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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Conference Session D: 4:15 - 5:30 pm

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

Session 13

HEPATITIS C UPDATE
Lauri Ann Welch, APRN-BC, PhD

  • Discuss HCV epidemiology including transmission, diagnosis and CDC screening guidelines.
  • Discuss patient management when diagnosis is made including determining viral load, genotype and the significance of that information.
  • Review treatment options, both historical and current, including side effects and risks associated with treatment.
  • Discuss chronic Hepatitis C including hepatic and extra-hepatic manifestations and factors that can increase or reduce fibrosis progression.

 

Session 14

THYROID DISORDERS
Giuseppe Barbesino, MD

 

Session 15

HYPONATREMIA
Kara Olivier, NP

 

Session 16

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE IN PEDIATRIC PRACTICE
Matthew Hand, DO

  • Identify conditions that integrative medicine will treat.
  • Discuss integrative medicine strategies for common pediatric conditions.
 

* Eligible for pharmacology contact hours