Nurses Education

Nurses are integral members of our Cardiothoracic Surgery team in caring for our patients. We feel it is important to assist nurses with continuing education through inter-professional approaches in order to provide quality cardiothoracic surgery services.

Topics that may be of interest to nurses who care for our patients are:

  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease and Endocarditis
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Dissections and Transections
  • Critical Care Support Devices
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Motility Disorders of the Esophagus
  • Myasthenia Gravis and Thymomas
  • Chest Tube Management
  • Dysrhythmias and ECG
  • Pacemakers
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring