2015 Cardiovascular Symposium

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Admission rates

$100 for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants
$50 for Registered Nurses and other Healthcare Providers

February 27, 2014 | Frist Center for the Visual Arts
This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered cardiology issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in cardiology for Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.
Learning Objectives
At the completion of this program, the participant will:
  • Discuss the way anatomical variances identified through current imaging techniques lead to treatment options for patients with mitral valve disease.
  • Describe three mechanisms or clinical events which contribute to the development of atrial fibrillation.
  • Identify recent research and/or studies that change conventional thinking and hence methods for treating patients with Coronary Artery Disease.

AMA Credit Designation Statement
The Center for Research and Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

TriStar Centennial Medical Center (TCMC) Education Department is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The TCMC Provider Unit provides 6.0 contact hours.