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Cardiovascular Medicine 2019: Updates for the Practitioner

The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel * | Boston , USA
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Title: Cardiovascular Medicine 2019: Updates for the Practitioner
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Apr, 28, 2019 to May, 2, 2019
Location: Boston , USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 1395 to 1595 USD
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ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION


The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 42.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


AMERICAN BOARD OF INTERNAL MEDICINE


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 42.00 Medical Knowledge 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 points.

 


AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS


This Live activity, Cardiovascular Medicine 2019: Updates for the Practitioner, with a beginning date of 04/28/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 42.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 


NURSE PRACTITIONERS and REGISTERED NURSES


For the purpose of recertification, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board and American Nurses Credentialing Center accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME (Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education). We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.

 


PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS


The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) states that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are acceptable for continuing medical education requirements for recertification. We would also suggest that learners check with their state licensing board to ensure they accept reciprocity with AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for re-licensure.

 


CANADIAN ACCREDITATION


The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

 


EUROPEAN ACCREDITATION


Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

 


ABMS/ACGME COMPETENCIES


This course is designed to meet one or more of the following American Board of Medical Specialties and Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies: patient care and procedural skills, medical knowledge, and practice-based learning and improvement

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  • Nurses
Event Overview
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The Comprehensive Update for Cardiovascular Medicine

Hosted only once every two years, this special program delivers an intensive, comprehensive review of the most important changes in cardiovascular medicine. Cardiologists, internists, vascular specialists, family practitioners, pharmacists, PAs, NPs and other healthcare providers can rely on this program for critical updates and recommendations for incorporating them into your practice.


This program is among the highest rated of Harvard Medical School's CME courses. The education is relevant, practical and can be put to immediate use to ensure your patients receive the highest, most up-to-date quality of care, and achieve the best possible outcomes.


Taught by Harvard Medical School faculty who are distinguished for clinical and teaching excellence, this program is well-suited for cardiovascular medicine specialists as well as generalists and specialists in other fields who care for patients with cardiovascular conditions, including:


Atherosclerosis: inflammation and novel risk factors

Advanced heart failure

Diabetes and its increasing overlap with cardiovascular disease

Coronary artery disease

Pulmonary embolism and DVT

Cardiovascular imaging and stress testing

Genetics and its relevance to daily clinical practice

Valvular heart disease

The curriculum also focuses on new findings and advances in areas such as:


Taming immune and inflammatory responses to treat atherosclerosis

Treating and managing advanced heart failure

Atrial fibrillation as a systemic cardiovascular illness

Integrated multimodality cardiovascular imaging

Pulmonary hypertension

Late-breaking information regarding cardiovascular benefits and risks of antidiabetic drugs

2019 updates for diagnoses, treatment, and patient care include:


State-of-the-art treatments and clinical practices for reducing stroke, heart attack, and cardiovascular death in patients with diabetes

A comprehensive approach to managing atrial fibrillation, beyond rate and rhythm control

Cardiovascular imaging tests: updates to select, use and act upon the results of CT, magnetic resonance, and nuclear imaging

Combination anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy: new findings that impact the treatment of peripheral arterial disease

Guidance to determine whether to use single, dual, or even triple therapy for treatment of coronary artery disease

Best practices for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension with combination pharmacological therapy

Education to navigate the differing nuances among the five FDA-approved direct oral anticoagulants

New strategies to incorporate cardiovascular genetics into daily practice

Speakers/Faculty:

Dale S. Adler, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine; Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Christine Albert, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine; Director, Center for Arrhythmia Prevention, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Brian A. Bergmark, MD, Member of the Harvard Medical School Faculty; Cardiovascular Medicine Specialist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Natalia C. Berry, MD, Instructor in Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine Specialist, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine; Executive Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Programs, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Ron Blankstein, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology; Co-Director, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging Training Program; Director, Cardiac Computed Tomography, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Eugene Braunwald, MD, Professor of Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine Specialist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Enrico Cagliero, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine; Director, Inpatient Diabetes Management Service, Massachusetts General Hospital

Umberto Campia, MD, MS, `Assistant Professor of Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine Specialist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

David Charytan, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director, ICU Nephrology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jean M. Connors, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, Anticoagulation Management Service, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Kevin J. Croce, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director, Chronic Total Occlusion and Complex Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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2018-11-19
Late Registration From: 2018-11-20 To: 0--
On site Registration
Physicians
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1595
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Allied Health
1395
1495
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Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

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Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts

Accommodation
Accommodation:

Fairmont Copley Plaza

138 St. James Avenue

Boston, Massachusetts

617-267-5300


This luxury downtown Boston landmark hotel has been a symbol of the city’s rich history and has completed an exciting $20 million plus renovation and restoration project. Located within the heart of Boston, Fairmont Copley Plaza is an easy walk to many of the city’s historic sites, shopping, museums, and restaurants.


Accommodations*

A limited number of rooms have been reserved at Fairmont Copley Plaza until April 5, 2019. You can call the hotel reservation line to make a room reservation: 1-800-441-1414. Please specify that you are enrolled in this activity in order to request the reduced room rate. You can also make your discounted reservation online by April 5, 2019 by clicking on this dedicated reservation link.


*Please note that the discounted hotel rooms may sell out before the deadline.

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