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NCVH Baton Rouge | March 8, 2014


NCVH Baton Rouge

Thank you to all of the attendees, faculty members, and sponsors that participated in this year's Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider.

You will be able to download your certificates starting March 14, 2014


Baton Rouge Marriott
5500 Hilton Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
225.924.5000

Join us for an exciting opportunity to earn CME/CE credit, benefit from networking with local peers, and enjoy a full day of great education.
 
State of the Art Cardiology and Advanced Limb Preservation Techniques will focus on primary and secondary prevention of Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Disease including treatment of Coronary Artery Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Imaging, Lipidology, Peripheral Artery Disease, and Venous Disease.
 
Registration includes accreditation, breakfast, lunch, and outstanding education presented by 10+ experts in the field of cardiovascular medicine.
 
Accreditation will be provided for Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, and Cath Lab Technologists.
 

Registration Fees

 
$25 Early Bird Registration
Ends Friday, February 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm (CST)
 
$50 Advance Registration
From Friday, February 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm (CST)
to Friday, February 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm (CST)
 
$100 On-Site Registration
7:00 am - 1:00 pm on March 8, 2014
Cash, checks, and all major credit cards accepted
 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
  • Evaluate new imaging and testing available for CAD.
  • Review and evaluate interventional devices and appropriate uses.
  • Review new trends in less invasive surgery.
  • Discuss the current state of healthcare in the US.
  • Assess the role of the physician in management of PAD.
 
If you have questions or if we can assist you in any way, please contact our foundation office at 337-993-7920 or registration@ncvh.org.


Agenda

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Faculty

Chairmen:

Craig M. Walker, MD
Cardiovascular Institute of the South
Houma, LA

Deepak Thekkoott, MD
Cardiovascular Institute of the South
Zachary, LA

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Accreditation



Physical (paper) accreditation certificates will not be issued onsite at this conference. All certificates will be available online by Friday, March 14, 2014.

Physician Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Global Education Group (Global) and New Cardiovascular Horizons. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Physician Credit Designation
Global Education Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this Symposium
 
Nursing Continuing Education
Global Education Group is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.
This educational activity for 8.0 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
American Society of Radiologic Technologists
This activity is pending approval for credit by the ASRT.
 
For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 or inquire@globaleducationgroup.com
 
Target Audience
Family Physicians, General Practice Physicians, Primary Care Providers, Internists, Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Vascular Medicine Specialists, Podiatrists, Cath Lab Technologists, Residents/Fellows, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Healthcare Administrators.
 
Statement of Need/Program Overview
State of the Art Cardiology and Advanced Limb Preservation Techniques will focus on primary and secondary prevention of Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Disease including treatment of Coronary Artery Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Imaging, Lipidology, Peripheral Artery Disease, and Venous Disease.
 
Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

ACS and CAD

  • Select an optimal antiplatelet therapeutic strategy for each patient based on individualized patient characteristics and risk factors.
  • Analyze updated guidelines for ACS management, highlighting the role of newly available treatment options.
  • Differentiate between each of the available P2Y12 receptor antagonists using findings from clinical trials.

AF and Stroke
  • Discuss the clinical trial findings regarding the efficacy and safety profiles of the novel oral anticoagulants for the treatment of AF and stroke prevention.
  • Design an individualized treatment approach for each AF patient taking into account their risk of stroke and bleeding, renal status, and comorbidities.
  • Evaluate the most recent AHA/ASA clinical guidelines as well as other scientific advisories regarding optimal stroke prevention in patients with AF.

Hypertension
  • Determine individualized blood pressure target goals for patients with a variety of risk factors and comorbidities.
  • Evaluate clinical data that support the use of fixed-dose combination therapies, with or without thiazide diuretics.
  • Evaluate the most recent AHA/ASA clinical guidelines as well as other scientific advisories regarding optimal stroke prevention in patients with AF.
  • Develop a strategy for incorporating JNC 7, ASH, and forthcoming JNC 2013 guidelines into your own practice.

Dyslipidemia
  • Determine individualized lipid goals for patients with a variety of secondary prevention cardiovascular risk factors
  • Analyze existing and new options for patients with treatment resistant familial hypercholesterolemia.
  • Develop a strategy for incorporating NCEP ATP III and forthcoming ATP IV guidelines into your own practice. 

Certificate Instructions
If you have any questions regarding accreditation or certificates, please visit the registration table located in the foyer outside of the meeting room. Physical accreditation certificates will not be issued at this conference. 
 
3 Easy Steps to Print Your Certificate:
1. Go to www.ncvh.org, login with your username and password (upper right corner of the website).
2. Click “Edit My Profile” and update your credentials and specialty to ensure you receive the correct certificate, click submit.
3. In your profile, locate “Baton Rouge 2014” and click “Complete Evaluation”. After completing the evaluation, your certificate will be available to download on the main profile page.

 You will be asked to complete a brief survey to receive your certificate. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us at 337-993-7920 or registration@ncvh.org.

 


Exhibitors / Sponsors

CLICK HERE for the 2014 Winter Regional Exhibit Space Application

Please submit application or any questions to exhibits@ncvh.org.


Exhibit Levels:

Platinum $ 3,000
Gold $ 2,000
Silver $ 1,500
Supporter $ 1,000
Discounted Rate $ 500 *
*Available for Home Health Agencies or companies with fewer than 25 employees.


Additional Opportunities:

Breakfast $ 2,000
Lunch $ 3,000
Additional Badge $ 100
*Breakfast and lunch sponsors recognized on signage and in sponsor list.
Symposia to include non-accredited education available upon request for an additional fee.


