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Challenges in Clinical Cardiology : A Case-Based Update 2017

Loews Chicago Hotel | Chicago, USA
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Title: Challenges in Clinical Cardiology : A Case-Based Update 2017
Specialty: Cardiology
Dates: From Oct, 6, 2017 to Oct, 8, 2017
Location: Chicago, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 779 to 879 USD
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Loews Chicago Hotel

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Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals

A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credit in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Attendees should ensure in advance that their credentialing or licensing organization accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM from the sponsor of this activity.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 17.5 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.

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Event Overview
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This annual course is designed to provide a case-based update on the diagnosis and treatment of commonly encountered cardiovascular conditions. Expert faculty will focus on challenging aspects of coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, obstructive sleep apnea, and preventive cardiology. This case-based review will address the relevant guidelines and latest treatment options for patients with these conditions.


Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

Review diagnosis and treatment of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Describe diagnosis and treatment of high output heart failure and peripartum cardiomyopathy

Review current options for revascularization of coronary artery disease

Describe the approach to evaluation and treatment of myocardial infarction in setting of normal coronary arteries and following non-cardiac surgery

Review the J-shaped relationship of blood pressure control and clinical outcomes

Review the management of statin intolerance

Describe how to assess and manage patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease, mitral regurgitation, and severe tricuspid regurgitation

Describe how to assess a patient with a mechanical mitral valve replacement and high gradient

Review etiology of atrial fibrillation and factors influencing natural history

Review the role of aspirin therapy for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation

Review challenging cases and treatment decisions inpatients with atrial fibrillation

Describe an approach to the diagnosis and etiology of pacemaker dysfunctionR

Review the classification and treatment of pulmonary hypertension

Describe the available treatment options in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Describe the diagnosis and management of cancer treatment related cardiotoxicity

Describe an approach to the diagnosis of refractory pericarditis

Review the risk factors for mortality in Eisenmenger syndrome

Attendance at this course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught at this course.


This course is appropriate for, but not limited to, cardiologists, internal medicine subspecialists, general internists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other primary healthcare providers.


J. Wells Askew, M.D.

Lori A. Blauwet, M.D.

Daniel D. Borgeson, M.D.

Jorge A. Brenes-Salazar, M.D.

LaPrincess C. Brewer, M.D., M.P.H.

Sean M. Caples, D.O., M.S.

Alfredo L. Clavell, M.D.

Raul E. Espinosa, M.D.

Jeffrey B. Geske, M.D.

Cory Ingram, M.D.

Garvan C. Kane, M.D., Ph.D.

Suraj Kapa, M.D.

Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D.

Paul McKie, M.D.

Christopher J. McLeod, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.

Robert D. McBane, M.D.

Todd D. Miller, M.D.

Vuyisile T. Nkomo, M.D., M.P.H.

Peter A. Noseworthy, M.D.

Michael J. Osborn, M.D.

Sorin V. Pislaru, M.D., Ph.D.

Amy  W. Pollak, M.D.

Peter M. Pollak, M.D.

Hartzell V. Schaff, M.D.

Stephen C. Textor, M.D.

Walter R. Wilson, M.D. 

Eric H. Yang, M.D.

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Loews Chicago Hotel

455 N Park Dr

Chicago, Illinois, United States Of America

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At the time of this posting, a complete listing of commercial support (financial or in-kind) was not available. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the meeting.


This course offers the opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Jessica Hemenway. Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.

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