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Monday, June 1, 2015
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
One Atlantic
Atlantic City, NJ

Conference Objectives

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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