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ComfortCare Homes Hot Topics Continuing Education: Cardiovascular Disease

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 1:30:34 PM
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Join us February 20th for a free on-going education event

February is American Heart Health Month and Comfort Care Homes has made Cardiovascular disease the topic of this month’s Hot Topics continuing education program. Our theme of the Cardiovascular continuing education program is “The Heart of the Matter.” The program will address various aspects of heart health and identify multi-system risk factors. Our 4 speakers will present information on heart health, surgical interventions, podiatry, and cardiac rehabilitation outcomes.

Who Should Attend Continuing Education Programs?

The Hot Topics continuing education program is aimed toward health care professionals who are required to complete on-going education courses. Typically, this includes registered nurses, physician assistants, LPNs, and LMSWs. Comfort Care Homes is excited to offer fun, unique, and thought-provoking education events through the free Hot Topics program.

If participates stay for the whole 4-hour event, they will obtain 4 free Continuing Education credits at one time. Each attendee much sign-in to the session in order to obtain credits.

Event Details: “The Heart of the Matter”

Four speakers will be presenting on Cardiovascular health and wellness for adults. Check out their topic summaries below.

1. “Heart Health 2018” Shilpa Kshatriya, MD, FACC – Heartland Cardiology

An overview regarding knowledge and guidelines on management of hypertension. Additional recommendations of the role of physical activity and exercise in heart disease prevention will be addressed.

2. “Aortic Stenosis-TAVR” Renee Davis, Np-C – Wesley Healthcare

A presentation on Aortic Stenosis, valvular heart disease identification, management and treatment options and how advancements in these have improved outcomes for patients.

3. “Podiatry and the effect CHF had on healthy feet” Thuy Duong Thi Le, DPM – Midwest Podiatry

It is critical to consider the whole person when considering the effects of cardiovascular disease. Understanding these effects, on other systems can assist in preventive measures, early sign recognition, and proper treatment plans to meet the holistic needs of the patient.

4. “Successful Quality Outcomes Through Cardiac Rehab” Jennifer Scott Koontz, MD, & Heather Porter, RN – Newton Medical Center

This hour will help multidisciplinary teams understand the history of Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR), indications for CR, challenges and limitations, general effectiveness of exercise on health, research and background on CR effectiveness and impact on quality outcomes.

RSVP today!

If you are interested in this Continuing Education course, please contact Comfort Care  Homes today. You can reach our team by calling (316) 219-3062 or email robertm@comfortcarehomes.com

We meet at the Wichita State University Hughes Metropolitan Complex. For complete event details, including the information to include in your RSVP email, view the event brochure here.

For more information about continuing education opportunities provided by Comfort Care Homes, please call our office at (316) 444-0532 or visit our website: http://comfortcarehomeswichita.com/

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