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Greater Cincinnati Spring Chapter Program

May 06, 2023

8:00 am EDT -12:00 pm EDT

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

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

Program supported by Bristol Myers Squibb/Pfizer Alliance.


8:00 AMRegistration and Breakfast
8:30 AMIntroductions
8:45 AMCardiac Diagnostics: Using Data to Assess Risk, Diagnose, and Treat CVD
9:45 AMBreak
10:00 AMStroke Prevention Through Afib Recognition and Treatment
11:00 AMClosing

Presentation Topic

Stroke prevention Through Afib Recognition and Treatment (1 CE)
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the risk factors associated with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) and prevalence of asymptomatic AFib
  • Incorporate effective strategies for early detection of AFib into clinical practice
  • Identify key aspects of current recommendations on AFib, anticoagulation, stroke risk, and prevention approaches
  • Select tools that can help in communicating risk factors, prevention strategies, and treatment approaches with patients
  • Utilize anticoagulation administration safety protocols to decrease medication errors, decrease unwanted medication interactions, and availability of reversal agents
  • Explain the key benefits of anticoagulation with newer oral anticoagulation agents
Cardiac Diagnostics: Using Data to Assess Risk, Diagnose, and Treat CVD (1 CE)
Learning Objectives
  • List at least 3 indications for cardiac stress testing.
  • Cite considerations in selection of the appropriate stress test modality.
  • Compare and contrast common imaging modalities for cardiac stress testing.
  • Provide individualized instruction for patients regarding cardiac stress testing.