Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center

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4th Annual Cardiology for the Non-Cardiologist

presented by Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center

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Notification icon Saturday, June 27, 2020 7 AM - 5 PM US/Central

Location Icon Houston Methodist Research Institute, 6670 Bertner Ave., John F. Bookout Auditorium Houston, Texas 77030

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AGENDA

COURSE DIRECTORS:

Alpesh Shah, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiology
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

William A. Zoghbi, MD, FASE, FAHA, MACC
Chair, Department of Cardiology
Elkins Family Distinguished Chair in Cardiac Health
Professor of Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This conference will teach non-cardiovascular physicians to identify common risk factors, guidelines and treatment approaches for cardiovascular diseases. Attendees will learn about the latest medical and surgical therapies for heart disease and advances in managing common clinical cardiovascular conditions. Faculty will also discuss the clinical challenges often associated with caring for patients with heart disease. The course is designed for physicians, mid-levels and nurses specializing in internal medicine, family practice, critical care and emergency medicine.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents/fellows. 

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

  • Identify common cardiovascular risk factors in patients
  • Recognize new guidelines and approaches in prevention, testing, diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease
  • Describe updates in medical and surgical therapies for heart disease
  • Discuss new advances in managing common clinical cardiovascular diseases pathologies
  • Explain common clinical challenges among patients

ACCREDITATION AND CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

PHYSICIANS
Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Houston Methodist designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES
Houston Methodist is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Houston Methodist will provide up to 7.91 contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend each session in their entirety and complete the corresponding items on the evaluation tool.

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS
Approval for CEUs for PTs and PTAs through the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners is pending.

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