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Putting Research Into Practice

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundations’s® Cardiovascular Grand Rounds offers physicians and other health care providers the opportunity to review and discuss the latest developments in cardiovascular care. These weekly meetings feature topics from many cardiac specialty areas including: Structural heart disease, heart failure, electrophysiology, cardiac imaging, interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease prevention, cardiac surgery, and vascular/endovascular. Practitioners share research highlights, offer treatment or diagnostic best-practices, and engage in conversations designed to improve care for those with cardiovascular disease.

Time and Place

Time: Mondays from 7 – 8 a.m., but with no meetings held from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Place: Watson Room, Abbott Northwestern Education Building (unless otherwise notified)

Target Audience

Cardiovascular physicians, surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, research staff and other interested health care professionals. Professionals from other specialties are also welcome to attend. Industry representatives may attend for the educational value of the program and must adhere to the ACCME guidelines.

Meeting Purpose

After attending this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate improved awareness of emerging cardiovascular clinical care standards derived from new research.
  2. Discuss the implications of new cardiovascular care guidelines and develop more standardized approaches to treating cardiovascular disease.
  3. Utilize current evidence-based guidelines to improve standards of care for individuals with cardiovascular diseases.


Physician:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Allina Health and Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation.  Allina Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Allina Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 1.2 hours of credit. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.


Individuals representing other professional disciplines may submit course materials to their respective professional associations for 1.0 hours of continuing education credit.

Acknowledgement of Support

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