Cardiac Care Program
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge base in Cardiac Care and has demonstrated a high degree of clinical competence in caring for cardiac surgery patients with acute and specialized healthcare needs. The NP scope of practice incorporates the skills and knowledge from the disciplines of nursing and medicine.
Working in collaboration with a group of Cardiac Surgeons, the NP manages, directs and provides comprehensive assessment and care for this select patient population in a collaborative interdisciplinary team environment. The NP uses advanced assessment skills and a sound knowledge of clinical therapeutics and provides indirect patient care services to support patient care, promote professional education, and advance knowledge through research and scholarly activities.
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