4th Annual Practical Cardiology Update for the Primary Care Physician

Introduction to the Course

The intent of the program is to provide the most current scientific evidence based evaluation and management strategies for your patients. The program topics will include advances in hyperlipidemia, overview of structural heart disease, and a review of common arrhythmia presentations.

Target Audience

This activity in clinical cardiology is designed for primary care physicians, practicing cardiovasulcar specialists, cardiovascular nurses, physician assistants, and emergency medical responders.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Explain the approach to evaluation and management of common arrhythmias
  • Understand critical limb ischemia and management options
  • Improve comprehension of structural heart disease
Program Agenda
 7:00 am – 8:00 am     Registration and Breakfast 
 7:30 am     Breakfast
 8:00 am – 8:45 am   Clinical Approach to ECG Arrhythmia Interpretation - Ibrahim Hanna, MD
  Clinical Approach to ECG Arrhythmia Interpretation (print version)
 8:45 am – 9:30 am  Current and Future Treatment of Hyperlipidemia and Atherosclerosis: LDL vs HDL – Alain Bouchard, MD
 Current and Future Treatment of Hyperlipidemia and Atherosclerosis: LDL vs HDL(print version)
 9:30 am – 10:15 am  Critical Limb Ischemia - Management and Preventing Amputations – Hutton Brantley, DO
 Critical Limb Ischemia - Management and Preventing Amputations(print version)
 10:15 am – 10:30 am     Break
 10:30 am – 11:15 am    Board Recertification and MOC: Do Doctors have a Say in these Matters?– Michael Wilensky, MD
  Board Recertification and MOC: Do Doctors have a Say in these Matters?(print version)
 11:15 am – 12:00 pm    Structural Heart Disease: Valves and Beyond– Mustafa Ahmed, MD
 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm     Lunch
 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm    The Practical Use of Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Practice– Thomas H. Cawthon, M.D.
  The Practical Use of Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Practice(print version)
 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm    Current Trends in Cardiothoracic Surgery– Lee Roberson, MD
  Current Trends in Cardiothoracic Surgery(print version)
 
Accreditation Statement

Brookwood Baptist Health is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Brookwood Baptist Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




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