DigitalMed Clinical Practice Series
Disease States

Courses in this topic area cover a wide range of diseases and conditions, including many "priority conditions" such as AMI, pneumonia and diabetes. These courses provide excellent support for nurse orientation and cross-training programs in Medical-Surgical, Critical Care and other disciplines, and can help strengthen nurse competency in quality improvement and line-of-service programs where specific conditions are emphasized.

Suggested Learning Packages

Courses ID# Duration (min) CE Hrs
Cardiovascular Conditions
Assessment and Diagnostic Tests for Acute Myocardial Infarction AMI01 75 1.6
Treatment and Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction AMI02 37 0.0
Diagnosis and Treatment of CAD CAT01 71 1.5
Congestive Heart Failure CHF01 56 1.2
Introduction to Bradydysrhythmia CVB01 62 1.3
Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy CVB02 58 1.2
Pacemaker Therapy CVB03 66 1.4
Sinus Tachydysrhythmia Management CVB04 54 1.1
Ventricular Tachycardia Management CVB05 53 1.1
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) CVC01 48 1.0
Valvular Heart Disease CVC02 60 1.3
Vascular Diseases CVC03 53 1.1
Cardiomyopathy CVC04 62 1.3
An Overview of Heart Failure (HF) CVC06 66 1.4
Pathophysiology of and Risk Factors for Hypertension HTN01 105 2.2
Assessment and Diagnosis of Hypertension HTN02 104 2.1
Pathology and Etiology of Valvular Heart Disease VHD01 55 1.2
Signs and Symptoms of Valvular Heart Disease VHD02 58 1.2
Endocrine Conditions
Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome CEN03 56 1.2
Diabetes Insipidus and Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion CEN04 44 0.0
Thyroid Abnormalities HTY01 63 1.3
Medical Treatment of Hyperthyroidism HTY02 58 1.2
Gastrointestinal Conditions
Care of the Patient with Gallbladder Disease GBD01 68 1.4
Acute Pancreatitis GIN05 20 0.4
Hepatic Failure GIN06 55 1.2
Hepatitis GIN11 58 1.2
Renal Conditions
Kidney Anatomy and Renal Failure KFR01 62 1.3
Acute Renal Failure REN03 56 1.2
Assessment of Acute Renal Failure REN04 56 1.2
Respiratory Conditions
Asthma AST01 77 1.6
Ventilation Technology and Oxygen Therapy CCN03 59 1.2
Ventilation Complications and Nursing Care CCN04 56 1.2
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COP01 50 1.1
Introduction to Pneumonia PNE01 73 1.5
Management of Patients With Pneumonia PNE03 73 1.5
Stroke
Stroke Characteristics STR01 97 2.0
Treatment for Stroke Patients STR02 59 1.2
Cerebral Vascular Accidents CNE10 74 1.5