Effective Risk Communication Strategies

Learn evidence-based approaches for communicating risk with patients and families in a readily understood way. In this course, Dr. Lola Coke will review several cardiovascular risk assessment tools and how to use them with patients in clinical settings.

Lifestyle and Behavior Change
Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.92 CE contact hours

Course Overview

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Communicating Risk

Learn evidence-based approaches for communicating risk with patients and families in a readily understood way. In this course, Dr. Lola Coke will review several cardiovascular risk assessment tools and how to use them with patients in clinical settings.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of risk assessment in patients with cardiovascular disease.
  • Apply risk communication strategies with patients to increase understanding of level of risk.
  • Develop a strategy to effectively communicate risk using a case-study approach.

Faculty

  • Lola Coke, PhD, APRN-BC, CNS, FAHA, FPCNA