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Quillen College of Medicine

CVD Appalachia Conference

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CVD Appalachia Conference:

“Developing a Research Agenda to Prevent and Control CVD in Central Appalachia”

August 30, 2018

Registration and breakfast 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Conference  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Millennium Centre

2001 Millennium Place

Johnson City, TN 37604

About this Conference:
The CVD Appalachia research team, led by Dr. Hadii Mamudu, is providing a collaborative forum for caregivers, health care providers, public health professionals, policymakers, patients, and other stakeholders. This conference provides an interactive educational experience where patients guide the conversation about strategies to reduce heart diseases and related risk factors in Central Appalachia.

The following topics will be covered:
Atherosclerosis
Risk Factors and Social Determinants
CVD Policies and Programs
Medication Adherence
CVD and Culture
Managing Patient Populations


Keynote Speaker:
Donnette Smith, President, Mended Hearts

Agenda:
Click here for the agenda

Presentations:
Click here to view presentations (as they become available).

Target Audience:
Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Residents, Students, and Caregivers

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

  • Identify underlying factors that contribute the disproportionately high burden cardiovascular disease in Central Appalachia
  • Define strategies to prevent and control CVD in your own patient population

Address:
The Millennium Centre
2001 Millennium Place
Johnson City, TN 37604

Click here for a map

Fees:
There is no registration fee for this event. However, attendee space is limited, so early registration is essential.

Registration:
Click here to register

Activity Director:
Amy Poole, MS
Project Coordinator 

Educational Planner:
 Melissa Hood, Educational Planner
Melissa Hood, BS
Educational Coordinator
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
(423) 439-8026
hoodms@etsu.edu


Conflicts of Interest:
 
Activity Director Disclosure
Amy Poole, MS None
   
Planning Committee Members Disclosure
Hadii Mamadu, PhD None
Virginia Kidwell None
Vicki Casenberg None
Cynthia Blair None
Melissa Hood None

Accreditation:
 

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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 East Tennessee State University Health Sciences Center. 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 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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