Current Tides and Future Waves in Patient Care
Conference Overview and Objectives
Enhance your clinical knowledge, network with colleagues and enjoy the ocean breezes at the 5th annual Current Tides and Future Waves in Patient Care. Interprofessional collaboration and education is essential as healthcare delivery transforms from disease-specific management to patient/family-centered care across the continuum. Colleagues from nursing, medicine, and pharmacology will share their expertise in gerontology, pharmacology, infectious disease, pediatrics, and cardiology. The eclectic topics for the conference this year, selected by past participants, will increase your knowledge across the life span.
Barbara Chamberlain, PhD, APN & Pamela Paparone, MSN, APN
Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the United States. Barbara Chamberlain, PhD, APN, will share the latest recommendations in self-management activities and therapies aimed at improving quality of life. Motorized mobility scooters (MMS) benefit patients with limited mobility, however there are a growing number of reports of MMS-related injuries, ranging from lacerations and contusions to fatalities. Pamela Paparone, MSN, APN, will present a (recently published) five patient case series of lower extremity ulceration caused by MMS injuries.
Ask the Pharmacist
Joseph Reilly, PharmD and Ethan Nhan, PharmD
Joseph Reilly, PharmD, returns again this year by popular request to present the latest pharmacologic approach for managing irritable bowel disease. A national speaker, Dr. Reilly is known for his dynamic teaching style with a sense of humor. Managing hypertensive crisis is challenging. Ethan Nhan, PharmD, an expert in pharmacologic management of cardiovascular emergencies, will outline a plan for safely and effectively controlling blood pressure.
John J. Santoro, DO and Jean Haspel MSN, APN, AAHIVS
John J. Santoro, DO, an avid researcher and teacher, will discuss the importance of screening and innovative antiviral therapy for the treatment and eradication of hepatitis C. A leader in HIV prevention and treatment in Atlantic County, Jean Haspel MSN, APN, AAHIVS, will share new medication regimes for the prevention and treatment of HIV.
Pediatric Sports Medicine
Frank A. Briglia, MD and Steven B. Ritz, MD
Sudden cardiac death is the leading cause of death in student athletes. Comprehensive pre-participation screening is essential in saving lives. In collaboration, Frank A. Briglia, MD, and Steven B. Ritz, MD, will present current recommendations for pre-participation screening for student athletes; describe common causes of sudden cardiac death; and effective prevention and treatment strategies.
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