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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Conference Session F: 10:15 - 11:30 am

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

Session 21

UPPER GI BLEEDS*

Amy Barto, MD

  • Discuss the triage, causes of Upper GI bleeds. 
  • Review risks associated with use of NSAIDS.
  • Discuss diagnostic tools for evaluation of GI bleeds.

This session will provide the attendee with tools for the triage and evaluation of the patient with an upper GI bleed including identification of common causes of this disorder. Upper endoscopy as well as other diagnostic approaches will be discussed.
(.25 Pharmacology Credits)

Session 22

CASE STUDIES IN NEUROLOGY*

Maureen C. Hughes, MD

  • Discuss neurological cases and when it is appropriate to refer to neurology.

This session will review various presentations of neurological issues and discuss appropriate referrals. 
(.25 Pharmacology Credits)

 

Session 23

DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT FOR THE PATIENT WITH AN ACUTE MI

Michael Ferguson, MD

  • Diagnosis and treatment of the acute MI patient.

In this session, the attendee with be provided with the diagnostic/clinical criteria for evaluation of the patient with an acute MI with updated management recommendations to stabilize these patients and preserve myocardium.  Prevention and follow-up guidelines will be discussed.

 

Session 24

MANAGEMENT OF THE PEDIATRIC PATIENT WITH DIABETES*

Ann S. Christiano, APRN, CDE

  • Evaluation and management of the pediatric patient with diabetes.

This session will discuss the management of the pediatric patient in primary care.  Collaboration between primary care and pediatric endocrinology will be discussed. 
(.5 Pharmacology Credits)

* Approved for Pharmacology Credits