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NCVH Birmingham Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider | September 6, 2014

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NCVH Birmingham

Birmingham Marriott
3590 Grandview Parkway
Birmingham, Alabama 35243
1-205-968-3775


Registration opens May 9, 2014.

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.
 
The "Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider" will focus on new developments, treatments, and technology available for patients with cardiovascular disease, including Coronary Artery Disease, Structural and Valvular Heart Disease, Rhythm Management, and Peripheral Artery 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.
 

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.

 

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Agenda

Agenda information coming soon.

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Faculty

Chairmen

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

Michael T. Simpson, MD
Birmingham Heart Clinic
Birmingham, AL


Course Director:

   Robert E. Foster, MD
   Birmingham Heart Clinic
   Birmingham, AL


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Accreditation - NCVH Birmingham

Physical (paper) accreditation certificates will not be issued onsite at this conference. All certificates will be available online by Friday, August 29, 2013.

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 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider (NCVH Lafayette).
 
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 6.75 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 approved 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
The Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider will focus on new developments, treatments, and technology available for patients with cardiovascular disease, including Coronary Artery Disease, Structural and Valvular Heart Disease, Rhythm Management, and Peripheral Artery 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 “Birmingham 2013” 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.


Supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

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        Exhibitors / Sponsors

        Thank You to our Past Exhibitors and Supporters for NCVH Birmingham:

        Abbott
        Abbott Vascular
        AngioDynamics
        Angioslide, Ltd
        Arbor Pharmaceuticals
        Arstasis
        AstraZeneca
        Avinger, Inc.
        Bard Electrophysiology
        Bard Peripheral Vascular
        Bayer Interventional
        Biosense Webster
        Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
        Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
        Boston Scientific
        Bristol-Myers Squibb
        Cleveland HeartLab, Inc.
        Cook Medical
        Cordis, a Johnson & Johnson company
        Covidien
        Eli Lilly
        Endologix
        Gilead Sciences
        Home Instead Senior Care
        Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Division of Johnson & Johnson
        Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
        Lantheus Medical Imaging
        Medtronic, Inc.
        Merck
        Met-Test LLC
        Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.
        Pfizer, Inc.
        Quest Diagnostics, Inc.
        Sanofi
        Spectranetics
        St. Jude Medical
        St. Vincent's Health System
        The Medicines Company
        Thomas Hospital/Infirmary Health
        Väsamed, Inc
        Volcano Corporation
        W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
        Zoll Medical

         



        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 the Birmingham Marriott

        • Exhibit services are not provided for this meeting

          Birmingham Marriott
          3590 Grandview Parkway
          Birmingham, Alabama 35243
          1-205-968-3775
           
          $128.95 per night
          Check-in: Fri, September 5, 2014
          Check-out: Sun, September 7, 2014
          Special rate available until: Fri, August 29, 2014
           
          For reservations, call 1-800-228-9290 or 1-205-968-3775 and reference “New Cardiovascular Horizons”.

          The Birmingham Marriott is conveniently located with amenities that include free parking, indoor pool, wireless internet in public areas, onsite dining, and much more.

          Area Airport
          Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport - BHM | Visit Website
          Birmingham Marriott: 12 mile(s) SE

          Driving Directions
          Take I-20 East to I-459 South (Montgomery/Tuscaloosa). Remain on I-459 South to Exit 19 (Mountain Brook/Childersburg). Stay to the left following the Childersburg and Highway 280 East signs. Take a right at the end of the exit onto Highway 280 East. Go to the second traffic light and turn left onto Grandview Parkway.

          Alternate Transportation
          E-Shuttle 205-702-4566; fee: 70 USD (one way); reservation required.
          Estimated taxi fare: 45 USD (one way)

           

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          Presentations

          Vascular Wellness


          8:15AM | Michael T. Simpson, MD and Craig M. Walker, MD
          Opening Remarks

          8:30AM | C. Andrew Brian, MD
          Lipid Management in 2013: View PDF

          8:45AM | Robert E. Foster, MD
          Exercise: Are Marathons Bad for your Heart? View PDF

          9:00AM | Harold P. Settle, MD
          Weight Loss and Smoking Cessation: What Works? View PDF

          9:15AM | David Steven Fieno, MD, PhD
          Advances in Cardiac MRI: View PDF

          9:30AM | James R. Trimm, MD
          Diabetic Patients: Treat Them Differently: View PDF

          9:45AM | Michael T. Simpson, MD
          Hypertension Management: Renal Denervation and Beyond: View PDF

          10:00AM | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion


          10:15AM | Break/Exhibits


          Carotid and Structural Heart Therapy


          10:30AM | James E. Davies Jr, MD
          Mitral Regurgitation: New Surgical Treatments: View PDF

          10:45AM | Jacob Townsend, MD
          Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR): Who Should be Referred? View PDF

          11:00AM | Michael S. Bailey, MD
          Left Atrial Appendage Closure: What Is It and Who Needs It? View PDF

          11:15AM | J. Hudson Segrest, MD
          Atrial Septal Defect Closure: What’s the Data? View PDF

          11:30AM | James R. Trimm, MD
          The Conundrum of Carotid Stenosis Management: View PDF

          11:45AM | Craig M. Walker, MD
          What’s New on the Vascular Horizon: View PDF


          12:15PM | Lunch/Exhibits


          Heart Failure and EP


          1:15PM | Brian A Flowers, MD
          Congestive Heart Failure: How Can You Prevent Readmission: View PDF

          1:30PM | Michael S. Bailey, MD
          Is Atrial Fibrillation Curable in 2013: View PDF

          1:45PM | Van C. Reeder Jr., MD
          Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation: Achievements and Challenges: View PDF

          2:00PM | Jacob Townsend, MD
          Appropriate Use For Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: We're Being Watched: View PDF

          2:15PM | Brian A Flowers, MD
          Syncope: “Doctor, When Can I Drive?": View PDF

          2:30PM | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion


          2:45PM | Break/Exhibits


          Peripheral Vascular Disease


          3:00PM | Jason B. Thompson, MD
          Treatments of Deep Vein Thrombosis: Almost Everything Has Changed: View PDF

          3:15PM | Munish Goyal, MD
          Aneurysm Treatment: Almost All Percutaneous: View PDF

          3:30PM | Robert E. Foster, MD
          Novel Tools to Assess, Access and Close the Arterial Circulation: View PDF

          3:45PM | Van C. Reeder Jr, MD
          The Spectrum of Superficial Vein Disease: Spiders to Ulcers: View PDF

          4:00PM | Jason B. Thompson, MD
          The Expanding Implications of Peripheral Artery Disease: View PDF

          4:15PM | Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion

          4:25PM | Robert E. Foster, MD
          Closing Remarks

          4:30PM | Adjourn

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