Heart Disease in Women: A New Era of Understanding, Recognition, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment 2018

Heart Disease in Women

Heart Disease in Women: A New Era of Understanding, Recognition, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment 2018

Leighton Auditorium, Siebens Education Building, Rochester, MN

10/5/2018 - 10/6/2018


This educational activity will provide an in-depth assessment of the current status of cardiovascular disease in women, with a focus on risk categories, diagnostic testing modalities and treatment options. The course will offer new paradigms in understanding the mechanisms of sex differences in cardiovascular disease, and provide participants with tools to translate new knowledge into sex- and gender- specific patient care. Focus areas include novel approaches to prevention of cardiovascular disease, and diagnosis and treatment of ischemic heart disease syndromes in women, such as non-obstructive coronary disease, microvascular disease, spontaneous coronary artery dissection, and stress-induced cardiomyopathy.


  • Updates on prevention and treatment of gender specific heart disease
  • Case-based symposia
  • Live question and answer sessions

This course is appropriate for, but not limited to, cardiac and vascular specialists, general internists, family practitioners, OB/GYN’s, exercise and nutrition specialists, women’s health care specialists, nurses  and nurse practitioners, hospital administrators and policy makers, and anyone interested in learning about women’s cardiovascular wellness and disease.

Commercial Support

At the time of posting, a complete listing of commercial supports (financial or in-kind) was not available. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the meeting.

This course offers the opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Char Tri. Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.

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