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Course Information

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Overview

This annual program will educate and promote improved patient outcomes for cardiovascular issues commonly encountered in internal medicine and family medicine practice. The course will highlight the latest science related to cardiovascular disease presented in a practical and patient-focused manner relevant to the primary care setting and include strategies for prevention, diagnosis, management and timing of clinical decisions.

Who Should Attend

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

By Attending, You Will Be Able To

  • Reduce cardiovascular risks through optimal management of dyslipidemia, diet and lifestyle, hypertension, kidney disease, diabetes, and obesity.
  • Address the issues associated with primary prevention therapy in specific populations including adults with congenital heart disease, athletes, pregnant women, and the elderly.
  • Describe the essentials of primary prevention and management of cardiovascular disease.
  • Apply recent evidence on mitral regurgitation and aortic stenosis into clinical decision making for patients with structural heart disease.
  • Describe recommendations for the diagnosis and management of patients with heart failure in the primary care setting.
  • Analyze the options for primary care providers to prevent, detect, and manage patients with heart rhythm disorders.

Cleveland Clinic has ranked as the nation’s #1 heart care program For 28 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.