A Primary Approach
April 14, 2018 | Spokane Convention Center
For health care professionals only
Experts will provide the latest in current practical guidelines for differential diagnoses, proper evaluation and treatment of common cardiovascular clinical challenges.
Who should attend
Physicians and advanced practice providers from the ED, primary care clinics, internal medicine, Hospitalists and other medical and surgical specialties.
This program will provide 6 hours of Continuing Medical Education*.
Use the form below to register and pay online. Registration closes April 9.
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*Providence Health Care (PHC) is accredited by the Washington State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Providence Health Care (PHC) designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity meets the criteria for up to 6 hours of Category 1 CME credit to satisfy the relicensure requirements of the Washington State Medical Quality Assurance Commission.
April 14, 2018 Saturday
Spokane Convention Center
334 W Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201
| 7 a.m.
Registration, Continental Breakfast, Visit Exhibitors
| 7:50 a.m.
Treating Appropriately in a Changing Health Care Environment
Guy Katz, MD - Program Director
Session I: Treatment Update: Pipelines and Valves
| 8 a.m.
Carotid Artery Disease - Appropriate Assessment, Follow up, and Considerations for Intervention
Luke Zhan, MD, PhD - Providence Vascular Institute
| 8:30 a.m.
Non-surgical Treatment of Valvular Heart Disease – Percutaneous Interventions Present and Future
Mike Ring, MD, FACC - Providence Spokane Cardiology
| 9 a.m.
Coronary Artery Disease: Changing Guidelines for Treatments – Medical, Percutaneous, Surgical
Brydan Curtis, DO - Providence Spokane Cardiology
| 9:30 a.m.
Radiologic Enlargement of the Thoracic Aorta: Clinical Implications: Guidelines for Diagnostic Evaluation, Follow up and Treatment
Justin Reeves, MD - Providence Northwest Heart & Lung Surgical Associates
Refreshments, Visit Exhibits
Session II: Treatment Update: Wiring, Pumps and Connections
The Atrial Fibrillation Epidemic – Are there any cures?
Michael Kwasman, MD - FACC - Providence Spokane Cardiology
Outpatient Management of Heart Failure
Sean Spangler, MD - Providence Spokane Cardiology
Catheter Ablation Therapy for Arrhythmias - When to consider, and what to expect?
Thomas Klein, MD - Providence Spokane Cardiology
Improving Adult Congenital Heart Disease Care in the Inland Northwest – It Starts with You
Jeremy Nicolarsen, MD, FACC - Providence Adult and Teen Congenital Heart Program (PATCH)
Break (Buffet) and Visit Exhibits
Session III: Doing the Right Thing - Interactive Approach to Common Clinical Problems
| 1 p.m.
Office Approach to Venous Disease – When to be Concerned and What to Do
Megan Hoefer, MD - Providence Vein Center
| 1:30 p.m.
Palpitations, Syncope, Tachycardia, and the Abnormal ECG: Practical Approach for Common Clinic Scenarios
Muaz Abudiab, MD - Providence Spokane Cardiology
| 2 p.m.
Cardiac Stress Testing – Matching the Right Question to the Right Test
Rachel Le, MD - Providence Spokane Cardiology
| 2:30 p.m.
Treatment of ASCVD before it Develops – A Novel Approach to Prevention
Pierre Leimgruber, MD, FACC - The Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center, Spokane
| 3 p.m.
Course evaluations and CME Certificates