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04/16/2014-Chronic Coronary Artery Disease: Keeping it from Becoming Acute

Apr
16
Wed
Apr 16, 2014
Wednesday
12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Bessie Myers Auditorium
Ames, IA

Three out of four people with uncontrolled hypertension, or 26 million people in the U.S., visited a health care professional at least twice in the prior year, but still are not under control.

Registration Details

Registration is not required.

Description

At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:

1)    Understand what medications have been shown to reduce cardiovascular events in patients with chronic coronary   artery disease.

2)    Be able to apply new lipid guidelines to patient with chronic coronary artery disease

3)    Appreciate the importance of lifestyle change in patients with chronic coronary artery disease

Professional practice gap to be addressed: One-third of adults in the U.S. have hypertension. Of these, 36 million have uncontrolled hypertension and at least 16 million in the U.S. are on medications for hypertension but not yet under control. Three out of four people with uncontrolled hypertension, or 26 million people in the U.S., visited a health care professional at least twice in the prior year, but still are not under control.

Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, medical students and residents, health care administrators

Instructor(s)

  • Stephen Kopecky, M.D.

Contact

DeArliss Karsjen at 515-239-2135 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location Instructor
1. Wed, April 16 12:10 PM to 1:10 PM Bessie Myers Auditorium Stephen Kopecky, M.D.

Location Details

  • Bessie Myers Auditorium
    1111 Duff Avenue
    Ames, IA 50010

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