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Dallas-Fort Worth Fall Learning Program

October 26, 2019
8:30 am CDT -12:30 pm CDT

McRae Building
810 W. Randol Mill Rd
Arlington, TX 76012 United States

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Join us for a complimentary educational event this fall, where you can network with colleagues, earn 2.5 CE, 0.6 pharma contact hours, and learn more about PCNA. Hosted by the Dallas Forth Worth PCNA Chapter.

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

8:30 amRegistration
9:00 amEsperion Therapeutics Product Theater and Breakfast
10:00 amDiabetes and the CV Nurse: A Stepwise Approach to Management
11:00-12:30 pmNational Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of CVD: Integrating Hypertension, Cholesterol, Diabetes, and Lifestyle Guidelines into Practice
12:30 pmAdjourn

Presentation Topics

National Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of CVD: Integrating Hypertension, Cholesterol, Diabetes, and Lifestyle Guidelines into Practice (1.5 CE)

Learning Objectives

  • Review sources for National guidelines that relate to primary prevention of CVD and where to find them
  • Describe the identification and management of major CV risk factors utilizing current guideline recommendations
  • Explain how CV risk assessment tolls and patient-centered approaches can help to individualize risk factor management
  • Using a case study approach, apply current CVD prevention and risk reduction guidelines to patient care planning

Diabetes and the CV Nurse: A Stepwise Approach to Management (1.0 CE. 0.6 Pharma)

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the association between diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
  • Review ADA standards of care and CVD and CKD risk reduction.
  • Summarize clinical trial data supporting the use of antidiabetic therapy to improve CVD and CKD outcomes.
  • Explain a multidisciplinary, team-based approach to management of the patient with Type 2 Diabetes and the role of the CV clinician.