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HTRSD is a provider of continuing education training focused on human trafficking and other social disparities for health care providers, as well as courses that address nurses' health and well-being and under-served topics in advanced critical care.

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All states (with the exception of Hawaii) recognize our courses for accredited continuing nursing education, CNE, contact hours.
This course is accredited by the following boards:
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP 15467.
Provider approved by the Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia , South Carolina, West Virginia and New Mexico through CE Broker, CE Provider #: 50-13256. 
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Broken Heart Syndrome: Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Broken Heart Syndrome:  Clinical Manifestations, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Many of us have heard or read about someone who died of a broken heart. Although the term “broken heart” is not an actual diagnosis, the clinical signs of a broken heart are. This course is designed for all nursing professionals who work in the healthcare setting. The purpose of this course is to help nursing professionals understand the symptomology, risk factors, and clinical presentations in those who suffer from Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy – Broken Heart Syndrome. 


Objectives


Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

Define Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Understand the history and prevalence of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Identify the clinical manifestations, diagnosis and the complications of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy
Discuss clinical outcomes, nursing implications, and patient education options

Curriculum


Chapter 1 - Introduction 

Defining Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Chapter 2 - History of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Worldwide Prevalence 

Chapter 3 - Clinical Manifestations of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Catecholamine Toxicity
Laboratory Testing
EKG changes
Approach to Diagnosis
Complications of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

Chapter 4 - Clinical Outcomes

Nursing Implications
Therapeutic Treatment
Patient Education and Support

Chapter 5 - Conclusion

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