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William F. Connell School of Nursing

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

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

Session 9

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. 

 

Session 10

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. 

 

Session 11

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.

 

Session 12

PEDIATRIC ASTHMA* 
Christina Ferreri, DNP, APRN

  • Identify pathophysiology of pediatric asthma.
  • Identify typical triggers for asthma.                                                         
  • Discuss management of pediatric asthma.


    

* Approved for Pharmacology Credits