Wellness Wednesday: Prevention & Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease with experts from Sharp Grossmont Hospital
Cardiovascular Disease, which includes conditions like ischemic heart disease and stroke, is a significant global health concern. In the United States, Cardiovascular Disease is the leading cause of death. Come and hear from a heart expert and experienced cardiac nurse about decreasing the risk of heart disease through lifestyle adjustments, such as maintaining a balanced diet, regular physical activity, and addressing risk factors. If lifestyle modifications aren’t enough, Sharp Grossmont has a state-of-the-art Cardiovascular program that is tailored to each person. Attendees will hear from Sharp’s very own Director of Cardiac Services about how Sharp Grossmont Hospital cares for our cardiovascular patients. Blood pressure screenings performed by Sharp Grossmont staff will be available 30 minutes before and after the presentation.
Peter Hogan, MBA, RCIS has been in the Cardiovascular field since 2008, when he graduated from Grossmont College’s Invasive Cardiovascular Technology program as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist. He spent years in Grossmont’s Cardiac Cath Lab doing patient care, while pursuing his MBA. Over the years his leadership role has grown and he is now the Director of Cardiovascular Services and ECMO at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. Mr. Hogan is a member of San Diego County cardiovascular advisory committees and an Executive with Heart with the American Heart Association.
Colleen Austel Nadeau has been a Cardiac Nurse for 38 years, with 35 of those dedicated to serving at Sharp HealthCare. Throughout her extensive career, she has developed a deep passion for providing care to patients who have Heart Failure. Ms. Nadeau has made contributions to her field through research and multiple publications. She has also been a speaker for organizations such as the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN).
When: Wednesday, February 28th | Film screening 11:30 AM
Where: Grossmont Healthcare District Conference Center Auditorium (9001 Wakarusa St. La Mesa, CA 91942)
Contact: Call 619.825.5010 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more
Feature Film: The Fabelmans, PG-13
Wellness Wednesdays are unique GHD-sponsored programs that feature different health topics every month. Wellness Wednesdays are free and open to all community members. Registration is not required.