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Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Symposium 2008 (description)

"cardiovascular prevention"

Category:Cardiology, Cardiovascular Care, Dietetics/Nutrition, Disease Prevention, Family Practice
Address:1200 Anastasia Avenue Coral Gables, Florida, United States of America 33134
Phone:786-596-2398
Event dates:2/7/2008 - 2/9/2008 (This event has already taken place)
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Speakers/Presenters:

Topics to be Covered:

  • Michael D. Ozner, M.D.
  • Herbert Benson, M.D.
  • William Boden, M.D.
  • Tim Church, M.D.
  • William Cromwell, M.D.
  • Antonio Gotto, M.D.
  • Harvey Hecht, M.D.
  • Charles Hennekens, M.D.
  • Joseph Izzo, M.D.
  • Nanette Kass-Wenger, M.D.
  • Peter Libby, M.D.
  • Gerald Reaven, M.D.
  • Paul Ridker, M.D.
  • inflammation and atherosclerosis
  • statins
  • acute coronary syndrome
  • metabolic syndrome
  • hypertension management
  • LDL
  • Courage Trial
  • antiplatelet therapy
  • advanced lipid testing
  • noninvasive imaging
  • stress and cardiovascular disease
Contact:juliez@baptisthealth.net
Organizer phone:786-596-2398
Offering type:Symposium
Specialty:Medical Education
Event frequency:Never
First Meeting:
Total events:
Est. attendance:
Target audience:Cardiologists
Other target audiences:nurses, pharmacists, internists, family physicians, dietitians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners
Host Sponsor:Baptist Health South Florida
Est. # of exhibitors:
Currency:US Dollars
Language:English
CE Credits:ACCME Category 1 Nursing Dietary AAFP Pharmacy Psychology
Organizer URLwww.baptistheatlh.net/meded

Description:

The goal of this symposium is to improve patient care by providing healthcare professionals with an educational update scientific advances in the field of cardiovascular medicine and promoting more comprehensive applications of risk reduction strategies.

Schedule:

Schedule

Thursday, February 7, 2008 (1 Cat.1)
6:00 p.m. Early Registration and Welcome Reception, Alhambra Ballroom
6:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker Presentation: Inflammation and Atherosclerosis
Peter Libby, M.D.
8:30 p.m. Adjourn

Friday, February 8, 2007 (8 Cat. 1)
7:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

7:45 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Brian Keeley, CEO Baptist Health South Florida
Opening Remarks
Michael D. Ozner, M.D.

General Session
Moderator: Michael D. Ozner, M.D.

8:00 a.m. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention 2008: Overview
Michael D. Ozner, M.D.

8:30 a.m. Statins and Atherosclerosis: Unanswered Questions
Antonio M. Gotto, Jr., M.D.

9:10 a.m. Mechanisms of Acute Coronary Syndromes
Peter Libby, M.D.

9:50 a.m. The Many Faces of Metabolic Syndrome
Gerald M. Reaven, M.D.

10:30 a.m. Break and Exhibits

11:00 a.m. How Do You Manage These Patients? Case Studies and Controversies
Faculty Discussion with Audience Participation

12:00 p.m. Lunch and Exhibits

1:00 p.m. Hypertension Management 2008: Where Are We Now and Where Are
We Going?
Joseph L. Izzo, M.D.

1:35 p.m. Do You Have the Courage To Avoid Intervention in Stable CAD? Lessons Learned From the COURAGE Trial
William E. Boden, M.D.

2:10 p.m. Low Density Lipoprotein and Beyond
Peter Libby, M.D.

2:50 p.m. How Do You Manage These Patients? Case Studies and Controversies
Faculty Discussion with Audience Participation

3:20 p.m. Break and Exhibits

3:40 p.m. Anti-platelet Therapy in the Treatment and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Charles Hennekens, M.D.

4:10 p.m. The Utility of Advanced Lipid Testing in Clinical Practice
William C. Cromwell, M.D.

4:40 p.m. Non-invasive Imaging for Early Detection of Atherosclerosis: Does It Impact Patient Management?
Harvey S. Hecht, M.D.

5:10 p.m. How Do You Manage These Patients? Case Studies and Controversies
Faculty Discussion with Audience Participation

5:45 p.m. Reception

Saturday February 9, 2008 (4.5 Cat.1)
General Session
Moderator: Michael D. Ozner, M.D.

7:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00 a.m. Targeting High Density Lipoprotein for Coronary Prevention: Still Worth Pursuing?
Antonio M. Gotto, Jr., M.D.

8:30 a.m. Obesity, Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease
Gerald Reaven, M.D.

9:10 a.m. Lower Is Better For LDL and hs-CRP: Should There Be a Dual Goal Pathway Targeting Lipids and Inflammation?
Paul M Ridker, M.D.

9:40 a.m. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Women
Nanette K. Wenger, M.D.

10:15 a.m. How Do You Manage These Patients? Case Studies and Controversies
Faculty Discussion with Audience Participation

11:00 a.m. Break and Exhibits

11:30 a.m. Should Metabolic Syndrome Be Called the Physical Inactivity
Syndrome? The Role of Exercise in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Tim Church M.D.

12 Noon Stress and Cardiovascular Disease: The Mind-Body Connection
Herbert Benson M.D.

12:30 p.m. How Do You Manage These Patients? Case Studies and Controversies
Faculty Discussion with Audience Participation

1:00 p.m. Adjourn

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Contact Person:Julie Zimmett
TitleMedical Education Assistant
Contact Emailjuliez@baptisthealth.net
Organizer Address 18900 N. Kendall Drive
Organizer Address 2Attention: Medical Education Departmenet
Organizer CityMiami
Organizer State: (US)Florida
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer Zip or Postal Code33176
Organizer CountryUnited States of America
Organizer Phone786-596-2398
Organizer Fax786-596-2769
Structural makeupNon-Profit
Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsBaptist Health South Florida
Event Site/VenueBiltmore Hotel
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
Statistics available for most recent event held in:NA
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Target BoundariesNational
Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
Web Page
Can one register for your CE on your web site?NA
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?Yes
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Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?Yes
Will there be shuttle service available?NA

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