CE Symposium - Pearls of Risk Reduction in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients

A CE Satellite Program taking place Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the 2013 NCNP Conference from 5:30PM - 7:30PM at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center, Presidential Ballroom D, Nashville, TN.
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SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - March 27, 2013 - PRLog -- After hospital discharge, acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients require quality long-term care to prevent the recurrence of major cardiovascular events.  Nurse practitioners play a very important role in secondary prevention, and it is critical that they are aware of the changing landscape of oral antiplatelet therapy.  This program will address profiles of established and new antiplatelet drugs; efficacy and safety data from ACS trials involving aspirin, clopidogrel, prasugrel, and ticagrelor; and use of antiplatelet therapies in post-hospital discharge management.  Duration of therapy will be discussed to optimize the balance of ischemic vs bleeding risk, and patient compliance.  In addition to oral antiplatelet therapy after an ACS, a number of interventions and cardiometabolic goals (lifestyle and pharmacologic), based on clinical trial evidence and evolving clinical practice guidelines, are recommended to reduce the risk of another ischemic event.  Evidence-based presentations and a case study with faculty panel discussion and audience participation will identify best practices in secondary prevention.

Register online at: http://www.symposiareg.com/ncnp
You must be registered for the NCNP Conference in order to attend.

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Registration and Dinner: 5:30 PM - 6:00PM
Symposium: 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Presidential Ballroom D
Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center
Nashville, TN

Chair

Margaret Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP
President
Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, Inc.
North Andover, Massachusetts

Faculty

Kenneth Mahaffey, MD
Professor of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Sally Miller, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAANP
Clinical Professor
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Visit http://www.symposiareg.com/ncnp to register online.

Provider Accreditation

This continuing nursing education (CNE) activity is provided by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, publisher of The Nurse Practitioner journal, and sponsor of NCNP. LWW is co-providing this activity with Voxmedia and will award a maximum of 1.5 contact hours for this CNE activity.

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This live event is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749 for 1.5 contact hours. LWW is also an approved provider by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.Any commercial product presented or displayed within the educational activity is not indicative of endorsement or approval by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation or by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Pharmacology Credit

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) will award 1.5 contact hours that can be applied to advanced pharmacology requirements.

Supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP.

A CE Symposium conducted at the NCNP Conference.

Registration for the NCNP Conference is required in order to attend.
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