SIHD Programs

Management of Stable Ischemic Heart Disease (SIHD)

Every year, PCNA brings free continuing education to cities across the county. Check back in summer of 2014 for the cities of the next SIHD Series. 

Past Program Topics

  • Management Considerations for Patients with SIHD
  • Women and SIHD
  • Clinical Perspectives in SIHD: A Case-Based Approach

PAST EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this CNE activity, participants should be able to:

MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS FOR PATIENTS WITH SIHD

  • Describe the goals of therapy in patients with chronic stable angina
  • Review the results from major clinical trials of anti-ischemic agents and vasculoprotective options and the prognosis of those on medical therapy
  • Discuss current thinking on use of optimal medical therapy versus surgical and interventional approaches in the management of patients with chronic stable angina

WOMEN AND SIHD

  • Describe the gender-based epidemiologic trends and the health and economic burden of stable ischemic heart disease (SIHD), in particular chronic stable angina
  • Discuss approaches to risk stratification for women with SIHD, specifically chronic stable angina, and their probability of a coronary event
  • Discuss the important pathophysiologic factors in chronic stable angina in women
  • Review current thinking on use of optimal medical therapy versus surgical and interventional approaches plus optimal therapy in the management of women with chronic stable angina

CLINICAL PERSPECTIVES IN SIHD: A CASE-BASED APPROACH

  • Review approaches for diagnosis and risk stratification in patients with suspected stable ischemic heart disease (SIHD)
  • Discuss evolving understanding of the heterogeneous pathophysiology of SIHD
  • Review the results from major clinical studies of anti-ischemic agents and the latest updates on guideline-directed medical therapy
  • Discuss current thinking on use of percutaneous and surgical revascularization in the management of patients with SIHD

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing Center for Professional Development and Outreach is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 3 ANCC contact hours may be earned by learners who attend the entire program and complete the required evaluation.