Sara Knippa, ms, rn, acchns-ag, ccrn, pccn, is the contributing editor of the column. Sara is a clinical nurse specialist/educator in the cardiac intensive care unit at University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, Colorado. She welcomes feedback from readers and practice questions from potential contributors at sara.knippa.CNS@gmail.com. Sara wrote the introduction.
Marci Ebberts, msn, rn, ccrn-k, and Kristin Sollars, rn, msn, ccrn-k, are clinical education specialists at Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri. Marci and Kristin wrote the adult CCRN review questions.
Cheryl Rader, bsn, rn, ccrn-csc, is a staff nurse III in the cardiovascular intensive care unit at Saint Luke’s Hospital. Cheryl wrote the CSC review questions.
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