JHSON Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds: Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors among African Immigrants: The Burden, Determinants, and Solutions
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Alumni Association, will offer a monthly Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds Continuing Nursing Education Series, providing an educational program led by top researchers from around the world.
In this grand rounds, Dr. Yvonne Commodore-Mensah will discuss the burden of cardiovascular disease and risk factors among African immigrants and the lessons learned in engaging African immigrants in community-engaged research. Attendees will examine several factors that shape the cardiovascular health of African migrants and highlight clinical interventions, public health strategies, and health policies that improve the cardiovascular health of African immigrants.
The Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds Series will offer attendees one free education credit upon completion of a post-event quiz after each session, with the goal of fulfilling the JHSON’s mission of providing lifelong learning for health care professionals within the community.
The Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds Series is sponsored by the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Center for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care, and the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Alumni Association. The Center for Cardiovascular and Chronic Care works to significantly reduce cardiovascular health disparities through community engagement, scientific investigation, education, and policy initiatives. The Johns Hopkins Nurses' Alumni Association builds upon the foundation laid by generations of Hopkins nurses, sponsoring programs, preserving history and connecting alumni.