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Virtual Annual Update in Cardiovascular Diseases

  • 7 Nov 2020
  • 7:00 AM
  • 7 Dec 2020
  • 11:00 PM
  • Virtual


  • Fee waived if your institution is sponsoring the conference.
  • Cardiology Fellows may attend course at no charge. Please fax note from Fellowship Training Director indicating status as trainee to 314-845-1891.
  • Fee waived if your institution is sponsoring the conference.

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We are pleased to present the 2020 Missouri ACC Annual Update in Cardiovascular Diseases VIRTUALLY on November 7, 2020. This meeting will showcase the wide breadth of cardiovascular medicine that is present throughout Missouri. We will also be featuring other nationally recognized speakers including ACC President, Athena Poppas, MD, FACC; Ami Bhatt, MD, FACC from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA; and Laxmi Mehta, MD, FACC from Wexler Medical Center, The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.

This meeting will feature speakers from around the state speaking on a variety of cardiovascular disease topics in both plenary and breakout sessions for the whole cardiovascular care team. Topics include: prevention, ischemic heart disease, heart failure and pediatric cardiology. Fellows In Training from across the state will participate in a Poster Competition and Oral Abstract Competition. The winners will represent the chapter at ACC.21. We will again offer a track with special topics tailored to CV Team Members.

NEW THIS YEAR: We will offer an education track designed specifically for Cath Lab Technicians.

We will also have a lively debate on Nuclear Stress Testing in 2020: A Proven Diagnostic Tool for the Modern Era or an Antiquated Relic?

We will close the day with our Women in Cardiology Meeting.

We ask that you support this very important and informative meeting.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and discuss current pharmacologic treatments and devices used in the management of congestive heart failure
  • Discuss health promotion, risk factor modification, wellness strategies and end of life care in the cardiovascular patient
  • Identify and discuss pharmacologic and interventional strategies in the treatment of atherosclerotic heart disease
  • Discuss factors in selecting and using medications effectively in cardiovascular patients
Statement of Need
Healthcare in the 21st century is coming to embrace advanced technologies in an effort to shift towards more individualized, patient centered and value-based approaches that will focus on quality improvement and outcomes measurements. Consequently, it is essential that cardiovascular clinicians not only understand disease and wellness states, but be able to competently and appropriately implement new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities.

Target Audience
This course is designed for Cardiologists, CV Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Internists, Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and other healthcare providers and CV Team Members.

ACCF Disclosure/Conflict of Interest
ACCF/Chapter committee members, faculty, staff and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing healthcare goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. All relevant potential conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted through a process that includes course directors and appropriate peer review by education committee chairs/members, for fair balance, scientific objectivity and validity, patient care and safety recommendations. Full disclosure can be found in the course materials.

Registration/Payment Policy
Your full payment in advance completes your registration and enrollment in this course. If you have not received acknowledgment within two weeks of your registration submission, please contact us at (314) 416-2275.

Special Needs
The ACC Missouri Chapter fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act rules and regulations thereof. If any participant of this meeting is in need of accommodation, please do not hesitate to submit written requirements at least one month prior to the course date.

Missouri Chapter, American College of Cardiology
2650 S. Hanley Rd., Ste. 100
St. Louis, MO 63144
Phone: (314) 416-2275 Fax: (314) 845-1891

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