Substance Abuse and Cardiovascular Disease

Learn the effects of substance abuse on cardiovascular health.

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours, 0.0 CE pharmacology hours

Course Overview

Throughout this CE course, Mariann Piano, PhD, RN will review current U.S. trends and discuss the general and cardiovascular risks associated with regarding substance abuse and cardiovascular disease. Learn strategies for counseling patients regarding the use of e-cigarettes or other vaping products, energy drinks, and alcohol use. This course will also cover key strategies, including pharmacotherapy, to prevent transient ischaemic attack (TIA), stroke, and recurrent cerebrovascular events.

Member Cost: $0Non-member Cost: $0
Credits: 0.75 CE contact hours, 0.0 CE pharmacology hours

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Learning Objectives

1. Review current U.S. trends regarding vaping, energy drinks, and binge drinking.
2. Discuss the general and cardiovascular risks associated with vaping, energy drinks, and binge drinking.
3. Describe strategies for counseling patients regarding the use of e-cigarettes or other vaping products, energy drinks, and alcohol use.
4. List several key strategies, including pharmacotherapy, to prevent TIA, stroke, and recurrent cerebrovascular events.

Faculty

  • Mariann Piano, RN, PhD
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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.