It’s All About the Heart; Opportunities for Cardiac Care in the Dakotas


Join this Webinar, hosted by Great Plains QIN, to discuss cardiac rehab services in the Dakotas; results from a cardiac rehab environmental scan will be shared. Participants will be better able to recognize opportunities to increase the quality of care that cardiac patients receive and the communities they live in.

Presenters will highlight South Dakota’s Cardiac Ready Community Project and the American Heart Association’s Outpace CVD™ suite of outpatient programs, which include Target: BP™, Target: Type 2 Diabetes℠ and Check. Change. Control. Cholesterol™.  Attendees will gain insight on ways to provide targeted quality improvement support and recognize their organization’s commitment to improving outcomes of cardiovascular disease.

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Tim Nikolai

Tim Nikolai
Sr Rural Health Director
American Heart Association

Dee Kaser

Dee Kaser, RN, CDCES
Quality Improvement Advisor
Great Plains Quality Innovation Network

Stephanie Hansen

Stephanie Hanson, RN, BSN
Quality Improvement Advisor
South Dakota Foundation for Medical Care
Great Plains Quality Innovation Network



Event Details

  • February 27, 2024
  • 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM

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Event Type

  • Virtual


  • Great Plains Quality Innovation Network


  • Quality Health Associates of North Dakota


  • Public Health
  • Board Members
  • Director of Nursing
  • Physicians
  • Community Education
  • Social Workers
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Nursing
  • Quality
  • EMS

Organization Types

  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)
  • Public Health
  • Emergency Services (EMS)
  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  • Quality Improvement Organization (QIO)
  • Tertiary Hospital
  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH)
  • Long Term Care (LTC)