Event Date/Time: Apr 18, 2009 End Date/Time: Apr 25, 2009
Registration Date: Apr 17, 2009
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Target Audience
Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians, Internists, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners

Program Purpose / Objectives
Statement of Purpose: To review the healthcare management of adults in a clinical setting, with special emphasis on cardiac disease and prevention Preliminary Objectives for Activity: “At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
• Discuss adjunctive therapy following acute myocardial infarction
• Compare the historical and modern definitions of congestive heart failure
• Review the pathophysiology of acute coronary syndromes
• Discuss why myocardial infarction in the elderly results in worse outcomes
• Review trends in risk factor for CHD
• Review effective strategies for treating metabolic syndrome
• Assess CHD risk in patients
• Recommend the best diet for CHD prevention
• Compare the polypill versus polymeal approach to preventing CHD
• Review current developments in pulmonary hypertension
• Identify the three principal presentations of unstable


Additional Information

14 CME Category 1 Credits 14 Contact Hours Course Fee Physicians $695 All Others - Course Fee $450