CV Symposium 2021 – COVIDs Impact on Cardiovascular Patients - Virtual Event

Thursday, February 11, 2021
The registration period has closed for this event.

8:00 AM to 11:40 AM




The program agenda, disclosures, and handouts from our presenters (as they permit) will be made available to print or view in the 'Course Materials' sections on this page. They will not be available at the program.


Value: $140.00

Cost: $42.00 for general registrants.

Methodist Health System employees who provide their employee ID number on the registration form may take this course at no cost. NMC Alumni who provide graduation year and last name at graduation may take this course at no cost. NMC students can attend at no cost but do not receive CE. Perinatal Outreach receive 75% off of the program's value.

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Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, respiratory therapists and other healthcare providers interested in cardiovascular care.


This symposium will explore current evidence-based practices related to COVID-19’s impact on cardiovascular disease. Learn about medications precautions with COVID-19 patients, how the virus affects heart failure, emergency care, long-term implications, and more!


Program Objectives:

  • Explain long-term complications from COVID-19 exposure in cardiac patients
  • Recognize COVID-19's mark on mental health
  • Examine implications of COVID-19 on heart failure
  • Identify contraindications with cardiac medications in COVID-19 patients
  • Understand the impact of COVID-19 on STEMI care in the emergency department and cardia catheterization lab


In order to receive continuing education hours for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at the entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form


Time Agenda

7:30 – 8:00am



8:00-8:40 am

Heart failure and impacts of COVID: Neika Coughlin

8:40–9:20 am


STEMIs and the Cath Lab - Implications of COVID, Including Impacts to the ED: Megan McClusky and Lisa Kollasch



Medications Impacted by COVID: Allyson Cole




COVID's Impact on HCPs Mental Health: Kim Hurst and Robyn Burnett

10:40 – 11:40am COVID Updates: Dr. Robert Penn

Continuing Education

Nurses: 3.5 contact hours awarded. MW MSD Provider Approval #NE1022-1

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Pharmacotherapeutic contact hours awarded for 0.25 of the 3.5 total.


Physicians: Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Respiratory Therapists: This program meets the continuing education criteria for 3.5 clock hours for Nebraska Respiratory Care Practitioners.


Education Credit: 3.5 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.


Live webinar.


Robyn Burnett, LMHP, Manager, Best Care EAP

Kim Hurst, BS, Training Consultant Methodist Best Care EAP

Neika Coughlin, MSN, APRN-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Methodist Physician's Clinic Heart Consultants

Dr. Robert Penn, Medical Director of Infection and Prevention, Methodist Hospital

Lisa Kollasch, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, ED Nurse Practitioner, Methodist Hospital

Megan McClusky, MSN, RN, Service Leader, Methodist Hospital

Allyson Cole, PharmD, Pharmacy Resident, Methodist Hospital


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