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William F. Connell School of Nursing

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

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

*Seminar 36

DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION: UPDATE 2014
Shawn A. Gregory, MD, MMSc

 

Seminar 37

UPDATE IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF CUTANEOUS MELANOMA
Kristin Rubin, MS, RN, FNP-BC

 

*Seminar 38

OPTIMAL EVALUATION OF PATIENTS PREOPERATIVELY#
Monica N.Tombasco, MSNA, CRNA, MS, APRN, FNP-BCP

  • Explain important steps in evaluation of the patient preparing to undergo surgery.
  • Understand specific issues to consider based on the patients comorbidities.

# Please note this is a change from what is printed in the conference brochure.

*SEMINAR 39

PEDIATRIC SEIZURES: CLINICAL APPROACH
Anna L. Pinto, MD, PhD

  • Identify various seizure types in children.
  • Review seizure classification.
  • Evaluate the work up of seizure patients.
  • Discuss the management of seizure patients.

*SEMINAR 40

OCP UPDATE
Holly B. Fontenot, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC

  • Identify factors that may influence a woman’s contraceptive choice and use.
  • Describe available oral contraceptive formulations including the risks and benefits of the various formulations.
  • Understand implications for advanced practice nurses as prescribers of OCPs.

* Eligible for pharmacology contact hours