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Cardiology Philadelphia : Innovations in Cardiovascular Care 2017

Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel # | Philadelphia, USA
From 125 to 200 USD
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Title: Cardiology Philadelphia : Innovations in Cardiovascular Care 2017
Specialty: Cardiology
Dates: From Oct, 28, 2017 to Oct, 28, 2017
Location: Philadelphia, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 125 to 200 USD
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Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel #

Philadelphia, USA
Experience the multi-million dollar renovation of the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel. Guests will enjoy an expansive revitalization of the hotel’s lobby and restaurant, new state-of-the-art Sheraton Fitness Center as well as a redesign of meeting spaces and the Liberty Ballroom. Idyllically located in the heart of Philadelphia, minutes away from the  Philadelphia Convention Center and world-class art museums, the hotel’s dynamic, split level, multi-functional meeting spaces boasts high-ceilings with enhanced lighting, new wall coverings, carpet, décor and furniture. The bright redesign serves as the backdrop to an inspirational atmosphere for groups seeking a multitude of downtown Philadelphia space and size requirements. The Liberty Ballroom, which boasts more than 20,000+ square feet and is the second-largest of its kind in Philadelphia, along with The Horizons Ballroom located on the hotel rooftop, compliment the sprawling floor- to-ceiling window views of Downtown Philadelphia. Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel is the ideal location in the heart of Center City for your next Philadelphia meeting or conference. Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel offers 38 different and flexible spaces for your conference, event or meeting in Philadelphia. Our professional and attentive staff is happy to help you plan your perfect event. From intimate events to corporate functions, we provide all the tools you need to plan a perfect gathering. Explore all our hotel meeting space features as well as hot dates we have available for planning your meeting or conference in Philadelphia.
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Physicians: The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC): Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Nurses: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Nursing Education, Innovation and Professional Development awards this activity 8.0 contact hours.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organization accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 8 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

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  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
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This conference is designed for cardiologists, primary care physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, and nurses who have a special interest in cardiology. The symposium will focus on important practical and clinical issues faced daily by the health care professional. A unique educational design that combines live case presentations with echocardiography performed with multiple patients in real time as well as didactic lectures and dedicated discussions will contribute to an academically sound and clinically relevant review of cardiology.

The lectures will be provided by nationally recognized experts in their field. The guest faculty will be joined by members from The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

New this year is a live presentation of “Jeopardy“ sponsored by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Cardiology. Fellows from cardiology fellowship programs of Eastern Pennsylvania will compete live with interactive presentations that will include slides of clinical material such as electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, catheterization data, and more. The goal is for the winning team to continue to compete against other programs throughout the country and ultimately to make it to the finals at the national American College of Cardiology meeting.

Additionally, cardiology fellows will be presenting their original research as part of a poster competition. This will give cardiology fellows the opportunity to share their work and for attendees to gain insight into the future of cardiology. Their research posters will be on display in the foyer outside of the main conference room for attendees to view throughout the meeting. Awards will be given to fellows with the highest ranked academic posters.

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:

Review the concept of progression/regression of atherosclerosis

Describe practical uses of the new heart failure drugs

Review the subcutaneous and intravascular defibrillators

Discuss the cardiology prevention guidelines

Explain arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

Discuss the current challenges in infective endocarditis

Describe the current state of the art of treatment of acute pericarditis

Discuss the practical guidelines for advice to patients for smoking cessation

Review the recommendations of proper care for the patient with thoracic aortic disease

Review the devices that can be implanted to prevent thromboembolism in patients with atrial fibrillation

Explain the relationship of oncologic care and cardiovascular disease

Prepare for new national health care programs to improve quality of care and better understand future direction of medical education

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Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel

201 N 17th St

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Of America

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