UT Southwestern - Texas Health Resources Cardiovascular Symposium (RP1703I)

Dallas, TX US
March 4, 2017
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This CME activity is designed to provide practicing physicians in an academic setting and in the community with new advances in atrial fibrillation and heart failure therapies. In addition, a portion of this activity is designed to familiarize the providers with potentially new and novel therapies that may be introduced in clinical practice in the near future. Learners will be presented with management strategies for atrial fibrillation and expected to be able to identify therapies in preclinical work, clinical testing and therapies recently introduced in clinical practice. They will also be presented with new information on the management of left atrial appendage and closure devices, diagnosis and management of systolic heart failure and mechanical support devices and heart transplant for patients with end stage heart diseases.



Target Audience

This course is designed for MD/DO’s, Nurse Practitioners, Physician’s Assistants, Nurses, and Scientists/Researchers that desire advanced knowledge in heart failure in atrial fibrillation.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify new therapies for heart failure and atrial fibrillation
  • Demonstrate an understanding of left atrial appendage closure devices
  • Identify different types of mechanical support devices and implant techniques
  • Demonstrate the understanding of heart failure related health care costs


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/04/2017 - 7:30am CST
Event ends: 
03/04/2017 - 2:00pm CST
UT Southwestern Medical Center - T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building
6001 Forest Park Rd.
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

Course Directors:

Joseph Hill, MD, PhD
Chief of UT Southwestern Medical Center's Division of Cardiology
Director of the Harry S. Moss Heart Center
Professor - Department of Internal Medicine, Molecular Biology, and Integrative Biology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

John Harper, MD, FACC, FAHA
Ewton Chair for Cardology
Chief of Cardiology
Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
Dallas, Texas


Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas designates this continuing education activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



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  3. In the following "checkout" pages you will verify and process your payment.
  4. After registration is completed, a confirmation will be sent by email.


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Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA
  • 3.50 Attendance


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