In the cardiac care specialisation, you will explore critical care concepts through the lens of a person- and family-centred focus. Modules explore acute coronary syndromes, heart failure and cardiogenic shock. Rhythm interpretation and common dysrhythmias through normal 12 lead ECG and interpretation of abnormal findings are also embedded within the specialty modules. Other topics such as cardiomyopathy & cardiac valves, Implantable devices, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac rehabilitation and palliative care in cardiac nursing care are embedded in this specialty module.

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Completion requirements

This Specialisation consists of 20cp.

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

  • NRSG538Cardiac Care: Advanced Concepts in the Specialty Coronary Care Setting10 CP
  • NRSG539Cardiac Care: Principles in Nursing Specialty Practice10 CP

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