CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICATIONS: AN OVERVIEW

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OSPTA Corporate Office

4325 SR51 North

Belle Vernon, PA 15012

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A PHARMACOLOGY REVIEW OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICATIONS

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Mark Kerestan PT, PA-C, CEAS

Course Overview :

It is this intention of this 3-hour CEU course to provide an in-depth review of the indications and potential side effects of commonly prescribed cardiovascular medications. This review will cover medications used for Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, and Anti-Coagulants. The course will review the various mechanisms of action of the medications used, current prescribing recommendations, and medication side effects and interactions, with a special emphasis on considerations for patients participating in a home or outpatient rehabilitation program,

A period for questions and answers will be included at the conclusion of the course. The course is intended for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Registered Nurses, Physical Therapy Assistants and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants.

3 CEU Hours

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• Epidemiology of prescribing patterns, frequency of significant drug side effects/interactions, and risk factors for side effects/interactions: 15minutes

• Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology of Hypertension medications including classes of medications, current prescribing recommendations, side effects/interactions, and considerations for exercise/rehabilitation: 60 minutes

• Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology of Antilipemic medications including classes of medications, current prescribing recommendations, side effects/interactions, and considerations for exercise/rehabilitation: 30 minutes

• Break: 15 minutes

• Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacology of Anti-Coagulation medications including classes of medications, current prescribing recommendations, side effects/interactions, and considerations for exercise/rehabilitation: 60 minutes

• Questions/Review: 15 minutes

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4325 SR51 North

Belle Vernon, PA 15012

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