24th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Nursing

  • Updated:Apr 10,2014


Boston Marriott, Newton, MA
2345 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, Massachusetts, 02466
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Starts:Wed, 2 Apr 2014 7:00:00 AM
Ends:Wed, 2 Apr 2014 3:45:00 PM
Registration Fee:$130.00 Students: $60.00

Conference Objective: This professional education is designed to increase registered nurses’ and other healthcare professionals’ knowledge of current cardiovascular issues confronting the healthcare professional caring for cardiac patients across the continuum of care.
PowerPoint Presentations:
NEW THIS YEAR: The American Heart Association has gone GREEN - you will not receive printed copies of the presentations at the conference.
If you would like copies of the speaker’s PowerPoint presentations prior to the conference please refer to agenda below and links to available presentations.  You are welcome to print a copy or download to your desktop (internet access is not available in the conference room).  Presentations will be available if the speaker has given us permission to post and we have received the presentation.  Feel free to check back, once a presentation is received it will be uploaded to the website

Please Note:
  • Presentations will be available if the speaker has given us permission to post and we have received the presentation.
  • Presentations may change prior to the program, updated presentations approved for posting will be available within one week of the program.
  • If there is not a link to a presentation, we likely do not have approval to post it on the web.
  • Please do not present any of the slides listed without requesting permission from the presenter.
Program Agenda (PDF)

Keynote Presentation: Optimizing Outcomes in Cardiac Arrest Care 
Michael W. Donnino, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director, Center for
Resuscitation Science & Director, Critical Care in Emergency Medicine at BIDMC, Boston, MA

When the Oxygen Mask Drops (PDF)
Anne B. Baker, RN, MTS
Staff Nurse, Norwood Hospital Emergency Room, Norwood, MA
State of the Art: What's New in ICD Therapy (PDF)
Julie B. Shea, MS, RNCS, FHRS, CCDS
Nurse Practitioner, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Survivor: From the Other Side of the Bed
Michael M. Nigro, RN 
Director of Nursing, Massachusetts Correctional Institution and
South Middlesex Correctional Center, Framingham, MA
Drug Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation: Options and Considerations (PDF)
Laura Nyren, MS, ACNP-BC
Cardiac Arrhythmia Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Lynn B. Oertel, MS, ANP, CACP
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Anticoagulation Management Service,
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Special Guest Presentation: Heart Disease and Pregnancy (PDF)
Nandita S. Scott, MD, FACC
Co-Director, Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program,
For more information contact:
Sue Flor