Heart and Vascular Institute Continuing Education Programs




  • Synergy

Synergy in The Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Cardiovascular diseases constitute a large proportion of the illnesses and diseases in the medical world. We are fortunate to be living in an era when huge strides are being made to combat theses diseases. The dissemination of this information can play a cirtical role in treating the illnesses. Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute is striving to increase the awareness of such updates and advances to our primary care colleagues.

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Wyndham Gettysburg
95 Presidential Circle
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Agenda Highlights

Review and describe the indications, contraindications, and rationale for valve replacement versus other treatment strategies currently available for aortic valve disease

Lower Extremity Atherosclerotic Disease
Recognize signs, symptoms and treatment options for patients presenting with atherosclerotic disease of the lower extremities

Lipid Management in 2015: Guidelines and Evidence
Review cholesterol management guidelines with a focus ┬┐on ACC/AHA recommendations
Discuss the results of recent cholesterol trial

Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Major Cause of Pulmonary Hypertension?
Review the definition and World Health Organization classification of pulmonary hypertension and current treatment options for heart failure associated with pulmonary hypertension

Congenital Heart Disease Across the Life Span
Discuss the uniqueness of patient management of those adult patients living with congenital heart defects

General Cards Topic

Surgical Management for End-Stage Heart Failure
Discuss course of action and treatment options for those patients living with end-stage heart failure

You Want to See What?:Guide to Cardiac and Vascular Testing

4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their completion of this approved continuing medical education activity

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