Best Practices in Stroke Prevention

Earn 0.75 CE contact hours, including 0.25 pharmacology, in this online course learning about best practices in stroke prevention. Thomas Brott, MD will review the prevalence and epidemiology of stroke, list the risk factors associated with transient ischemic attack (TIA) and stroke, and explain the relationship between atrial fibrillation, TIA, and stroke.

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Treating Heart Failure in 2021: Time to Change the Paradigm

In this heart failure CE course, learners will review the new universal definition of heart failure and the new stages of heart failure. Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MCs will discuss contemporary and emerging therapies of HFrEF, HFmrEF & HFpEF and explore the new therapeutic potential for SGLT2 inhibitors.  By the end of the course, you’ll…

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Substance Abuse and Cardiovascular Disease

Throughout this CE course, Mariann Piano, PhD, RN will review current U.S. trends and discuss the general and cardiovascular risks associated with regarding substance abuse and cardiovascular disease. Learn strategies for counseling patients regarding the use of e-cigarettes or other vaping products, energy drinks, and alcohol use. This course will also cover key strategies, including…

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Heart Sounds: What is Your Patient’s Heart Telling You?

Join Jane Linderbaum, MS, CNP, AACC, as she reviews basic heart sounds (S1, S2) and how to recognize third, fourth sounds, gallops, and pericardial rubs. After this course, you will be able to describe and identify diagnostic heart sounds/murmurs including hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, mitral valve prolapse, and aortic and mitral stenosis and regurgitation. Additionally, this course…

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2022 Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium, Pharmacology Sessions

Clinical management of the chronic cardiovascular disease is a key component of the work of advanced practice nurses and registered nurses in the cardiology and primary care settings. PCNA’s 2022 pharmacology CE course is designed to meet the clinical practice and recertification needs of these clinicians. This 2022 curriculum includes a comprehensive approach to pharmacology…

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2022 Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium, General Sessions

Clinical management of chronic cardiovascular disease is a key component of the work of advanced practice nurses and registered nurses in cardiology and primary care settings. PCNA develops an annual CE program to meet the clinical practice and recertification needs of these clinicians.  This 2022 curriculum includes a comprehensive approach to cardiovascular risk assessment and…

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Prevention and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) from Hospital to Home

Join Kelly M. Rudd, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, CACP for this VTE CE course and review of venous thromboembolism (VTE) blood clot risk factors and best practices to prevent them in medically complex hospitalized patients. Of these best practices, antithrombotic medications for treatment and prevention will be explored. Strategies to improve adherence to medication regimens will…

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