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Central Virginia Fall Virtual Program

October 22, 2020

6:30 pm EDT -8:00 pm EDT

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Join us for a complimentary educational event this fall, where you can network with colleagues, earn 1.0 CE contact hours, and learn more about PCNA. Hosted by the Central Virginia PCNA Chapter.

PCNA members and non-members are welcome to register and attend. Please share this with colleagues and friends. Be sure to register to be entered into the Gift Card Raffle!


6:00 pm Welcome and Introduction
6:05 pm Recommending Exercise in those with Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk factors (1 CE)
7:05 pm Chapter Meeting and Gift Card Raffle
7:15 pm Relationship of Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease: Opportunities for Prevention, Intervention, and Mitigation, Presented by AstraZeneca (non-CE)
8:15 pm Closing

Presentation Topics

Recommending Exercise in those with Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk Factors (1 CE)

Learning Objectives
  • Review CV risk factors, their relationship, association and prevalence in persons with obesity.
  • Discuss ASCVD risk calculators and demonstrate how to calculate 10-year and lifetime ASCVD risk.
  • List the steps in performing a comprehensive  cardiovascular physical assessment to screen for safety in starting an exercise program.
  • Describe best practices in exercise counseling and prescription in persons with obesity.