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Valvular Disease: Treatment (VALDT)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Valvular Disease: Treatment
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsThe heart has four valves that ensure that blood flows in the correct direction. A defective valve can either fail to close completely and leak (regurgitation), or cannot open completely so that blood pumps through a smaller opening (stenosis). All valves can be affected. This course presents basic medical background information about evaluating the prognosis of valvular disease and outlines treatment options.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Valvular Disease: Treatment course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Prognosis
6. Controlling the Risk Factors
7. Surgical Treatment
8. Progress Check

9. Objectives
10. Pharmaceutical Agent Overview
11. Beta Blocker Overview
12. Physiologic Effects of Beta Blockers
13. Beta Blockers: Mechanism of Action
14. Beta Blockers: Pharmacokinetics
15. Beta Blocker Safety Profile and Dosage
16. The Coagulation Cascade
17. Anticoagulant Therapies
18. Calcium Channel Blocker Overview
19. Calcium Channel Blocker Indications and Dosage
20. Cardiac Glycoside Mechanism
21. Physiologic Effects of Cardiac Glycosides
22. Diuretics Effects on Kidney Function
23. Physiologic Effects of Diuretics
24. Diuretic Indications
25. Diuretic Safety and Dosage
26. Progress Check

27. Summary


List the factors involved in evaluating a patient`s prognosis.
Discuss treatment options for a malfunctioning valve.
Describe the coagulant cascade and the types of anticoagulants.
Detail the mechanism and profile of various beta blockers.
Explain how calcium channel blockers (CCBs) work, and detail their uses.
Explore the mechanism of action of cardiac glycosides.
Describe the use of diuretics.

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