Tuesday, Oct. 3rd, 2023
8:00AM - 5:30PM
Tuesday, Oct. 10th, 2023
8:00AM - 5:30PM
The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is a knowledge-based educational activity. Pharmacists will receive 8.0 LIVE contact hours (0.8 CEUs) for Session I and 8.0 LIVE contact hours (0.8 CEUs) for Session II. No partial credit is available.
Sessions I & II have each been submitted for 8.25 LIVE contact hours through the Rhode Island State Nursing Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Participants must attend entire session and complete a written evaluation to be awarded continuing education credits.
2023 CVDOE Certification Course
Cardiovascular Disease Outpatient Education Classes
This continuing education program is being offered to all nurses, pharmacists, and dietitians who would like to learn more about the management of cardiovascular disease.
Held over the course of two full-day sessions, this program will cover the following topics
Nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists can earn up to 16 hours of live continuing education contact hours through completion of the course.
This course is only held once every other year. Register now to reserve your seat!
After completing both sessions of the course participants, who are currently RI Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educators (CDOEs) in good standing will be eligible to sit for an exam to earn the credential of Cardiovascular Disease Outpatient Educator (CVDOE). You must be a current CDOE in good standing and pass the exam to become a CVDOE.
October 3rd, 2023 - Session I:
8:00 – 8:15am: Welcome, Attendance, and Announcements
8:15 – 10:15am: Advanced Cardiovascular Pathophysiology & Related Complications - Wen-Chih Wu, MD, MPH
10:15 - 10:30am: Break
10:30 - 12:30pm: Advanced Cardiovascular Pathophysiology & Related Complications (cont.) - Wen-Chih Wu, MD, MPH
12:30 – 1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00 – 2:45 pm: Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Hypertension - Lisa Cohen, PharmD, CDCES, CDOE, CVDOE
2:45 - 3:00pm: Break
3:00 – 4:30 pm: Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Hypertension (cont.) - Lisa Cohen, PharmD, CDCES, CDOE, CVDOE
4:30 - 5:30pm: Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests for the Evaluation of Cardiovascular Disease - Gaurav Choudhary, MD
5:30 pm: Q&A/ Adjourn
October 10th, 2023 - Session II:
8:00 – 8:15am: Welcome, Attendance, and Annoucements
8:15 – 10:15am: Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Hyperlipidemia - Tracey Taveira, PharmD, CDOE, CVDOE
10:15 – 10:30am: Break
10:30 - 12:00pm: Pharmacotherapeutic Treatment of Heart Failure
12:00 - 12:30pm: Lunch
12:30 - 2:00pm: Nutritional Management of Cardiovascular Disease/ Dietary and Self-Care in Heart Failure - Lisa Williams, MDA, RD, LDN, CDCES, CDOE, CVDOE
2:00 - 2:15pm: Break
2:15 – 4:15pm: Tobacco Cessation - Kelly Orr, PharmD, AE-C
4:15 – 5:30pm: Physical Activity Rehabilitation and Benefits - Mary Stone, RN, CDCES, CDOE, CVDOE, CCRP
5:30pm: Q&A / Adjourn
Non - CDOE Members:
For live continuing education credit only
2-day registration (16 contact hours): $299
Single-day registration (8 contact hours): $159
CVDOE Certification $299
Includes 2-day registration (16 contact hours) and exam
For live continuing education credit only:
2-day registration (16 contact hours): $249Single-day registration (8 contact hours): $129