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Course Registration

This course is tailored for a primary care audience and is intended to provide practical, up-to-date information on commonly encountered cardiovascular diseases. World-class faculty from the UW School of Medicine will teach participants using case-based lectures and an audience response system to encourage interactive dialogue. Recent guidelines for hypertension and cholesterol management will be reviewed. Every day primary care topics including diagnosis and treatment of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure and supraventricular arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation, will be covered. Appropriateness of cardiac testing will be discussed during lectures on heart murmur and chest pain evaluation. Practical issues regarding use of new anticoagulants will be discussed. Special features of this year’s program include an interactive workshop on ECG interpretation and an opportunity for attendees to send in their most challenging cases to review during the meeting.




COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, attendees should be able to:
  • Treat and manage high blood pressure based on new clinical guidelines
  • Apply new cholesterol guidelines to the management of patients with cardiac risk factors
  • Order the appropriate stress test for your patients based on current guidelines
  • Identify which heart murmur patients should be referred for an echocardiogram
  • Manage patients with coronary artery disease
  • Diagnose and treat patients with supraventricular arrhythmias
  • Manage patients who are taking one of the “new” oral anticoagulants
  • Interpret basic and complex ECGs
  • Manage patients with congestive heart failure

FEES AND REGISTRATION

MD/DO/Phd            $275.00
Allied Health          $225.00
Resident/Fellow    $125.00

The fee for this course includes catering, all instruction materials and transcript of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. To ensure enrollment, please complete the enclosed registration form and forward it with the appropriate tuition or register online at uwcme.org. Allow up to fifteen working days to receive your email confirmation of enrollment. If you have not received confirmation prior to your departure for the course, please contact the Continuing Medical Education office at 206.543.1050. Continuing Medical Education will not be responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the course.

CONFERENCE SYLLABUS IS GOING GREEN

Handout materials for the conference will be provided online at uwcme.org (for conference registrants only). Materials will be available from April 28 - May 16, 2014, for registrants to print and/or download. A booklet with the conference agenda and pages for note-taking will be provided at the conference.

ATTENDANCE POLICY

Course activities are exclusively reserved for course attendees. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.

CANCELLATION POLICY

The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by April 18, 2014. A $50.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following April 18, 2014. The Office of Continuing Medical Education reserves the right to cancel this course twenty (20) days prior to the course date when a minimum enrollment is not met or for other reasons that prevent the University from holding the course. Each registrant will be notified by telephone followed by written notification and a full refund. The University of Washington is not responsible for any other costs incurred such as non-refundable airline tickets or hotel penalties. Contact CME Registrar with questions — call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email cme@uw.edu.

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Faculty
Kelley R Branch, MD, MS
Assistant Professor University of Washington Seattle,WA
Richard K. Cheng, MD
Assistant Professor University of Washington Seattle,WA
David Garcia, MD
Professor UW Department of Medicine, Hematology Seattle,WA
Alec J Moorman, MD, FACC
Clinical Assistant Professor University of Washington Bellevue,WA
Jordan M Prutkin, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor University of Washington Seattle,WA
Melissa R Robinson, MD, FHRS, FACC
Assistant Professor University of Washington Seattle,WA
B. Fendley Stewart, MD, FACC
Clinical Associate Professor University of Washington Seattle,WA
Eugene Yang, MD, FACC
Clinical Associate Professor University of Washington Bellevue,WA
Presentation Start End Faculty Room
Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00AM 8:25AM Conference
Opening Remarks 8:25AM 8:30AM Eugene Yang, MD, FACC Conference
Review of New Hypertension Guidelines: Which One Should I Choose? 8:30AM 9:10AM Eugene Yang, MD, FACC Conference
Question and Answer Session 9:10AM 9:30AM Eugene Yang, MD, FACC Conference
Update on New Cholesterol Guidelines 9:30AM 10:10AM Alec J Moorman, MD, FACC Conference
Question and Answer Session 10:10AM 10:30AM Alec J Moorman, MD, FACC Conference
Break 10:30AM 10:45AM Conference
Cardiac Stress Testing - Which Test Should I Order? 10:45AM 11:25AM Eugene Yang, MD, FACC Conference
Question and Answer Session 11:25AM 11:45AM Eugene Yang, MD, FACC Conference
Lunch (provided) and Meet the Faculty 11:45AM 12:30PM Conference
Evaluation of Heart Murmurs - When to Order an Echocardiogram? 12:30PM 1:10PM Kelley R Branch, MD, MS Conference
Question and Answer Session 1:10PM 1:30PM Kelley R Branch, MD, MS Conference
Management of Coronary Artery Disease in Primary Care 1:30PM 2:10PM B. Fendley Stewart, MD, FACC Conference
Question and Answer Session 2:10PM 2:30PM B. Fendley Stewart, MD, FACC Conference
Break 2:30PM 2:50PM Conference
Diagnosis and Treatment of SVTs 2:50PM 3:30PM Melissa R Robinson, MD, FHRS, FACC Conference
Question and Answer Session 3:30PM 3:50PM Melissa R Robinson, MD, FHRS, FACC Conference
The (Not-so) New Oral Anticoagulants: Practical Issues 3:50PM 4:30PM David Garcia, MD Conference
Question and Answer Session 4:30PM 4:50PM David Garcia, MD Conference
Adjourn 4:50PM 4:55PM Conference
Sign-In and Continental Breakfast 8:00AM 8:30AM Conference
ECG 101 8:30AM 9:10AM Jordan M Prutkin, MD, MHS Conference
Question and Answer Session 9:10AM 9:30AM Jordan M Prutkin, MD, MHS Conference
ECG Workshop 9:30AM 10:10AM Jordan M Prutkin, MD, MHS Melissa R Robinson, MD, FHRS, FACC Conference
Question and Answer Session 10:10AM 10:30AM Jordan M Prutkin, MD, MHS Melissa R Robinson, MD, FHRS, FACC Conference
Break 10:30AM 10:45AM Conference
Management of Congestive Heart Failure 10:45AM 11:25AM Richard K. Cheng, MD Conference
Question and Answer Session 11:25AM 11:45AM Richard K. Cheng, MD Conference
Closing Remarks & Adjourn 11:50AM 11:55AM Eugene Yang, MD, FACC Conference
Accreditation with Commendation: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Application for CME credits has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

The University of Washington has contracted for special rates at the conference hotel. You must mention the “Cardiology Conference” to receive this rate. The rate quoted does not include applicable taxes. After April 2, 2014, this rate and accommodations may no longer be available. The University of Washington accepts no further responsibility for lodging.

Rate: $179.00 Single/Double (tax excluded)

The Sheraton Hotel
1400 Sixth Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

sheratonseattle.com

For reservations call 1.888.627.7056 or 206.621.9000

RESERVE ROOMS ONLINE:
https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/StarGroupsWeb/res?id=1402128081&key=E0413
Web address is case sensitive. Visit the course listing at uwcme.org for a direct link.

Hotel Driving and Parking Directions

SPECIAL SERVICES
Continuing Medical Education at the University of Washington is a totally self-sustaining unit and does not depend on or receive public monies in support of its educational efforts. Fees for this course are estimated to cover the costs of conducting this course. These costs include salaries, registration and credit, handouts, record keeping, faculty planning and evaluation and may include food, alcohol, taxes and gratuities to vendors. The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran in accordance with University policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process contact the department at: 206.543.1050 or the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance.

Contact Disability Services Office

206.543.6450/Voice * 206.543.6452/TTY * 206.685.7264/Fax * e-mail: dso@u.washington.edu



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