Date & Location
Saturday, October 14, 2017 7:15 AM - 4:30 PM
MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD
Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Radiology, Vascular Surgery
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.
After completing this activity, the participant will be able to;
- 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.
- Recognize the novel percutaneous valve therapies and continuing advances, and revise their approach regarding optimal treatment options of patients with severe aortic stenosis
- Analyze the differences among various treatments of atrial fibrillation, including left atrial appendage closure
- Review the latest evidence on the benefits of third-generation and biodegradable stents for their role in our patients with coronary artery disease
- Utilize the guidelines and current evidence to appropriately select patients for screening, medical management, and interventional therapy
- Physician $50
- Resident/Fellow $25
- Advanced Practice Clinician $25
- Nurse $25
- Allied Health Professional $25
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 Washington Hospital Center will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any travel costs.
Please call 202-780-1655 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you any questions or need any additional information.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas 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. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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.