January 18-21, 2016 - Loews Miami Beach, Miami Beach, Florida
Course Directors:Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, M.D.Thomas G. Allison, Ph.D.
Co-Course Directors: Randal J. Thomas, M.D.Amy W. Pollak, M.D.

Course Description:
The purpose of the meeting is to present state-of-the-art knowledge in cardiology with a clinically-based approach.  The scope of the program is broad and will cover a wide spectrum of cardiovascular diseases but generally focused on prevention of coronary disease, stroke and sudden death.  Expert faculty will present practical clinical approaches to diagnostics and latest management strategies of challenging and controversial topics in cardiology.

Registration Fee:
Course Registration (MD, PhD, DO, PharmD) $750.00
Course Registration (Fellows in Training, PA, NP, RN) $450.00


Learning Objectives:
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Identify basic and advanced screening strategies to identify CVD risk in clinical practice
  • Select evidence-based lifestyle and medication management strategies to manage CVD risk factors 
  • Recognize indications for and impact of medication and surgical management of obesity 
  • Cite the critical steps in management of patients with known CVD, including CAD, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, stroke, valvular heart disease, thromboembolic events
  • Recognize effective methods to identify and manage CVD risk in younger and older athletes

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Credit Information
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Exhibit Opportunities
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Sheila Fick..


Course summary
Credit:18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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