The Office of Continuing Education at James H. Quillen College of Medicine and The Chattanooga Heart Institute will host the Southeast Regional Heart and Vascular Symposium for primary care providers on Saturday, September 27, 2014.
Keynote addresses will include: Hypertension Risk Stratification, by Kim A. Eagle, M.D., M.A.C.C., Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the Frankel Cardiovascular Center at the University of Michigan Health System and New Thrombotic Agents- What you need to know, by James Froehlich, M.D., MPH, FSVM, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Vascular Medicine, and Director of Anticoagulation, University of Michigan Medical School.
“We want to provide a world-class CME conference. The Southeast Regional Heart and Vascular Symposium will review current, evidence-based recommendations for the evaluation and treatment of common disorders using a combined lecture and case study approach,” says Mark Thel, M.D., FACC, Interventional Cardiologist with The Chattanooga Heart Institute at Memorial.
The conference objectives are to assist health care providers in choosing the most appropriate non-invasive cardiac testing option, evaluate the latest clinical data regarding the indications and use of new antithrombotics in atrial fibrillation, apply methods to prevent and treat cardiac risk factors, discussion of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) and appropriate patient selection, and recognize indications for medical therapy verses revascularization in coronary aortic disease.
Other topics will include:
Primary care and internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and residents will benefit from the symposium. Attendees can earn up to 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
The symposium will be held at The Chattanoogan, 1201 Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN. For more information about the symposium visit, www.etsu.edu/com/cme/SEHeartAndVascular.aspx or call 423-439-8027.