Aortic Stenosis

Overview

4.5 out of 5 (4 Reviews)

Credits

1.75

Post Assesment Questions

20

Release Date

5 Oct 2020

Expiration Date

16 Apr 2022

Last Reviewed

16 Apr 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

105 Minutes

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Activity Description

Aortic stenosis is a common valvular disorder, especially in the elderly population, causing left ventricular outflow obstruction. Etiologies include congenital (bicuspid/unicuspid), calcific, and rheumatic disease. Symptoms such as exertional dyspnea or fatigue gradually develop after a long asymptomatic latent period of about 10 to 20 years. Patients go on to develop chest pain, heart failure, and syncope. This activity outlines the evaluation and treatment of aortic stenosis and highlights the interprofessional team's role in evaluating and treating patients with this condition.

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Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify the etiology of aortic stenosis.
  • Outline the appropriate evaluation of aortic stenosis.
  • Review the indications for different types of management options available for aortic stenosis.
  • Outline the pharmacologic therapy as it applies to Aortic Stenosis

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and StatPearls Publishing, LLC.  AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030803.  This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hour(s) (which includes 0.1 hour(s) of pharmacology).

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  4. Complete the post-test assessments.
  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
  6. Complete the evaluation form.
  7. Obtain a certificate.

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  • Name: 'supravalvulsr.png' Attribution: Image courtesy S Bhimji MD
  • Name: 'Figure AI.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by Amgad N. Makaryus MD
  • Name: 'Stat Pearls Jay Mohan EKG.JPG' Attribution: "Contributed by Jay Mohan DO." Right of image used with permission from McLaren Health Corporation.
  • Name: 'Aortic_Stenosis.mp4' Attribution: Contributed by Katherine Humphreys
  • Name: 'Stages-of-aortic-stenosis.jpg' Attribution: Contributed by Sai Harika, MBBS

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