Cardiac Education Resources

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    I want to ask - what videos/resources are you using for cardiac education teaching post myocardial infarction?

    I am looking for a simple viedoe that clearly explains many of the issues and that is up to date.
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    Last edit by VickyRN on Jan 2, '07
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    here are some patient guides from university of ottawa heart institute:
    uohi hhec patient guide
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    target heart rate calculator- an excellent patient teaching tool from healthyontario.com
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    Pamphlets available on:

    Vascular Testing and You
    Abdominal Vascular Arterial Disease
    Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Cerebrovascular Disease
    Venous Disease

    These five pocket-size booklets describe, in terms your patient can understand, the nature, significance, and diagnosis of vascular disease, the value of noninvasive examinations, and what is involved in a vascular exam. Sample copies are available for download.

    SVU Publications: Patient Education Pamphlets
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    heart center online

    excellent source of patient-teaching educational materials on a rich variety of cardiovascular subjects: articles, videos, animations, illustrations. requires registration, but registration is free.

    heart-health educator

    free online courses. the heart-health educator courses will help you gain control of your health. each course is divided into short, easy-to-absorb lessons, and each lesson is followed by a brief quiz to test your knowledge.

    view the video and/or illustration to help visualize how the condition occurs. after completing the course, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the topic.
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    Excellent patient teaching resources!

    MedlinePlus: Arrhythmia
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    The Heart Information Center from Texas Heart Institute

    Chock full of EXCELLENT patient teaching materials:

    Through this community outreach program, staff members of Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital provide educational information related to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
    Welcome to the Texas Heart Institute Heart Information Center
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    3D MEDICAL ANIMATIONS

    The world´s largest library of 3D medical animations developed and copyrighted by Blausen Medical Communications. The Human Atlas features rotating model, labeled slides, and printable text in addition to animated videos.

    http://www.mercksource.com/ppdocs/us.../clientNF.html

    Simply click on drop-down box to the far right (under Human Atlas)

    Cardiac topics include:

    Abdominal Aneurysm
    Angiogram
    Angioplasty
    Atrial fibrillation
    Blood pressure
    Congenital Heat Disease
    Congestive Heart Failure
    Heart Bypass Surgery
    Heart-Lung Machine
    How the Heart Works
    How the Valves Work
    Hyperlipidemia
    Ventricular Tachycardia
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    this is really helpful..thanks so much


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