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PCE Cardiology Bootcamp

Join a panel of national expert faculty as they bring you the latest updates and clinical perspectives on management of cardiovascular conditions. Created specifically for the clinical needs of NPs and PAs who care for patients with cardiovascular diseases. Live streamed for your convenience – all from the comfort of your home or office.

Physician Assistants/Physician Associates: 3.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits

Nurse Practitioners: 3.00 Nursing contact hours, includes 3.00 hours of pharmacotherapy credit.

This event has expired. No longer available for credits.

Credits Available

3.00 ANCC | AAPA

Who Should Attend

NPs and PAs who care for patients with cardiovascular diseases

Time and location

Sunday, December 11, 2022

10:00 AM - 1:50 PM Eastern Time (ET)


Matthew Weir, MD

Professor and Director
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Jennifer B. Green, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
Department of Medicine
Duke Clinical Research Institute
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Viet Le, DMSc, PA-C, FACC, FAHA, HF-Cert

Associate Professor of Research, Preventive Cardiology PA
Intermountain Heart and Vascular Clinical Program
Intermountain Health, Canyons Region
Salt Lake City, Utah

Laura Ross, PA-C, CLS, AACC, DipACLM

Physician Assistant
Department of Cardiology
Park Nicollet Heart and Vascular Center Methodist Hospital
St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Lauren Eyadiel, MMS, PA-C, MS, CCC, SLP, FHFSA

Assistant Professor
Department of PA Studies
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Physician Assistant
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Debbie Cohen, MD

Professor of Medicine
Director of Hypertension
Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John Giacona, PA-C

Physician Assistant
Hypertension Section
Cardiology Division
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Brian P. Rose, PA-C, MPH

Physician Assistant
Valley Cardiology, PA
Fayetteville, North Carolina


9:30 AM - 10:00 AM ET Log-in

10:00 AM - 10:05 AM ET Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:05 AM - 11:35 AM ET Optimizing Management of Patients With Cardiometabolic and Renal Disease: A Case-Based Multidisciplinary Discussion
Jennifer Green, MD; Viet Le PA-C; Matthew Weir, MD

11:35 AM - 11:55 AM ET Educational Brief: Finerenone
Brian Rose PA-C 

11:55 AM - 1:25 PM ET Current Challenges and Emerging Treatments for the Management of Resistant Hypertension
Debbie Cohen, MD; John Giacona PA-C

1:25 PM - 1:45 PM ET Educational Brief: CHF and the pillars of guideline directed therapy for HFpEF and HFrEF
Lauren Eyadiel PA-C

1:45 PM - 1:50 PM ET Summary and Closing Remarks


Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and the Academy of Physician Associates in Cardiology (APAC). Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

ANCC Credit Designation

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 3.0 contact hours.

AAPA Credit Designation

Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. PACE is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.


Provided by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) in partnership with the Academy of Physician Associates in Cardiology (APAC)

Supported by educational grants from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.