2014 Cardiovascular Symposium

February 28, 2014 | Frist Museum of the Visual Arts
This course is designed to empower the participant to formulate a practical approach to cardiac disorders; identify the diagnostic tests that can be used to determine the severity of the patient problem and make an accurate diagnosis; discuss the various treatment options available and recognize when to treat and when to refer cardiac patients. This activity is expected to result in increased confidence in making an appropriate diagnosis and providing effective treatment and referral or follow-up care with the overall goal of improving patient outcomes for patients with cardiac and vascular disease.
Learning Objectives
At the completion of this program, the participant will:
  • Demonstrate practice changes to reduce care costs for patients with obesity and heart disease. 
  • Identify indications, use and limitations for advanced drug and device therapy for CHF
  • Discuss the impact of resistant hypertension and describe patient inclusion criteria for some of the newest therapies available.

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.

Centennial Medical Center (CMC) 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 CMC Provider Unit provides 7 contact hours.

Admission rates
$100 for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants
$50 for Registered Nurses and other Health Care Providers
$25 for EMS