2017 North Carolina Cardiovascular Update

This educational activity will provide a refresher on optimal treatment of various cardiovascular diseases. Also, new technologies and drug therapies will be discussed. Challenging cases will be reviewed to put current treatment recommendations in perspective. Lastly, panel discussions will be held and questions solicited from the audience.

When Sep 15, 2017 12:30 PM to
Sep 16, 2017 12:00 PM
Where The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Contact Name Mountain AHEC
Contact Phone (828) 257-4475
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The event will also feature the 16th annual Ernest and Hazel Craige Lecture.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify and integrate various state-of-the-art treatments for cardiovascular disease, including percutaneous and surgical therapies, by primary care physicians and cardiologists.
  • Review state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques and imaging options for assessing patients with cardiovascular disease.
  • Review important clinical trials in cardiology that have been completed within the past year, including but not limited to cholesterol-lowering drugs and apply information learned to daily practice.

The target audience for this event includes cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, internists, family
practice and primary care physicians, emergency physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health professionals involved in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.

For more about this event, including registration information and a schedule of events, please review this brochure.