2nd Annual CareMore Cardiovascular Update Symposium 2018

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 7:30am to 5:00pm
Event Location Notes: 

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, DuVal Auditorium
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724
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2nd Annual CareMore Cardiovascular
Update Symposium 2018:
Delivering Evidence-Based Care in Real World Practice

 

You are invited to a unique educational experience that blends academic cardiovascular medicine with real world practice. Presenters will include nationally and internationally known experts who will share their perspective on delivering high-quality evidence-based practice in the most resource responsible ways. This Symposium is an opportunity for physicians and healthcare providers to enjoy a state-of-the-art educational update on cardiovascular disease, tailored to Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians, Residents, and Medical Students.

Objectives

■ Incorporate current therapies for chronic and acute coronary artery disease
■ Diagnose and manage acute decompensated heart failure, chronic heart failure and advanced heart failure
■ Utilize principles of palliative care in the management of heart diseases
■ Utilize appropriate cardiac rhythm devices for arrhythmia management
■ Incorporate current guidelines on cholesterol

Click here to view, post and share the flyer for this event:  2018-caremore-cardiovascular-symposium_03-31-18_flyer.pdf 

REGISTER HERE!

Presented in Coordination with CareMore Health
This program is endorsed by the Arizona and California chapters of the American College of Cardiology.

CME Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and Cardio Care, LLC. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Organizing and CME Committee:
M. Reza Movahed, MD, PhD; Mazda Motallebi, MD; Balu Ghadhe, MD; Mehrnoosh Hashemzadeh, PhD; Zubin Eapen, MD; Dan Peterson and Melisa Dodge

Location
UA Banner Medical Center, DuVal Auditorium | 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, Arizona
Saturday March 31, 2018 | 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This program is endorsed by the Arizona and California chapters of the American College of Cardiology, presented to the medical community by CareMore Health.

Registration
Free for Medical students, Residents, Fellows and CareMore Members, $50 Physicians, $25 Nurses and Nurse practitioners before March 20, 2018. After March 20, 2018 $75 Physicians, $50 Nurses and Nurse practitioners. Registration fee will be donated to the American Heart Association. Registration will include breakfast, lunch (from Persian Room Restaurant), refreshments, and up to 8 hours CME credits

For any questions, please contact mhashemz1@yahoo.com or (949) 374-1501.

EVENT AGENDA 

  • 7:30 am – 8 am: REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
  • 8:00 am - Opening Remarks | M. Reza Movahed, MD, PhD, regional cardiology director, Arizona, CareMore Health; staff cardiologist, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System; clinical professor, Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Tucson; and member, UA Sarver Heart Center
  • 8:20 am - KEYNOTE SPEAKER | Sachin H. Jain, MD, President & CEO, CareMore Health 
  • 8:40 am - “Palliative Care?” | Zubin J. Eapen, MD
  • 9:00 am - “CAD: Acute Coronary Syndrome” | M. Reza Movahed, MD, PhD
  • 9:20 am - “CAD: Stable Coronary Artery Disease” | M. Reza Movahed, MD, PhD
  • 9:40 am - “Cholesterol Treatment – Making Sense of the Guidelines” | Nathan Wong, PhD
  • 10:00 am - “Hypertension Treatment – Making Sense of the Guidelines” | Nathan Wong, PhD
  • 10:20 am - 10:40 am: BREAK
  • 10:40 am - “Antiplatelet Therapy” | Ramin Ebrahimi, MD
  • 11:00 am - “Care Coordination and Preventing Readmissions” | Piyush Gupta, MD
  • 11:20 am - “Diagnosis and Management of HfpEF” | J. Thomas Heywood, MD
  • 11:40 am - “Advanced Heart Failure, Balancing Emerging Technology with Palliative Care” | J. Thomas Heywood, MD
  • 12:00 pm - “TAVR Update – Technology and Patient Selection” | Steven Burstein, MD
  • 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm: LUNCH
  • 1:20 pm - “Update on Non-Invasive Imaging” | M. Reza Movahed, MD, PhD
  • 1:40 pm - “Cardio-Cerebral Resuscitation” | Gordon Ewy, MD, professor emeritus, Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Tucson, and director emeritus, UA Sarver Heart Center
  • 2:00 pm - “Atrial Fibrillation” | Mazda Motallebi, MD
  • 2:20 pm - “ICD and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy” | Mazda Motallebi, MD
  • 2:40 pm - “Treatment of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure” | Uri Elkayam, MD
  • 3:00 pm - “Pre-Op Evaluation for Non-Cardiac Surgery” | M. Reza Movahed, MD, PhD
  • 3:20 pm - “Update on Peripheral Vascular Disease” | Rodney A. White, MD
  • 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm: BREAK
  • 4:00 pm - “Universal Definition of MI” | Joseph Alpert, MD, professor, Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Tucson; past chair, UA Department of Medicine (1992-2006); member, UA Sarver Heart Center, and editor-in-chief, American Journal of Medicine, the official journal of the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine
  • 4:20 pm - “Cardiac Care of Geriatric Patients” | Rostam Khoubyari, MD
  • 4:40 pm - Closing Remarks | Balu Gadhe, MD, Chief, Clinical Services, CareMore Health

About CareMore
CareMore Health, a subsidiary of Anthem Inc., is an integrated health plan and care delivery system for Medicare and Medicaid patients. The company was founded in 1993 as a small Southern California regional medical group. Today, it serves 100,000 patients across eight states. Its care model targets high-risk, chronically ill patients through focused care coordination, patient education, and proactive disease management to improve care and reduce costs. Learn more at https://www.caremore.com