2016 Cardiovascular Symposium

  • Date: February 18, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 am to 3:15 pm
  • Location: First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass Street, Omaha, NE 68132 The Commons Room

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses, advanced practice nurses, respiratory care practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, social workers, radiologic technologists, and other health professionals.

Cost

Cost 

 Value: $240
Cost is $72 with promo code 70PD

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the current year's health system promo code to receive a 100% discount. 

Group discounts available for groups of 3 or more. Registration and payment can be completed individually. Contact amy.bliemeister@methodistcollege.edu for the group promo code to attend for $60 per person!

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement:

This program will explore current evidence-based practices in the care and treatment of patients with selected cardiovascular diseases.

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss atrial fibrillation causes and treatment.
  • Identify and discuss advanced level ECG's
  • Discuss complex cardiac devices and their implications for patients and treatment
  • Identify important considerations with cardiac devices and palliative/end of life care 

Agenda

Agenda

AgendaTopic/Title/Speaker
7:30-8:00am Registration
8:00 -9:00am Atrial Fibrillation
     -Tom Brandt, MD
9:00-10:00am Advanced ECG Interpretation
   -Neika Coughlin, APRN-C
10:00-10:20am Break/View Exhibits
10:20-11:50am  Subcutaneous Defibrillators
   -Matthew Latacha, MD
11:50-12:20pm Cardiac Electrophysiology
   -Nicole Meyers, MSN, RN-BC, CVN
12:20-1:00pm Lunch/View Exhibits
1:00-2:30pm Ablations and Pacemakers
     -Jeffrey Mahoney, MD 
2:30-2:45pm Break
2:45-3:15pm Cardiac Devices and End of Life/Palliative Care 
   -Howard Edwards, MD
3:15 PM Adjournment

 

Speakers

Speakers

Tom Brandt, MD is a Cardiologist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and works for Physicians Clinic, Inc.

Neika Coughlin, APRN-C, is a nurse practitioner with Methodist Physicians Clinic Heart Consultants. 

Matthew Latacha, MD, FHRS is a Cardiologist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology and works for Methodist Physicians Clinic Heart Consultants. 

Jeffrey Mahoney, MD, is a Cardiologist certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology and works for Methodist Physicians Clinic Heart Consultants. 

Nicole Meyers, MSN, RN-BC, CVN is the Clinical Nurse Educator for Cardiac Cath, Electrophysiology, Diagnostic Services, and Interventional Radiology Labs at Nebraska Methodist Hospital.   

Credits/CEUs

Credit/CEUs

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

Nursing
6.0 contact hours awarded. Code #NE13-16C07.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This includes 0 pharmacology hours. 

Physicians
Application is being made for AMA PRA Category 6.0 Credits. The website will be updates once approval has been granted.

Social Work
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 6.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.

Radiology
Application is being made to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists Department of Education and is pending approval.

Respiratory
This program meets the continuing education criteria for 6.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa Respiratory Care Practitioners. 

Education Credit
6.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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