UW School of Nursing

June 2, 2022

Cardiovascular Care Update 2022

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Image for Conference on Advancing Cardiovascular Care with digital technology.DATE: Friday, August 5, 2022 | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
FORMAT: Conference Webinar
LOCATION: Online via Zoom


Conference Description

Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease are the number one cause of death in women and men in the United States. Evaluation and management of patients with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease is a challenge that impacts every healthcare practice. This premier Pacific Northwest conference for healthcare professionals provides an outstanding annual forum for learning about cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art strategies for prevention and management of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. Teaching methods include lecture, case study analysis and discussion.
  • This program focuses on how digital technologies can be used to better characterize, identify, and address cardiovascular care. Digital technologies discussed include wearable technologies and remote-monitoring devices.
  • The purpose of the session is to provide up-to-date information on the use of wearable and remote-monitoring devices to better characterize, identify, and address cardiovascular symptoms, heart rhythm, and self-management in a variety of cardiovascular disorders.

Target Audience

For nurses, advanced practice nurses, clinical nurse specialists and other health care professionals in all settings including acute, critical care, ambulatory care, community, public health and long term care.

Program Schedule

8:00 am Welcome and Overview
8:10 am Overview of State-of-the-Science Using Wearable Monitoring Technologies in CVD Susan Yang, MD
9:10 am Break
9:20 am Using Polar M200 HR Monitor to Prevent PTSD Symptoms after ICD Shock Cynthia Dougherty, ARNP, PhD
10:20 am Break
10:35 am Using Mobile ECG Technology for Rhythm Identification in Atrial Fibrillation – Kardia Mobile Megan Streur
11:35 am Lunch Break
12:30 pm Heart Failure Symptoms and Remote Monitoring of Pulmonary Artery Pressure using Cardiomems Jonathan Auld, PhD, MAT, RN
1:30 pm Break
2:40 pm Assessing Sleep in Patients with CVD Using Peripheral Arterial Tone Technology Tao Zheng
2:55 pm Oura Ring Technology and Whoop Devices Jordan Prutkin, MD & Catherine Otto, MD
3:55 pm Adjourn and Evaluation