For more information on each program topic, see the Learning Objectives.

Pharmacology Preconference may be attended as a stand-alone event.
7:00 AMBreakfast
7:30 AMClincial Insights in CAD and/or PAD: Reducing the Risk of Majob Cardiovascular Events
Sponsored by Janssen
8:45 AMWelcome to Pharmacology Preconference
9:00 AMPrevention and Treatment of COVID-19: A Review of the Current Data
Ty Gluckman MD, FACC, FAHA
9:50 AMBeverage Break
10:05 AMContraception, Hormone Replacement Therapy and Cardiovascular Disease
Pamela Morris, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FNLA
10:55 AMSupplement Use in Cardiovascular Patients: What You Need to Know
Rhonda Cooper-Dehoff, PharmD
11:45 PMStretch Break
12:00 PMLunch and Product Theater
Recurrent Pericarditis Sponsored by Kiniksa
1:00 PMHeart Failure: Evidenced-based Pharmacologic Therapies
Kimberly Cuomo, RN, MSN, CRNP, CHFN
1:50 PMImpacts of SGLT2s and GLP1s on CVD, Diabetes, and Renal Function
Eryn Bryant, MSN, NP-C and Sun Kim, MD, MS
2:40 PMExhibit Hall Open and Beverage Break
3:30 PMWelcome to General Sessions
3:45 PMOpening and Honorary Fellow Keynote: Assessing Cardiovascular Risk: Where are the Data Now and Where Do We Go From Here?
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, FACC, FAHA
4:45 PMSpectrum of CKD and the Impact on Overall Cardiovascular Health
Rajesh Mahandas, MD, MPH
5:30 PMOpening Reception in the Exhibit Hall with Poster Presentations in the Exhibit Hall
7:00 AMBreakfast
7:30 AMWelcome
Poster Winners Announced
7:45 AMComplex Cases in Lipid Management: Treating LDL and Beyond
Susan Halli-Demeter DNP, CNP, FNP-BC
8:35 AMActivity Break
8:50 AMResistant Hypertension: Who is at risk? Detection, Evaluation and Treatment
Vivek Bhalla, MD
9:40 AMCOVID-19 Long-Haulers: The search for answers
Amanda K. Verma, MD, FACC
10:15 AMOral Abstract Presentations
Original Research: Relationships Between Physical Activity Metrics
of Intensity and Diabetes
Elizabeth Moxley, PhD, BS, RN
Innovative Project: Titration Guidelines as a Tool to Decrease Medication Errors
Christina Trupia, RN, BSN
Graduate Capstone: Heart Failure Education: Evaluating Telemetry Nurses’
Knowledge and Confidence
Caroline Khoury DiBiagio, DNP, AGACNP-BC
10:45 AMExhibit Hall and Beverage Break
11:30 AMManagement of Atrial Fibrillation, from A to Z
Bill Miles, MD, FACC
12:15 PMLunch and Product Theater
Add on Efficacy. Oral, Nonstatin Therapies for Lowering LDL-C
Sponsored by: Esperion
1:15 PMExhibit Hall and Beverage Break
2:15 PMMaternal Mortality, Cardiovascular Disease and Prevention
Erin Ferranti, PhD, MPH, RN, FAHA
Abha Khandelwal, MD
3:10 PMBreak Out Sessions (pick one)
Handheld Echo: New Technology, New Skills for Nurses
Cecilia Tagle-Cornell, APRN, ACNP-BC
PCNA Tools to Engage and Motivate Patients to Heart Healthy Lifestyle
Kim Newlin, RN, MSN, ANP, FPCNA
Heather Harker Ryan, RN, PhD (c)
Essential Skills for Today's Nurse Leaders: Making an Impact with Social Media
Lynne Braun, RN, PhD
4:10 PMBeverage Break
4:30 PMBreak Out Sessions (pick one)
Handheld Echo, New Technology, New Skills for Nurses
Cecilia Tagle-Cornell, APRN, ACNP-BC
Behavior Change Principles in Action: PCNA Tools to Engage and Motivate Patients to Heart Healhty Lifestyle
Kim Newlin, RN, MS
Heather Harker Ryan, RN, MS
Essential Skills for Today's Nurse Leaders: Making an Impact with Social Media
7:00 AMBreakfast
7:30 AMCVD and Oncology Links 2021-2022: PCNA and International Cardio-Oncology
Society (Non-CE)
Anecita Fadol, PhD, APRN, FAANP, FAAN
Jacqueline Vo, PhD, RN, MPH
Supported by Non-CE funding from Bristol-Myers Squibb – Pfizer Alliance
8:30 AMAwards Ceremony
8:50 AMCardiovascular Health and CVD Risk in LGBTQ+ Populations
Billy Caceres, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN
9:50 AMActivity and Beverage Break
10:10 AMPrecision Medicine and Genetics: Implications for CVD Prevention and Management
Carolyn Yung Ho, MD
10:50 AMClosing Keynote: Posttraumatic Growth: Renewing your health and well-being following the COVID-19 pandemic
Tim Cunningham, RN, DrPH, FAAN
11:55 AMPrize Drawing and Closing


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.