Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death & permanent disability for 1 in 3 Americans & a considerable challenge for primary care providers. Science-based treatment & education are the best weapons in the fight against heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, “an estimated 85.6 million people in the US are living with cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack, stroke, hypertension and chest pain & more than 515,000 Americans suffer a serious cardiovascular event annually”.
Target audience includes: Physicians, PA’s, NP’s, RN’s, RT’s, EMS, pre-hospital, hospital chaplains, and all others working with the cardiovascular patient population.
Source: CDC.gov – Heart Disease Facts
American Heart Association – 2015 Heart Disease & Stroke Update compiled by AHA, CDC, NIH & other government sources.
|11:00 – 11:55 a.m||Registration/Lunch (provided)
|11:55 — 12:00 p.m.||Welcome – Danny Penick, MD
|12:00 – 1:00 p.m.||Cardiology Then and Now
James Ceaser, MD
|1:00 -2:00 p.m.||Current Debates in Pre-Hospital Medication
Matt Brandt, MD
|2:00 – 2:20 p.m.||Break
|2:20 – 3:20 p.m.||Heart Failure Then and Now
Marcy Bot-Baron, MSN, ANP
Sridevi Durga, MD
|3:20- 3:40 p.m.||Break
|3:40 – 4:40 p.m||The Evolution of Device Therapy
John Garner, MD
|4:40-5:00 p.m.||Questions & Answers
We reserve the right to substitute topics and speakers in case of emergency or cancellation.
CoxHealth Education Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
4.5 Contact Hours
This program has been approved by CoxHealth Cardiovascular Services for 4.0 STEMI contact hours for CoxHealth employees.
This activity is approved for credit by the ASRT (radiology) for 5.0 hrs.
For questions regarding education credit please contact Lisa Boyer, RN, BSN, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accreditation approval only refers to this educational activity and does not imply endorsement of any commercial products by CoxHealth or any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services. Participants will be able to print their statements of credit in HealthStream when all requirements for credit have been met. The exception will be radiology and their certificates will be emailed individually in about 6 weeks when all requirements have been met.
Requirements for Successful Completion:
Sign in at the registration desk
Complete your online evaluation on HealthStreams within 2 weeks
Attendance of entire day