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Cardiology Essentials for the NP

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Course Summary


3.75 CE




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215 tokens | $250

A portion of your Master Clinicians purchase will go to a healthcare charity

Enhance your skills in managing cardiology presentations.

Prepare for your cardiology patients that may present to urgent care or the emergency department. In this course, you will learn to identify common and life-threatening arrhythmias and findings for various heart disease processes. Review basics such as ECG physiology, axis, voltage, and anatomy and be able to read ECGs to identify abnormalities. Confidently diagnose and treat common chest pain and bradycardic and tachycardic heart conditions. This engaging course by a trio of cardiology friends (aka the CardioNerds) includes 3.75 CEs, 5 hours of video content, downloadable pdfs of the slides, 80 ECGs to review, algorithms for diagnosis, and post-course quiz to test your knowledge.

Topics Covered in the


Approach to the ECG

  • ECG basics, including anatomy, physiology, and voltage

  • Stepwise approach to reading ECGs, including rate, rhythm, axis, and intervals

  • Identifying common and life-threatening arrhythmias, such as SVT and bundle branch blocks, on ECG, as well as other conditions, such as electrolyte abnormalities


  • Case-based discussions and systematic, step-by-step approaches to assessment of tachycardia

  • Narrow-complex tachycardia, including sinus tachycardia, atrial tachycardia, SVT (AVNRT, AVRT), and atrial fibrillation and flutter

  • Wide-complex tachycardia, including SVT with aberrancy, Torsades de Pointes, and ventricular fibrillation


  • Common causes of bradycardia, case-based discussions, and stepwise approaches to diagnosis

  • Sinoatrial (SA) nodal disease, including sinus bradycardia, sinus pause/arrest, tachy-brady syndrome

  • Atrioventricular (AV) nodal disease, including first-, second-, and third-degree AV block, Mobitz type 1 and 2, complete heart block, junctional escape, ventricular escape rhythm

  • Review of medications and pacing techniques for management

Can’t Miss Chest Pain

  • Approach to the history and physical of patients presenting with chest pain as well as when to order testing and determine if serial testing is needed, including ECGs and troponin

  • Case-based review of chest pain and associated ECG changes found in classic STEMI and atypical STEMI equivalents.

  • Differentiation of life-threatening cause and ischemic versus non-ischemic etiologies, and identify STEMI, De Winter, Wellen, ST-segment changes

  • Review of antiplatelets and other medication therapies

The Master Clinicians Urgent Care Membership offers access to the entire Urgent Care library! 

As a member, you can decide what course you like and learn at your own pace. There are over 140 CME credits hours of educational lectures taught by the industry’s best from AFC, GoHealth, CityMD, PM Pediatrics, UCA/NERUCA, NextCare, and Academic Centers such as Northwell, Mount Sinai and John Hopkins. In addition, there are many perks and free access to our Master Clinicians Urgent Care Summit live event.

Over $6,500 worth of value for only $1,000!




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(over 140+ CME hours)

Includes these current courses and bundles:

  • Urgent Care Essentials (5 CME credits)

  • Pediatric Urgent Care Essentials (6.5 CME credits)

  • Family Medicine Essentials (5 CME credits)

  • Emergency Medicine Essentials (15 CME credits)

  • Urgent Care Curveballs-Unexpected Diagnosis (8 CME credits)

  • Rapid Fire X-ray Crash Course for Urgent Care (8.5 CME credits)

  • Mastery Workshop-Laceration Repair (3 CME credits)

  • Mastery Workshop-Urgent Care Orthopedics (4 CME credits)

  • Master Workshop-Cant Miss X-Ray Findings (3 CME credits)

  • Conference on Demand: Urgent Care Women’s Health (10 CME credits)

  • Conference on Demand: Cant Miss Urgent Diagnosis (17.5 CME credits)

  • Urgent Care Medical Summit (19 CME credits)

  • Toxicology Essentials (4 CME credits)

  • Psychiatry for the Family Medicine Doctor (1 CME credits)

  • Clinician Burnout (1 CME credit)

  • Cardiology Essentials (5 CME credits)

  • Health Care Today: Providing Care for All (9 CME credits)

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VIP tickets to

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Urgent Care Podcast Series

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Pearls and Pitfalls, Cant Miss EKG, Ortho, Cant Miss X-rays, Patient Experience, Essential Topics in Urgent Care & Wound Care

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Continuing Education

Credit Designation:

Credit Designation: This activity is approved for 3.75 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 0.0 hour(s) of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners®. Activity ID# 22085699. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

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