Secondary Prevention in Acute Coronary Syndrome: What Nurses Need to Know

Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS), Risk Assessment and Management
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Credits: 1.0 CE contact hours

Course Overview

Learn from Dr. Handberg about the secondary prevention guidelines and treatments for risk reduction in patients with acute coronary syndrome. Understand the importance of a team-based approach to manage the transition of care of ACS patients out of the hospital and into the home to ensure guideline-directed care.

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Learning Objectives

  1. Review secondary prevention guidelines for patients with acute coronary syndrome.
  2. Describe non-statin therapies that may provide additional lipid-lowering and risk reduction in high-risk patients hospitalized with acute coronary events.
  3. Discuss a team-based approach to managing the transition of care of ACS patients from hospital to home to ensure patients receive guideline-directed care and achieve optimal health outcomes.

Faculty

  • Eileen M. Handberg, PhD, ANP-BC, FACC