2017 Update on the Treatment of Heart and Vascular Disease

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Date & Location
Saturday, October 14, 2017 7:15 AM - 4:30 PM   MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD

Specialties
Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Radiology, Vascular Surgery

Overview

Registration is now closed.

If you have a question about your registration, please contact Ashley Roseboro at (202) 780-1656 before 2:00 pm on Friday, October 13, 2017. After 12 pm on Friday, October 13, 2017 you will need to register on-site. 

On-site registration will open at the MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD at 7:15 am on Saturday, October 14, 2017.

Continuing research and expanding therapeutic options have improved the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. This annual one-day symposium will update the practicing physicians and nursing professionals on the latest insights in this important field in order to improve the care of patients at risk or with  cardiovascular conditions.



Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant will be able to;
  1. Utilize the guidelines and current evidence to select the appropriate medical versus revascularization (or combination) options for optimal care of patients with coronary artery disease.
  2. Recognize the novel percutaneous valve therapies and continuing advances, and revise their approach regarding optimal treatment options of patients with severe aortic stenosis
  3. Analyze the differences among various treatments of atrial fibrillation, including left atrial appendage closure
  4. Review the latest evidence on the benefits of third-generation and biodegradable stents for their role in our patients with coronary artery disease
  5. Utilize the guidelines and current evidence to appropriately select patients for screening, medical management, and interventional therapy

Registration
  • Physician $50
  • Resident/Fellow $25
  • Advanced Practice Clinician $25
  • Nurse $25
  • Allied Health Professional $25


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made in writing by August 25, 2017 will be subject to a 50% penalty. No refunds will be given after August 25, 2017. Cancellations will not be accepted by telephone. In the unlikely event that the course is canceled, MedStar Health will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any travel costs. All registrations are non-transferable.

Please call 202-780-1655 or email medstarcme@gmail.com if you have any questions or need any additional information.



Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute. The MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”

Credit Designation

MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Nurses: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. Nurses who attend a Category 1 CME certified activity can complete the continuing education hours section of the ANCC Professional Development Record in order to document the courses attended and the hours obtained.