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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.
 

 

* Approved for Pharmacology Credits