Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehab Symposium
This course will provide up to date information on both cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabiliation.
Registered nurses providing care to patients who are receiving or will participate in cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation.
Attendees will be able to define Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and understand potential mechanisms of action, common symptoms and treatment strategies.
Attendees will be able to describe and discuss Home Based Cardiac Rehab and the benefits to patients.
Attendees will be able to describe Dose Response for patients attending Cardiac Rehab and strategies to increase adherence to rehab.
Attendees will be able to define Structural Heart and discuss basic management for each patient.
Attendees will be able to define Heart Failure per 2022 Guidelines. Attendees will be able to explain changes to COPD Guidelines.
7-8am Breakfast and Networking
8-815am Opening Remarks -- Anthony Bartkowiak, MD
815-845am Home Based Cardiac Rehab and ROM Therapy at UPMC -- Jonathan Ledyard, MS, ACSM-CEP, FABC
845-930am Managing Patients with Structural Heart Disease -- Kristi Montrella, DNP, ACNP-BC, AAAC
930-1030am Does the Dose of Therapy Matter? -- Jonathan Ledyard, MS, ACSM-CEP, FABC
1030-1130am POTS Patient in Cardiac Rehab -- Mark Jordan, MS, CEP, CCRP
1230-130pm AACVPR National Conference Discussion -- Panel
130-230pm Heart Failure Management 2022 ACC Guidelines -- Jessica Dilling, CRNP
230-330pm Performance Measures -- Thomas Marra, MS, MBA
330-415pm COPD Update: What's New Since '22? Gerald Belopolsky, MD
Anthony Bartkowiak, MD
Jonathan Ledyard, MS, ASCM-CEP, FABC
Kristi Montrella, DNP, ACNP-BC, AAAC
Mark Jordan, MS, CEP, CCRP
Jessica Dilling, CRNP
Thomas Marra, MS, MBA
Gerald Belopolsky, MD
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6 contact hours.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 6.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation