Coronary Care Nursing

Code: NURS8150

Course description

Anatomy and physiology are studied in detail with emphasis on myocardial contraction, electrophysiology, control mechanisms of the heart and cardiac output. Topics will include the pathophysiology of coronary artery disease, angina, myocardial infarction and associated implications, hypertension and heart failure, as well as cardiomyopathies and traumatic injury of the heart. Each of these units will include a discussion of pathological processes, diagnostic tools and assessment, medical treatment and nursing management. This course is part of the Cardiac Care and Critical Care programs.

Course details

Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: NURS8115
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 14, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $317.64
 
End date: Dec. 13, 2020
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: NURS8115
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.