Cardiology / Vascular

Foundations 1 | Foundations 2

Foundations 1

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Cards I: Dysrhythmias & Devices

Objectives: Identify clinical features, diagnosis and acute management of the following conditions:

  • Cardiac Arrest Requiring ACLS
  • Symptomatic Bradycardia
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Narrow-Complex Tachycardia (Regular, Irregular)
  • Wide-Complex Tachycardia (Regular, Irregular)
  • Pacemaker Malfunction
  • ICD Malfunction
  • Cardiac Arrest With ICD

Rosen's (9th):
Ch 8, 69, 70

Tintinalli’s (9th):
Ch 18, 23, 24, 33
Tintinalli Manual (8th):
Ch 2

River’s (9th):
Pg 14-35
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Cards II: ACS & CHF

Objectives: Identify clinical features, diagnosis and acute management of the following conditions:

  • Undifferentiated Chest Pain
  • Stable Angina
  • Unstable Angina
  • NSTEMI
  • STEMI
  • Early Complications Of MI
  • Acute Heart Failure
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Cardiomyopathy (Including Dilated, Hypertrophic, Restrictive)

Rosen's (9th):
Ch 23, 68, 71, 72

Tintinalli’s (9th):
Ch 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 55
Tintinalli Manual (8th):
Ch 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 24

River’s (9th):
Pg 36-57
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Cards III: Carditis, Valves & Syncope

Objectives: Identify clinical features, diagnosis and acute management of the following conditions:

  • Undifferentiated Syncope
  • Pericarditis (Including Uremic, Post-MI)
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Myocarditis
  • Chagas' Disease
  • Lyme Carditis
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Acute Mitral Regurgitation
  • Decompensated Aortic Stenosis
  • Acute Aortic Insufficiency

Rosen's (9th):
Ch 12, 72, 73

Tintinalli’s (9th):
Ch 52, 54, 55, 156, 161, 162
Tintinalli Manual (8th):
Ch 21, 23, 24, 93, 97, 98

River’s (9th):
Pg 58-77
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Vascular: Vascular Emergencies

Objectives: Identify clinical features, diagnosis and acute management of the following conditions:

  • Hypertensive Emergency
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Acute Arterial Occlusion
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

Rosen's (9th):
Ch 74, 75, 76, 77, 78

Tintinalli’s (9th):
Ch 56, 57, 59, 60, 61
Tintinalli Manual (8th):
Ch 25, 26, 27, 28

River’s (9th):
Pg 77-90
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Foundations 2

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Cards I: Syncope & Narrow Arrhythmias

Objectives: Identify best practices in diagnosis and management of the following conditions in critically-ill patients:

  • Cardiogenic Syncope
  • Narrow Complex Arrhythmias
  • Unstable Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter

Harwood-Nuss (6th)
Ch 9, 85, 235

OR

Critical Care Medicine (5th)
Ch 31

AND

Primary Literature:
  • Article 1
  • Article 2
  • Article 3
  • Article 4
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Cards II: Myocardial Infarction & Cardiac Arrest

Objectives: Identify best practices in diagnosis and management of the following conditions in critically-ill patients:

  • STEMI
  • Acute Complications of Myocardial Infarction
  • Wide Complex Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Arrest

Harwood-Nuss (6th)
Ch 3, 82, 83, 85

OR

Critical Care Medicine (5th)
Ch 1, 23, 29, 31

AND

Primary Literature:
  • Article 1
  • Article 2
  • Article 3
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Cards III: Cardiovasular Devices

Objectives: Identify best practices in diagnosis and management of the following conditions in critically-ill patients:

  • Pacemaker Failure
  • Complications of LVADs

Harwood-Nuss (6th)
Ch 85, 86 [no LVAD]

OR

Critical Care Medicine (5th)
Ch 5, 23, 27

AND

Primary Literature:
  • Article 1
  • Article 2
  • Article 3
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Vasc: Vascular Emergencies

Objectives: Identify best practices in diagnosis and management of the following conditions in critically-ill patients:

  • Aortic Dissection
  • Acute Arterial Insufficiency
  • Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Anticoagulation Reversal

Harwood-Nuss (6th)
Ch 92, 93, 94, 95, 198

OR

Critical Care Medicine (5th)
Ch 32, 33, 34, 74 [no AAA]

AND

Primary Literature:
  • Article 1
  • Article 2
  • Article 3
  • Article 4
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