2020 Virtual Cardiovascular Evening Symposium: Cardiovascular Prevention & Surgical Updates

2020 Virtual Cardiovascular Evening Symposium: Cardiovascular Prevention & Surgical Updates

Tuesday, December 15, 6-7 PM CST

We invite you to join your fellow clinicians to learn about cutting-edge best practices in cardiovascular care. Minneapolis Heart Institute® providers will discuss topics in prevention, diagnosis, managements, and treatment of cardiovascular conditions. Physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and clinical support staff are welcome to attend.

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Host

Marc Newell, MD, FACC, FSCCT

Marc Newell, MD, FACC, FSCCT

Chief of Clinical Cardiology
Vice President of Minneapolis Heart Institute at United Hospital
Director, Telehealth
Minneapolis Heart Institute

Speakers

Elizabeth Tuohy, MD
Coronary Calcium Scoring

Elizabeth Tuohy, MD

Preventive Cardiologist, Medical Director – Heart Disease Prevention Clinic, Minneapolis Heart Institute at United Hospital

Objectives:

  • List the indications for coronary calcium scoring
  • Explain the clinical significance of an abnormal coronary calcium score
  • Describe guideline-based treatment recommendations for significant coronary artery calcification
Robert Steffen, MD
Surgical Therapies for Heart Disease

Robert Steffen, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Objectives:

  • Outline indications for cardiac surgical intervention
  • Discuss options for treating coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, aortic disease, and heart failure
  • Describe novel techniques for treating complex heart disease

ACCREDITATIONS

Physicians

Allina Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Allina Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 1.0 hours of credit. However, the individual is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education for their discipline. In addition, you may be required to provide proof of attendance to the board upon request.

Please Note: Continuing medical education credits (ACCME) are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) for certification renewal if the content is applicable to the area of certification. Continuing education hours approved by the ACCME meet the ANCC accredited continuing nursing education (CNE) criteria.

Other(s)

Individuals representing other professional disciplines may submit course materials to their respective professional associations for 1.0 hours of continuing education credit if the content is applicable to the area of license renewal. However, the individual is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education for their discipline. In addition, you may be required to provide proof of attendance to the board upon request.