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Cardiology for Primary Care 2018

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa * | Anaheim, USA
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Title: Cardiology for Primary Care 2018
Specialty: Cardiology
Dates: From Feb, 17, 2018 to Feb, 19, 2018
Location: Anaheim, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 625 to 725 USD
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AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family PhysiciansThis live activity is being reviewed for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Medical Association – AMAAAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro-M1The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America.

CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits.

Canadian Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.

American Osteopathic Association – AOACME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

American Academy of Physician Assistants – AAPAAAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners – AANPAAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.

American Nurses Credentialing Center – ANCCAccording to the ANCC, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria.

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  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
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This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered cardiology medical issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic interactive lectures and case-based studies. Our national speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Cardiology for Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience 

Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Cardiology issues.


Our presenting national faculty speakers made it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care healthcare professionals. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20 minute office visit. 

Topics and Objectives 

Dissecting Dyslipidemias - Whom to Treat and How

Objectives: 1) To understand the role of the LDL receptor in dyslipidemias. 2) To review the available treatment indications and strategies to treat dyslipidemias and patients with and without know CAD 3) To outline the role of new treatment modalities in patients not at “goal”

Perplexing Palpitations - How to Work Up, When Are They Serious?

Objectives: 1) To outline the potential causes of “palpitations” 2) To be able to diagnose causes of palpitations and separate serious from simply bothersome 3) To describe treatment options in classes of patients

Vexing Vitamins - The Role of Complementary Medicine in Cardiology

Objectives: 1) To understand the role of alternative complementary medicine in cardiovascular disease 2) To review the available evidence supporting the use of adjunctive compounds to treat or prevent cardiovascular disease

When You Hear a Murmur: Evaluating Valve Disease (before you send them to a cardiologist)

Objectives: 1) To understand the genesis of common murmurs and use physical exam to differentiate them 2) To be able to interpret the echocardiogram report and develop skills to appropriately refer patients for further evaluation. 3) To review newer percutaneous techniques to repair or replace valvular lesions.

The Epidemic of Atrial Fibrillation - New Drugs, New Therapies [Pharmacology]

Objectives: 1) To understand the prevalence and risk factors for atrial fibrillation 2) To identify strategies to treat atrial fibrillation - rate control, rhythm control, and anti-coagulation 3) To understand the role of ablation therapies in selected patients

Venous Thromboembolism (DVT and PE) - Evaluation and Treatment

Objectives: 1) To identify risk factors for VTE 2) To outline a diagnostic and treatment algorithm for VTE 3) To review new treatment strategies for patients with VTE

An Approach to the Treatment of Essential Hypertension

Objectives: 1) To understand the underlying pathophysiology or essential hypertension 2) To outline a reasonable treatment approach to essential hypertension based on pathophysiologic principles 3) To appreciate the role of the renin-angiotensin and aldosterone system in control of blood pressure

Resistant Hypertension

Objectives: 1) To review the definition of resistant hypertension 2) To outline the common causes of secondary hypertension 3) To suggest a reasonable evaluation of patients with resistant hypertension

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Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Guest rooms at the Disney Grand Californian Hotel & Spa are equipped with: a Desk, High-Speed Internet - Free Wired & WiFi Service, Robes, Satellite TV including Disney Channel & ESPN, DVD Player, Newspaper - USA Today Delivery (Weekday), Hair Dryer, Alarm Clock with MP3 Connection, Ice Bucket, Dual Line Phone with Voice Mail, Vanity Area, Interior Corridor Access, Iron & Board, Air Conditioning / Heat, Coffee Maker, Shower & Bathtub Combo, Triple Sheets, Balcony(ies) or Patio, Make-Up Mirror, Assorted Magazines, Safe - In Room, Hand & Body Lotion, Evening Turndown, and a Crib Pack 'n Play. 

Bedding: Choose between 1 King bed, 2 Queen beds, or 1 Queen bed and a set of Bunk beds 

Requests for a specific bedding arrangement or room location are fulfilled by the hotel based on availability.

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