4th Annual Cardiology in Primary Care

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Date & Location
Saturday, November 4, 2017 7:00 AM - Sunday, November 5, 2017 12:30 PM   Westin Virginia Beach Town Center | 4535 Commerce Street, Virginia Beach, VA

Specialties
Cardiovascular Disease, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Nursing

Overview
Join us in Virginia Beach for the 4th Annual Cardiology in Primary Care activity, jointly provided by Bayview Physicians Group, Cardiovascular Associates, and VCU Health Continuing Medical Education. This two day activity will provide primary care physicians, including internal medicine and family medicine; cardiologists; residents; advanced practice clinicians; nurses; and other allied health professionals the information they need to advance their knowledge of current cardiovascular topics. 

Objectives
  1. Recognize and discuss current guidelines in the diagnosis of hypertension and hyperlipidemia and identify new lipid agents and their potential impact on risk factors.
  2. Explain evaluation and management guidelines for valvular disease and identify contemporary treatments.
  3. Describe evaluation and management of arrhythmias; describe non-invasive and invasive treatment options.
  4. Describe evaluation of chest pain, modalities for diagnosis, and treatment of coronary artery disease.
  5. Recognize current upcoming advances in pacemaker and defibrillator technology.
  6. Summarize pathophysiology of peripheral arterial and venous disease, diagnosis and treatment options.
  7. Discuss identification, evaluation and management of obstructive sleep apnea.

Registration
Register online by selecting the registration tab above.

Registration Fees
$150 Physicians
$75 Advanced Practice Clinicians, Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals
$50 Medical Students and Residents

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be made in writing prior to October 20, 2017 in order to receive a refund. A $60 administrative fee will be charged after this date and deducted from your refund.


Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of VCU Health Continuing Medical Education and Cardiovascular Associates. VCU Health Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

VCU Health Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, 4th Annual Cardiology in Primary Care, with a beginning date of 11/04/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 10.75 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. 

Disclosure Statement
In compliance with the ACCME Standards, all planner and presenter relationships with commercial supporters have been resolved according to VCU’s Policy on Conflict of Interest. All presenting faculty affirm that they will employ the best available evidence from all sources to support any clinical recommendations made in their presentations. If learners detect any commercial bias in any presentation, they should document their observations in the activity evaluation.