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Course code

GCCN701

Level

7

Credits

10.0

Estimated hours

100.0

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop knowledge and skills related to cardiology nursing in a variety of settings.

Learning outcomes

Apply knowledge of the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of cardiac conditions to ensure best practice and enhance patient outcomes.

Critically analyse risk factors and the influence of these on cardiac disease.

Critically examine current diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including pharmacological interventions and rehabilitation, in relation to the care of patients with acute and existing cardiac conditions.

Critically reflect on the professional role of the nurse when working with patients with cardiac conditions.