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TMC CardioVascular Symposium 2014

TMC Cardiovascular Center and THMEP

Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM (MST)

TMC CardioVascular Symposium 2014

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Registration (after 9/15): Physicians
Very limited seating is available. Registrations must be paid online in advance. Registrations for payment by check at the door will not be accepted.
Ended $100.00 $0.00
Reservations in advance   more info Ended $50.00 $0.00

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Event Details

for Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants,
RNs, RT(R)s and Allied Health Professionals
Sponsored for CME by THMEP 

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Tucson, Arizona

This conference provides a comprehensive update on cardiovascular disease and management for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, RNs, RT(R)s and allied health professionals whose scope of practice includes the care and management of patients at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Lectures and live case presentations by community experts in the fields of Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery provide practical information to improve patient outcomes.  

 Please click here to view and download a copy of the complete brochure.


Speakers: Lectures and live case presentations by community experts int he fields of Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Vascular Surgery provide practical information to improve patient outcomes. 


Prevention, Preparedness, Plagues and Politics: The Life of the Surgeon General

- Richard Carmona MD, MPH, FACS, 17th U.S. Surgeon General; President, Canyon Ranch  Institute


The Role of Optical Coherence Tomography in Modern Interventional Cardiology

- Hoang Thai, M.D.


Novel Newer Antiplatelets Agents

- Ajay Tuli, M.D.


Advanced Wound Care and Evaluation - Civilian and Military

- Michael A. Lavor, M.D., FACS


Aortic Aneurysm Management in 2014

- Luis Leon, M.D.


Live Case Presentations

- Nicos Labropoulos, Ph.D., RVT


Update on Structural Heart Disease Intervention

- William J. Thomas, M.D.


Historical Evolution of Vascular Care: From the Battlefield to the Outpatient Surgical Suite

- John P. Pacanowski, M.D.


Current Concepts in the Management of Superficial Venous Incompetence

- Nick Morrison, M.D., FACS, FACPh


Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Dissection

- Raj K. Bose, M.D.


Update for Treatment Options for Peripheral Arterial Disease

- Matthew P. Namanny, D.O., FACOS


Atrial Fibrillation and the Left Atrial Appendage - An Update for 2014

- H. Lionel Faitelson, M.D., FACC


Update on Ablation Therapy

- Darren F. Peress, M.D., FACC, FHRS


Current Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism

- Peter H. Lin, MD, Chief of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine


Course Schedule 
 7:00   Registration, breakfast and exhibits
 8:00   Presentations
11:45   Lunch (included in registration fee)
12:35   Presentations
5:00    Closing Remarks
5 - 6   Thank you wine and appetizer reception (included in registration fee)
Symposium Directors: Gulshan Sethi, MD; Luis Leon, MD
Symposium Planning Coordinators:  Anita Bach, Director of Cardiac Services and Roxanne Lee, Manager of Patient Care Services

Continuing Medical Education Credits: 

THMEP LOGO SMALLPhysicians, PAs, NPs: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA). Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program (THMEP) is accredited by ArMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. THMEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA Pra™ category 1 credits. Physicians should claim only the credits that are commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

RNs: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider No. 10161, Program Number 2014-921 for 8.6 contact hours. Certificate must be retained by licensee for a period of four years after the course ends.

ASRTActivity approved by ASRT for 6.75 Category A Contact Hours.


Conference Fees:                                 Early Bird*                Regular
Physicians:                                               $75                       $100
NPs, PAs, RNs, RTs and allied health:          $50                        $ 75
*Early pricing for registrations received on or before Sept. 15, 2014.
Conference registration includes a continental breakfast, lunch, breaks and a thank you reception.  

Written requests for cancellation must be received by October 1, 2014. Registration fee (less a 10% handling fee) will be issued following the conference. Registrations for no-shows or cancellations received less than 2 weeks prior to the program date may be forfeited.

Westin La Paloma Resort
3800 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone:  (520) 742-6000
A limited number of rooms have been reserved at a special rate.  When making hotel reservations, be sure to mention the TMC CardioVascular Symposium to receive the conference rate, if available.  

We’re Going Green!
Session handouts will be available to view and download beginning the week of October 5, 2014 –December 5, 2014. After the conference, you will be able to fill out an online evaluation and print your own certificate of attendance online. An additional follow up survey will be emailed to you in December 2014, to complete your CME requirements.

Questions? Please email Kathy.Johnston@tmcaz.com.
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Disclosures:  Within the past year, the speakers have had no financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with one or more of the corporate organizations offering financial support or educational grants for this continuing medical education activity or with a corporate organization with a direct interest in the subject matter of this activity.

Have questions about TMC CardioVascular Symposium 2014? Contact TMC Cardiovascular Center and THMEP

When & Where

The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
3800 E Sunrise Drive
Grand Ballroom 1-2
Tucson, AZ 85718

Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM (MST)

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TMC Cardiovascular Center and THMEP

The Tucson Medical Center Cardiovascular Center sponsors this annual conference update medical professionals on state-of-the-art techniques in cardiovascular diseases and improvements to patient care. Presentations by both community experts and nationally recognized speakers provide practical information regarding diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases and their complications.


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TMC CardioVascular Symposium 2014
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