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William F. Connell School of Nursing

Conference Session G: 1:00 - 2:15 PM

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

Session 25

NEUROLOGICAL EXAM
Keith McAvoy, MD

  • Demonstrate the neurological examination.
  • Discuss implications and need for further follow up for abnormal exams.

 

Session 26

CURRENT MANAGEMENT OF BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA*
Ronald Yap, MD, MBA

  • Understand the presentation of BPH including epidemiology and symptoms.
  • Review diagnostic testing for BPH.
  • Define the current treatment guidelines for management of BPH.

 

Session 27

CASE STUDIES IN CARDIAC DIAGNOSTIC TESTING 
Mary Macklin, MSN, APRN

  • Describe common diagnostics cardiac tests.
  • Explain which test is most desirable in which patient.
  • Review management strategies to consider once a diagnosis is established.

 

Session 28

PEDIATRIC IMMUNIZATION UPDATE*
Carole Maloney, APRN

  • Review the current ACIP recommendations of immunizations of children and adolescents.
  • Discuss recent changes in recommendations and rationale.
  • Review the proper use of the combination vaccines- Which ones at what age.
  • Discuss the special groups of patients requiring additional vaccines/variation in vaccine schedules such as high risk infants, previously under immunized children and children traveling abroad.
 
 

 

 

* Approved for Pharmacology Credits