Controversies in Cardiac Arrhythmias

Co-Sponsored Event

CME: 7.00

- Duration: 1 Day

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Activity Description:

This one day program is designed to provide clinicians with a review of selected topics in present day management of patients with cardiac arrhythmias.  Emphasizing new advances in the field and incorporating current guidelines and evidence-based principles of practice. The format will incorporate didactic lectures as well as case management and panel discussions with experts in the field.  

Registration Information:

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Location:

Cosmos Club, Washington DC 

Course Directors/Faculty:

Edward V. Platia, MD, FHRS, CCDS

Learning Objectives:

  • Compare and contrast the risks and benefits of warfarin vs. newer anticoagulants and apply appropriate patient selection criteria for the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation
  • Compare and contrast the risks and benefits of oral anticoagulation therapy vs. left atrial appendage (LAA) closure for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
  • Assess evidence-based clinical studies defining the role of cardiac resynchronization therary (CRT) for patients with persistent congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Evaluate the pre-market and newly approved cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) available and select the most appropriate therapy for managing 

Target Audience:

Cardiologists, Internists, Primary Care Physicians, and other health care professionals with a special interest in the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of patients with cardiac arrhythgmias. 

Contact Information:

Erin Fierman
Tel: 202-877-7939