Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN)

Academic Term


Document Type


Course Number

NURS 6810

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology for APN

Professor’s Name

Dr. Chovan and Dr. Butz


Atrial Fibrillation, Pathophysiology, Cardiac Arrhythmia, Stroke

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing


Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most diagnosed cardiac arrhythmia that clinicians and patients should be educated on. Due to the increased morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs associated with AF, it is important to have a solid understanding of the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, underlying pathophysiology, significance of the pathophysiology, treatments, and nursing implications that are involved with this cardiac arrhythmia. One of the most significant complications due to AF is stroke, thus stroke prevention measures such as oral anticoagulation should be considered.

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