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Program Schedule

2020 SCHEDULE 

THURSDAY, APRIL 2 - PHARMACOLOGY PRECONFERENCE AND GENERAL SESSIONS
Pharmacology Preconference may be attended as a stand-alone event.
7:30 AM Smoking Cessation
Speaker TBD
8:45 AMWelcome to Pharmacology Preconference
9:00 AMThe Science and Clinical Application of Cannabinoids
Theresa Mallick-Searle MS, RN-BC, ANP-BC
10:00 AMMorning Beverage Break
10:15 AMPharmacologic Management of Depression in Adults
Michelle Heyland DNP, APN, PMHNP-BC
11:15 AM Clinical Management of Thyroid Disorder
Robert Smallridge, MD
12:30 PM Lunch Product Theater
1:45 PM Pharmacologic Management of Patients with Complex Co-Morbidities: Preventing the Progression of CKD
Carol Headley PhD, NP
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM Welcome to General Sessions
3:45 PMOpening Keynote: Advancing Global Health through Nursing Leadership
Beverly Malone PhD, RN
4:45 PMCurrent Trends in the Diagnosis and Management of Ischemic Heart Disease and Microvascular Angina
Eileen Handberg, PhD, ARNP-BC
5:30 PMOpening Reception in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Presentations
7:15 PMDinner
FRIDAY, APRIL 3 - GENERAL SESSIONS
8:50 AM Sex Differences in Prevention and Management of Heart Failure
Mariel Jessup, MD
9:40 AMOptimal Nutrition for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: What should we eat now?
Catherine Christie PhD, RDN, LDN
10:20 AMOral Abstracts Presentation
10:50 AMExhibit Hall Break
11:30 AMInflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Understanding the Relationship
Donna Arnett, PhD, MSPH
12:30 PMLunch Product Theater
1:30 PMExhibit Hall Break
2:15 PMCryptogenic Stroke and TIA: The importance of early detection and treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Thomas Brott, MD
3:05 PMExhibit Hall Break
3:35 PMConcurrent Sessions (pick one)
Skill Build: Interpreting and Applying the 12 lead ECG in Clinical Settings
Carolyn Miller Reilly PhD, RN, CHFN
Behavior Change Principles in Action: Helping Patients Set Goals and Follow a Heart-healthy Eating Plan
Jenifer Ross DCN, RD, LDN
Trends and Effects of Vaping, Energy Drinks and Binge Drinking on Health and Well-Being
Marian Piano PhD, RN
4:45 PMConcurrent sessions (pick one)
Skill Building: Heart Sounds: What is Your Patient's Heart Telling You?
Jane Linderbaum
Behavior Change Principles in Action: Helping Patients Set Goals and Follow a Heart-healthy Eating Plan
Jenifer Ross DCN, RD, LDN
Trends and Effects of Vaping, Energy Drinks and Binge Drinking on Health and Well-Being
Marian Piano, PhD, RN
5:45 PM Wine Reception
6:00 PMDinner Product Theater
SATURDAY, APRIL 4 - GENERAL SESSIONS
7:30 AMBreakfast Program TBD
8:45 AMPCNA Awards Ceremony
9:05 AMChallenge of Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Keith Ferdinand, MD
9:45 AMPharmacogenomics, Precision Health, and the Management of Cardiovascular Diseases
Rhonda Cooper-Dehoff, Pharm D
10:40 AMInnovations in Cardiac Rehabilitation: New Delivery Models Including Home-based Programs
Theresa Beckie PhD, MN, RN
11:15 AMClosing Keynote
Fearless Soul: The Call to Nursing and the Courage to Stay
Elizabeth Robinson, PhD, RN, CNS
12:05 PMClosing Remarks and Prize Drawing

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Designed to blend the latest advancements in science with practical clinical approaches to patient management, PCNA’s Annual Cardiovascular Nursing Symposium features keynote addresses, lectures and workshops presented by world-renowned authorities in cardiovascular risk reduction and disease management. 

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

This educational activity is provided by the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA). Multiple educational grants have been requested to support this program. PCNA is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education (CE) programs by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), provider number 030602. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Policies and Commercial Support Standards.

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