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3rd Annual Philadelphia CardioVascular Congress

presented by Jefferson Health

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Notification icon Thursday, October 19, 2023 7 AM - Friday, October 20, 2023 6:30 PM America/New_York

Location Icon 200 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, United States

Event info


This annual two-day Congress offered both in-person and online will introduce the newest developments in cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery and vascular surgery. Rich and stimulating presentations will be delivered by experts in the fields of cardiology, cardiac surgery, and vascular surgery. Cardiovascular care can be a complex issue and patient problems are diverse, necessitating a team approach involving different disciplines with differing expertise and skills. A separate breakout session for advanced practice providers will provide topics to support a team approach to patient care.


Specialties - Cardiac, Cardiology, Cardiopulmonary, EP, Heart Failure and Transplant, Interventional, Surgery, Vascular
Professions - Allied Health Professional, Nurse, Other, Other - HealthCare Professional, Physician, Physician (Fellow), Physician (Resident), Physician Assistant


 At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  1. Describe latest aortic disease guidelines and thresholds for aortic aneurysm repair.
  2. Identify high risk patients that would benefit from genetic testing for aortopathies.
  3. Discuss considerations for open versus endovascular repair for aortic aneurysms.
  4. Employ current guidelines for the management of aortic valve disease.
  5. Discuss potential treatment options for severe aortic stenosis based on who is best suited for TAVR vs. SAVR.
  6. Interpret cardiac imaging studies in the management of coronary artery disease.
  7. Examine the timing and options for treating mitral regurgitation and mitral stenosis.
  8. Determine appropriate treatment for patients with calcified mitral valve annulus.
  9. Interpret ECHO parameters for tricuspid regurgitation.
  10. Recommend appropriate treatment options for heart failure.
  11. Differentiate the various types of heart failure.
  12. Recognize signs and symptoms of an acute aortic emergency.
  13. Identify an aortic aneurysm for surgical repair using current surgical intervention threshold guidelines.
  14. Assign treatment options for thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms.
  15. Select appropriate heart failure management options.
  16. Discriminate between the various techniques available for treating coronary artery disease in order to provide best outcome for cardiac patient.


In support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 For more information please visit the official event page.

  • Konstadinos Plestis

    Course Director

  • Rene J Alvarez

    Course Director

  • Paul DiMuzio

    Course Director

  • Nicholas Ruggiero

    Course Director

  • Jacqueline Mcgee

    Course Director

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