Wednesday, November 1 - Saturday, November 4, 2017 | Orlando, FL
Care of Cardiovascular Conditions Live Course
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Attend Care of Cardiovascular Conditions
Wednesday, November 1 - Saturday, November 4, 2017
Orlando (Lake Buena Vista), FL
Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs™ Area
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DISCOUNT AVAILABLE THROUGH October 3, 2017.
Early Bird $795
Early Bird $745
Student or Resident
Early Bird $545
Early Bird $795
Early Bird $1,095
New Course! Improve patient care while learning the latest required emergency care updates. Acquire best practices on relevant clinical topics, including smoking cessation strategies, sleep apnea and heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, and more.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Assess cardiovascular risk in patients, and formulate strategies to educate and counsel patients on behavior modification to reduce the degree of risk.
- Construct evidence-based strategies to diagnose and manage common cardiovascular conditions, including: heart failure, coronary artery disease, hypertension and lipid disorders, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation and other dysrhythmias, vascular disease, venous thromboembolic disease, and more.
- Communicate effectively to ensure patient understanding of diagnosis and treatment recommendations, including ongoing follow-up care as applicable.
- Recognize when to refer or consult with other specialists to provide optimal patient care.
Earning CME Credit
Download the complete schedule(4 page PDF), which includes session times, topics, and faculty.
|Wednesday, November 1, 2017|
|Wednesday, November 1, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:30 a.m.||Registration / Breakfast Provided|
|Wednesday, November 1, 2017 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Wednesday, November 1, 2017 : 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Wednesday, November 1, 2017 : 1:45 - 4:45 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Thursday, November 2, 2017|
|Thursday, November 2, 2017: 7:00 - 7:55 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Thursday, November 2, 2017: 7:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Thursday, November 2, 2017: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Thursday, November 2, 2017: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.||Clinical Procedural Workshops*|
|Friday, November 3, 2017|
|Friday, November 3, 2017: 7:00 - 7:55 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Friday, November 3, 2017: 7:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Friday, November 3, 2017: 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch on Your Own|
|Friday, November 3, 2017: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.||Clinical Procedural Workshops*|
|Saturday, November 4, 2017|
|Saturday, November 4, 2017 : 7:00 - 7:55 a.m.||Breakfast Provided|
|Saturday, November 4, 2017 : 7:55 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.||General Sessions|
|Saturday, November 4, 2017 : 12:15 p.m.||Course Adjourn|
*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Times are subject to change.
Note: Topics are subject to change.
- Cardiac Dysrhythmias (Part 1: Atrial Arrhythmias; Part 2: Ventricular Arrhythmias)
- Cardiac Imaging & Stress Testing
- Cardiac Rehabilitation
- Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- DVT/PE and AAA
- Dyslipidemia: Screening & Management
- Heart Failure: Diagnosis and Management
- Hypertension: Screening and Management
- Ischemic Heart Disease/Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Marfan Syndrome & other Connective Tissue Disorders
- Novel Therapies in Cardiac Pharmacology: Anticoagulants
- Palliative Management of Heart Failure
- Pediatric Heart Murmurs
- Pediatric Hypertension
- Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
- Perioperative Risk Evaluation
- Sleep Apnea & Heart Disease
- Smoking Cessation Strategies
- Sudden Cardiac Death: Screening & Prevention
- Syncope: Case Study
- Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus-Prediabetes
How to Add Clinical Procedural Workshops
Separate registration and fee required to attend a clinical procedural workshop. Seats are limited and are only available to course registrants. Select a workshop during online registration.
Already registered for the course? You may now edit your registration online to add a procedural workshop session. Register now »
(#101) Thursday, November 2, 2017, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. or
(#103) Friday, November 3, 2017, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
- Describe the normal cardiac anatomy and physiology, and normal electrical conduction through the heart.
- Recognize various dysrhythmias on ECG and relate cause, significance, symptoms and treatment.
- Apply basic ECG interpretation skills to advanced rhythms including heart block, tachyarrhythmias, and rhythms in cardiac arrest.
- Discuss clinical management of patients experiencing abnormal ECG rhythms.
(#102) Thursday, November 2, 2017, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. or
(#104) Friday, November 3, 2017, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
- Identify the key components of the definition, spirit, and focus of motivational interviewing.
- Describe the skills used to facilitate behavior change through conversation.
- Utilize one strategy for enhancing motivation with patients.
- Role play with other participants to practice techniques discussed.
Eddie Needham, MD, FAAFP, Course Chair, Program Director, Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency; Associate Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine; Clinical Associate Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine; Centre for Family Medicine, Winter Park, Florida
Jennifer Brull, MD, FAAFP, Private Practice, Plainville, Kansas
Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP, Residency Program Director, Palmetto Health Family Medicine Residency, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina
Jonathon Firnhaber, MD, FAAFP, Associate Professor, Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina College of Medicine; Centre for Family Medicine, Winter Park, Florida
David Koo, MD, Hospitalist, Florida Hospital Waterman; Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine; Clinical Professor, Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee
Kathleen G. Reims, MD, FAAFP, Principal and Chief Medical Officer, CSI Solutions, LLC; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado
David M. Schneider, MD, FAAFP, Faculty Physician/Team Leader/Didactics Director/Procedures Director, Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency, Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine, UCSF, Santa Rosa, California
Registration includes online access to the syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the syllabus may be purchased for $60 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site. Additional information will be provided by email after you register.
The following hotel is available for accommodations during this course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay.
Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs™ Area(www.hilton.com)
1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Phone: (800) 782-4414
Rate: $175 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate
Accommodation Cutoff -- September 30, 2017
Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP.
About Hotel Reservations
- Reservations made after September 30, 2017, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
- Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will not be charged prior to the scheduled arrival date.
- Reservations may be cancelled up to 5 days prior to arrival without penalty.
This live activity, Care of the Cardiovascular Conditions, with a beginning date of November 1, 2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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