Diuretics in Cardiovascular Therapy

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36m
Updated 27 Jun 2024 Certificate

This Ausmed Course reviews the use of diuretics in cardiovascular conditions and provides essential knowledge for avoiding complications and providing best patient outcomes.

Content

5 Video Units • 15 Questions
Pre-reflection
1 Question
Introduction
1m
Pretest
3 Questions
Overview of Diuretics Used in Cardiovascular Therapy
3 Questions
6m
Diuretics in Hypertension
2 Questions
4m
Diuretics in Heart Failure
5 Questions
9m
Diuretics in Acute Coronary Syndrome
1m
Post-reflection
1 Question

What you'll learn:

1

Identify different classes and names of diuretics.

2

Understand several adverse reactions of diuretics.

3

Identify where diuretics act in the kidney.

4

Determine which diuretics are appropriate for which cardiovascular conditions.

Who it's for:

Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals who are involved in the prescribing, dispensing and administration of diuretics for cardiovascular therapy throughout patient care.

Why it's needed:

Medication safety and a thorough knowledge of disease treatment is crucial in professional practice. All healthcare professionals working with medications must ensure they are fully conversant with a medication’s indications for use and any possible associated complications.

This Ausmed Course will help the participant to understand the principles of diuretics in cardiovascular therapy and facilitate the closing of any existing knowledge gaps.

Purpose

The purpose of this Ausmed Course is to assist pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to revise and/or increase their knowledge of diuretic use in cardiovascular conditions.

Topics

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Last updated27 Jun 2024

Published25 Jan 2021

Due for review30 Jul 2024
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Anyone involved in the creation of Ausmed content declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used where possible.

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