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.