3rd Annual Heart Failure & Arrhythmias: From Prevention to Cure

Venue: Paradise Point Resort

Location: San Diego, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 01, 2008 End Date/Time: Nov 02, 2008
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Program Summary
The management of heart failure and arrhythmias continues to evolve at a rapid rate. Medical therapy continues to progress and device therapy is reducing mortality and improving quality of life, even permitting in-home monitoring of patients. Moreover catheter procedures that now have the potential to cure atrial fibrillation have now become routine. Finally new gene technology is offering new insights into the mechanisms of heart failure and arrhythmias. This will be an exciting conference that offers practical, up to the minute advice on management of both inpatient and outpatient heart failure and arrhythmia patients while offering a glimpse into what the future may hold.

This program will update the primary care provider and practicing cardiologist on the latest treatments for heart failure and atrial arrhythmias as well as new therapies being developed. A unique aspect of this course is that attendees will be able to see patients with expert clinicians to update cardiac physical examination skills as well as attend workshops in echocardiography and remote patient management.

Overall Course Objectives

After participating in this course, the attendee should be able to:

• Review Guideline Based Treatment for Heart Failure.
• Describe the new treatments for Heart Failure.
• Discuss newer treatment for Atrial and Vent Arrhythmias.
• Demonstrate Cardiac Physical Examination Skills.

Target Audience
Primary care physicians, cardiologists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in heart failure and arrhythmias.