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Cardiovascular Update 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
Frobese Conference Center
1200 Old York Rd,
Abington, PA 19001

Program Description

This program is intended to present an update on a wide array of cardiovascular topics. The faculty will present concise, evidence-based lectures with time to address questions.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this session, the participant shall be able to:

  1. Review the evaluation process for patients presenting for cardio-oncologic evaluation.
  2. Describe treatment options for patients in acute cardiogenic shock.
  3. Describe patient selection considerations for patients with valvular heart disease.

Target Audience

This program, presented by Abington – Jefferson Health, is intended for primary care physicians, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, residents, fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. This conference may also be of interest to EMS and radiologic technologists.


Accreditation Statement

Abington Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of the continuing medical education sponsored by Abington Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Credit Designation Statement

Abington Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.

CEU Credits

Abington – Jefferson Health Nursing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Abington Memorial Hospital for maximum of (5.75) Continuing Education Units.

Patient Safety Certification Statement

This activity complies with the definition of patient safety/risk management continuing medical education required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine for license renewal. The learner may designate up to 6.0 patient safety/risk management continuing medical education credits.

A maximum of 5.0 hours of EMS Continuing Education Credits may be earned by attendance at this event.

Conference Chair

Robert A. Watson, MD
Chief, Cardiology Division
Co-Director, Comprehensive Heart Failure Program
Abington – Jefferson Health