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Chicagoland Virtual Fall Program

October 15, 2020

6:00 pm CDT -8:15 pm CDT

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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 Chicago PCNA Chapter.

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


6:00 pm Welcome
6:15 pm Recommending Exercise in those with Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk Factors (1 CE)
7:45 pm What Fails in Heart Failure? A Look at the Myocardium presented by Amgen (non CE)
8:45 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.