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Join us at Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider: Improving CV Care Access and Outcomes Across all Communities

This educational offering will bring together experts in cardiovascular disease (CV) for a review of fundamentals and the most important changes in CV medicine including the diagnosis and management of commonly encountered CV conditions.  Session topics will also address persistent disparities in CV care to ensure patients across all communities receive the highest, most-up-to-date quality of care and achieve the best possible outcomes.  Advanced healthcare professionals, general cardiologists, primary care and internal medicine providers will benefit from the wide number of CV topics discussed to enhance their practice for patients seen daily.

By attending, participants will be able to:

  • Reduce cardiovascular risk with the management of hyperlipidemia, hypertension, obesity and diet. 
  • Address issues associated with primary prevention therapy in all populations including race-specific cardiovascular disease and the impact of socioeconomic factors on cardiovascular risk and prevention.
  • Discuss the social determinants of health outcomes with cardiac disease in all populations, including racial, ethnic and sex disparities as well as pregnancy, athletes and those over age 65.
  • Describe recommendations and guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with CVD, including angina and peripheral artery disease (PAD).
  • Apply recent evidence for the diagnosis and management of structural heart disease.
  • Apply current guideline recommendations for the management of patients with heart failure. 
  • Assess the options for prevention, diagnosis, and management of heart rhythm disorders.
  • Analyze and identify targeted strategies for the inter-professional healthcare team to meet the CV health needs of underserved communities. 

Who should attend?

Providers who care for patients with acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions, including general cardiologists, internal medicine specialists, primary care providers, family physicians, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and nurses.

Call for Abstracts

The Planning Committee of the Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider: Improving CV Care Access and Outcomes Across all Communities welcomes abstract submissions in the area of CV medicine and surgery and disparities of care.

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