Conference Session C: 2:30 - 3:45 pm
northeast regional nurse practitioner conference
TAKING CARE OF PATIENTS ON AN IPAD: USING SMART DEVICES FOR CLINICAL SUPPORT
James J. Heffernan, MD, MPH
- Differentiate evidence based resources available to facilitate patient care and practice management.
- Describe smart device resources that support care in real-time.
PHARMACOLOGICAL PITFALLS IN OLDER ADULTS*
Terry Mahan Buttaro, PhD, ANP-BC, FAANP
- Discuss the physiologic changes impacting medication therapy in elders.
- Examine the risks of adverse drug events in aging patients.
- Describe techniques to limit polypharmacy in older adults.
ACUTE ISCHEMIC STROKE: AN EVOLVING LANDSCAPE*
Thabele M. Leslie-Mazwi, MD
- Understand the process of brain injury in acute stroke and how it informs management principles.
- Comprehensively review the options currently available for treating stroke patients.
- Assess system approaches to accelerate care delivery to stroke patients.
Christina Ferreri, DNP, APRN
- Identify pathophysiology of pediatric asthma.
- Identify typical triggers for asthma.
- Discuss management of pediatric asthma.
* Approved for Pharmacology Credits