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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Conference Session F: 10:15 - 11:30 am

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

*Seminar 26

MANAGING DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY IN THE PRIMARY CARE SETTING
Jennifer A. Ganem, MS, APRN

  • Identify patients with depression, anxiety and the often missed diagnosis of bipolar disorder.
  • Educate patients on their diagnosis and the available treatment options.
  • Confidently choose a medication and dose that fits your patient’s needs.
  • Utilize strategies to increase medication compliance.
  • Create a list of referral sources in your community

Seminar 27

ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Thomas B. Johnson, MD

  • Explain issues specific to the progression of congenital heart disease.
  • Understand the assessment of the adult with congenital heart disease.
  • Discuss the management of the aging patient with congenital heart disease.

*Seminar 28

ACUTE RENAL FAILURE
Rudolph Pullmann, MD

  • Identify the common causes of renal failure including identification of prerenal and intrinsic factors.
  • Explain the diagnosis of acute renal failure including signs and symptoms and laboratory criteria.
  • Discuss the treatment of acute renal failure and ongoing management/monitoring of these patients.

Seminar 29

MEDICAL GENETICS IN PEDIATRIC PRACTICE
John B. Moeschler, MD, MS

  • Analyze newer diagnostic testing in genetics.
  • Discuss appropriate referrals to genetics.
  • Explain the implications for primary care providers in working with individuals with genetic conditions

Seminar 30

CHOOSING WISELY: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE OF MEDICAL TESTING
Gene E. Harkless, DNSc, APRN

  • Discuss over use of medical testing.
  • Analyze the evidence-based practice of medical testing.

 

* Eligible for pharmacology contact hours