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Arizona Fall Chapter Program

October 14, 2023

10:00 am MDT -12:30 pm MDT

Join us for a complimentary educational event this fall, where you can network with colleagues, share a meal, earn CE contact hours, and learn more about PCNA. Hosted by the Arizona Chapter.

PCNA members and non-members are welcome to register and attend this free event. Please share this with colleagues and friends.


10:00 AMWelcome and Breakfast
10:30 AMCE Presentation (1.0 CE)
11:30 AMCE Presentation (1.0 CE)
12:30 PMClosing

Presentation Topics

Hypertension: Identification, Management, and Equity (1.0 CE contact hours)

Learning Objectives

  • Review current hypertension guidelines.
  • Describe the association between high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk.
  • Explain the impact of implicit bias, oppression and discrimination on cardiovascular health.
  • Discuss treatment strategies for hypertension according to patient’s risk level, co-morbidities, race/ethnicity age.

A Heart Healthy Lifestyle Counseling: A Focus on the Female Patient (1.0 CE contact hours)

Learning Objectives

  • Identify two pregnancy complications associated with future CVD risk.
  • Describe the integration of brief dietary counseling into a clinical visit.
  • Apply evidence-based interventions to promote physical activity and healthy eating including the PCNA Heart Healthy Toolbox.