Thursday, Oct. 29th, 2020
8:30AM - 5:00PM
Thursday, Nov. 5th, 2020
8:30AM - 4:00PM
Thursday, Nov. 19th, 2020
12PM - 3PM
The Imperial Room
1 Rhodes Place,
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 continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
2020 CVDOE Certification Course
Managing Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With Diabetes
Are you a clinician who works with patients who have diabetes? Then you know that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality in patients with diabetes. You also know that reduction of cardiovascular disease risk factors is a very important part of caring for your patients. This educational program is open to all nurses, pharmacists, and dietitians who would like to learn more about the management of cardiovascular risks in patients with diabetes.
Held over the course of two full-day sessions, this program will cover the following topics:
Nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists can earn up to 12.5 hours of live continuing education contact hours through completion of the course.
This course is only held every 2 years. 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 29th, 2020 - Session I:
8:00 – 8:15 am: Welcome & Attendance
8:15am – 11:45 pm: Advanced Cardiovascular Pathophysiology & Related Complications
Wen-Chih Wu, MD
11:45am – 12:15 pm: Lunch
12:15 – 3:45 pm: Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Hypertension
Lisa Cohen, PharmD, CDE, CDOE, CVDOE
4:00 – 5:00 pm: Physical Activity for the Patient with Cardiovascular Disease
5:00 pm: Q&A/ Adjourn
November 5th, 2020 - Session II:
8:00 – 8:30 am: Welcome & Attendance
8:30 – 10:30 am: Pharmacotherapeutic Management of Hyperlipidemia
Tracey Taveira, PharmD, CDOE, CVDOE
10:30am – 11:30pm: Nutritional Management of Cardiovascular Disease
Diane Pezza, RD, LDN, CDE, CDOE, CVDOE
11:30 – 12:00 pm: Lunch
12:00 – 2:00 pm: Tobacco Cessation
Kelly Orr, PharmD, AE-C
2:00 – 3:00 pm: Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests for the Evaluation of Cardiovascular Disease
Gaurav Choudhary, MD
3:00 – 3:15 pm: Q&A / Adjourn
Non - CDOE Members:
For continuing education credit only
2-day registration: $225
Single-day registration $125
CVDOE Certification $249
Includes 2-day registration and exam
For continuing education credit only:
2-day registration: $198Single-day registration: $99