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Emerging Technology in Cardiac Care and Renal Update

Thursday November 7, 2013

Location:  Nicholls State University Betsy Cheramie Ayo Hall
Time: 8:00a.m.-8:30 a.m. registration. 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. presentation
Credit: 5.5 contact hours

Speakers:  Angelique Allemand RN, DNP, FNP is an Associate Professor at Nicholls State University in the College of Nursing and Allied Health.

Jacques Blanchard RN is the Clinical Coordinator Cardiac Catherization Lab at Terrebonne General Medical Center.  Blanchard has 20 years’ experience in cardiac catherization.

David Theriot RN, MSN, ACNP is an acute care nurse practitioner at Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Houma Louisiana.

The goal of this educational activity is to provide an update on invasive and non-invasive cardiac procedures and the effects of impaired renal function on the cardiac and other systems.  Upon completion of the renal section of the activity, the learner will be able to differentiate between various types of acute kidney injury and understand the impact of the renal system on other body systems.  Upon completion of the cardiac section of the activity, the learner will appreciate the emerging technology in invasive and non-invasive cardiac care including the latest and greatest technology in coronary and valvular structural heart. The target audience is RN’s

 

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