Overview

The overarching theme is innovation in cardiovascular disease. Topics include advances in the medical management of atrial fibrillation, emerging trends in preventive care, the latest in innovative interventional cardiac device management, congenital heart failure, anticoagulation in clinical medicine and surgical management, special aspects of women and cardiovascular disease, and recent developments in the management of peripheral artery disease.

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Speakers

James Quintessenza, MD


Professor, Surgery UK College of Medicine Chief, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Kentucky Children's Hospital Lexington, Kentucky
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Susan Smyth, MD, PhD


Jeff Gill Professor, Cardiology University of Kentucky College of Medicine Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Director, Gill Heart & Vascular Institute Director, MD/PhD Program UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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John Gurley, MD


Professor, Medicine University of Kentucky College of Medicine Director, Structural Heart Program Gill Heart & Vascular Institute UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Gretchen Wells, MD, PhD


Thomas F. Whayne Professor in Women’s Health University of Kentucky College of Medicine Director, Women's Heart Program UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Mark Newman, MD


Executive Vice President for Health Affairs UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Thomas Whayne Jr, MD, PhD


Professor, Medicine University of Kentucky College of Medicine Director, Lipid Management Clinic UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Aaron Hesselson, MD, FACC, FHRS


Associate Professor, Medicine University of Kentucky College of Medicine Director, Electrophysiologic Services Gill Heart & Vascular Institute UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Sibu Saha, MD, MBA, FACS


Professor, Surgery and Bioengineering University of Kentucky College of Medicine Frank C. Spencer, MD, Endowed Chair in Surgery Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery Chair, Director’s Council of Gill Heart Institute Gill Heart & Vascular Institute UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Accreditation

Medicine
The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies - Patient care and Medical knowledge

Pharmacy

ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This knowledge-based activity has been assigned UANs 0022-0000-18-009-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-010-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-011-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-012-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-013-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-014-L01-P, and 0022-0000-18-015-L01-P and will award 3.5 contact hours (0.350 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes signing in at registration, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, completing the activity evaluation and requesting credit online at conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education

Nursing
The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 3.5 ANCC contact hours.

The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) approves The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing (UKCON) as a provider as well. ANCC and KBN approval of a continuing nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content nor commercial sponsors. The University of Kentucky does not approve commercial products. This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 4.2 KBN contact hours. Provider #: 3-0008-01-18-951. In order to receive credit, participants complete CNE activity, complete the evaluation form. Certificates may be printed once the evaluation is completed.

Physician Assistant
This conference has been submitted to the AAPA for PA credit. (Credit Pending)

Other
UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 3.5 hours of participation.

Acknowledgement

In collaboration with UK College of Nursing Continuing Education Office and UK Department of Cardiology.

Questions?

For more information, please contact Colleen McMullen | (859) 218-0122 or Rebecca Craft | (859) 285-8083.

Registration Fees

The registration fee includes all presentations, continuing education credit, breakfast, lunch, and one Grandstand Reserved Keeneland ticket. Tickets to Keeneland are limited so be sure to register early and indicate if you will be attending to assure availability.

We hope you will be able to attend in person, but if not, a Remote Access Option is available. Be sure to select the Remote Access registration category to indicate you will be joining on your own computer to watch all of the presentations in real time. Complete log on instructions will be emailed to you.