Overview

The purpose of the conference is to provide the latest updates in the medical and surgical management and treatment of cardiovascular disease. The conference will also include discussions on emerging new treatments in peripheral vascular disease, the use of stem cells as a treatment for cardiovascular disease, the impact of diabetes and addiction on heart disease, and the development of new cardiovascular therapies in clinical trials.

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Speakers

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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Eli Capilouto, ScD, SM, MPH, DMD


President University of Kentucky 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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Connie Jennings, MD


Assistant Professor, Medicine, General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington, Kentucky
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Ahmed Abdel-Latif, MD, MSc, PhD


Associate Professor, Medicine University of Kentucky College of Medicine Lexington, Kentucky
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Kristen Stakelin, MD, MLDE, CDE


Associate Professor, Medicine, Endocrinology and Molecular Medicine, Internal Medicine University of Kentucky College of Medicine Medical Director, Adult Endocrinology Clinic Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Khaled Ziada, MD, FACC, FSCAI


Professor, Medicine Gill Foundation Professor, Interventional Cardiology University of Kentucky College of Medicine Medical Director, Interventional Services Clinical Chief, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Medicine UK Gill Heart & Vascular Institute UK HealthCare Lexington, Kentucky
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Laura Fanucchi, MD, MPH


Assistant Professor, Medicine, Infectious Disease University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the Center on Drug and Alcohol Research Director UK Addiction Consult and Education Service Lexington, Kentucky
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Samuel Tyagi, MD


Assistant Professor, Surgery University of Kentucky College of Medicine 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

ABIM MOC Recognition Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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 0022-0000-18-212-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-213-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-214-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-215-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-216-L01-P, 0022-0000-18-217-L01-P, and 0022-0000-18-218-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 #: 3-0008-01-18-1030. 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 activity has been submitted to the AAPA for review.

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 Gill Heart & Vascular Institute.

More Info

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

Registration

The base registration fee is $50. Complimentary and reduced registration fee options are available. Please see the conference website for additional information.The registration fee includes all presentations, continuing education credit, breakfast, and lunch.

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.

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