Live Webcast

May 28, 2015 12 PM - 1 PM Central

 Blood Pressure and Blood Lipids Guidelines in Cardiac Rehabilitation

Presented by: Paul Oh, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

This webcast will review the key components of the most current blood pressure and blood lipids guidelines related to providing optimal patient care in cardiac rehabilitation.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the key components in the most recent guidelines for Blood Pressure

  • Apply the key components in the most recent guidelines for Blood Pressure  to optimal patient care in cardiac rehabilitation

  • Identify the key components in the most recent guidelines for Blood Lipids

  • Apply the key components in the most recent guidelines for Blood Lipids to optimal patient care in cardiac rehabilitation

Resources:

2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults. Report From the Panel Members Appointed to the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC 8)

2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults.  A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines

Financial Disclosure:

All individuals who have the ability to control or influence the content of an educational activity have disclosed all relevant relationships within the past 12 months with any commercial interest.   Relevant relationships are relationships with a commercial interest if the products and services of the commercial interest are related to the content of the educational activity. 

AACVPR Education Committee Co-chairs:   

  • Alison Bailey, MD, FACC                     Nothing to Disclose

  • Jill Fox, BSN, RN- BC, FAACVPR        Nothing to Disclose

Speakers:

  • Paul Oh, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP      Nothing to Disclose

To Claim CE:

Successful completion is required in order to claim CE including 100% score on the post test and completion of the course evaluation.  Instructions will be sent following the webcast.

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CE Credit:

This activity has been planned and implemented by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) for the advancement of patient care.  Successful completion of a post assessment and completion of a course evaluation are required to earn continuing education credit.

AACVPR is approved as a nurse continuing education sponsor (License # 236000060) by the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.  AACVPR designates this live Webcast for 1.0 continuing education (CE) credits for advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, and licensed practice nurses.

This course has been approved by the Professional Education Committee of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation for a maximum of 1.0 AACVPR Continuing Education Credits