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  Sep 5 - 9, 2017
 ACC Premier Interventional Cardiology Overview and Board Preparatory Course Gold Package
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:Join the experts in interventional cardiology at Heart House in Washington DC to receive the most up-to-date, evidence-based review of interventional cardiology available! Engage in stimulating, interactive discussions of ABIM examination guidelines that focus on the main content areas tested on the ABIM Board exam:

•  Case Selection and Management
•  Procedural Techniques
•  Pharmacology
•  Catheter-based Management of Noncoronary disease
•  Cardiac Imaging and Assessment
•  Complications of Coronary Intervention
•  Basic Science
•  Anatomy, Anatomic Variants, Anatomic Pathology

Engage with faculty and peers in this intimate venue where didactic lectures are combined with multiple question and answer sessions to enable you to quickly identify and address your learning gaps to ensure you are prepared for the Boards and your patients! Register early as space is limited and this course will sell out!

Maximize your time in Washington, DC by arriving a day early to participate in the optional Interventional Cardiology Study Session offered on Thursday afternoon.
  Location:The Swissotel      Chicago, IL   USA
  Director(s):Kim Eagle, MD, MACC; Patrick O'Gara, MD, MACC
  Sponsor:American College of Cardiology
  Phone:(800) 253-4636, ext. 5603
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  Sep 8 - 10, 2017
 Mayo Clinic Interventional Cardiology Board Review
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:This 2 1/2 day course highlights interventional cardiology topics and information with practical application in studying for board certification in interventional cardiology. The course covers basic aspects of interventional cardiology, including catheterization laboratory equipment, radiation physics and safety, pharmacology, and procedural planning and performance. Specific patient lesion and procedural characteristics are highlighted including a review of challenging cases.
  Location:Mayo Civic Center      Rochester, MN   USA
  Director(s): Gregory W. Barsness, M.D., Rajiv Gulati, M.D., Ph.D., Abhiram Prasad, M.D., and Eric H. Yang, M.D.
  Sponsor:Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development

• Describe the “reperfusion dilemma” faced by patients who present to non-primary PCI hospital
• Identify factors that influence revascularization strategies and outcomes in ACS
• Determine indications and appropriate use of anticoagulant therapy in patients undergoing PCI.
• Identify the mechanisms of action for recommended classes of antiplatelet therapy with coronary indications
• Recall the indications for IVUS and OCT for quantifying plaque burden, plaque composition, non- atherosclerotic pathology, and assessing stent deployment
• Recognize factors that influence patient selection and outcomes from TAVR and manage complications appropriately
• Estimate the utility of invasive and non-invasive imaging for clinical decision-making in structural heart disease
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  Sep 23 - 26, 2017
 Advanced Catheter Ablation: New Tips, Techniques, and Technologies for Complex Arrhythmias
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:This course will provide comprehensive instruction for diagnosing common and complex cardiac arrhythmias in the electrophysiology laboratory and achieving effective and safe ablation. Case-based illustrative presentations will highlight diagnostic dilemmas and key management strategies. Experts discussing detailed patient cases provide a step-by-step analysis and in-depth review of approaches to catheter ablation for the spectrum of cardiac arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation, complex atrial arrhythmias after AF ablation or in congenital heart disease, atrial tachycardias and atypical flutters, and ventricular arrhythmias with and without associated heart disease. Detailed discussions of relevant cardiac anatomy integrated with intracardiac ultrasound and other imaging modalities are highlighted.
  Location:Fairmont Copley Plaza      Boston, MA   USA
  Director(s):Douglas L. Packer, M.D. William G. Stevenson, M.D. David J. Wilber, M.D.
  Sponsor:Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development
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  Oct 4 - 7, 2017
 Core Curriculum for the Cardiovascular Clinician
  Meeting Type:Conference
  Description:Early career healthcare professionals need practical clinical information as they navigate their profession. Core Curriculum for the Cardiovascular Clinician offers a comprehensive and skill-focused curriculum covering cardiology from A to Z for early career nurses and physician assistants. Learn from seasoned cardiovascular experts at this interactive course featuring hands-on workshops and practice-based sessions that focus on the basics of risk reduction, heart failure and coronary artery disease to the specifics of stress testing, physical exams and interpreting EKGs. Small groups allow you to spend time comparing strategies and procedures with both your colleagues and faculty.

Attend this course and take home useful updates on the latest guidelines and devices, and learn to apply them to your practice!

Note: No CME credits will be offered for this course. Physicians are welcomed to attend, with the understanding that only CNE credits are given upon completion.
  Location:Heart House      Washington DC, DC   USA
  Director(s):Eileen Handberg, PHD, ARNP, FACC; Joseph Alpert, MD, FACC; Jane Linderbaum, MS, FNP, AACC
  Sponsor:American College of Cardiology
  Comments:The overall goal of this course is to offer cardiovascular clinicians a core competency-based curriculum through a comprehensive review of best practices in cardiovascular care as well as a discussion of the latest updates in cardiovascular disease management.

Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to —

• Identify best practices of the cardiovascular physical examination
• Evaluate the results of diagnostic studies needed for the care of the cardiovascular patient
• Improve utilization of cardiovascular pathophysiology knowledge
• Determine appropriate management strategies for patients with acute and chronic cardiovascular disease
• Analyze practice implications of recently released ACC/AHA guidelines pertaining to the use of pharmacological and therapies for the cardiovascular patient
  Phone:(800) 253-4636, ext. 5603
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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
• Panel discussions
• Opportunity for course faculty interaction
• Acute coronary disease management
• Early atherosclerosis
• Therapy strategies
• Interactive case studies
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  Mar 3 - 6, 2018
  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.
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