Exhibit Details:

• Space is limited to 35 table top exhibits
• Space cannot be reserved without full payment
• Exhibit spaces are 6’ x 30” table tops to include table cloth, table skirt, and 2 chairs
• Send all shipments directly to meeting location
• Exhibit services are not provided for this meeting


Exhibit Schedule:

• Move-In: Friday, March 7 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
• Move-In: Saturday, March 8 | 7:00 am - 9:00 am
• Exhibit Hours: Saturday, March 8 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
• Move-Out: Saturday, March 8 | 5:00 pm


Meeting Location:

Baton Rouge Marriott
5500 Hilton Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
225.924.5000


Overnight Accommodations:

Visit the Accommodations and Travel page for hotel information.

Accommodations

 

Baton Rouge Marriott
5500 Hilton Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA  70808
1-225-924-5000

  • $99.00 per night
  • Check-in: Fri March 7, 2014
  • Check-out: Sun March 9, 2014
  • Special rate available until: Fri February 21, 2014

For Reservations, call 800-228-9290 and reference “NCVH Baton Rouge”.
 
The Baton Rouge Marriott combines southern charm, modern elegance and a culture of service that remains unparalleled.
 
Area Airport
 
Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport - BTR
 
Baton Rouge Marriott: 12 miles
 
Driving Directions
Take I-110 South to I-10 East. Exit College Drive (Exit 158). Turn left onto College Drive. Turn right onto Corporate Blvd. Turn right onto Trust Drive and then left onto Hilton Avenue.
 
Alternate Transportation
 
Shared-Ride Van Service:
Airport Shuttle Service - 225-933-7107
Impeccable Transportation Service - 225-571-3371
JPS Executive Car Service - 225-572-8769
Shamrock Sedans - 225-300-7363
Tiger Airport Shuttle - 225-333-8167
 
Taxis are available: Estimated taxi fare: $25 USD(one way)
Yellow Cab – 225-926-6400
Metro Taxi – 225-773-5687
Fighting Tiger Cab – 225-588-0528


Presentations

NCVH Baton Rouge: State of the Art Cardiology and Advanced Limb Preservation Techniques

March 8, 2014


Session I: The Current State of Peripheral Artery Disease


Prevalence, Risk Factor Modification, Screening, and Medical Management for PAD | View PDF
Amit Patel, MD

Imaging and Testing for PAD: From Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | View PDF
Garland Green, MD

New Modalities, Tools, and Treatment: The Role of Crossing Devices and Atherectomy | View PDF
Robert Lawrence, RRT

Carotid Artery Disease: Current State of Interventional Treatment as an Option for High Risk Surgical Patients | View PDF
Deepak Thekkoott, MD

A Surgeon's Perspective on PAD: New Surgical Techniques | View PDF
Glen Schwartzberg, MD

Advanced Lipids and Current State of Management | View PDF
Robert St. Amant, MD

Renal Artery Denervation: Where Do We Stand in 2014? | View PDF
Raghotham Patlola, MD

Current State of Cardiac Electrophysiology: New Techniques and Technologies | View PDF
Richard Abben, MD

What's New on the Vascular Horizon | View PDF
Craig Walker, MD
 

The Current State of Health Care in the US: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

Medical Update on Legal Issues for 2014: Where We Are and Where We Are Going
Janie Coles, JD

Hospital Reaction to the Health Care Environment: Community Hospital Perspective | View PDF
Randy Olson, MBA, FACHE

Hospital Reaction to the Health Care Environment
George Bell

Role of Physician Extenders: 2014 and Onwards | View PDF
Ginger Hunt, FNP-C

State of Health Care: A Cardiology Group Practice Perspective in 2014 | View PDF
Joey Fontenot, CMPE, RT
 

CAD Management

Current State of Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes | View PDF
Satish Gadi, MD

Prevalence, Screening, and Imaging Modalities for CAD | View PDF
Mrugesh Soni, MD

New Anti-Platelet Agents | View PDF
Satish Gadi, MD

Radial Artery Interventions: How to Set Up a Radial Lab | View PDF
Laura Peel, RN

State of the Art Radial Artery Interventions: Acute Myocardial Infarction and Peripheral Artery Disease | View PDF
Deepak Thekkoott, MD

Percutaneous Valve Replacement for Aortic Valve Disease: From a Cardiologist Perspective | View PDF
Raghotham Patlola, MD

Current State of Surgical Management in CAD: New Surgical Techniques | View PDF
Walter Bringaze, MD

Current State of Management for Pulmonary Hypertension | View PDF
Vijay Shetty, MD
 

Peripheral Artery and Venous Disease

Percutaneous AAA: Non-Surgical Management of Abdominal Aneurysm | View PDF
Kalyan Veerina, MD

Overview of Podiatry and the Role in PAD Evaluation and Management | View PDF
Alan Block, DPM

Atrial Fibrillation: Current State of Management with Importance to Newer Anticoagulation Medications and Devices | View PDF
Amit Patel, MD

Syncope: The Roll of Loop Recorders and Pacemakers | View PDF
Charles Thompson, MD

Synopsis of Management on Ventricular Arrhythmias | View PDF
Mrugesh Soni, MD

Challenging Cases in Cardiology: Don’t Miss This Exciting Session | View PDF
Deepak Thekkoott, MD

Closing Remarks
Deepak Thekkoott, MD
 







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