New Horizons Cardiovascular Congress

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Mountain States Health Alliance Presents:
 
New Horizons Cardiovascular Congress
 
Friday, January 25th, 2013
Rescheduled Portion: Thursday, March 14, 2013 6:00 - 8:30 PM
 
Millennium Centre, Johnson City, Tennessee

About the Conference: This one-day symposium is designed to update primary care providers on advancements in the field of cardiovascular health. Learning activities will be in the form of lectures and learning stations on different approaches to managing various cardiac symptoms and practical sessions interpreting several diagnostic tests. The conference provides information for providers on when to treat in the primary care setting and when to refer to a cardiac specialist. These rescheduled sessions will be recorded and will be available online for CME credit for conference registrants. Please email for more information and video links when they become available. 

Handouts:  Click here to view handouts from this conference.

Agenda: To view the agenda, click here.

Rescheduled Agenda: To view the rescheduled agenda, click here.

Learning Objectives: As a result of participating in this activity, the learner will be able to...

  • Review exercise stress test, echo stress, nuclear imaging and background and discuss the trends in both
  • Discuss the risk assessment from first encounter at office to the decision to admit patient to the Chest Pain Center
  • Recognize early Acute Myocardial Infarction and the steps to expedite the patient to ED and/or Cath Lab
  • Discuss new guidelines on CAD medical treatment versus stenting
  • Discuss trends of Coronary and Peripheral Interventions in the Cath Lab
  • Discuss trends in radial approach, including patient satisfaction
  • Review Coronary Calcium Scoring and the advances in Cardiac CTA
  • Review trends and progression in Valvular and Structural disease
  • Discuss new trends in ablation, epicordial ablation, and LA Appendage closure device
  • Review and interpret echos in a skill lab setting

Activity Director: Dr. Shoba Hiremagular, MD, FACP, FACC, FSCAI, FASNC, FASE, FSCCT, Interventional Cardiologist

Target Audience: Family Physicians, Internists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Cardiologists, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, Pharmacists, Medical Residents, and others interested in cardiovascular health

Date and Location: Friday, January 25, 2013 at the Millennium Centre, 2001 Millennium Place, Johnson City, TN 37604

Rescheduled Date and Location: Thursday, March 14, 2013 6:00 - 8:30 PM at the Millennium Centre, 2001 Millennium Place, Johnson City, TN 37604

Registrations: No additional registration is required.

Fees:

Early Registration (prior to January 13)..... Physicians $150, All others $110
Late Registration (January 13 and after)... Physicians $175, All others $135
Medical Residents and Students $50
Rescheduled Portion No Additional Fee


Refund Policy: Due to advance planning requirements, a full refund will be given for cancellations made prior to January 15, 2013. A full refund minus a $75 processing fee will be given for cancellations received after January 15. Refunds will not be given for no-shows. Substitutions are welcome at any time.

Accreditation:

Quillen logo AACME Accreditation: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education for physicians.
ETSU logo CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 .0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Joint Sponsorship: 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 sponsorship of Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University and Kingsport Tomorrow. Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

College of Nursing logo CNE Credit: 7.00 continuing nursing education contact hours for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
  This event is presented by the Quillen College of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, the College of Nursing Office of Continuing Education at East Tennessee State University, and Mountain States Health Alliance.
ACPE logo The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Successful completion of this knowledge-based program will provide a statement for six (6) live contact hours credit (0.775 CEUs) and will be mailed within 3 weeks following the program. Successful completion includes attending the session, signing the attendance sheet, and completion of the program evaluation form. CE credit will also be submitted to the NABP CE Monitor.
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0064-9999-13-012-L01-P
Grievance Policy: A participant, sponsor, faculty member or other individual wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a program sponsored or co-sponsored by the UTCOP may contact the Associate Dean for Continuing Education in writing. The grievance will be reviewed and a response will be returned within 45 days of receiving the written statement. If not satisfied, an appeal to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy can be made for a second level of review.
AAFP logo This Live activity, New Horizons Cardiovascular Congress, with a beginning date of January 25, 2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.