Cardiology has witnessed a remarkable number of advances in recent years that have led to a reduction in mortality and morbidity for patients. The advancing age of the population and success with therapies for acute cardiac diseases have resulted in an ever-increasing population of patients with heart disease. As such, family physicians, internists, gynecologists and subspecialty physicians along with nurses, physicians’ assistants and nurse practitioners need reliable sources of up-to-date information to care for their patients with cardiovascular disease.
Update in Cardiology is a program designed for the needs of just such an audience. The program is intended as a review of current guidelines, practices and new developments in the field of cardiovascular medicine and the course content is tailored to the practicing primary care provider.
Physicians (IM, GP, FP, CARD), RNs, NPs and pharmacists.
The purpose of the program is to update clinical specialists in the most current concepts in the management of vascular disease and importance of arterial as well as venous thrombembolic disease in cardiovascular, pulmonary, emergency , surgical and obstetrical medicine via new therapies, treatments and research. Case studies and didactic sessions will be part of the format.
Morning and afternoon didactic with interactive debates and case presentations.
Audience will fill out course evaluation which will be tallied and reviewed for future symposiums.