Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Understanding the Relationship

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours

Course Overview

In this course, Donna Arnett, PhD, MSPH discusses inflammation and chronic inflammatory disease in the context of atherosclerosis. She describes inflammation as a process that links lipids to ASCVD and covers the interconnections between diet, genetics, and physical activity.

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours


Learning Objectives

  • Explain the relationship between inflammation, atherosclerosis, and established CVD risk factors.
  • Describe the association between chronic inflammatory disorders and CVD.
  • Review the potential therapeutic targets in the treatment of vascular inflammation: current and future research.


  • Donna Arnett, PhD, MSPH

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.