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State of the Heart: Updates in Heart Failure and Cardiology

State of the Heart: Updates in Heart Failure and Cardiology

March 23, 2018

McLane Stadium • Waco, Texas

Objectives

Surgical and medical advancements in cardiac care today offer more options for patients than ever before. This CME event, featuring prominent cardiovascular health providers, is uniquely designed in 20-minute increments to provide primary care and specialist physicians a comprehensive update on topics important for optimum heart care.

At the conclusion of this program, the participants should be able to:
  • Identify and discuss the optimal timing in referring advanced heart failure patients
  • Discuss medical and surgical options available to patients with end-stage heart disease and the role of ECMO in the management of acute shock
  • Discuss new options in evaluating patients with syncope
  • Describe the evaluation of patients with atrial fibrillation and the treatment options, including the use of newer oral anticoagulant agents
  • Recognize and explain the progression of structural valve disease and various therapeutic options
  • Describe the risk assessment of patients referred for TAVR

Accreditation and Affiliations

Accreditation

The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

Location

Meeting

The activity will be held at the McLane Stadium President's Suite.

For assistance with directions, please call Jill Clements at 254.733.8778.

 

About McLane Stadium

Located on the Brazos River and directly adjacent to the I-35 Corridor, McLane Stadium serves not only as the front door to Baylor University but also as the East anchor of downtown Waco. The $266 million stadium is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Baylor University to bring football back to campus and also contribute to the growth of downtown Waco and development along the Brazos Riverfront.

Address
McLane Stadium
President's Suite
(southwest corner of stadium)
1001 S. M.L.K. Jr. Blvd.
Waco, Texas 76704

Registration

Tuition

Physicians

$149

APPs

$79

Additional Information

Breakfast, lunch and course materials will be proided. If available, the registration fee will be applied to the physician's non-monetary compensation amount by Scott & White Medical Center - Temple and will not be charged to the physician. Mid-level providers are subject to the registration fee.

Early registration is advised as enrollment is limited. For further information or assistance with special needs, call 800.724.7280.

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