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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To report on the highlights of the updated American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines for preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women and to discuss the new AHA construct of "cardiovascular health."

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. outline important sex-specific differences related to CVD.
  2. list goals, definitions, and major changes relevant to women presented in the AHA's revised guidelines for preventing CVD.
  3. discuss the AHA's specific recommendations for preventing and managing CVD in women.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.3 CH
  • DC - BON 2.3 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: AJN0313A
Published: March 2013
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Meriam F. Caboral MSN, RN, NP-C
Specialties: Cardiology, Women's Health