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EVENT DETAILS
When:
Monday, February 2, 2015

Where:
Giovanni's Restaurant and Conference Center - Rockford, Illinois


Online Registration

FOR MORE INFORMATION
E-mail HealthConnect or dial (815) 968-2500 or (800) 996-9954.

Cardiology Millennium Conference

OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe emerging surgical therapies in heart failure; in particular, mechanical cardiac support, mitral valve repair and myoblast transfer.

  • Discuss new guidelines from ATPIII study and explain the new risk assessment tool being used to determine appropriate lipid levels.

  • Discuss how the changes will affect our treatment of elevated cholesterol levels in high-risk patients.

  • Discuss the evolution of aortic stenosis treatment, including surgical vs. percutaneous replacement (including risks and benefits of each).

  • Explain risk stratification and decision-making for the high-risk patient.

  • Assess current guidelines for the treatment of PAD.

  • Explain specific supportive measures for cardiac conditions at end of life and how care of the heart failure patient has evolved over time.

  • Identify steps toward a healthy life and how this has evolved over time.

  • Explain treatment methods for endocarditis and the evolution of treatment changes.

  • Identify the different classes of anticoagulants and antiplatelet drugs including heparin, unfractionated heparin and direct thrombin inhibitor, and discuss complications of these drugs including heparin induced thrombocytopenia.
Contact Us
SwedishAmerican Health System
1401 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 968-4400
patientfeedback@swedishamerican.org

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