G 08 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention for Cardiac Patients

Wednesday, 24 July 2013: 10:30 AM-11:45 AM
Moderator:  Camila Takao Lopes, RN, MsC, School of Nursing/Escola de Enfermagem, Federal University of São Paulo/Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Role of Advanced Practice Nurses in Decreasing Length of Stay and Rehospitalization for Heart Failure Patients

Sisay Mersha, MS, ACNP
Cardiology, Presence Health, Saint Francis Hospital-Evanston, IL, Evanston, IL

Effect of Postoperative Delirium on Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery

Ralph Francis Mangusan, MSN, RN-BC, PCCN, CWCN
Cardiovascular Progressive Care Unit, Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC
Vallire D. Hooper, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN
System Practice, Education, and Research, Mission Health System, Asheville, NC

Changes in Self-Care Behaviors and Health Outcomes Among Metabolic Risk Group

Nittaya Pensirinapa, DrPH, MSc, BN, RN
School of Health Science, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Piyawat Katewongsa, PhD, MA, BEd
Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand