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Conferences

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 University of Washington School of Medicine will teach participants using case-based lectures and an audience response system to encourage interactive dialogue. Recent guidelines, cardiovascular conditions, and topics such as the practical use of new anticoagulants, appropriateness of cardiac testing, and application of echocardiography in the management of valvular heart disease will be reviewed. A designated question and answer session will follow each talk, allowing for participants to engage and discuss with premier faculty on topics that are continuously changing.

Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Seattle, WA





MD/DO/PhD$299.00
Allied Health$249.00
Resident/Fellow*$125.00
* Residency/Fellowship will require written confirmation of current status

The course fee includes catering, instruction materials and transcript of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. To enroll, click the Register button above. Allow up to 15 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 CME office at 206.543.1050. Continuing Medical Education will not be responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed if space is not available at the course.

CANCELLATION POLICY
The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by April 17, 2017. A $75.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following April 17, 2017. 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 the CME Office with questions: call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email cme@uw.edu.

Nazem Akoum, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Michael A Chen, MD, PhD, FACC
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Zachary D Goldberger, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Claudius Mahr, DO
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Alec Moorman, MD, FACC
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Douglas S Paauw, MD, MACP
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Melissa R Robinson, MD, FACC, FHRS
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
B. Fendley Stewart, MD, FACC
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Eugene Yang, MD, MS, FACC
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology - University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Title Time Faculty Room
Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:00AM - 8:30AM  
Opening Remarks 8:30AM - 8:35AM Zachary D Goldberger, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS
Alec Moorman, MD, FACC
 
Evaluation and Management of Stable Coronary Disease 8:35AM - 9:10AM Michael A Chen, MD, PhD, FACC
 
Question & Answer Session 9:10AM - 9:30AM Michael A Chen, MD, PhD, FACC
 
Evaluation and Management of Congestive Heart Failure 9:30AM - 10:10AM Claudius Mahr, DO
 
Question & Answer Session 10:10AM - 10:30AM Claudius Mahr, DO
 
Break 10:30AM - 10:45AM  
Valvular Heart Disease 10:45AM - 11:25AM B. Fendley Stewart, MD, FACC
 
Question & Answer Session 11:25AM - 11:45AM B. Fendley Stewart, MD, FACC
 
Lunch & Meet The Faculty 11:45AM - 12:30PM  
Cardiac Stress Testing: Which and When 12:30PM - 1:10PM Zachary D Goldberger, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS
 
Question & Answer Session 1:10PM - 1:30PM Zachary D Goldberger, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS
 
New Approaches and New Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation 1:30PM - 2:10PM Nazem Akoum, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS
 
Question & Answer Session 2:10PM - 2:30PM Nazem Akoum, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS
 
Break 2:30PM - 2:50PM  
Approach to the Patient with Syncope 2:50PM - 3:30PM Melissa R Robinson, MD, FACC, FHRS
 
Question & Answer Session 3:30PM - 3:50PM Melissa R Robinson, MD, FACC, FHRS
 
Approach to the Patient with Hypertension 3:50PM - 4:30PM Eugene Yang, MD, MS, FACC
 
Question & Answer Session 4:30PM - 4:50PM Eugene Yang, MD, MS, FACC
 
Adjourn 4:50PM - 4:55PM  
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 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Washington has contracted for a special rate at the conference hotel. You must mention “UW Cardiology Conference” to receive this rate. After March 28, 2017, this rate and accommodations may not be available. The University of Washington accepts no further responsibility for lodging.

Sheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

For reservations, call 1.888.627.7056 or 206.621.9000, or visit here.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Primary care providers – including family medicine physicians, internists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and others with an interest in heart disease.

ONLINE CONFERENCE SYLLABUS
Handout materials for the conference will be provided online at uwcme.org (for conference registrants only) starting on April 24, 2017. Registrants may print and/or download the materials. A handout with the conference agenda and pages for note-taking will be provided at the conference (printed handouts of presentations will not be provided).

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.

UW CME takes into consideration diverse nutritional preferences and restrictions when planning our complimentary menu. However, those individuals who might find that our menu is not completely aligned to their specific nutritional needs are welcome to bring their own food items.

CHILD CARE POLICY
In consideration of other participants and speakers, please do not bring infants/children into conference sessions.

CANCELLATION POLICY
The Office of Continuing Medical Education must receive written notification of your cancellation by April 17, 2017. A $75.00 processing fee will be deducted from refund requests received by this date. No refunds will be issued following April 17, 2017. 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 the CME Office with questions: call 206.543.1050, fax 206.221.4525 or email cme@uw.edu.

SPECIAL SERVICES
Continuing Medical Education at the University of Washington is a 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 CME office 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@uw.edu

Please inform the CME Office ten days in advance of the conference start date if you will need to utilize lactation services.