The Women's Health Research Institute Presents:

Metabolic Syndrome in Women: Why It Matters to Cardiologists

Patricia Vassallo, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology)
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Prentice Women's Hospital
250 E. Superior Street
3rd Floor Conference Room L South

This continuing nursing education activity has been approved for 1.0 contact hour by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  Approval valid through 8/11/2019 - ONA Approval #21013, ONA-CE Assigned Approval Number.

The planners and faculty have declared no conflict of interest.

Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event and submission of a completed evaluation form.



  1. To become familiar with metabolic syndrome and its impact on cardiovascular risk in women.
  2. To explore how lifestyle modifications may be an effective treatment for metabolic syndrome.
  3. To learn about emerging technologies and their impact on the adoption of healthy behaviors. 


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