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February 22-26, 2016 - Marriott CasaMagna, Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Course Directors: Guy S. Reeder, M.D.Steve R. Ommen, M.D.

The purpose of the meeting is to present practical state-of-the-art knowledge in cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy. The scope of the program is comprehensive and will cover prevention, ischemic heart disease, heart failure, valvular heart disease, and heart rhythm disorders. New topics include critical care for the cardiologist, preoperative management of the cardiac patient for non-cardiac surgery, and a MOC session for ABIM Recertification. Expert faculty will present evidence-based and practical clinical approaches to diagnosis and treatment. A case-based format with audience response interaction and ample time for discussion is planned.

Registration Fees

MD, PhD, DO, PharmD $780.00
Residents, PA, NP, RN $585.00


Credit
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 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Health Care Professionals: A record of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations. 

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

  • Use clinical and laboratory parameters to assess CV risk
  • Describe risk reduction strategies including lifestyle modifications and medications
  • Apply skills in lipid and hypertension management
  • Describe the latest diagnostic and management strategies in heart failure
  • Assess optimal patient selection for advanced therapies in severe heart failure
  • Discuss state-of-the-art practical approach to the management of complex coronary disease
  • Outline best practices for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation and ventricular arrhythmias
  • Discuss the newer concepts of management of heart failure, cardiomyopathies, and valvular disease

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.

Exhibitor 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.

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Course summary

Credit: 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Contact Phone:  800-283-6296

Contact Email:cvcme@mayo.edu