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Quillen College of Medicine

Ballad Cardiovascular Summit 2019

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Ballad Cardiovascular Summit 2019

February 2, 2019

Meadowview Conference Center – Kingsport, TN

About this Conference:
The 13th Annual Cardiovascular Summit will provide an overview of current topics in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of cardiovascular disease.  This conference will also address updates on federal health policy and pending legislation as well as analyze the new Tennessee STEMI legislation/law and how it affects patient care.

Keynote Speakers:

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Target Audience:

Overall Conference Objectives:

As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand how utilization of Coronary CT Angiography in addition to standard care effectively lowers the risk of non-fatal myocardial infarction or death from coronary artery disease as compared to standard care alone.
  • Assess recent advances in structural heart interventions with emphasis on utilization of multi-model approaches designed to improve quality measurements as advances are made in newer intervention treatment modalities.
  • Summarize and evaluate new legislative STEMI (S-T Elevated Myocardial Infarction) Bill #2071 enacted in the state of Tennessee designed to improve mortality rates of patients while also discussing facility and accreditation standards for recognition as a STEMI referring center.

1901 Meadowview Parkway, Kingsport, TN 37660

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Ballad Employee - $50.00
Resident/Unlicensed Student - $50.00
All Others - $60.00

Cancellation Policy:
Registration fees are refundable less a $50.00 administrative fee, for cancellations received in writing a minimum of 14 days prior to the activity date. Refunds are not provided when the registration fee is $50.00 or less, or when a cancellation request is received less than 14 days prior to the start of the activity.

ETSU Quillen College of Medicine reserves the right to cancel CME activities. If an activity is cancelled, registrants will receive a full refund.

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Activity Director:
Herb Ladley, MD, FACC

Educational Planner:

Donna Dougherty, Educational Planner
Donna Dougherty
Educational Planner
Office of Continuing Medical Education
East Tennessee State

Conflicts of Interest:
Activity Director Disclosure
Herb Ladley, MD None
Planning Committee Disclosure
Alan Novak None
Crystal Wampler None
Robin Proffitt. DNP None
Donna Dougherty None


Joint Statement:
ACCME Accreditation: 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 the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and the Ballad Health. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 Other Credits:
Contact hours pending approval through Mountain States Health Alliance – Organizational Development as a provider of continuing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

ASRT Credit: This activity is approved for 8.0 A+ CEU’s and 1.0 A CEU’s by the ASRT.

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