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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Conference Session A: 10:00 - 11:15 am

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

*Seminar 1

ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF CEREBRAL VASCULAR ACCIDENT
Keith J. McAvoy, MD

  • Review the pathophysiology of Cerebral Vascular Accident.
  • Describe the assessment of the patient who is experiencing a Cerebral Vascular Accident.
  • Discuss the early management of Cerebral Vascular Accident.

Seminar 2

RADIOLOGY 101: WHAT TO ORDER WHEN
Marion l. Growney, MSN, ACNP

 

 

*Seminar 3

PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
Martin D. Black, MD

  • Describe the epidemiology of pulmonary hypertension.
  • Explain the evaluation and diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension.
  • State the treatment options for this patient population.

Seminar 4

PEDIATRIC SPORTS MEDICINE
Cynthia Stein, MD, MPH

  • Recognize some of the most common sports injuries, including stress fractures and concussions.
  • Outline the basics of treatment for sports injury.
  • Identify methods of injury prevention.

 

Seminar 5

PREVENTION OF WOMEN'S CANCERS THROUGH RISK IDENTIFICATION AND EARLY INTERVENTION
Karen J. Carlson, MD

  • Identify the most important risk factors for ovarian, breast, and endometrial cancers.
  • Understand the evidence regarding benefits and risks of interventions to reduce risk.
  • Develop an approach for counseling women about available options for reducing risk and early detection of ovarian, breast, and endometrial cancer.
  • Know when to refer women at highest risk for specialist consultation and surveillance.


    * Eligible for pharmacology contact hours