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NCVH Mobile - Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider | February 1, 2014


NCVH Mobile

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 February 7, 2014.



Grand Hotel Marriott Resort
One Grand Boulevard
Point Clear, AL  36564
251.928.9201

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 15+ 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, January 3, 2014 at 5:00 pm (CST)
 
$50 Advance Registration
From Friday, January 3, 2014 at 5:00 pm (CST)
to Friday, January 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm (CST)
 
$100 On-Site Registration
7:00 am - 1:00 pm on February 1, 2014
Cash, checks, and all major credit cards accepted
 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize the latest advances in technology, testing, and imaging for the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease.
  • Discuss new interventional tools and therapeutic options for the treatment of valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and peripheral artery disease.
  • Recognize the importance of peripheral artery disease diagnosis and its relationship to cardiovascular disease and events.

 
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

Frank T. Bunch, MD
Cardiology Associates of Mobile
Fairhope, AL


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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, February 7, 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 7.0 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 Mobile).
 
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 7.0 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
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 “Mobile 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


Exhibit Levels:

Platinum $ 4,000
Gold $ 3,000
Silver $ 2,500
Supporter $ 1,500
Discounted Rate $ 750 *
*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, January 31 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
• Move-In: Saturday, February 1 | 7:00 am - 9:00 am
• Exhibit Hours: Saturday, February 1 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
• Move-Out: Saturday, February 1 | 5:00 pm


Meeting Location:

Grand Hotel Marriott Resort
One Grand Boulevard
Point Clear, AL  36564
251.928.9201


Overnight Accommodations:

Visit the Accommodations and Travel page for hotel information.

 

Accommodations

Grand Hotel Marriot Resort
One Grand Boulevard
Point Clear, AL  36564

  • $139.00 per night
  • Check-in: Fri, January 31, 2014
  • Check-out: Sun, February 2, 2014
  • Special rate available until: Tues, December 31, 2013
For reservations, call 1-800-544-9933 and reference "NCVH Mobile".

Experience a stunning AAA Four Diamond beach resort in Point Clear, Alabama, the exquisite Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa, one of the most stunning hotels the Gulf Coast has to offer. A dramatic departure from standard Gulf Coast hotels, this grand resort boasts two challenging golf courses as part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, a luxurious 20,000-square-foot European-style spa, 10 tennis courts, a fabulous array of exceptional dining options, and a sizeable marina for sailboats, yachts and fishing boats. The delightful beaches and extraordinary pool complex are distinct among Alabama resorts, offering plenty of entertainment for the whole family. Overlooking scenic Mobile Bay, we are a proud member of Historic Hotels of America and boast 37,000 square feet of elegant meeting and event space.

Area Airport

Mobile Regional Airport - MOB

Grand Hotel Marriott Resort: 40 miles


Presentations

SESSION I



8:30AM | Frank Bunch, MD
Welcome and Opening Remarks:

8:45AM | McLean Trotter, MD
ABSORB Trial: Update on the Disappearing Stent: View PDF

9:00AM | Gerry Phillips, MD
Stress Induced Acute Coronary Syndrome: Is Football Season the Real Cause?: View PDF

9:15AM | Ralph Buckley, MD
Who, When, and What: Stress Testing Modalities: View PDF

9:30AM | Karl Hakmiller, MD
Diastology: The Importance of Relaxation: View PDF

9:45AM | Craig Walker, MD
What’s New on the Vascular Horizon: View PDF

10:00AM |
Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion:

 

SESSION II



10:35AM | Kenneth Burnham, MD
Analyzing Clinical Trial Findings of the Efficacy and Safety Profiles of Novel Anticoagulants for the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation and Prevention of Stroke: View PDF

10:50AM | Robert Robichaux, Jr., MD
Differentiating Between Direct-Thrombin Inhibitors, Xa Inhibitors, and Warfarin for Anticoagulation in AF Patients: View PDF

11:05AM | Stanley Thornton, MD
Comparing JNC-7 Treatment Guidelines and Emerging JNC-8 (JNC-2013): What Will Be New and Different?: View PDF

11:15AM | Stanley Thornton, MD
Understanding and Individualizing Effective Treatment for Hypertension: Focusing on Treatment-Resistant Cases:

11:25AM | David Trice, MD
Differentiating Between the PTY-12 Receptor Antagonists and Clopidogrel: View PDF

11:35AM | J. Andrew Morrow, Jr., MD
Selecting an Optimal Antiplatelet Therapy for the ACS and CAD Patient: View PDF

11:45AM | Ralph Buckley, MD
Treating to Target Cholesterol Goals for Secondary-Prevention Patients: View PDF

11:55AM | Jason Cole, MD
Understanding Various Lipid Disorders and Their Treatments: View PDF

12:05PM |
Lunch/Exhibits:

 

SESSION III



1:05PM | McLean Trotter, MD
Doc, What About...?: View PDF

1:17PM | Stanley Thornton, MD
Renal Denervation: Update on a Possible Cure for Hypertension: View PDF

1:29PM | Jason Cole, MD
CT Perfusion and CT FFR: New Technologies in the Diagnosis of CAD: View PDF

1:41PM | Scott Kirby, MD
Sudden Cardiac Death in the Athlete: View PDF

1:53PM | James Storey, MD
Update on Atrial Fibrillation: Digoxin Ain’t the Only Drug We Use: View PDF

2:05PM | Robert Robichaux, Jr., MD
Biventricular Pacing and AICD Therapy for Cardiomyopathy: View PDF

2:17PM | Erik Eways, MD
The Use of the Mitral Valve Clip for Mitral Regurgitation: View PDF

2:29PM | Frank Bunch, MD
Leave Your Shoes at the Door: The Importance of PVD Screening: View PDF

2:41PM |
Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion:

 

SESSION IV



3:10PM | Erik Eways, MD
Percutaneous ASD Closure: Update and Progress: View PDF

3:25PM | John Galla, MD
TAVR: The New Aortic Valve Replacement: View PDF

3:40PM | David Trice, MD
Chronic Angina: Difficulties and Options: View PDF

3:55PM | Karl Hakmiller, MD
Transesophageal Echocardiogram: Indications and Interesting Cases: View PDF

4:10PM | Frank Bunch, MD
Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia: Diagnosis and Options in Therapy: View PDF

4:25PM | Brian Dearing, MD
STEMI: Guidelines for Treatment Before and After You Hit the ER Door:View PDF

4:35PM |
Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion:

4:45PM | Frank Bunch, MD
Closing Remarks:
 

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