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Cedar Valley IA Fall Chapter Program

October 26, 2023

6:00 pm CDT -8:30 pm CDT

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 Cedar Valley Iowa Chapter.

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


6:00 PMWelcome and Dinner
6:15 PMA Heart Healthy Lifestyle Counseling (1.0 CE)
7:15 PMAFib in Clinical Practice (1.0 CE)
8:15 PMClosing

Presentation Topic

A Heart Healthy Lifestyle Counseling: A Focus on the Female Patient
Learning Objectives
  1. Identify two pregnancy complications associated with future CVD risk.
  2. Describe the integration of brief dietary counseling into a clinical visit.
  3. Apply evidence-based interventions to promote physical activity and healthy eating including the PCNA Heart Healthy Toolbox.
Learning Objectives
  1. Discuss the risk factors associated with undiagnosed and asymptomatic atrial fibrillation.
  2. Incorporate effective strategies for early detection of AFib into clinical practice
  3. Select tools that can help in communicating risk factors, prevention strategies, and treatment approaches with patients.
  4. Identify key aspects of current recommendations on atrial fibrillation, anticoagulation, stroke risk, and prevention approaches.