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Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this meeting, participants will have increased ability to:
  1. Recognize the risks and benefits of various therapeutic options in managing patients with CAD.
  2. Implement strategies for managing patients with complex cardiovascular disease and risk factors, including patients with atrial fibrillation, hypertension, diabetes and heart failure.
  3. Recognize patients who have heart failure and how to approach diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.
  4. Translate evidence-based strategies for prevention, screening, and treatment of cardiometabolic risk factors and their comorbidities to their clinical practice.
  5. Select appropriate oral antiplatelet therapy based on patient characteristics, clinical implications and recent guidelines.

 

 



Cardiology for the Practitioner
Saturday, April 21, 2018 | Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre


AGENDA


7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast  
8:30 am Welcome and Introduction Howard Leong-Poi, MD
     
Session I – Updates in Common Cardiovascular Problems: Case-Based Discussion with Interactive Audience Participation
Chair: Paul Dorian, MD
     
8:40

Atrial Fibrillation – Part I

Iqwal Mangat, MD
9:00

Atrial Fibrillation – Part II

Victoria Korley, MD
9:20

Hypertension

Juan-Carlos Monge, MD
9:40 Heart Failure Abdul Al-Hesayen, MD
10:00 Panel Discussion and Q & A with Interactive Audience Participation Faculty
     
10:30

NUTRITION BREAK

 
Session II – Risk Factor Control: Case-Based Discussion with Interactive Audience Participation
Chair: Anatoly Langer, MD
     
10:50 Diabetes - Part I
Kim Connelly, MD
11:10 Diabetes – Part II Alice Cheng, MD
11:30 Panel Discussion and Q & A Faculty
11:45 Dyslipidemia – Part I   Beth Abramson, MD
12:05 pm Dyslipidemia – Part II Shaun Goodman, MD
12:25 Panel Discussion and Q & A with Interactive Audience Participation Faculty
     
12:40 LUNCH  
Session III:Innovations and New Combinations for Your Patients
Chair: Neil Fam, MD
     
1:25 

Structural Heart Disease Interventions

Asim Cheema, MD
1:45 New Clinical Trials of Note

John Graham, MD

2:05

Single vs. Double vs. Triple Therapy in AF Patients with CAD

Akshay Bagai, MD
2:25

Secondary Prevention with Antithrombotic Therapy

Shaun Goodman, MD
2:45 Panel Discussion and Q & A with Interactive Audience Participation Faculty
     
3:15 CONCLUSION  
   
   
 
   
College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro+:
This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, 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, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim a maximum of 5.5 Section 1 hours (credits are automatically calculated).