Northwestern University

Apr
28
Fri 12:00 PM

10th Annual Women’s Cardiovascular Health Symposium

When: Friday, April 28, 2017
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM  

Where: Prentice Women's Hospital, 250 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs

Contact: CME Office   312.503.8533

Group: Med - Cardiology

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Description:

10th Annual Women’s Cardiovascular Health Symposium
April 28, 2017

Prentice Women’s Hospital
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Registration:
www.cme.northwestern.edu/conferences/index.html

Sponsored by
The Program for Women’s Cardiovascular Health
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education

Course Directors
Marla Mendelson, MD
Medical Director, Program for Women's Cardiovascular Health
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Director of Heart Disease and Pregnancy Program and the
Northwestern Adult Congenital Heart Center

Susan S. Kim, MD
Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Associate Medical Director, Program for Women's Cardiovascular Health
Director, Implantable Electronic Device Clinic and Cardiac Electrocardiography
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Target Audience
This CME program has been designed to meet the educational needs of Cardiologists, Internists, Obstetrician-Gynecologists, Hospital Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Residents and Nurses and any other health care professionals who participate in the care of women across the life span.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Compare and contrast characteristics of presentations and outcomes of CV disease in women with respect to hypertension, dyslipidemias, arrhythmias and chest pain
2. Outline current and emerging medical and lifestyle strategies for the treatment of hypertension and lipid disorders in women including the use of newer pharmaceutical agents
3. Outline the clinical pathway used to evaluate chest pain in women and identify where it differs from men
4.Develop an interdisciplinary plan of care between obstetricians and primary care for the pregnant patient with, or at risk for, cardiovascular complications
5. Describe best practices in the treatment of arrhythmias in women including stroke mitigation strategies
6. Discuss the cardiovascular effects of select cancer therapies including approaches to mitigate adverse effects
7. List the latest recommendations to address menopause, hormones and impact on the development of cardiovascular disease

Accreditation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

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