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2020 WMCHealth Cardiovascular Symposium for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Thursday, February 13, 2020
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
event

Overview:

This WMCHealth Cardiovascular Symposium for Nurses and Allied Healthcare Professionals will focus on cardiac wellness by reviewing topics regarding prevention of many aspects of cardiovascular care. This course will include a review of the 2019 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guidelines for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, including a review of current recommendations for aspirin and statin administration, diet, nutrition and smoking cessation. There will be a session on cardiothoracic surgical interventions to reduce the risk of stroke, enhanced recovery post-surgical interventions to prevent complications, and a review of the newer indications for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) to prevent a surgical approach. Telehealth and its impact on cardiac wellness and prevention will be discussed. There will be a “meet the experts” luncheon session to learn the basics of reading cardiac echos, electrocardiograms and chest X-rays.

Course Director(s):

Gabbie Fried, RN
Vice President, Cardiovascular Services
Westchester Medical Center

Aileen M. Ferrick, RN, PhD, ACNP-C, FHRS
Coordinator of Cardiac EP Program
Westchester Medical Center

For information or questions please contact conferences@wmchealth.org or call 914.493.5756.

Contact Info

Phone: 914.493.5756
Email: conferences@wmchealth.org

Location Info

Crowne Plaza Hotel 
66 Hale Avenue
White Plains, NY  10601
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