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Care and Management of the Afib, Congestive Heart Failure, and Hypertensive Patient


March 23, 2022
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
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Series Dates

March 23, 2022

March 30, 2022

April 6, 2022

Three - Part Webinar Series: March 23, 30 and April 6 from 12:30-1:15 p.m.

This three-part series covers what critical access hospital nurses need to know about each disease state and how to educate patients in self-monitoring and care. Sessions feature lecture and case-based discussion.

March 23 - Care and Management of Atrial Fibrillation Patient

  • Recognize symptoms of atrial fib.
  • Describe how to quickly assess stability of arrhythmia.
  • Identify appropriate ways to manage patients who present with atrial fib.

March 30 - Care and Management of the Congestive Heart Failure Patient

  • Recognize sighs and symptoms of heart failure.
  • Discuss commonly used tests and treatment options.
  • Identify appropriate ways to educate patients in self-monitoring and care.

April 6 - Care and Management of the Hypertensive Patient

  • Recognize risk factors for developing hypertension.
  • Discuss major risk factors for the development of hypertension.
  • Explain hemodynamic and physiological complications if hypertension persists.
  • Discuss how to provide education to patients in an effort to reduce hypertensive crisis and adverse complications.


Amanda Simpson, RN has been an inpatient clinical nurse for over 10 years, as well as a supervisory and educator.  She is a heart failure patient champion and enjoys helping others see the big picture of clinical presentations.

There is no charge for this series.

Funding for this three-part series is provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health’s grant: Improving the Health of Illinoisans through Chronic Disease Prevention (CDC-DP18-1815).

.75 Nurse Contact hour per session.

ICAHN is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  (OBN-001-91)

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