Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago
221 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
This annual course provides new case-based updates on the diagnosis and treatment of commonly encountered challenging cardiovascular conditions. Each year the program has new and refreshed content but continues to focus on various challenging aspects of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, pericardial and myocardial disorders, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm disorders, vascular medicine topics, and preventive cardiology. The case-based review will address the relevant guidelines and treatment options for patients with these conditions.
To reinforce the knowledge gained from the course and ensure lasting value to each attendee’s practice, Mayo Clinic provides access to all course presentations with voice-over recordings after the completion of the course.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Review diagnosis and treatment of acute decompensated heart failure
- Describe treatment of heart failure and renal failure when they coexist
- Describe the management approach to acute fulminant myocarditis
- Review current approach to coronary artery disease in women
- Describe the approach to evaluation and treatment of spontaneous coronary artery dissection
- Review diagnosis and treatment of common congenital coronary artery anomalies
- Review complications of myocardial infarction
- Describe best approach to left main coronary artery disease
- Review indications for genetic testing in cardiovascular disease
- Describe how much exercise is good for the heart
- Review the diagnosis and management of constrictive pericarditis
- Describe how to evaluate patients with congenital heart disease for pregnancy risk
- Describe current transcatheter based options for valvular heart disease
This course is appropriate for, but not limited to, cardiologists, internal medicine subspecialists, general internists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other primary healthcare providers.