Case Studies in Cardiovascular Risk Reduction with Non-statin Therapies: Rapid Fire Roundtable

In this rapid-fire roundtable session, Clinical Lipid Specialists Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP and Dr. Lynne Braun PhD, CNP discuss PCSK9 Inhibitors in practice, including the latest data from CV outcomes studies. They demonstrate how these trials will impact practice through dynamic case studies, including a patient’s with diabetic dyslipidemia, ASCVD, and familial hypercholesterolemia.

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Connecting Diabetes and Heart Disease

Steps to Achieving Improved Cardiovascular Outcomes in Diabetic Patients It is important for CV Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and other members of the CV health care team to ensure patients with diabetes are effectively treated with evidence-based therapies. By initiating or switching to appropriate treatments for diabetes, improved patient outcomes are possible, with reduced risk of…

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Cardiovascular Risk Reduction and LDL-C

Evolving Perspectives in Lipid Management Learn about LDL-cholesterol, its relationship to CVD, and the role of non-statin therapies in management from clinical lipid specialists. Case study examples include clinical pearls, making the presentation easily applicable to a variety of practice settings.

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Managing CVD Risks in Older Adults

Lessons from a Geriatric Cardiology Practice Learn about the relationship between aging and cardiovascular risk management with a thoughtful discussion of non-traditional risk reduction including reducing frailty and sedentariness

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Reducing Stroke and CVD Disparities

The Weight of the World A dynamic review of health disparities and cardiovascular disease by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institutes Director of Translation Research and Implementation Science, Dr. George Mensah.

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Undiagnosed Non-Valvular AFib and Stroke Risk

Treatment Strategies for Undiagnosed AFib An advanced practice nurse, cardiologist, and patient all provide unique perspectives on the importance of accurate and timely identification of Afib and guideline-based management to prevent stroke. Kathy Berra MS, ANP, Jonathon Chrispin MD and Melanie True-Hills reinforce the importance of collaboration among health care team members, patients, and caregivers.

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Pediatric Prevention Guidelines

Take a Closer Look at CVD Risk in Children Dr. Laura Hayman reviews the evidence for starting young when it comes to preventing CVD and highlights strategies and settings for primordial and primary prevention.

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