On February 8, 2017

Rutland Heart Center presents Affair of the Heart

Thursday, Feb. 16, 3 p.m.—RUTLAND—Cardiology experts from the Rutland Heart Center present Affair of the Heart: a Heart Fair and Showcase,Thursday, Feb. 16,  3-7 p.m. in  the CVPS/Leahy Community Education Center at Rutland Regional. Affair of the Heart brings together Rutland Heart Center cardiology experts as well as other services from Rutland Regional relating to overall heart health and wellbeing. This event is free and open to the public.
Rutland Regional’s Community Education Coordinator, Elizabeth Dulli, RN, said, “I’m very excited to offer this public event in recognition of American Heart Month. We have an outstanding group of professionals and resources here … and this is a wonderful opportunity to let our community know what is available to them for heart health.”
Visitors have the opportunity to learn about the services that benefit patients with heart issues, including insight in diagnostic tests and procedures. Attendees can talk with professionals about the latest treatments for and ways to support heart health. Presenters include cardiac rehabilitation, anticoagulation clinic, echocardiography, stress testing, transitional care coordination, and dietary and nutrition. Nurses will be on hand to take blood pressures.
Educational talks are as follows: 3:30 p.m., “Life’s Simple 7: The New American Heart Association Definition related to Ideal Cardiovascular Health and Quality of Life” presented by Laura Cohen, ACNP, ANP-BC, DNP; 4:45 p.m., “Hypertension: The evolving Landscape of What We Know and What We Don’t Know,” presented by Adam Coleman, M.D.; 6 p.m., a lively and relaxed question and answer session about Heart Health presented by one of the cardiology experts.
Registration is requested but not required, at rrmc.org or 802-772-2400.

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