Pre-Conference Session B: 3:00 - 5:15 pm
northeast regional nurse practitioner conference
CARDIAC ASSESSMENT, HEART SOUNDS, AND EKG INTERPRETATION
Mary Macklin, MSN, APRN
This workshop will focus on the general cardiovascular assessment. We will then discuss heart sounds and relate findings to the underlying cardiac condition. Lastly, the use of the electrocardiogram to assist in patient diagnosis and management will be highlighted
CHALLENGING PELVIC EXAMS ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
Nancy Dirubbo, APRN, FNP-C, WHNP-C, FAANP
This workshop will focus on performing pelvic exams under challenging situations such as the initial pelvic exam, the pediatric patient, the obese patient, the developmentally disabled patient, the patient with anatomical abnormalities, and the menopausal patient. The new PAP guidelines will also be reviewed.
INCREASE YOUR TOTAL LUNG (KNOWLEDGE) CAPACITY
Jessica McCannon, MD
This session will provide a review of the basic pulmonary exam and imaging, diagnostic testing and consultation.