Advanced Heart Failure Symposium

Advanced Heart Failure Symposium

Spring Quality Symposium

February 18, 2017

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 physicians' and other healthcare providers' knowledge in the evaluation and treatment of patients with advanced heart failure (AHF). Topics to be covered include pulmonary hypertension, hospice referral, cardiogenic shock, ischemic and other cardiomyopathies.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe ischemic cardiomyopathy treatment strategies
  • Identify differences between lesser known cardiomyopathies
  • Recognize treatment strategies for patients with AHF who do not qualify for heart transplant or VAD therapies
  • Implement strategies for use of biomarkers and telemedicine in the care of AHF patients

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.

CME Charge

There is no charge to attend this educational activity. Physician participants can claim CME credits for a flat fee of $70. Payment is to be made upon completion of the post-activity evaluation.

Register Now

Please RSVP by Monday, February 13, 2017. 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.

Special Thanks

The Advanced Heart Failure Center would like to express their sincere gratitude to the Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation for their support of the 2017 AHF Symposium.

Baptist Center for Education and Organizational Development