Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Association

ANPA August 6, 2016 CE Meeting Update

Posted over 2 years ago by ANPA Admin

On August 6th, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock, one of our three exceptional experts, Dr. Jean McSweeney, will present:

"Assessing Risk Factors and CHD Symptoms in Women"

Dr. McSweeney will cover identification of emerging risk factors of ischemic heart disease in women, provide information on updated guidelines for treating cholesterol in women, and describe the most common prodromal and acute symptoms of MI in women.

Register now to join ANPA at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock on August 6th:

Also speaking on August 6th

Keynote speaker is Sophia Thomas, APRN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP
Past Region 6 AANP Director
Health Policy in 2016

Sue Tedford from the ASBN will present:
Legislative updates for APRN practice/prescribing Ppocess of ASBN notification of illegal/unethical behaviors, and professional boundaries and
"I'm allergic to Tylenol but Percocet works great".


Brief Professional Biography
Dr. Jean McSweeney

Dr. Jean McSweeney is a professor and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. McSweeney is a research pioneer in the field of women's cardiovascular disease and published the first study that described women's symptoms of heart disease. Findings from her initial studies about women's early warning and acute symptoms of heart disease across ethnic groups, received national and international coverage from television and radio stations; such as CNN & CBS Evening News and newspapers such as the New York Times and Chicago Tribune. She has published in numerous nursing and medical journals including Circulation, the premier cardiovascular medical journal. Her research on women's symptoms of heart disease have also been featured in a variety of women's magazines and news journals such as Ladies Home Journal, Family Circle, Prevention, and U.S. News and World Report.

Dr. McSweeney is the recipient of the American Heart Association's Katharine A. Lembright Award, the 2005 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Chancellor's University Graduate Teaching Award, the 2011 Southern Nursing Research Society's Distinguished Researcher Award, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 2015 Graduate School Faculty of the Year Award. She also has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumni of the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing and a Distinguished Alumni of the University of Texas at Arlington.