Online Courses

Women and Heart Disease

Price: $15.00 CE: 2.00
This course is accessible until 10/1/2022

This course is for all healthcare professionals who wish to expand their understanding of the awareness issues, risk factors, and treatment options for women and heart disease. Course content describes gender differences in the epidemiology of heart disease, the risk categories for women developing CHD (coronary heart disease), as well as appropriate interventions and treatment options for each risk category. AHA guidelines for non-invasive diagnosis and prevention of CHD in women are also presented.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

AdventHealth University Division – echelon® is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

echelon® is an approved CE provider by the Florida Board of Nursing.

AdventHealth University Division echelon is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CPE16352.

NOTE: This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors; individuals may not repeat and report a self-learning activity for credit twice in the same biennium.

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Upon successful completion of this program, the participant will be able to:

  1. Recognize the prevalence of heart disease in women.
  2. Describe the differences in epidemiology between women and men in heart disease.
  3. Identify the risk categories and criteria for each category.
  4. Identify those diagnostic tools best for women in each risk category.
  5. Explain the treatment options available to women with heart disease.
  6. Provide female patients with appropriate information for the prevention of heart disease.

Qualified Planners/Faculty

Jennifer H. Mieres, MD, FACC, FACP

Dr. Mieres, a native of Trinidad, West Indies, is the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer & Medical Director for the Center for Learning and Innovation North Shore - LIJ Health System. Dr. Mieres has made countless appearances on national and local news outlets over the years about heart disease with a focus on women and heart disease. She is a founding member and was the first female president of the The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC), a leader in education, advocacy and quality for the field of nuclear cardiology. Her book, Heart Smart for Black Women and Latinas: A Five-Week Program for Living a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle was released in 2008 to critical acclaim. An active volunteer for the American Heart Association (AHA) she is a national spokesperson for the AHA's Go Red for Women movement. Dr. Mieres was listed among New York's best doctors in 2009 and 2010 and was an Emmy nominee in 2003 for her production of the PBS documentary, "A Woman's Heart."

Disclosures
This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

Revisioning Author: Lynette Woide, MSN, RN

Lynette Woide received her diploma of nursing from Fairview General Hospital School of Nursing.  She furthered her studies and obtained her BSN and MSN from the University of Phoenix.  Her professional career has focused on oncology. Lynette lives in Central Florida and now focuses her time working for echelon.

Disclosures

This author has disclosed that there are neither conflicts of interest nor commercial affiliation with this activity.

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Completion Requirements: To receive continuing education credit commensurate with the credit awarded for this on-line activity, the participant must:

  • View all modules
  • Participate and pass all learning checks
  • Pass the Post Test(s) with a minimum score of 80%
  • Complete and submit the on-line evaluation

Certificates of Completion: will be available to print immediately upon finishing the completion requirements. You are encouraged to print and save your certificate for your portfolio as required by your licensing body. Interdisciplinary accredited activities, activities having multiple accreditors, will be listed individually on the Certificate of Completion.

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