New Cardiovascular Horizons Receives Nursing Accreditation

Nursing professionals attending NCVH can receive up to 37.13 nursing contact hours.
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June 2, 2010 - PRLog -- NEW ORLEANS – New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH), a multidisciplinary cardiovascular conference taking place June 2 – 5 in New Orleans, has been accredited to offer nursing contact hours by Promedica International CME.
   
Promedica has approved NCVH 2010 for a maximum of 37.13 nursing contact hours. Promedica is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #8495.

NCVH focuses on the entire team involved in all aspects of cardiovascular interventions including cardiologists, primary care physicians, cath lab technologists, podiatrists, nurses, physical therapists and wound care specialists.  

“We bring all of the specialties that care for patients with peripheral artery disease together to find new ways to treat this common and lethal disease,” said Course Director Craig M. Walker, MD. “It is important to globally assess and provide the best patient care from the very beginning. A high percentage of patients do not need amputation, rather only some type of medical management and wound care.”

Concurrent sessions of particular interest to nursing professionals in attendance at NCVH 2010 will include:
• Wound Care Intensive for Nurses and Specialists – Wednesday, June 2
• Trends in Cardiovascular Nursing – Thursday, June 3
• Comprehensive Cardiovascular and Diabetic Nursing – Friday, June 4

Please visit www.ncvhonline.com for the complete program.

About NCVH: New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) is attended by more than 2,000 physicians, scientists, allied health professionals and industry professional from around the world. The meeting takes a multidisciplinary approach to limb salvage and amputation prevention techniques, offering comprehensive educational programs for each specialty. Live limb-salvage case demonstrations are an integral part of the meeting. NCVH is presented by the South Louisiana Clinical Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization. The meeting will be held June 2 – 5, 2010, at the Roosevelt Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New Orleans, LA. For more information, visit www.ncvhonline.com.  NCVH offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for physicians, CPME credits for podiatrists, CNE credits for nurses, AAFP prescribed credits for family practice physicians, ASRT credits for cath lab technologists, PT credits for physical therapists and CEU credits for allied health professionals.

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New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) is the longest running “head-to-toe” cardiovascular meeting to focus on limb salvage and amputation prevention techniques. NCVH 2010 takes place June 2 - 5 in New Orleans. Visit www.ncvhonline.org to learn more.

Please contact Jenn Hess, jenn.hess@slcrf.org, to receive complimentary press registration for NCVH 2010 or arrange interviews with presenters. High-resolution photographs will be available after the conference.
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