Nurse Practitioner: QT-prolonging Medications: When to Worry

25.00
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Run Time: 1.2
Contact Hours: 1.5
Rx Hours: 1.5

Dr. Fitzgerald outlines the mechanism, risks, and clinical consequences of QT prolongation with a variety of medications in this case-based program. Learn about clinical alternatives to the use of select QT-prolonging medications.

After completing this program you will be able to:

    Describe the mechanism of QT prolongation with a variety of medications

    Recognize the symptoms of syncope versus seizure

    Describe the risks, symptoms, and outcomes for torsade(s) de pointe (TdP) and ventricular tachycardia

    Recognize the clinical consequences of prescribing QT-prolonging medications

    Consider clinical alternatives to the use of select QT-prolonging medications

    Learn to use family and health history to evaluate risk of TdP

QT-prolonging Medications: When to Worry

25.00

Run Time: 1.2
Contact Hours: 1.5
Rx Hours: 1.5

Dr. Fitzgerald outlines the mechanism, risks, and clinical consequences of QT prolongation with a variety of medications in this case-based program. Learn about clinical alternatives to the use of select QT-prolonging medications.

After completing this program you will be able to:

    Describe the mechanism of QT prolongation with a variety of medications

    Recognize the symptoms of syncope versus seizure

    Describe the risks, symptoms, and outcomes for torsade(s) de pointe (TdP) and ventricular tachycardia

    Recognize the clinical consequences of prescribing QT-prolonging medications

    Consider clinical alternatives to the use of select QT-prolonging medications

    Learn to use family and health history to evaluate risk of TdP