Advanced Heart Failure Symposium

February 17, 2018

Baptist Memphis • Dr. H. Edward Garrett, Sr. Auditorium • 6027 Walnut Grove Road

Course Description

The goal of this symposium is to enhance physicians' and other health care providers’ knowledge in the evaluation and treatment of patients with advanced heart failure (AHF).

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) as a clinical tool to evaluate patients with heart failure.
  • Recognize immunological challenges of heart transplantation.
  • Examine recent advancements in ventricular assist device technology.
  • Recognize the treatment options for patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction and significant mitral regurgitation.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, cardiologists, CV surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, allied health professionals and pharmacists.

Faculty

For a list of faculty presenters, click here.

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation (BMHCC) to promote balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all education activities; to require disclosure of relevant financial relationships from individuals engaged in content development or planning of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.

Continuing Education Credit

CME Accreditation & Credit

The Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation is accredited by the Mississippi State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Charge

There is no charge to attend this educational activity. Physician participants can claim CME credits for a flat fee of $70. Payment is to be made upon completion of the post-activity evaluation.

Register Now

Please RSVP by Monday, February 12, 2018. For more information, please call 901-226-2048.

If you require special seating arrangements because of hearing, visual or mobility impairment or have special dietary concerns, please call 901-226-2048.