Challenges in Clinical Cardiology: A Case-Based Update

September 14-16, 2018
Radisson Blu, Chicago, IL

Currently accepting registrations!
Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1 (17.5), ABIM MOC Points (17.5), | Price: $779 - $879


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 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
  • Review the hypertension treatment goals for 2018
  • 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.

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