Cardiovascular Prevention Symposium: Optimal Preventive Care in 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019 | 5PM-8PM

Edina Country Club

Audience

Cardiologists, internists, family practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and support staff

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  1. Apply the 2018 ACC/AHA Guidelines on the Management of Blood Cholesterol to the use of statins, ezetimibe and PCSK9 inhibitors in patient care.
  2. Determine the appropriate use of SGLT-2 inhibitor and GLP-1 agonists in patients with Type 2 diabetes.
  3. Describe the prognostic value of coronary calcium scoring in cardiovascular disease.

Registration Fee:

$25 Healthcare professionals

$50 Physicians requesting MOC

$50 Industry

Conference attendance is at capacity. Choose to be on a waitlist to attend in-person or attend via webinar. To be placed on the waitlist, please register under your profession and if seats open up, we will contact you. To attend via webinar, select the “Webinar Registration” button below. Webinar attendees will receive continuing medical education credits.

Event Description

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death for US men and women.  The aging population, diabetes epidemic, underuse of preventive strategies and suboptimal control of risk factors could exacerbate the future CVD burden. This conference will educate physicians, advanced care providers and support staff on updated guidelines on the identification and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Agenda 

5:00PM Registration, Dinner & Exhibits

6:00PM Welcome – Terrence Longe, MD

6:10PM Aspirin for Primary Prevention: Why all the confusion? – Ashenafi Tamene, MD

6:30PM The 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines: Complicated Made Simple – Michael Miedema, MD

6:50PM Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring: Does my patient need one? – Marc Newell, MD

7:10PM Type II Diabetes: Time for Cardiology to get back in the game – Michael Miedema, MD

7:30PM Experts Panel moderated by Terrence Longe, MD

8:00PM Exhibits & Dismissal

ACCREDITATIONS & ABIM MOC POINTS

 

 Physicians – Allina Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical  education for physicians. Allina Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians  should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC Recognition for Physicians – Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 2.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC point’s equivalent to the amount of CME credit 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.

Nurses – This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 2.0 hours of credit. However, the individual is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education for their discipline. In addition, you may be required to provide proof of attendance to the board upon request. Please Note: Continuing medical education credits (ACCME) are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) for certification renewal if the content is applicable to the area of certification. Continuing education hours approved by the ACCME meet the ANCC accredited continuing nursing education (CNE) criteria.

Other(s) – Individuals representing other professional disciplines may submit course materials to their respective professional associations for 2.0 hours of continuing education credit if the content is applicable to the area of license renewal. However, the individual is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education for their discipline. In addition, you may be required to provide proof of attendance to the board upon request.