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Cardiac-Vascular Nursing Certification Interactive Online Review Course

Lynn Smith, Kimberly Nelson, Barbara Leeper, Jennifer Doby Davis

Regular Price: $349.00
Online CE Expiration: 01/02/2021
14 Contact Hours
Presented by Ana

This new Cardiac-Vascular Interactive Certification interactive course gives you cutting edge, interactive techniques to help you pass your review test - all focused around the Test Content Outline.

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This new Cardiac-Vascular Interactive Certification interactive course gives you cutting edge, interactive techniques to help you pass your review test - all focused around the Test Content Outline. Over the course you will be immersed in blended learning with multimedia knowledge checks and the review of case studies and practice questions with answers and rationale. Memory boosters and useful tools for engaged exam preparation will be provided, including a self-assessment/personal commitment tool and an electronic complimentary copy of the Review & Resource Manual is also included for the duration of the course.

Online 24/7 access!

Key Learning Outcomes

Nurses will apply, analyze and evaluate:

  • Current practice information, research and application to clinical practice.
  • Relevant clinical updates with treatment options.
  • Improved patient safety and quality outcomes.
  • Preparation for board certification exam.

Presented by

Lynn Smith


Assistant Professor

Lynn Smith is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nursing in the College of Health Professions at Northern Kentucky University. Her clinical back ground includes work as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Critical Care, as well as direct nursing for patients with cardiovascular disorders, ranging from community and home care, Open Heart Surgery Recovery, ICU, CCU, step down telemetry units, and Cardiac Rehabilitation.

Lynn completed her Doctorate in Educational Leadership, with an emphasis in nursing education. Her dissertation focused on enhancing nurses’ cultural skills and attitudes through education abroad. She currently holds certification as a Certified Nurse Educator, and as a Board Certified Cardiac-Vascular nurse

Lynn completed a Master’s Degree in Divinity (M.Div.) and is an ordained minister serving with the Disciples of Christ Christian Church.

Kimberly Nelson


Clinical Nurse Specialist

Dr. Nelson has been a cardiac nurse for over 20 years with experience in the hospital, community and research practice areas. She received her Bachelor's and Master's in Nursing from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia and Doctorate of Nursing Practice from University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She is certified as a Cardiac-Vascular Nurse, Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, Heart Failure Nurse, Cardiac Care Coordinator and Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer. She is currently practicing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

Barbara Leeper


Barbara Leeper has worked with cardiovascular patients for more than 40 years as a staff nurse in critical care and as a critical care educator. For the last 20 years, she has specialized as a clinical nurse specialist working with patients, families, and bedside caregivers focusing on patients with cardiac and vascular diagnoses. Leeper teaches and speaks locally.

Jennifer Doby Davis


Jennifer Doby Davis became a nurse practitioner in 2013 after being a cardiovascular nurse for 12 years. She has worked as an RN on post cardiovascular surgical units, the cardiac catheterization and EP labs, the cardiac noninvasive lab, the community screenings department, and post cardiac procedural units. She became CVN certified in 2010. Her teaching experience includes prior work with the ANCC, precepting RNs and NPs/PAs, developing patient and RN education material at Novant Health, and teaching American Heart Association BLS and ACLS. She currently functions as an nurse practitioner in both inpatient and ambulatory care settings for Novant Cardiology in Winston-Salem, NC.

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The American Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP17219.


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