Nursing: Acute Chest Pain in the Emergency Department: The Role of CT Angiography

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About the Course


Audience

Nurses interested in learning more about cardiac imaging for complaintsof chest pain in the emergency department with a focus on computer tomographyangiography

 

Purpose Statement

The purpose of this article is to educate nurses about the use ofcomputed tomography angiography in the evaluation of acute chest pain.

  

Learning Objectives:

  1. Name some types ofcardiac imaging including the two cardiac computed tomography focused on inthis article
  2. Describe the benefits ofcoronary computed tomography vs. more invasive testing
  3. Explain the nursing carefor a patient receiving advanced cardiac testing. 

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