Advances in Device-Based Therapy for Heart Failure

Join us October 21, 2017 in Newport Beach!

This complimentary CME conference is designed to educate clinicians on the latest care for heart failure and arrhythmias.

Conference Location

Newport Beach Marriott Bayview

500 Bayview Circle

Newport Beach, CA 92660

www.newportbeachmarriottbayview.com

Conference Details

Course Overview

Advances in the treatment and management of heart failure continue to emerge, compelling the practice of cardiology to constantly evolve. These advances must be implemented into clinical practice to guarantee the best care for patients affected by these cardiovascular conditions. Expert faculty will cover a wide range of topics including the management and state-of-the-art treatment for heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias. Participants will return to their practice equipped with the latest evidence base and practical information to improve patient outcomes.

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Incorporate recent guidelines for the assessment and management of patients with heart failure into practice.
  • Describe the indications and basic concepts for device therapy in heart failure, including percutaneous and durable ventricular assist devices.
  • Evaluate numerous device-based therapies for managing heart rhythm disorders.
  • Outline best practices for stroke risk management in patients with atrial fibrillation.
  • Integrate new medical, percutaneous, device-based, and surgical therapies for the treatment of heart failure.
  • Determine when to consider palliative care in advanced heart failure.

Accreditation and Disclosures

Physicians

Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Scripps Health designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.


Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Event details
Date Time
Sat, Oct 21st, 2017 - Sat, Oct 21st, 2017 7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.