Dallas Advanced Heart Failure Symposium (RP1705D)

Dallas, TX US
May 6, 2017

An overview and update on the state-of-the-art management of advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, and cardiac transplantation.

Topics of discussion include:

  • Regeneration of the Heart: Is it possible?
  • Chronic Heart Failure: State-of-the-art management in 2017
  • Cardiac Transplantation: An update in 2017
  • Durable LVADs: State-of-the-art

 

Target Audience

This course is designed for Physicians, Advanced Practitioners, Nurses, Scientists/Researchers and other Healthcare professionals interested in the latest information surrounding advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, and cardiac transplantation.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the current management strategies for chronic heart failure
  • Create a framework for risk-stratification of patients with advanced heart failure
  • Illustrate the clinical usage and pitfalls of temporary and durable mechanical circulatory support
  • Describe the regenerative ability of the failing myocardium
  • Recognize the importance of a thorough advanced heart failure therapies candidate and the challenges in candidacy selection
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AMA
  • 4.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/10/2017
Course expires: 
05/07/2018
Event starts: 
05/06/2017 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/06/2017 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$25.00
William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital
6201 Harry Hines Blvd
William T. and Gay F. Solomon Education Center (Room 02.138)
Dallas, TX 75390
United States

Course Director:

Mark Drazner, MD, MSc
Clinical Chief of Cardiology
Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Course Co-Director:

Justin Grodin, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

 

Accreditation and Designation Statements

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 designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration

To register:

  1. Create an account in EthosCE, online learning management system, by selecting the "create an account" link at the bottom of the page or "log-in" to your existing account.
  2. Return to this course page, select the designated fee and click on "add to cart" at the bottom of the page.
  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.

Registration Fees - Space is limited! Register Today!:

Non-UT Southwestern Physicians: $25
UT Southwestern Faculty/Staff: Complimentary

For cancellations, a full refund will be provided if the request is received by mail or fax PRIOR to April 28, 2017.  No refunds will be provided thereafter.

Parking

Valet parking is located at the main entrance of Clements University Hospital for a $5.00 fee.

The Visitors Garage is located just past the main entrance of Clements University Hospital. It can also be accessed from Harry Hines and Record Crossing.

Your garage parking validation voucher will be handed out at registration.

Available Credit

  • 4.50 AMA
  • 4.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/10/2017
Course expires: 
05/07/2018

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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