Session date: 
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Location: 
Froedtert Board Room
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

Cardiology Grand Rounds is designed to provide faculty cardiologists, cardiology fellows, and ancillary staff (PA’s, NP’s) detailed exposure to 1) emerging concepts in the management and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, 2) initiatives at a state and national level to improve inpatient and outpatient outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease, 3) knowledge to fill practice gaps identified in the division of cardiovascular medicine during our internal review meetings, and 4) basic and translational research that may affect the practice of cardiovascular medicine in the near future.

Accreditation Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians
 
Designation of Credit Statement
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
 
Hours of  Participation for Allied Health Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
Target audience: 
  • Cardiologists
  • Cardiology Fellows
  • Ancillary Staff
Learning objectives: 

At the conclusion of this activity, I will be able to:

•Understand the design and function of contemporary continuous flow of left ventricular assist devices
•Understand the indications for left ventricular assist device implantation
•Understand the risks, benefits and potential complications of left ventricular assist device implantation
Faculty & credentials: 
Course Director:
Michael Widlansky, MD, MBA
Associate Professor - Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director - Cardiology Fellowship & Continuing Medical Education
 
Speaker:
Brian Jensen, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology
Department of Medicine & Department of Pharmacology
Universtiy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Cheryl Tolliver
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-6737