Monday, June 1, 2015
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Atlantic City, NJ
By the conclusion of the conference, the learner should be able to:
- Discuss considerations in selecting an anticoagulant to reduce thromboembolic risk in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF).
- Compare current recommendations for rhythm control in AF including: cardioversion, antiarrhythmic drugs, and AF catheter ablation.
- Define terms related to moral distress.
- Develop strategies to limit or prevent moral distress in nursing practice and nursing education.
- Discuss lessons learned and future management of Ebola Virus Disease.
- Differentiate between the various oral mesalamine preparations for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease.
- Describe the pharmacologic actions of anti-TNP monoclonal antibody therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
- Identify insulin and commonly used oral antidiabetic medications by drug category including mechanisms of action, efficacy, dosing, adverse effects, contraindications, and monitoring parameters.
- Evaluate effectiveness of insulin and noninsulin therapies based upon the 2015 American Diabetes Association’s glycemic targets.
- Formulate a plan of care for diabetic patients throughout the life span.
- Identify challenges in the management of Type I diabetes in children.
- Describe physical assessment and diagnostic findings for peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
- Discuss treatment options – pharmacologic, interventional, and surgical – for PAD.
To register, please call 1-888-569-1000 or register online.
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