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 PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE CREDIT

  1. Scan badge each day

  2. Attend credit designated sessions

  3. At the end of the conference, logon to the following URL: *will be available March 31, 2019

  4. Complete evaluation, credit request form, and download or print credit statement 

PHYSICIAN CONTINUING EDUCATION – GENERAL SYMPOSIUM

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CMEsolutions and Gaffney Events. The CMEsolutions is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The CMEsolutions designates this live conference for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSING CONTINUING EDUCATION – NURSE / TECHNOLOGIST SYMPOSIUM

This activity has been submitted to the Continuing Nursing Education Group for approval to award contact hours. The Continuing Nursing Education Group is an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Continuing Nursing Education Group and ANCC Commission on Accreditation do not approve or endorse any commercial products displayed.

SYMPOSIUM OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the role of mechanical circulatory support in patients undergoing complex coronary intervention
  • Discuss newer and novel stent platforms and their regulatory pathway to FDA approval
  • Describe the emerging role of catheter-based revascularization in complex lesion subsets including unprotected left main coronary disease and multi vessel coronary artery disease
  • Explain the relative merits of surgical vs. percutaneous revascularization in diabetic patients with complex coronary anatomy
  • Discuss the role for advanced imaging in cardiovascular disease management including noninvasive imaging and high resolution invasive coronary imaging (OCT and IVUS)
  • Describe the emerging role of catheter based left atrial appendage therapies as opposed to traditional pharmacotherapy, in thrombo-embolic prophylaxis of atrial fibrillation
  • List radial based and alternative access approaches to cardiovascular disease therapy
  • Define the role of transcatheter and surgical therapies for patients with advanced aortic valvular disease
  • Define the role of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in intermediate risk patient subsets
  • Describe the catheter-based therapies for those with degenerative and functional mitral valve disorders
  • Explain emerging therapies for patients with tricuspid and pulmonic valve disease
  • Review the most relevant trials in coronary and structural heart disease which will shape the immediate future of patient management

TARGET AUDIENCE

The 2019 Scottsdale Interventional Forum has been designed to meet the educational needs of interventional and general cardiologists, cardiology fellows, cardiovascular surgeons and vascular specialists, interventional radiologists, cath lab nurses and technicians as well as other medical professionals who have an interest in heart and vascular medicine.

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS (ASRT) – NURSE / TECHNOLOGIST SYMPOSIUM

Category A/A+ CE credit is pending approval by the ASRT

INSTRUCTIONS TO RECEIVE CREDIT

To receive credit, participants must attend credit designated sessions, and must submit a completed evaluation and application for credit at the conclusion of the Scottsdale Interventional Forum.

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

CMEsolutions requires everyone in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by CMEsolutions for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.