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Oct 2021

 12-14 May 2022





Lecture #2 – Men’s Health Issues – Linda Alwine, MSN, FNP-C

1) Describe trends in men’s health
2) Discuss screening recommendations for men
3) Devise care plans to improve men’s overall health

Lecture #3 – Nurses in Politics – Kimberly Gordon – DNP, CRNA  

1) Analyze the importance of nurses participating in the development of
public policy

2) Describe the importance of and how nurses can be involved in developing sound public policy  
3) Identify what makes nurses uniquely qualified to run for elected office at every level

Lecture #4 –Post Covid Syndrome – Leslie Norris, DNP, FNP-C

1) Discuss the diagnosis of Covid-19 and post-Covid syndrome.  

2) Discuss the burden of Covid-19 and post-Covid syndrome.  

3) Describe current treatments for Covid-19 and post-Covid syndrome.


Lecture #5 –Breast Disease – Ramona Scott, DNP, WHNP

1) Discuss the most common benign breast disorders along with their clinical presentation.
2) Explain the meaning of “fibrocystic changes”   
3) List the most common risk factors for breast cancer as well as the most
 common types.     
Explain why knowing the estrogen, progesterone, and Her2/neu status
of the breast cancer patient’s tumor is important for treatment.

Lecture #6 – LBGTIQIP2SSA:  Healthcare Considerations – Deborah Hopla, DNP, APRN-BC
1) Introduce the subject and why this is important  
2) Discuss Healthcare needs and treatment/Hormone Therapies
3) Discuss the meaning of Cultural Competency/Humility  
4) Present legal and regulatory Issues  
5) Present a Case Study incorporating the previous objectives

Lecture #7 – Fat, Lean and In-Between – B. Lee Williamson, MSN, FNP  
1) Define the consequences of obesity and underweight
2) Review the causes of obesity|
3) Describe the strategies of weight normalization (up or down)
4) Review the effect of medications on weight

Lecture #8 – NSAIDs: Retreating An Old Tire  - Kelly Jones, Pharm D., BCPS |
1) Discuss the mechanism of action of NSAIDs and compare the differences between traditional NSAIDs and COX-2 inhibitors
2) Discuss the importance of dosing on analgesic versus anti-inflammatory effects of NSAIDs.
3) Discuss the controversy surrounding NSAIDs and induction of gastropathy and nephropathy

4)List all the NSAIDs and any new specialty products available for unusual circumstances

Lecture #9 – ADHD with Controlled Substances – David Justice, MD, FAAP
1) List steps to diagnose ADHD in adults
2) List 3 conditions to rule out
3) List long and short acting medications for ADHD

Lecture #10 – Heart Failure – Kelly Jones, Pharm D., BCPS
1)  Discuss new pathophysiology findings surrounding heart failure and
relate it to the shape of the heart.   
2)  List the new American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology

staging criteria for heart failure
3)  Identify the appropriate dose and important safety considerations for
medications commonly utilized in patients with heart failure
Interpret historical and recent clinical trial findings and their impact on
heart failure treatment recommendations
5)  Identify medications that may exacerbate and/or precipitate
heart failure

Lecture #11 – Migraine & Cluster Headaches – Aljoeson Walker, MD
1) Differentiate between a “headache” and a Migraine Headache
2) Identify when to receive immediate medical attention  
3)  Review new treatments for Migraine and Cluster Headaches

SPECIAL – Extremity Evaluation & Splinting – Tina Kurkowski, MS, RN, ONC, CNOR, ANP-BC, ONP-BC
1) Identify supplies needed to splint safely and appropriately
2) Discuss & demonstrate application of upper and lower extremity splinting
3)  Provide hands on application of upper extremity splinting

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Lecture #1 – Peripheral Neuropathy – Leslie Norris, DNP, FNP-C
1) Discuss the diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy.  
2) Describe the burden of peripheral neuropathy.

3) Devise a care plan for the patient with peripheral neuropathy


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