Activity Provided By
ANA Continuing Online Education
Overview / Abstract
In the United States, between 1.2 and 1.5 million people suffer a myocardial infarction (MI) every year. And among MIs, anterior-wall MIs are the most serious and have the worst prognosis. Preventing death from MI is a matter of time. The patient needs to seek treatment quickly, and you need to act fast to recognize the signs and symptoms and intervene appropriately.
- Describe the signs and symptoms of anterior-wall myocardial infarction (MI).
- Recall the diagnostic techniques used to detect anterior-wall MI.
- Describe the medical management of anterior-wall MI.
- Discuss the nursing management of anterior-wall MI.
Credits / Hours
Is This Activity Certified for "Live" Credit?
Presenters / Authors / Faculty
Rose M. Coughlin, MSN, RN, APRN-BC
Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers
The American Nurses Association Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development
Activity Specialities / Related Topics
Preventive Care, Cardiology / Cardiovascular, Administration / Management
Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE