- Contact hours:
- Pharmacotherapy hours: 3
- Expiration date: December 31, 2018
- Course price: $39
Traces the gradual development of the atherosclerosis that underlies CAD and includes causes, risk factors, diagnosis, management, and complications. Concludes with the components of a cardiac rehabilitation program.
ATrain Education, Inc. is an approved provider by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The following course information applies to occupational therapy professionals:
- Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, OTAs
- Instructional Level: Intermediate
- Content Focus: Category 1—Domain of OT, Client Factors
Criteria for Successful Completion
80% or higher on the post test, a completed evaluation form, and payment where required. No partial credit will be awarded.
Conflict of Interest/Commercial Support
Objectives: When you finish this course you will be able to:
- Define coronary artery disease, including its etiology and major forms.
- Discuss the prevalence, incidence, mortality, and morbidity of CAD.
- Name and trace the major coronary arteries.
- Describe atherosclerotic plaque and explain how it contributes to CAD.
- List at least 5 symptoms and/or diagnostic procedures that will lead to a diagnosis of CAD.
- Name 4 of the various medical responses in managing CAD.
- Discuss 3 major complications of CAD.
- List at least 6 elements of cardiac rehabilitation.