Advanced Heart Failure Symposium

Advanced Heart Failure Symposium

Spring Quality Symposium

February 27, 2016

Baptist Memphis • Dr. H. Edward Garrett, Sr. Auditorium • 6027 Walnut Grove Road

Spring Quality Symposium

Course Description

The goal of this symposium is to enhance the physicians and other healthcare providers' knowledge in the evaluation and treatment of patients with advanced heart failure (AHF).

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the etiology and treatment options for pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular failure.
  • Identify the difference between centrifugal and axial flow ventricular assist devices (VAD).
  • Explain the dynamic interaction between heart and kidney failure.
  • Describe the factors involved with post-heart transplant maintenance care and issues with immunosuppression therapy.
  • Implement strategies for recognition and treatment of advanced heart failure.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians, cardiologists, CV surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, allied health professionals and pharmacists.


For a list of faculty presenters, click here.

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation (BMHCC) to promote balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all educational activities; to require disclosure of relevant financial relationships from individuals engaged in content development or planning of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.

Continuing Education Credit

CME Accreditation & Credit

The Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation is accredited by the Mississippi State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

There is no charge to attend this educational activity.

Physician participants can claim CME credits for a flat fee of $45. Payment is to be made upon completion of the post-activity evaluation.

Continuing Nursing Education

Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation, the Center for Education & Organizational Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Up to 4.75 hours will be awarded.

Register Now

Please RSVP by Monday, February 22, 2016. For more information, please call 901-226-2048.

If you require special seating arrangements because of hearing, visual or mobility impairment or have special dietary concerns, please call 901-226-2048.

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