2017 Update on the Treatment of Heart and Vascular Disease

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

Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology - Stroke, Radiology, Radiology - Imaging, Radiology - Interventional, Surgery - Vascular, 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;
  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


Physician $50

Resident/Fellow $25

Advanced Practice Clinician $25

Nurse $25

Allied Health Professional $25

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 Washington Hospital Center. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.