Session I: 

Thursday, Oct. 7th, 2021

8:00AM - 5:30PM

VIRTUAL

Session II: 

Thursday, Oct. 14th, 2021

8:00AM - 5:30PM

VIRTUAL


CVDOE Exam:

Monday, Oct. 25th, 2021

2PM - 5PM

Rhodes on the Pawtuxet

60 Rhodes Place,

Cranston, RI


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 8.0 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.


2021 CVDOE Certification Course

Cardiovascular Disease Outpatient Education Classes

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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

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Related Complications
  • Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests used in the Management of CVD
  • Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Hypertension
  • Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Hyperlipidemia
  • Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Heart Failure
  • Nutritional Management of Cardiovascular Disease and Self-care in Heart Failure
  • Helping Patients with Tobacco Cessation
  • Physical Activity: Rehabilitation and Benefits in Cardiovascular Disease

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 a 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.


Course Agenda

October 7th, 2021 - 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 14th, 2021 - 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, CDOE, CCRP

5:30pm: Q&A / Adjourn


Registration Fees:

Non - CDOE Members:

For live continuing education credit only

2-day registration (16 contact hours): $299

Single-day registration (8 contact hours):  $129


Current CDOEs

CVDOE Certification  $299

Includes 2-day registration (16 contact hours) and exam


For live continuing education credit only:

2-day registration (16 contact hours): $249

Single-day registration (8 contact hours): $129


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