State-of-the-Art
Cardiovascular Care Seminar

Saturday, November 10, 2018
The State-of-the-Art Cardiovascular Care Seminar is included in the Scientific Sessions 2018 registration price or can be registered separately as a one-day event. To register for Scientific Sessions 2018, please visit the Scientific Sessions site.
Registration Information



Physicians: $200 | Nurse/Allied Health: $150
Where and When

Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois
Meeting Room: W190
Held concurrently with Scientific Sessions 2018


Seminar Description

This one-day seminar is dedicated to physicians, nurses, and other health professionals to communicate the latest advances in clinical cardiovascular care, including late-breaking science and clinical trials reported at major cardiology conferences in the second half of 2018. Session topics will provide recommendations and updates that can be incorporated into your everyday practice. You'll have the chance to ask thought leaders your questions about state-of-the-art cardiovascular care.

Program Speakers and Topics

Making sense of CV disease prevention in your patients: new data about anti-inflammatory agents
Paul M. Ridker, MD, MPH

What do I need to know about the care of adults with congenital heart disease?
Karen Stout, MD

How low should you go: making sense of the various hypertension guidelines
George Bakris, MD

Digital health and wearable technologies: cardiac care in the era of the Apple Watch
Leslie Saxon, MD
John Rogers, PhD

Cardiovascular genetics: is it finally ready for prime time?
Kiran Musunuru, MD, PhD, MPH

Controversies in atrial fibrillation anticoagulation and ablation
Bradley Knight, MD

Diagnosis and treatment of cardiac amyloidosis, an underappreciated disease in your patients
Mazen Hanna, MD

The evolution of cardiac implantable electronic devices
Bruce Wilkoff, MD

Making sense of CV disease prevention in your patients: new data about fish oil and omega-3 fatty acids
Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH

Making sense of CV disease prevention in your patients: new data about aspirin
Erin Michos, MD, MHS

Download this list of speakers and topics (PDF)

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe newly developed concepts in the care of patients with common cardiovascular problems
     
  2. Describe treatment strategies for cardiovascular problems that can be deployed in the outpatient setting and keep patients out of the hospital
     
  3. Describe treatment strategies for cardiovascular problems in the setting of common comorbidities

CME/CE Credit

DEADLINES

AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim after May 10, 2019.

ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim after May 10, 2019.

ACPE credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim after December 10, 2018.

CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim after May 10, 2019.

State of the Art Cardiovascular Care Seminar's Joint Accreditation Statements (PDF)

AMA Credit Designation Statement - Physicians
The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 8.25 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

**AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim after May 10, 2019.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement - Nurses
The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 8.25 contact hours.

**ANCC Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim after May 10, 2019.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists
ACPE Credit: 8.25 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: JA0000134-0000-18-138-L04-P

**ACPE credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim after December 10, 2018.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 6.00 Advanced CEHs, activity number 18-AMHA-F1-0042.

By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE.

**CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim after May 10, 2019.

Disclosure Policy
All persons who develop and/or control educational content in CME/CE activities provided by the American Heart Association will disclose to the audience all financial relationships with any commercial supporters of this activity as well as with other commercial interests whose lines of business are related to the CME/CE-certified content of this activity. In addition, presenters will disclose unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in course presentation materials.