33rd Annual Cardiology Update 2021
This course provides a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art practices to diagnose and treat patients with cardiovascular conditions. The 33rd Annual Cardiology Update ensures attendees are current with recent advances in clinical cardiology and the best ways to incorporate them into daily practice to optimize patient outcomes.
This conference is being held virtually.
This course is intended for Cardiology, interventional cardiology, pulmonology, cardiac surgery, internal medicine, family medicine, cardiology fellows, residents, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, nurses, cardiac technologists, students and other interested professionals.
At the end of this session, learners should be able to describe key elements of treatment protocols for patients at risk of and with heart disease and apply to applicable treatment plans in clinical practice.
Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Invocation
Stephen Rowley, MD – Activity Director
Vincent Bufalino, MD – Chief Medical Officer, Advocate Aurora Medical Group
Reverend Kathie Bender Schwich, FACHE – Advocate Aurora Health, Chief Spiritual Officer
Updates in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)
Dominick Bufalino, MD
Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
Joseph Venturini, MD
Cardiac MRI & Cardiomyopathies
Lara Bakhos, MD
8:55-9:00am - Break
Coronary Calcium Score: Do I need a statin? Do I need a stress test?
Jeffrey Ziffra, DO
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
Patrick Fenner, MD
9:50-10:20am - Q&A Panel #1
10:20-10:30am - Break
Advances in Device Based Therapy
Justin Mao, MD
Cardiorenal Syndrome: Management Strategies
Ali Valika, MD
11:20-11:25am - Break
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM): A Common Condition, Commonly Misdiagnosed
Joseph Marek, MD
Emerging Therapies for Dyslipidemia
Alan Brown, MD
12:15-12:45pm - Q&A Panel #2
Stephen Rowley, MD
This conference is being held virtually.
Stephen Rowley, MD, Advocate Medical Group - Activity Director
Lara Bakhos, MD - Advocate Medical Group
Alan Brown, MD - Advocate Medical Group
Dominick Bufalino, MD - Advocate Medical Group
Patrick Fenner, MD - Advocate Medical Group
Justin Mao, MD - Advocate Medical Group
Joseph Marek, MD - Advocate Medical Group
Ali Valika, MD - Advocate Medical Group
Joseph Venturini, MD - Advocate Medical Group
Jeffrey Ziffra, DO - Advocate Medical Group
The following speakers have disclosed the following:
|Faculty Name||Name of Ineligible Companies||Nature of Relationship|
|Alan Brown, MD||Amarin, Amgen, & Regeneron||Consultant/Speaker|
|Alan Brown, MD||Ionis & Novartis||Consultant|
|Joseph Marek, MD||Bristol Myers Squibb||Consultant|
|Ali Valika, MD||Abbott, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Novartis, & Pfizer, Inc.||Speaker|
The planners and other speakers have indicated that there are no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose. Conflict of interest have been identified and mitigated prior to the activity.
Advocate Aurora Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
Advocate Aurora Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Participation information will be shared with the ABIM through the ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).
- 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 4.25 AttendanceAttendance Credit
- 4.25 Approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 4.25 ABIM MOC Part IISuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 4.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
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