Advanced Heart Failure Summit: 30th Anniversary Celebration of Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplantation at MHVI (AHF)

Advanced Heart Failure Summit: 30th Anniversary Celebration of Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplantation at MHVI (AHF) Banner


Date & Location
Saturday, October 13, 2018 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM   Martin's Crosswinds, Greenbelt, MD

Target Audience
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine

Overview


This half day symposium will review the latest in the diagnosis and management of advanced heart failure. A special emphasis will be given to special conditions such as infiltrative cardiomyopathies, pulmonary hypertension and genetic conditions. It will also provide an overview of modalities for treating end-stage advanced heart failure such as mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation. Integration of palliative care will also be discussed.

Target Audience

This conference is intended for cardiologists, surgeons, primary care practitioners, radiologists, internal medicine physicians, emergency medicine physicians, hospital-based physicians, community physicians, residents, fellows, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other members of the healthcare team interested in the diagnosis and management of advanced heart failure



Objectives
  1. Implement the most recent ACC/AHA guidelines in the diagnosis and management of heart failure.
  2. Recognize special conditions in patients with heart failure including infiltrative cardiomyopathies and pulmonary hypertension.
  3. Identify when to refer patients for specialized diagnostics, including advanced multi-modality imaging and genetic testing, and referral to advanced heart failure specialists and palliative care providers.
  4. Describe the most current modalities for treating end stage heart failure including left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) and heart transplant

Registration

SAVE WITH EARLY BIRD RATES! Now Through August 31!

EARLY BIRD:
Physician: $50
Resident/Fellow: Complimentary
Physician Assistant:$25
Nurse Practitioner:$25
Nurse:$25
Allied Health Professional: $25

REGISTRATION AS OF SEPTEMBER 1:
Physician: $75
Resident/Fellow: Complimentary
Physician Assistant:$40
Nurse Practitioner: $40Nurse: $40Allied Health Professional: $40



Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, MedStar Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation
MedStar Health designates the live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TMPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.