Conference 2018 | Cardiovascular Care Update
Thursday-Friday | February 15-16, 2018
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For nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, physicians, respiratory therapists and other health care professionals in all settings including acute, critical care, ambulatory care, community, public health and long term care settings.
Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease are the number one cause of death in women and men in the United States. Evaluation and management of patients with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease is a challenge that impacts every healthcare practice. This premier Pacific Northwest conference for healthcare professionals provides an outstanding annual forum for learning about cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art strategies for prevention and management of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. Teaching methods include lecture, case study analysis, patient and family perspectives and discussion.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:
- Recognize what the word “fenestrated” means.
- Discuss current treatment offered.
- List common cardiac medications mechanism of action and indications.
- Discuss 3 cases of drug-induced cardiotoxicity with uncommon presentations.
- Describe the basic principles of extracorporeal life support.
- Describe current gaps in cardiac rehab referral and participation.
- Discuss the increasing incidence of Adult Congestive Heart Disease and reasons for the increase.
- Assess a patient with heart failure and develop a plan of care in the primary care setting.
- Recognize the diagnosis of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
- Review challenging cases and treatment decisions in cardiac surgery.
- State current growth trends in cardiovascular procedures.
- Describe glomerular filtration and normal renal physiology.
- Discuss the impact of Cardiogenic Shock Teams on timely intervention and patient recovery.
- Define moral distress and identify examples from clinical practice.
Contact Hour Credit
Contact Hours: Up to 14.18 | Pharmacology Hours: Up to 3.32 (at the advanced practice level)
- Cardiogenic Shock Teams: Promoting Recovery John Mignone
- Cardiomyopathies Mariah Martin
- Cardiovascular Procedures: What's Going on Down There? Sue Mastroianni-Hansen
- Case Studies in Cardiac Surgery: Common Postoperative Complications Jennifer Peterson
- Common Mistakes in Adult Congestive Heart Disease (ACHD) Karen Stout
- Coping with Moral Distress in Clinical Practice Denise Dudzinski
- Every Nephron Counts Carrie Boom
- Extracorporeal Life Support: The Basics of ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Exygenation) Peter von Homeyer
- Family Support During a Code Blue Sheryl Greco
- Getting the Right Care to the Right Patient at the Right Time Elizabeth Peterson
- Heart Failure Simulation Training Case Study Megan Miller
- Innovations in Cardiac Rehab Alexis Beatty
- Personalized Vascular Surgery Matthew Sweet (Rx=0.83)
- Side Effects of Common Cardiac Medications: What You Need to Know Tasheba West (Rx=0.83)
- Uncommon Presentations of Common Cardiotoxic Drugs Erica Liebelt (Rx=0.83)
- Update on Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF) Drew Baldwin (Rx=0.83)
Rx = Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level.
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- 14.18 Contact hours
- 3.32 Pharmacology hours at the advanced practice level