6th Annual Texas Cardiology Update
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Baylor Scott & White’s 6th Annual Cardiology Update is designed to provide an update in initiating appropriate treatment and management of heart failure patients.
The Cardiology Update was designed to target cardiology and primary care providers caring for the cardiac patient.
- Identify the basic physics of ultrasound imaging and its real and potential applications for the evaluation and management of cardiac disease.
- Describe current best practice and evidence based guidelines for the evaluation and management of symptoms which may or may not indicate underlying cardiac disease.
- Review current best practice and evidence based guidelines for the evaluation and management of heart failure and where current research indicates that proven therapies are underutilized.
- Define the difference between errors, mistakes and malpractice and to review methods to reduce them.
DAY 1: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Jeffrey Michel, MD
Primary Care of Common Complaints
LECTURE – Chest Pain
Dr. J Balagna, MD
CASES Chest Pain
LECTURE – Shortness of Breath
Dr. Andrew Kontak
CASES – SOB
Overview on State of the Art
LECTURE – Percutaneous Management of CVD
Dr. Angel Caldera
LECTURE- Surgical Management of CVD
Dr. Rahm Reddy
LECTURE – Medical management of CAD
Dr. Leticia Kontak
LECTURE – SVT
Dr. Greg Olsovsky
LECTURE – VT
Dr. Javier Banchs
CASES of VT
LECTURE – Atrial Fibrillation
CASES – Atrial Fibrillation
LECTURE - Anticoagulation
Dr. Johnny Balagna
DAY 2: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Jeffrey Michel, MD
LECTURE – LOE prevention project
Dr. J Sheinberg
LECTURE - Heart Failure Reduced EF
Dr. Ebere Chukwu
LECTURE - Heart Failure Preserved EF
Dr. Albert Hicks
CASES in CHF
LECTURE – LVAD
LECTURE – Cardiac Transplant
Dr. D Beckles
CASES – Advanced Heart Failure
LECTURE – Valvular Heart Disease AS
LECTURE – Valvular Heart Disease MR
LECTURE – Palliative Care*
LECTURE – Hospice Care*
Dr. Aval Green
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The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Cardiology Update includes lectures that meet Texas requirements for Ethics/Professional Responsibility = 2.0 credits
Maintenance of certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 15.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.