Evaluation and Management of ACS in the ED

By: Michael Gooch DNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, ENP-C

Chest pain accounts for approximately six million annual visits to the emergency department and every 34 seconds someone in the US has an acute coronary event. Patients present with a spectrum of signs and symptoms. This learning activity is designed to guide the ENP in the approach to the evaluation and management of the patient with chest pain with possible acute coronary symptom in the ED.

At the end of the session, learners will be able to:

  1. Identify risk factors for acute coronary syndromes
  2. Utilize clinical decision tools when assessing patients with chest pain
  3. Formulate an ED plan of care for patients, including pharmacological management with suspected acute coronary syndrome.

This activity is approved for 1.13 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 0.5 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 20054271. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

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Course Details

Evaluation and Management of ACS in the ED Continuing Education Offering00:54:26
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