PANCE Blueprint Cardiology (13%)

2022/2023 PANRE & PANRE-LA Cardiovascular System Content Blueprint

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2023 PANRE/PANRE-LA Cardiovascular System Blueprint – 12%
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Performance Expectation

History & Physical Diagnosis Intervention (Basic) Intervention (Complex)
Abdominal aortic aneurysm · · ·
Acute myocardial infarction: non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) · · ·
Acute myocardial infarction: ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) · · · ·
Acute myocarditis · ·
Acute pericarditis · ·
Angina pectoris (stable and unstable angina) · · ·
Aortic dissection · ·
Arterial embolism/thrombosis · · ·
Atrial fibrillation · · ·
Atrial flutter · ·
Atrioventricular block · ·
Bacterial endocarditis · · ·
Bradycardia (stable and unstable) · · ·
Bundle branch block · ·
Cardiac arrest · · ·
Cardiac tamponade · ·
Cardiogenic shock · · ·
Congenital heart disease · ·
Coronary artery disease · · · ·
Deep venous thrombosis · · · ·
Diastolic heart failure · · · ·
Dilated cardiomyopathy · ·
Dyslipidemia · · · ·
Essential hypertension · · · ·
Hypertensive emergency · · ·
Hypotension · · ·
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy · ·
Orthostatic hypotension · · ·
Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia · · ·
Pericardial effusion · ·
Peripheral artery disease · · · ·
Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis · · ·
Premature atrial/ventricular contractions · ·
Rheumatic heart disease · ·
Secondary hypertension · · ·
Systolic heart failure · · · ·
Thoracic aortic aneurysm · ·
Torsades de pointes · · ·
Valvular disorders (regurgitation, prolapse,

stenosis)

· ·
Varicose veins · · ·
Venous insufficiency · · ·
Ventricular fibrillation · · ·
Ventricular tachycardia · · ·
Cardiology Exam Take Exam
2022 PANRE Cardiovascular System Blueprint: 13%
Diseases and Disorders Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Abdominal aortic aneurysm
Acute myocardial infarction: non–ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI)
Acute myocardial infarction: ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)
Acute pericarditis
Acute/subacute bacterial endocarditis
Angina pectoris (stable angina)
Aortic dissection
Aortic stenosis
Arterial embolism/thrombosis
Atrial fibrillation
Atrial flutter
Atrioventricular block­
Bundle branch block
Cardiac tamponade
Cardiogenic shock
Coronary artery disease
Deep venous thrombosis
Diastolic heart failure
Dilated cardiomyopathy
Essential hypertension (in adults)
Hypercholesterolemia
Hypertensive emergency
Hypertriglyceridemia
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Iliac artery occlusion
Mitral regurgitation
Mitral valve prolapse
Orthostatic hypotension
Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia
Pericardial effusion
Peripheral artery disease
Phlebitis/thrombophlebitis
Premature atrial/ventricular contractions
Prinzmetal variant angina
Secondary hypertension
Sick sinus syndrome
Systolic heart failure
Temporal arteritis
Thoracic aortic aneurysm
Torsades de pointes
Unstable angina
Varicose veins
Venous insufficiency
Ventricular fibrillation
Ventricular tachycardia
Cardiology Exam Take Exam
  • Level 1: Recognize most likely diagnosis using signs, symptoms, and risks; refer appropriately.
  • Level 2: Make appropriate diagnosis by recognizing signs, symptoms, risks and/or interpreting results of diagnostic studies, and have knowledge of first-line treatment.
  • Level 3: Make appropriate diagnosis by recognizing signs, symptoms, risks and/or interpreting results of diagnostic studies and have knowledge of first-line treatment. In addition, have knowledge required to manage well- known comorbid conditions, contraindications, and complications.
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