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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Conference Session C: 2:30 - 3:45 pm

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

*Seminar 11

UPDATE ON ADULT HIV - 2014
Todd King, PA

  • Provide overview of recent new medications and combinations available.
  • Review the current treatment guidelines.
  • Discuss changes in post-exposure prophylaxis.
  • Update regarding pre-exposure prophylaxis. 

*Seminar 12

MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
Marilyn I. Daley, DNP, APRN, CHFN

  • Analyze the pathophysiology of chronic heart failure.
  • Describe overall management of both chronic heart failure and acute exacerbations.
  • Explain the pharmacological management of heart failure.

*Seminar 13

TREATMENT OF TYPE 2 DIABETES DURING HOSPITALIZATION: IS IT NECESSARY?
Patti Duprey, APRN, CDE

  • State the importance of recognizing hyperglycemia during the hospital stay.
  • Differentiate between sliding scale insulin and physiologic insulin.
  • Describe the components of a hyperglycemia treatment pathway.
  • Discuss the alternatives for transitional care from hospital to home.

Seminar 14

DYSFUNCTIONAL ELIMINATION IN CHILDREN
Bridget A. Logan, PhD, APRN

  • Describe the interaction between bladder and bowel dysfunction.
  • Summarize the ways that primary care nurse practitioners can implement bowel and bladder retraining.
  • Identify complicating factors that warrant referral to pediatric urology.

Seminar 15

POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME: MENARCHE THROUGH MENOPAUSE AND BEYOND
Cynthia DeSteuben, APRN, CNM, FNP

  • Describe the diagnostic criteria for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.
  • Identify health consequences of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.
  • List lifestyle changes a woman can make to reduce her health risks from this disease.


    * Eligible for pharmacology contact hours