Global Prespectives in Cardiovascular Nursing

Learn best practices in the clinical setting, advocacy, and leadership.

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Course Overview

Learn from your colleagues around the globe about best practices in the clinical setting, advocacy, and leadership in this global perspectives in cardiovascular nursing course. This program includes sessions on the global imperative of cardiovascular nursing, the importance of advocacy for cardiovascular nurses worldwide, and an update on the science and treatment options for the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). 

Sessions include:

  • Global Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Where are We Now, and How Do We Chart the Future Together?
  • Global Nursing Advocacy; Impact on Cardiovascular Prevention
  • Brief Update on COVID & Cardiovascular Care
  • Best Practices and Local Applications of Advocacy
  • Best Practices and Local Applications of Clinical Work
  • Best Practices and Local Applications of Leadership

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0 CE contact hours, 0 CE pharmacology hours

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Learning Objectives

Global Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Where Are We Now, and How Do We Chart the Future Together?

  1.  Describe the prevalence, trends, and disparities in the global burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD)
  2. Present evidence-based guidelines and strategies for prevention and management of risk for CVD
  3. Highlight the role of nurses and nursing leaders in global CVD prevention & management
  4. Identify future directions for research, practice, education/training, & advocacy focused on prevention & management of risk for CVD (guidelines vary by country/region but there are cross-cutting themes – AHA/ACC and most recent ESC guidelines have many common “themes”/areas of emphasis)

Global Nursing Advocacy; Impact on Cardiovascular Prevention

  1. Review the main points of the updated GCNLF guidance document
  2. Empower nurses to engage in the full scope of practice for which they are trained (clinical work, education, adherence, innovation)
  3. Advocacy locally, nationally, and globally
  4. Describe differences/similarities between health agencies/ministries of health; discuss best practices for advocacy within those institutions
  5. Discuss global advocacy in the context of the “Future of Nursing (NAM).”

Faculty

  • George Mensah, MD, FACC
  • Kathryn Taubert, MS, PhD, FAHA
  • Catriona Jennings, PhD, RN
  • Susie Cartledge, PhD, RN
  • Jessie Cunanan, RN, RM, MAN, EMTB, FRSPH, SMRIN
  • Dr. Ying Wu
  • Jenni Jones, PhD
  • Donna Fitzsimons, PhD
  • Barbara Fletcher, RN, MSN, FPCNA, FAAN
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) through the joint providership of PCNA. PCNA is accredited by AANP as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030602.