Penn Heart and Vascular cardiology nurses work with health care professionals in the surrounding community and from around the world to establish long-term, collaborative relationships. Penn cardiology nurses are committed to being reliable and trustworthy resources for helping provide most advanced treatment options to meet the needs of patients with cardiovascular disease. They strive to maintain open lines of communication with physicians and their patients to ensure that each patient's care is as seamless as possible.
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
World-renowned for expertise in cardiology, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's clinical staff works closely together and shares its knowledge. Within the busy, fast-paced telemetry units, nurses gain valuable experience while being exposed to innovative treatments for cardiac patients, including providing glycemic control and care of post-op open heart and angioplasty patients.
Nurses also work within the cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology labs where their assessments and interventions are vital to patient outcomes. ACLS certification is required for all Penn Presbyterian cardiology nurses.