Cardiovascular Subspecialty

Subspecialties are specialty areas not considered primary areas of advanced practice nursing. Students in all programs can add these subspecialties if they are pursuing any appropriate area of advanced practice nursing.

Cardiovascular 

The Cardiovascular subspecialty option will allow graduates to provide advanced cardiovascular care focused on diagnosis, prevention of disorders, and management of cardiac disorders. 

Curriculum

Cardiovascular – students can add these 8 credits to Adult-Gerontological Acute Care NP and Dual Role (FNP/Adult-Geron Acute Care) specializations.

  • AHN 630 – Dysrhythmias and the Heart (2 credits)
  • AHN 631 – Foundations of Cardiac Care for the APN (2 credits)
  • AHN 632 – Diagnosis and Management of Acute CV Disorders (2 credits)
  • AHN 633 – Diagnosis and Management of Complex CV Disorders (2 credits)

Contacts

Please feel free to contact Dr. Sarah Roberts for more information about this specialty: sroberts@southalabama.edu.