Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Overview

4.8 out of 5 (1121 Reviews)

Credits

2.50

Pharmacology Credits

0.0

Post Assessment Questions

5

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

27 Feb 2024

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

150 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a life-threatening condition. Arterial aneurysms are defined as a permanent localized dilatation of the vessel, enlarging by at least 150% compared to a relatively normal diameter of the adjacent artery. The abdominal aortic aneurysm is characterized by abnormal focal dilation of the abdominal aorta that may be detected incidentally or at the time of rupture. Vigilant monitoring or treatment is required depending on the size of the aneurysm and symptomatic presentation. Risk factors for abdominal aortic aneurysm are diverse and include atherosclerosis (most common), smoking, advanced age, male gender, White race, family history of abdominal aortic aneurysm, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and prior history of aortic dissection.

This activity adds comprehensive insights into the evaluation and management of abdominal aortic aneurysms and underscores the need for an interprofessional team approach to facilitate the rapid assessment, recognition, and treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Healthcare professionals gain knowledge and tools to enhance patient outcomes for this life-threatening condition.


Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify risk factors associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm development

  • Apply guidelines for the management and surveillance of unruptured and ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms.

  • Implement evidence-based screening protocols for abdominal aortic aneurysm in clinical practice.

  • Collaborate and communicate with all members of the interprofessional team to improve outcomes and treatment efficacy for patients diagnosed with an abdominal aortic aneurysm. 

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