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Northern New Jersey Fall Chapter Program

October 18, 2023

12:30 pm EDT -3:00 pm EDT

Join us for a complimentary educational event this fall, where you can network with colleagues, share a meal, earn CE contact hours, and learn more about PCNA. Hosted by the Northern New Jersey Chapter.

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


12:30 PMWelcome and Dinner
12:45 PMHypertension (1.0 CE)
1:45 PMGuidelines (1.0 CE)
2:45 PMClosing

Presentation Topic

Hypertension: Identification, Management, and Equity

Learning Objectives

  • Review current hypertension guidelines.
  • Describe the association between high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk.
  • Explain the impact of implicit bias, oppression, and discrimination on cardiovascular health.
  • Discuss treatment strategies for hypertension according to the patient’s risk level, co-morbidities, race/ethnicity age.

National Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of CVD: Integrating Hypertension, Cholesterol, Diabetes, and Lifestyle Guidelines into Practice (0.0 CE contact hours)

Learning Objectives

  • Cite and locate national guidelines related to CVD Risk Reduction.
  • Using a case study approach, apply current CVD prevention and risk reduction guidelines to patient care planning.
  • Explain how CV risk assessment tools and patient-centered approaches can help to individualize risk factor management.
  • Describe how to identify and manage CV risk factors according to current guideline recommendations.