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North Carolina Spring Chapter Program

March 25, 2023

9:00 am EDT -12:30 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 North Carolina Chapter.

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


9:00Sign in and Welcome
9:15Management of Hypertension in Older Adults
10:15CE Presentation
11:15Lunch and Chapter Meeting

Presentation Topics

Management of Hypertension in Older Adults (1.0 CE)
Learning Objectives
  • Compare and contrast HTN definitions and treatment goals for older adults based on the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology, the American Family Physicians, and the European Society of Cardiology.
  • Discuss how to adapt antihypertensive treatment based on functional status and autonomy in older adults
  • Identify three medication classes that may be considered for use in treating older adults with HTN
Heart Failure (1.0 CE)
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the current heart failure definition and classification
  • Review assessment techniques for evaluating patients with heart failure
  • Discuss management strategies for implementing guideline directed medical therapy in diverse clinical settings