Session date: 
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 7:30am to 8:30am
Location: 
Froedtert Hospital 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: 
  1. To learn current practice guidelines in the evaluation and treatment of heart disease and to be able to discern how practice guidelines derived from large population groups will apply to specific individual patient groups.
  2. To identify barriers for the implementation of best practice guidelines in heart disease to daily current practice and discuss means of overcoming these barriers.
  3. To learn cost-effective strategies to diagnose and treat heart disease. 
  4. To learn the potential advantages and potential applications of promising new advances emerging from the research laboratory into clinical practice or cardiology.
Faculty & credentials: 

Course Director:

Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC

Chief - Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Director - Cardiovascular Center

Planning Committee:

Michael Widlansky MD, FACC

Jennifer Strande, MD, PhD

Jason Rubenstein, MD

Speaker :

Dominik Wiktor, MD - Cardiology Fellow

The course director, planners and speaker had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

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