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  INVASIVE CONFERENCE MEETING WEBINAR CALENDAR  
    
 
  Oct 29 - Nov 2, 2017
 TCT 2017
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) is the world’s largest and most important educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine. For over 25 years, TCT has been the center of cutting-edge educational content, showcasing the latest advances in current therapies and clinical research. We hope that our longstanding commitment to lifesaving innovation translates into improved patient care.
  Location:The Colorado Convention Center      Denver, CO   USA
  Director(s):Martin B. Leon, MD, Gregg W. Stone, MD
  Sponsor:Cardiovascular Research Foundation
  Comments:By the end of the symposium, participants should be able to:

• Apply the results from important clinical trials and evidence-based medicine to guide the management of patients with atherosclerosis and structural heart disease
• Incorporate new interventional technologies and procedures into the care of patients with complex coronary and endovascular disease
• Integrate advances in diagnostic evaluation and therapeutics into the treatment of patients with carotid and peripheral arterial disease
• Implement appropriate pharmacologic management in the care of patients undergoing diagnostic arteriography and interventional therapies before, during, and after catheterization
• Identify new interventional technologies and propose appropriate applications for patients with cardiovascular disease
  Phone:646-434-4500
  Email:info@crf.org
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  Nov 4 - 5, 2017
 RCIS Invasive Registry Review
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:This is a 2-day course targeted and designed to prepare cath lab staff to sit for the RCIS exam.

The RCIS Review Course is offered for 15.0 contact hours for RN/LPN and 17.0 Category A credits for RTR’s, CVT’s and those with the RCIS credential. No partial credits will be given.
  Location:Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital      San Francisco, CA   USA
  Director(s):Joe Glowacki, RN, MSN, APNP-C, RCIS Susie Sommers, RN, RCIS
  Comments:AGENDA:

Saturday, November 4th Registration 7:00am-8:00am Class 8:00am-4:30pm
• Hemodynamic Overview
• Pericardial Diseases
• Clotting Cascade
• Pharmacology review of the most common medications used in the cath lab
• Understanding shunts: VSD, ASD, PDA
• Oxygen saturations and their significance
• Swan-ganz catheter, transducers, cardiac output
• Normal and abnormal right heart pressures and waveforms, cardiovascular pathophysiology

Sunday, November 5th Registration 7:00am-8:00am Class 8:00am-4:30pm
• Blood Gas Interpretation
• Interventional techniques and equipment
• Radiographic equipment, X-ray safety
• Patient Care and Assessment
• Contrast types and differences, contrast reactions and complications
• Hemodynamic data and calculations: Fick CO, valve area, shunt calculations, SVR, PVR, regurgitant fraction, ejection fraction
• 12 Lead EKG
  Email:josephglowacki@gmail.com
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  Nov 7 - 10, 2017
 2017 - 28th Annual Cardiovascular Interventions
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:Cardiologists are trained during their fellowship years in the latest techniques, technologies, standards of practice and guidelines for patient care. However, the practice of medicine changes rapidly and the discipline of interventional cardiology changes dramatically each year. Changes in interventional cardiology directly impact patient care and require constant updates to physician knowledge and practices. Physicians rely on journal articles, interaction with colleagues and lectures throughout the year to keep their knowledge up-to-date. The primary purpose of the “28th Annual Cardiovascular Interventions” symposium is to provide the practicing physician and cardiovascular care team with a concentrated exposure to new developments in interventional cardiology that will positively influence patient outcomes.
br> The 2017 scientific program has been carefully designed by consulting recent key clinical trial data, articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, physician focus groups, past evaluations, and needs assessments. By attending this program, participants will learn the latest advances and debates in interventional cardiology. They will return to their practice environment armed with the latest evidence-based, practical information to improve patient care and outcomes.
  Location:Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines      La Jolla, CA   USA
  Director(s):Paul S. Teirstein, MD, FACC, FSCAI , Matthew J. Price, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Richard A. Schatz, MD, FACC, Curtiss T. Stinis, MD, FACC, FSCAI
  Sponsor:Scripps Institute and the American College of Cardiology
  Comments:After attending this activity, participants should be able to:


