evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will appear for you to print and/or save in PDF format. We strongly recommend that you print or save the certificate immediately, as your certificate will not be stored in your account indefinitely.

Refunds are not allowed on any of Barkley & Associates’ products.

What Makes
Our CE
"Simply the Best!"

Features concise up-to-date lectures with full slideshows

Lecture handouts (available to download and print)

One month to complete from time of purchase.

Fast forward/rewind capability so you can be sure to master the material

Full screen capability; perfect for tablet users

Access on your computer immediately!

Portable: Carry with you on your smartphone or laptop

Obtain needed CE and pharmacology contact hours

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