2020 Virtual Cardiovascular Evening Symposium: Structural Heart and EP Updates

2020 Virtual Cardiovascular Evening Symposium: Structural Heart and EP Updates

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
6 – 7 pm CT
We invite you to join your fellow clinicians to learn about cutting-edge best practices in cardiovascular care.  Minneapolis Heart Institute® providers will discuss topics in prevention, diagnosis, managements, and treatment of cardiovascular conditions.  Physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and clinical support staff are welcome to attend.
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Host

William Katsiyiannis, MD

William Katsiyiannis, MD

President and Chairman of Cardiology
Minneapolis Heart Institute®
Vice President, Allina Health CV Services

Speakers

Paul Sorajja, MD
Structural Heart Disease Update

Paul Sorajja, MD

Interventional Cardiologist, Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health 
Director, Center of Valve and Structural Heart Disease, Minneapolis Heart Institute®

Objectives:
  • Describe testing options for patients with unexplained dyspnea
  • Recall indications and outcomes for transcatheter aortic, mitral, and tricuspid therapy
John Zakaib, MD
Advancements in Therapies for Atrial Fibrillation and Cardiac Pacing

John Zakaib, MD

Electrophysiologist, Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health

Objectives:
  • Understand the indications, technical considerations, risks, benefits and outcomes for atrial fibrillation ablation
  • Recognize the merits and limitations of anti-arrhythmic drug therapy and catheter ablation in managing atrial fibrillation
  • Understand the therapeutic approach to anticoagulation in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
  • Understand/recognize the characteristics of His Bundle Pacing as compared with standard RV pacing and Biventricular pacing

ACCREDITATIONS

Physicians

Allina Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Allina Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements for 1.0 hours of credit. However, the individual is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education for their discipline. In addition, you may be required to provide proof of attendance to the board upon request.

Please Note: Continuing medical education credits (ACCME) are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) for certification renewal if the content is applicable to the area of certification. Continuing education hours approved by the ACCME meet the ANCC accredited continuing nursing education (CNE) criteria.

Other(s)

Individuals representing other professional disciplines may submit course materials to their respective professional associations for 1.0 hours of continuing education credit if the content is applicable to the area of license renewal. However, the individual is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education for their discipline. In addition, you may be required to provide proof of attendance to the board upon request.