Nurses of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Team

Nurses are integral members of our Cardiothoracic Surgery team in caring for our patients. We feel it is important to assist nurses with continuing education through inter-professional approaches in order to provide quality cardiothoracic surgery services.

Topics that may be of interest to nurses who care for our patients are:

  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease and Endocarditis
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Dissections and Transections
  • Critical Care Support Devices
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Motility Disorders of the Esophagus
  • Myasthenia Gravis and Thymomas
  • Chest Tube Management
  • Dysrhythmias and ECG
  • Pacemakers
  • Hemodynamic Monitoring
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