Controversies & Advances In The Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease:

The Sixteenth in the Series

Program Details

Date
November 17-18, 2016

Location
Montage Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills, California

Course Director
Raj Makkar, MD, FACC
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Updated 2016 Program!

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We are proud to be celebrating the sixteenth annual Controversies and Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease symposium! The two-day scientific program will offer realistic views on many controversial issues in cardiovascular disease today. Session topics will include
atherosclerosis and dyslipidemia, hypertension, an update on MACRA, TAVR, advanced heart disease, clinical electrophysiology, antithrombotic therapies, cardiac imaging, STEMI controversies, and interventional treatment of structural heart disease and coronary artery disease.  Sessions will include a combination of lectures, debates, and roundtable discussions. A faculty of internationally known leaders has been invited to share their knowledge and experiences with complex and controversial cases.

Target Audience
This conference is designed for cardiologists, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons, interventional cardiologists, perfusionists, ICU nurses, technicians and those involved in the diagnosis, treatment and care of individuals with controversial and complex cases of cardiac disease.

CME Accreditation & Designation

Promedica International is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Promedica International designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #8495 for 17.5 Contact Hours.

The American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (ABCP) has approved 22.1 CEUs for Wednesday, November 16 (2.4), Thursday, November 17 (9.2), and Friday, November 18 (10.5).

ABIM MOC Accreditation

CME-MOC_badge-graphicSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 17.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Abstract Deadline: November 4, 2016
Original abstracts will be considered for oral/video presentation and poster display. Submit your abstracts online.

Cedars-Sinai Employee Registration
Cedars-Sinai employees can register for the “Controversies” symposium in the following two ways:

  1. NO CME/CEU CREDIT NEEDED
    If no CME/CEU credit is needed, you may register as a complimentary attendee using the complimentary registration form.
  2. CME/CEU CREDIT
    To receive CME/CEU credit for attending the symposium, you must pay the reduced fee of $150 for Cedars-Sinai employees.  You can pay for your registration online, or via the downloadable registration form.

Hotel Reservations

The group rate at the Montage Beverly Hills has passed, however if you need a room, please contact Rebecca Law for current availability and pricing.

Refunds
All cancellations must be submitted in writing and refunds will be subject to a $100 administration charge.  Cancellations cannot be accepted over the telephone.  Refunds will not be available after October 7, 2016.