Hear experts from University of Minnesota Health Heart Care and other healthcare systems present the latest options for diagnosing and treating cardiovascular disease. You’ll also learn effective methods of counseling patients on lifestyle and other health factors that help prevent heart disease.Topics include various case presentations in ischemic and structural heart disease, an athlete’s heart, hypertension – pearls, PAD and stroke interventions, and cardiac medications and allergies.
7:50–8:00 a.m. Welcome | Moderator Kate Moody, PA-C
Session 1 From the ER to the Cath Lab: Ischemic Heart Disease
8:00–8:20 a.m. - Case Presentation: Female with Chest Pain | Tushar Vora, MD, FACC
8:20–8:40 a.m. - Risk of CAD with Autoimmune Disease | Prabhu Deepak Udayakumar, MD
8:40–9:00 a.m. - Management and Intervention of Ischemic Heart Disease | S. Kimara March, MD
9:00–9:20 a.m. - Hives, Angioedema and Rashes: Aspirin, Ace Inhibitors, Beta Blockers – An allergist’s perspective | Nancy Ott, MD
9:20–9:40 a.m. - Panel Discussion | Drs. Vora, Udayakumar, March, Ott
9:40–10:00 a.m. Break | Exhibits
Session 2 Structural Heart Disease: Case Presentations
10:00–10:20 a.m. - Pulmonary Hypertension | Sonia Jain, MD, MBBS
10:20–10:40 a.m. - Differentiating Adaptation from Disease: The Athlete’s Heart: A Cautionary Tale of an NBA Superstar | Eric Ernst, MD
10:40–11:00 a.m. - Adult Congenital Heart Disease | Jamie Lohr, MD
11:00–11:20 a.m. - Cardiac Sarcoidosis | Suma Konety, MD
11:20–11:40 a.m. - Panel Discussion | Drs. Jain, Ernst, Lohr, Konety
12:40–1:10 p.m. - Keynote Address: The Media & Medicine: A Love/Hate Relationship | Kerri Miller from MPR News and “Talking Volumes”
1:10–1:30 p.m. - Hypertension - Pearls | Gary Schwartz, MD
1:30–1:50 p.m. - Primary Mechanical Thrombectomy as Therapy for Large Vessel Thromboembolic Ischemic Stroke | Michael Madison, MD
1:50–2:00 p.m. - Stretch!
2:00–2:15 p.m. - Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) – Neurology Perspective | Christopher Streib, MD
2:15–2:30 p.m. - Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) – Cardiology Perspective | Timinder Biring, MD
2:30–2:50 p.m. - Panel Discussion | Drs. Schwartz, Madison, Streib, Biring
2:50–3:10 p.m. - Break | Exhibits
3:10–3:30 p.m. - Case Presentation: Woman with PAD Symptoms and Initial Work Up | Christina Fanola, MD, MSC
3:30–3:50 p.m. - Management and Intervention for Peripheral Arterial Disease | Abdi Jama, MD, FACC, RPVI
3:50–4:00 p.m. - Panel Discussion | Session 4 Presenters
4:00 p.m. - Adjourn
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 Fairview Health Services and University of Minnesota Health Heart Care. Fairview Health Services is accredited by the Minnesota Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians..
Fairview Health Services designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 6.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals
Nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care professionals who participate in this educational activity may submit their Statement of Attendance to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
Physicians (register by January 9, 2018): $200
Physicians (register after January 9, 2018): $225
Allied Health (PA, NP, RN) (register by January 9, 2018): $125
Allied Health (PA, NP, RN) (register after January 9, 2018): $150
Space is limited and conference fills fast. Register early for discounted rate!
Course fee includes course materials, breakfast and lunch. Registrants will receive confirmation once registration has been processed. Cancellations on or before Feb. 5 will receive a refund minus a $10 administration fee. Cancellations after Feb. 5 or no-shows are non-refundable.
Sonia Jain, MD, MBBS
University of Minnesota Health Heart Care
Bhavjot Kaur, MD, FACP
Fairview Health Services
Kimara March, MD
University of Minnesota Health Heart Care
A block of rooms at the Radisson Blu Mall of America is reserved through Jan. 9, 2018, for participants. Reserve a room.