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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Conference Session B: 11:30 - 12:45 pm

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

Seminar 6

STOOL TRANSPLANT: YES WE ACTUALLY DO THAT! 
Amy Barto, MD

  • Recognize that C. difficile colitis is a growing epidemic.
  • Describe the concept of fecal transplant for C. difficile.
  • List the current FDA-approved indications for fecal transplant

 

Seminar 7

UPDATE ON VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM
Louise Meyer, APRN

  • Give an overview of VTE (venous thromboembolism) including prevalence, risk factors and pathophysiology.
  • Discuss prophylaxis for VTE.
  • Review management of VTE including latest CHEST guidelines, newer approaches and antithrombotic agents.
  • Discuss what does the future holds. 

 

Seminar 8

SCHOOL VIOLENCE AND COMMUNITY SHOOTINGS 
Ann Burgess, D.NSc., RNCS, FAAN

  • To outline threat assessment.
  • Identify school violence and community shootings as a mental health crisis.
  • Review high-profile cases for prevention themes. 


    * Eligible for pharmacology contact hours