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William F. Connell School of Nursing

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

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

Seminar 29

CHOOSING WISELY: EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE
Gene Harkless, DNSc, APRN

  • Discuss the use of research in making clinical decisions.
  • Review recent evidence that changes standard practice.

 

SEMINAR 30

HYPERTENSION 
Matthew Parker, MD

  • State the JNC-8 definition of hypertension and state the target of therapy in patients under age 60 without comorbid illness, patients with diabetes, patients with chronic kidney disease, and patients over age 60.
  • Recommend initial lifestyle and specific pharmacologic therapy for hypertension.
  • Recognize common reasons for failure of initial therapy and options for add-on therapy as well as indications for further evaluation of hypertension.

 

Seminar 32

EYE INJURIES AND PREVENTION
Matthew Gardiner, MD 

  • Be able to identify basic types of eye trauma.
  • Know when to call for consultation.

 

* Eligible for pharmacology contact hours