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2021 Annual Update in Cardiovascular Diseases

  • 30 Oct 2021
  • 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Sheraton Overland Park


  • 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.


We are pleased to present the 2021 Missouri ACC Annual Update in Cardiovascular Diseases on October 30, 2021 in the Kansas City area. This meeting will showcase the wide breadth of cardiovascular medicine that is present throughout Missouri.

This session will feature speakers from around the state speaking on a variety of cardiovascular disease topics. We will begin the day with President of ACC's National Board of Governors, Joseph Marine, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.H.R.S., speaking about the Collaborative Maintenance Pathway. Next, our keynote speaker, Jennifer Mieres, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A., F.A.S.N.C., from Northwell Health will address "Social Determinants of Health and Cardiovascular Outcomes." We will have a coronary artery disease and heart failure track, with pediatric and social determinants of care topics covered throughout the session.

Fellows In Training from across the state will participate in a Walking Poster Competition and FIT Jeopardy. The winners will represent the chapter at ACC.22.

We will end the day with a debate/discussion: Optimal Device Management in a Patient with Heart Failure - The Electrophysiologist's Perspective.

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
  • Discuss optimizing transition from pediatric to adult patients with cardiomyopathy/heart failure
  • 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

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Statement of Need
Health care in the 21st century is coming to embrace advanced technologies in an effort to shift toward 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.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Cardiology Foundation and the American College of Cardiology, Missouri Chapter.

The ACCF is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Further, the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Physicians and nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

While offering credits noted above, this program is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.

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. Opportunities for on-site registration are limited, and may be unavailable.

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.

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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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