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Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this meeting, participants will have increased ability to:
  1. Recognize the risks and benefits and implement strategies for managing patients with complex cardiovascular  disease (CAD) including patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), hypertension, diabetes and heart failure.
  2. Evaluate risks and benefits of DAPT post PCI and long term as secondary prevention.
  3. Implement strategies for appropriate stroke and systemic embolism prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation.
  4. Evaluate efficacy of antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapies in preventing adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with CAD and AF.
  5. Translate evidence-based strategies for prevention, screening and treatment of cardiometabolic risk factors and their comorbidities to their clinical practice.
  6. Identify evidence based management of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among patients with diabetes.
  7. Identify evidence based management of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among patients with heart failure.
  8. Identify evidence based management of lipid lowering among patients with established cardiovascular disease.

 

 


Cardiology for the Practitioner
Virtual Meeting
Saturday, April 30, 2022

AGENDA
8:00 am Welcome and Introduction Howard Leong-Poi, MD
   
Session I:
Chair: Akshay Bagai, MD
8:10 Thresholds instead of targets in lipid lowering and prevention in ASCVD
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling
Beth Abramson, MD
   
8:35 Evidence based choices in lipid lowering beyond statin
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling
Anatoly Langer, MD
   
9:00 Beyond LDL-C lowering: anti-inflammatory therapies for CAD
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling
Shaun Goodman, MD
   
9:25 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and ASCVD: SGLT2 inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists, or both?
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling
Kim Connelly, MD
   
9:50 Interactive Learning: Panel Discussion with audience, moderated session, Q&A augmented by use of on-line chat, Q&A or raising of hand Faculty
   
10:10 Break  
Session II:
Chair: Kaja Konieczny, MD
10:25

Which AF requires treatment and which treatment?
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling

Paul Dorian, MD
   
10:50

What is the role for aspirin in CVD prevention?
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling

Andrew Yan, MD
   
11:15 Peripheral artery disease: Underappreciated and undertreated
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling
Charles de Mestral, MD
   
11:40 Diagnosis and management of patients with chest pain
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling
Yin Ge, M
   
12:05 Interactive Learning: Panel Discussion with audience, moderated session, Q&A augmented by use of on-line chat, Q&A or raising of hand Faculty
12:25 Break  
Session III:
Chair: Geraldine Ong, MD
12:40 What is the new standard of care in hypertension?
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling
Chi-Ming Chow, MD
   
1:05 Evidence-based HFrEF management: I need two hands to count
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling
Susanna Mak, MD
   
1:30

Evidence-based management of HFpEF: my hands are free
Interactive Learning:10 min Q & A by use of on-line polling

Gordon Moe, MD
   
1:55

Interactive Learning: Panel Discussion with audience, moderated session, Q&A augmented by use of on-line chat, Q&A or raising of hand

Faculty
2:15 CLOSE  
   
     

Accreditation:

College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro+:

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 5.5 Mainpro+ credits.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim a maximum of 5.5 hours (credits are automatically calculated).