Lillehei Symposium: Progress in Cardiovascular Care

Date:

Thursday, September 7, 2017 to Friday, September 8, 2017

Location:

The Commons Hotel

Gain practical knowledge of managing patients with a variety of cardiac diseases through state-of-the-art lectures by experts and interactive case discussions.

Description

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A one-stop comprehensive update of advances in cardiovascular disease, diagnosis, and management. This symposium has essential knowledge for all healthcare professionals.

Audience

This interactive, comprehensive, informative, two-day session will provide cardiovascular education to Nurses, CV technicians, Advanced Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants), Primary care physicians, Cardiologists, Cardiac surgeons, Specialists in Vascular medicine and any health professional, or professionals from the medical industry who are interested in a comprehensive update of progress in cardiovascular care. 

Session Topics

  • Current State of the Art: LVADs, Bioresorbable coronary stents, HpEF, PAH, PFO closures
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology: Leadless pacemakers, New ICD devices, Advances in EP ablations, AFib
  • Cardiovascular Hybrid Procedures: TAVR, Mitral interventions, LAA occlusion, EVAR
  • Cardiac Pharmacotherapy, Interactive Case Presentations and much more!

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, learners should be better able to 

  • Incorporate new cardiac drugs into clinical practice. 
  • Identify appropriate patients for structural interventions. 
  • Improve EKG reading skills. 

Presented By

Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division 
University of Minnesota Medical School 

Director

Gladwin Das, MD

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

This activity is awarded up to 16.25 ANCC contact hours.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

This Live activity, Lillehei Symposium: Progress in Cardiovascular Care , with a beginning date of 09/07/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  16.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit this statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit.  The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Registration

Kickoff Rate: On or Before July 10

Physician $445
Other Healthcare Professionals(PA, APRN, RN, etc) $390
Medical Industry Professional $445

M Health
Physician/ Adjunct Faculty $220
Other Healthcare Professionals (PA, APRN, RN, etc) $220
Full-Time Faculty/ Resident/ Fellow $110

Early Rate: July 11-Aug 15

Physician $505
Other Healthcare Professionals(PA, APRN, RN, etc) $435
Medical Industry Professional $505

M Health
Physician/ Adjunct Faculty $245
Other Healthcare Professionals (PA, APRN, RN, etc) $245
Full-Time Faculty/ Resident/ Fellow $110

Regular Rate: After Aug 15

Physician $545
Other Healthcare Professionals(PA, APRN, RN, etc) $475
Medical Industry Professional $545

M Health
Physician/ Adjunct Faculty $265
Other Healthcare Professionals (PA, APRN, RN, etc) $265
Full-Time Faculty/ Resident/ Fellow $110

Registration fees include continental breakfast, lunch, morning/afternoon breaks, handouts, and online access to presentations.

Requests
Special needs, such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be requested in advance. These requests cannot always be honored on site.

How to Register

Cancellation

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Location

The Commons Hotel
615 Washington Ave SE 
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Parking

Parking in the adjacent ramp is available for an additional fee.

Exhibit

Acknowledgement of Support

We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their financial contributions to this activity:

Gold Level

  • Novartis

Bronze Level

  • Abbott Labs
  • AstraZeneca
  • AtriCure, Inc.
  • BioTelemetry Healthcare CardioNet/Mednet
  • Experimental Surgical Services UMN
  • Gilead Sciences
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Medicure Pharma
  • Sanofi
  • Zoll LifeVest

(List current as of 7/17/2017)