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Continuing Medical Education

Quillen College of Medicine

Wellmont CVA Cardiovascular Summit 2016

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Wellmont Cardiovascular Summit 2016

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Saturday, February 6, 2016

7:15 AM4:30 PM

 MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center Kingsport, TN 


About this Conference:

The Wellmont CVA Heart Institute and The Office of Continuing Medical Education at East Tennessee State University is pleased to present the 10th Annual Cardiovascular Summit, to provide an overview of current topics in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of cardiovascular disease.


David Beckner, MD, Wellmont Cardiovascular Institute

 David Kyker, MD, Wellmont Cardiovascular Institute

Thomas Zeyl, MD, Wellmont Cardiovascular Institute

Shardul Nagre MD, Wellmont Cardiovascular Institute

John Bertuso, MD, Wellmont Cardiovascular Institute

James Merrill, MD, Wellmont Cardiovascular Institute

Mark Aziz, MD, Wellmont Cardiovascular Institute

Tim Himel, MD, Wellmont Cardiovascular Institute 


Click here for the agenda.


Will be emailed to you the week prior to the event.

Target Audience:

Family Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Medical and Nursing Students Residents, Radiology Technicians


Overall Conference Objectives:

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

Understand the indications and appropriateness of stress echocardiography

Learn about updates and the latest techniques available in cardiac and vascular surgery

Identify mitral valve repair therapy indications for select patients with degenerative mitral regurgitation






1901 Meadowview Parkway, Kingsport, TN, 37660


Early Registration Discounted Fees until January 22, 2016

Registration Fees

January 23rd  and after


















Online registration is closed. Walk-in registration will be accepted on the day of the event. Payment can be made by check or credit card only.

Activity Director:

Herb Ladley, MD, FACC



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ACCME Accreditation: Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


Designation of Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 



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Joint Providership: : This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Quillen College of Medicine and Wellmont Health System. The Quillen College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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 CNE Credit : Wellmont Health System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation. This program #20616010317 is 7.5 contact hours. 

The ETSU College of Nursing implements a $15 certificate fee per conference. This fee covers the following: cost for being a provider of nursing contact hours, supplies, and nursing education coordinators time for completing necessary paperwork for each conference, reports, study for renewal of being a provider, and attending meetings. If you would like to claim Nursing Contact Hours, pleaseclick here .Questions? Contact .

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ASRT Credit: This activity is approved for 9.0 A+ credit hours by the ASRT.

   Tennessee EMS Credit - Approved by the TN Office of EMS for eight (8) hours of Cardiac and Medical Continuing Education Hours.

Virginia EMS Credit - Approved by the VA Office of EMS for eight (8) hours of Cardiac and Medical Continuing Education Hours.

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