Laboratory Assessment: Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Metabolic Syndrome

Laboratory Assessment: Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Metabolic Syndrome 

Assessment of laboratory values has a significant impact on evaluating a person’s risk for certain types of disease as well as in the management of these diseases. Clinicians should be aware of the common laboratory tests used in this evaluation and what constitutes normal versus abnormal laboratory results. This course will discuss the common patterns of laboratory test results that are associated with risk assessment and/or disease management for 3 different diseases: cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome.

$19.95

Hours: 1.25
REL-RT-0-NU562E

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (10 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.2 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.20 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.25 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

Commission on Dietetic Registration

1.25 HOURS


Relias LLC is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
This activity is approved for 1.25 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs).
Activity Number: 136116
Learning Need Code(s): 5380; 3020; 3005
CPE Level: Level II

Dietitians/nutritionists may submit activity evaluations directly to CDR; [email protected] or mail to: Commission on Dietetic Registration, Attn: Accredited Provider Unit, 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995.

Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition

1.2 HOURS


Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition accepts medical errors courses approved by any Board within the Division of Medical Quality Assurance of the Florida Department of Health. Relias Learning, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the Florida Department of Health, Board of Nursing, provider # 50-290. This course is approved for 1.20 contact hours.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.25 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.25 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (Dietary)

1.25 HOURS


Approved for 1.25 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-D1058. This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hours.

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.25 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-RT-0-NU562E
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Discuss common patterns of laboratory test results associated with risk management and/or disease management for cardiovascular disease.
Discuss common patterns of laboratory test results associated with risk assessment and/or disease management of diabetes.
Discuss common patterns of lab test results associated with risk assessment and/or disease management of metabolic syndrome.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About this Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Assessing Cardiovascular Disease Risk A. Cardiovascular Disease B. National Guidelines C. Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk D. Risk Assessment Markers E. Cholesterol Risk Markers F. Optional Risk Markers G. hS-CRP H. CAC I. ABI J. Historic Biomarkers K. Review L. Summary Section 3: Addressing Cardiovascular Disease A. Addressing Elevated Risk B. Blood Cholesterol C. Intensity of Statin Therapy D. Laboratory Monitoring E. Lifestyle Management F. Management of Those Who are Overweight or Obese G. Review H. Summary Section 4: Diabetes A. Classification of Diabetes B. Diagnostic Criteria C. Screening for Asymptomatic Adults D. Glycemic Targets E. Screening for Kidney Function F. Review G. Summary Section 4: Metabolic Syndrome A. Diagnosing Metabolic Syndrome B. Management of Metabolic Syndrome C. Case Study D. Review E. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. References D. Congratulations!

Instructor: Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN
Dr. Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN is an acclaimed speaker, author, medical-legal expert and consultant to health care providers. She received her PhD in human nutrition from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Her professional career has included clinical practice, university teaching and business consulting. She is president of CASE Software & Books, a professional and educational resource company. Dr. Litchford is well-known for her advanced level presentations, scholarly articles, textbook chapters and professional reference books on leading-edge clinical nutrition topics. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and serves as vice-president of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. Dr. Litchford has received numerous national awards for her contributions to the field of clinical nutrition. Disclosure: Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Prosynthesis as Consultant Relevant Financial Relationship with Medline Industries as Consultant Relevant Financial Relationship with Nestle Nutrition as Consultant
Expert Reviewer: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP, WCC
Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP, WCC started working in the senior care industry in 2000. She is a certified Gerontological Nurse, a Director of Nursing Services – Certified, a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and Wound Care Certified. She has held positions including MDS Coordinator, Director of Nursing, Medicare Nurse Coordinator, Nurse Consultant, Area Manager, and Director of Quality Assurance. Her overall responsibility within each of these positions was to ensure residents received the highest quality of care. This included active participation in quality improvement initiatives, review of clinical records to identify areas of weakness, corroboration with the medical director to institute policies and procedures for resident care, and staff education/training. Additionally, she was responsible for maintaining an effective compliance program under a Quality of Care Corporate Integrity Agreement with the Office of Inspector General for a period of five years. She currently serves as the manager of curriculum design for post-acute care for Relias. Within this position, her responsibility is to oversee the development of online training modules for the post-acute care industry. She has served as the subject matter expert for courses on re-hospitalization, clinical skill reviews, and various OSHA and regulatory compliance topics. In addition, she has presented at various state conferences on mandatory compliance, quality assessment and assurance (QA&A), and quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI). Disclosure: Jennifer Moore, RN-BC, DNS-CT, CDP, WCC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Nurses; entry level Dietitians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility, Post-Acute Care.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.