Session date: 
Thursday, January 9, 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.

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
AMA Credit Designation:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. 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: 
  • Faculty cardiologists
  • Cardiology fellows
  • Allied Health Professionals
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: 
Activity Director
Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Chief - Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Vice Chair of Translational Research
 
Planning Committee:
 
 
 
Speaker:
 
 
 
 
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CME Coordinator Contact Information

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