Power Hour: Prevention Power Hour: Updates in Metabolic Syndrome and Sleep Disordered Breathing

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This session will provide an overview of metabolic syndrome and sleep disordered breathing and its effects on cardiovascular health, specifically as it relates to risk for developing heart failure. An update on treatment strategies for obesity, type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia and sleep disorders will be provided.


Dr. Jospehine Harrington, MD
Robin Trupp, PhD

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate understanding of metabolic syndrome
  • Examine ways metabolic syndrome affects heart failure morbidity and mortality
  • Describe and implement prevention strategies and treatment options for metabolic syndrome

Accreditation Statement
This activity is provided by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN). The American Association of Heart Failure Nurses (AAHFN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure/Conflicts of Interest
The planners and faculty for this activity do not have any relevant relationships to disclose unless listed below. Any resulting conflicts of interest have been resolved according to ANCC guidance.

Disclosure of Commercial Support
AAHFN did not receive commercial support from any organizations for this activity.   

Enduring Education Activity
Expiration Date: December 31, 2022
1.5 Contact Hours ANCC