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Current Tides and Future Waves in Nursing Practice

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Monday, June 2, 2014

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
ONE ATLANTIC
The Pier Shops at Caesars
One Atlantic Ocean | Suite 4106
Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Conference Objectives

By the conclusion of the conference, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe physical assessment and diagnostic findings for
  • common orthopaedic injuries of the ankle and foot.
  • Develop a plan of care to prevent common complications and
  • promote healing following injury.
  • Discuss the newly released American Heart Association (AHA)
  • recommendations addressing obesity management and lifestyle
  • modification for the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
  • Apply the newly released AHA guidelines for lipid management
  • in clinical practice.
  • Describe clinical implications of the ever expanding list of drug
  • resistant organisms: MRSA, VRSA, ESBL, and CRE.
  • Discuss new and future strategies for treating drug resistant
  • organisms.
  • Identify medications commonly associated with drug-induced
  • disease.
  • Describe the general management of drug-induced disease
  • including, but not limited to: meningitis, liver disease, pancreatitis,
  • pulmonary toxicity, lupus, erectile dysfunction, and depression.
  • Differentiate between normal aging, mild cognitive impairment,
  • and dementia.
  • Utilize various tools in screening for mild cognitive impairment
  • and dementia.
  • Identify options for high risk or inoperable elders with severe
  • aortic stenosis.
  • Discuss special considerations immediately
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