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William F. Connell School of Nursing

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

northeast regional nurse practitioner conference

Session 29

LEARNING DERMATOLOGY FOR THE FIRST TIME*
Pascal Ferzli, MD

  • Discuss common and less common dermatologic problems seen in primary care for both children and adults.
  • Provide a systematic approach to lesion identification including appearance, etiology and associated symptoms.
  • Discuss advanced diagnostic procedures that can be performed in the primary care office such as biopsies, scrapings and microscopy to arrive at a diagnosis.
  • Discuss treatment and when to refer.

Session 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.

 

Session 31

ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES*
Jill Burke, NP

 

Session 32

EYE INJURIES AND PREVENTION
Matthew Gardiner, MD

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

 

 

* Approved for Pharmacology Credits