Ch 9: Cardiovascular Medication Administration in Nursing

About This Chapter

These lessons cover the appropriate administration of drugs used for cardiovascular diseases. This chapter is a useful resource you can use if preparing for nursing class discussions or tests or studying for professional licensing/certification exams.

Cardiovascular Medication Administration in Nursing - Chapter Summary

From types of medications to administration methods, this chapter is designed to cover everything you need to know about cardiovascular medication administration. You will have the opportunity to learn the names of these drugs and other relevant terminology associated with cardiovascular drug therapy in addition to reviewing how and when each drug is given. After you study this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Identify medications used in cardiovascular drug treatment
  • Describe methods for administering cardiovascular medications
  • Discuss the reasons for administering vasoactive medications
  • Understand how to monitor patients who have received cardiovascular drugs

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