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Oklahoma Spring Chapter Program

June 01, 2023

5:30 pm CDT -8:00 pm CDT

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 Oklahoma Chapter.

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


5:30Welcome and Sign in
5:45Dinner & Hypertension Guideline: Emphasis on Risk
6:45Cardiovascular Related Maternal Mortality

Presentation Topics

Hypertension Guideline: Emphasis on Risk (1.0 CE)

Learning Objectives

  • Review the new  definition of hypertension and the categories of blood pressure in adults according to the new (2017) hypertension guidelines.
  • Describe the association between high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk.
  • List treatment strategies for hypertension according to patients level and risk, co-morbidities, race/ethnicity and age.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe cardiovascular and cardiometabolic complications of pregnancy including long term risks across the lifespan.
  • Discuss the impact of social determinants of heath and implicit bias on cardiovascular related maternal mortality.
  • Review current women’s health guidelines, policies and recommendations.
  • Examine best practices to prevent maternal mortality including improved hypertension monitoring, increased access to perinatal appointments, and more.