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ABC-NMA Joint Symposium – Cardiology Update 2019

Cardiology Update 2019: From Cardiometabolic to Valvular Disease – It Takes a Village of Clinicians

Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom I, 2005 Kalia Road, Honolulu, HI 96815

Co-Chairs: Cheryl Pegus, MD, MPH, and Sherry-Ann Brown, MD, PhD, Cardiologist, Physician Scientist.

Program Description: This activity will focus on appropriate referrals of the African-American patient and underserved minorities to cardiologists and the innovative testing newly available for diagnosing and treating the patient with cardiovascular disease.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to describe when to refer patients to cardiology and provide evidence-based care for patients with structural heart disease, Atrial Fibrillation, amyloidosis and cardiometabolic conditions. We
will also discuss value-based care and its intersection in improving care for underserved populations.

Target Audience: All healthcare professionals involved in delivery of cardiovascular care, internists, advanced practice practitioners, cardiologists, family practitioners, pharmacists and healthcare administrators.

Continuing Medical Education: Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. (ABC) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This educational program is supported, in part, by Amgen.

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