Meeting the Challenges to Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes

Mar 15, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

When

When

Friday, March 15, 2024
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM UTC

About this event

Objectives

  • Identify current trends in treating and managing heart failure in the outpatient setting
  • Discuss medication regimen in cardiovascular diseases including coronary artery disease and heart failure.
  • Recognize the value and benefit of coronary CT angiography
  • Discuss current trends diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular disease
  • Recognize patient perspectives of life after a coronary event including physical, mental, and emotional challenges
  • Discuss the need for public access defibrillators and the role of current healthcare providers in community education
  • Identify and discuss methods to treat cardiac arrhythmias including leadless pacemakers and ablation

With the ever advancing and changing practice of medicine, new programs and procedures in the area, this educational activity will help close the practice gap for:

  • coronary CT angiogram
  • public access defibrillators
  • arrhythmia management
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • heart failure
  • medical management
  • dietary changes
  • cardiac rehab for patients with coronary artery disease
  • life post coronary intervention
  • a patient’s perspective

Continue Education

Physician/PA/Nursing Home Administrator: The Southern Kentucky Area Health Education Center is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) to provide continuing medical education for

physicians. The Southern Kentucky AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of (six (6) credits) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit( ).™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing/KBN Approval: Rockcastle Regional Hospital, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN). Provider #4-0059-12-24-059. Expiration Date: December 31, 2024. “ Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education program does not constitute endorsement of program content.”

Total approved hours 7.2

Pharmacy: This program has been submitted to the KY Board of Pharmacy for pharmacy credit. (Credit Pending)

Dietitian: This program has been submitted to the Commission for Dietetic Registration. (Credit Pending)

Dentistry: This program has been approved by the Southern Kentucky AHEC.

Respiratory: This program has been submitted to the Kentucky Board for Respiratory Care for credit. (Credit Pending)

Radiology: This program has been submitted to the Kentucky Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy for credit. (Credit Pending)

Sonographer: This program has been submitted to the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers for credit. (Credit Pending)

EMT/Paramedic: This program has been submitted to the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services for CE credit. (Credit Pending.)

Maximum 6 Hours Partial credit will be given on a per hour basis. 

Attendance Requirement

Registration is free and attendees must stay for entire session and complete an evaluation to be awarded contact hours. 

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Notice

Presentations and speakers subject to change. We would be pleased to assist you with any special needs (i.e. physical, dietary etc.) please let us know in advance.