This inservice contains basic information about heart attacks, including their causes, symptoms, and treatments. Includes tips for how aides can help their clients prevent heart disease, recognize the symptoms of a heart attack, and help clients who are recovering from heart attacks.
Explain the warning signs of a heart attack.
Name the three risk factors that cannot be changed or controlled.
Describe the four risk factors that can be changed or controlled.
Explain the relationship between lifestyle and the prevention of a heart attack.
Discuss at least six ways you can help your clients who have had heart attacks.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.