•  Apply new technical approaches to specific lesion subsets such as bifurcation lesions, left main lesions, chronic total occlusions and saphenous vein graft disease
•  Integrate the latest guidelines and practice improvements into the management of myocardial function
•  Discuss new techniques under development for percutaneous cardiac valve repair and replacement
•  Reduce common catheterization laboratory patient complications using new techniques and technologies
•  Critique the latest evidence supporting new cardiac imaging modalities such as IVUS and FFR guided stent deployment
•  Prescribe the appropriate antithrombotic therapies based on the latest data and guidelines
•  Evaluate the indications, practical implantation techniques and evidence base for bioresorbable scaffolds
  Email:​rlaw@promedicacme.com
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  Nov 10 - 11, 2017
 12th Annual Educational Conference
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:
  Location:Kalahari Water Park & Resort      Wisconsin Dells, WI   USA
  Sponsor:The Wisconsin Chapter of the Alliance of Cardiovascular Professionals
  Comments:Online Registration

http://wisicp.com/2017education.html
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  Nov 17 - 19, 2017
 Coronary Artery Disease: Case-Based Learning
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:This educational program will provide physicians and healthcare providers with up-to-date practical knowledge to optimally manage patients with coronary artery disease. Case-based presentations will be complemented by state-of-the-art lectures and topical debates covering the spectrum of coronary artery disease, including the latest advances in prevention, detection, and revascularization. Throughout the program multiple challenging cases and dilemmas will be presented. Emphasis will be placed upon take-home messages offered by expert faculty.
  Location:Four Seasons Las Vegas      Las Vegas, NV   USA
  Director(s):Malcolm R. Bell, M.D. Rajiv Gulati, M.D., Ph.D.
  Sponsor:Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development
  Comments:COURSE HIGHLIGHTS
• Panel discussions
• Opportunity for course faculty interaction
• Acute coronary disease management
• Early atherosclerosis
• Therapy strategies
• Interactive case studies
  Phone:800-283-6296
  Email:cvcme@mayo.edu
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  Dec 1 - 2, 2017
 Mastering the Mitral Valve
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:This activity will bring together leading experts in mitral valve disease to discuss the latest information regarding mitral valve guidelines, assessment, diagnosis, and timing of treatment, including minimally invasive approaches, percutaneous approaches, surgical techniques, devices, and long term results. As the research continues, the volume and complexity of the data being generated make it difficult for busy practitioners to remain up to date on their knowledge and practices. This activity provides state of the art reviews of new research and technical advances and assesses their potential impact on clinical practice.
  Location:JW Marriott Essex House New York      New York City, NY   USA
  Director(s):A. Marc Gillinov, MD, Brian Griffin, MD, Katherine Hoercher, RN, Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD
  Sponsor:Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute
  Comments:After participating in this educational activity, practitioners will be able to do the following:


• Summarize current knowledge of mitral valve anatomy and describe the use of imaging studies to characterize degenerative valves.
• Use valvular heart disease recommendations to guide the decision regarding the timing of mitral valve repair.
• Present the pros and cons of mitral valve repair vs replacement, repair techniques, and minimally invasive approaches.
• Analyze the cost effectiveness of new technologies in light of changes in the health care environment.
• Describe strategies for managing complex mitral valve patients who have Barlow’s valves, tricuspid valve disease and atrial fibrillation.
• Describe the decision-making approach to the management of functional mitral valve disease including whether to repair or replace.
• Demonstrate knowledge of the most recent technologies and techniques for transcatheter repair and replacement
  Phone:216.932.3448
  Email:events@jamiebelkin.com
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  Jan 16 - 20, 2018
 Mayo Clinic Cardiovascular Review in Bahrain: Case-Based Approach
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:This course will provide an overview of many aspects of cardiovascular medicine. Faculty will give in-depth, engaging lectures on state-of-the-art subjects in cardiovascular medicine with interactive audience response system and questions and answers with expert Mayo Clinic faculty. This comprehensive program will be a valuable educational opportunity to review highlights for clinical evaluation and management of patients encountered in daily practice.
  Location:The Gulf Hotel Bahrain      Manama,   BHR
  Director(s):Haitham Amin, M.D. Naser M. Ammash, M.D. Joseph F. Maalouf, M.D.
  Sponsor:Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development
  Comments:Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

