The Cardiac Catheterization Patient Experience is an interactive learning program designed to expand your understanding of cardiac catheterization through an interactive virtual visit to a cardiac catheterization lab, where you will tour the facility, meet the members of the lab team, and observe them in action as they perform a cardiac catheterization procedure.
Upon completion of this learning program, you will be able to::
Identify the members of the cardiac catheterization lab team.
Describe the basic types of equipment necessary for the proper functioning of a cardiac catheterization lab.
Describe the preparation of patients before the catheterization procedure.
Outline the procedure of cardiac catheterization.
Outline the postcatheterization protocol that health care professionals follow for the care of patients.
Recognize the risks and complications that may be associated with cardiac catheterization.