• Evaluate and manage patients with valvular heart disease
• Diagnose and treat the patient with ischemic heart disease
• Develop a comprehensive approach to the clinical evaluation of patients with systolic and/or diastolic heart failure
• Interpret common ECG tracings and cardiac arrhythmias
• Describe treatment options for rhythm control in atrial fibrillation
• Recognize common problems adults with congenital heart disease might face
  Phone:800.283.6296
  Email:cvcme@mayo.edu
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  Mar 3 - 6, 2018
 CRT18 - iMPACT YOUR PRACTICE
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:Interventional Cardiology Conference
Welcome To CRT - iMPACT Your Practice
CRT is one of the world’s leading interventional cardiology conference. This conference will takes place in Washington, DC every year at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. CRT gives attendees a great opportunity to share ideas and knowledge, collaborate on interventional cardiology solutions, receive interventional cardiology training and network with other professionals. Our interventional cardiology conference features focused educational and training sessions that discuss new trial data, explore evidence-based research, and demonstrate the most up-to-date techniques that can be directly applied to clinical and academic practices.

With over 2,200 attendees, the CRT conference continues to be a leading boutique for endovascular and interventional cardiology meeting. MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute supports CRT as a forum for physician and health care professional education about new cardiovascular technology and interventional procedures in the field. This interventional cardiology training event consists of four value-packed days with keynotes, presentations, workshops, a symposia, poster session, and discussions with thought leaders in interventional cardiology and structural cardiology.

Don’t miss this highly-anticipated annual interventional cardiology conference!
  Location:Omni Shoreham Hotel      Washington DC, DC   USA
  Sponsor:Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute & MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
  Comments:More details to follow.
  Email:CRTmeeting@gmail.com.
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  Apr 25 - 28, 2018
 SCAI 2018 Scientific Sessions
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:Join 2,000 physicians, cardiovascular professionals, hospital administrators, academics, and industry professionals from around the world to share knowledge, clinical expertise, and the latest medical advances, with the single goal of advancing care to save and enhance lives.

A distinguished faculty will conduct a four-day program that includes live cases, featured speakers, case reviews, lectures, interactive discussions, abstract presentations, poster sessions, and more.
  Location:Manchester Grand Hyatt      San Diego, CA   USA
  Director(s):Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, FSCAI, Sunil V. Rao, MD, FSCAI, Emmanouil S. Brilakis, MD, PhD, FSCAI
  Sponsor:The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  Comments:At the conclusion of the SCAI 2018 Scientific Sessions, participants will be able to:

•  Assess the most recent scientific advances, clinical evidence, techniques, challenges, and opportunities within the field of interventional cardiovascular medicine and congenital heart disease
•  Use the appropriate diagnostic studies and clinical guidelines for the evaluation of acute coronary syndromes and stable ischemic heart disease, and to apply new pharmacologic and interventional approaches to manage patients
•  Appropriately select newly developed devices, techniques, and therapies for the treatment of cardiovascular disease to improve early and late clinical outcomes after coronary/peripheral/structural heart disease interventions
•  Implement quality-based practices, including appropriate use criteria, clinical guidelines, consistent documentation, and assignment of quality metrics for interventional procedures
•  Collaborate with administration and cath lab team members to optimize operations; meet new regulatory requirements, such as the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA); and better understand bundled payment pathways
•  Recognize and avoid the occupational hazards associated with the practice of interventional medicine and understand strategies to address radiation reduction and orthopedic risk
  Phone:800.992.SCAI
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