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2nd Annual Cardiovascular Symposium: From Contemporary Issues to Precision Medicine

2nd Annual Cardiovascular Symposium: From Contemporary Issues to Precision Medicine

By |2020-03-23T10:29:02-04:00January 18th, 2019|

Please note that this event is for healthcare professionals only.

Advances in cardiovascular medicine are revolutionizing how we care for patients, and the clinician faces challenges in applying transformative techniques to the individual patient. This course is designed to help clinicians translate important advances in cardiology to their practice.

Join moderator Lance S. Berger, MD, FACC and his expert speakers to learn about cutting edge issues in cardiovascular medicine.

Topics and Speakers

Moderated by Lance S. Berger, MD

  • Cardio-Oncology 2019: Evaluation and Management of Cardiovascular Disease During and After Cancer Therapy – Jennifer Liu, MD
  • Radiation and the Heart: New Strategies to Limit the Cardiotoxicity of Radiation Therapy – Jae Lee, MD, PhD
  • Are We Snoring Ourselves to Death? The Impact of Sleep Apnea on Atrial Fibrillation, Hypertension, and Heart Failure – Samuel L. Krachman, DO
  • New Options for Patients with Previously Untreatable Structural Heart Disease – Matthew Saybolt, MD
  • Preventative Cardiology: Translating Population Health into Personalized Medicine – Robert Kayser, MD

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Time: 7:30am – 12:30pm

Location: CentraState Healthcare System, Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, Jack Aaronson Conference Center Auditorium

Target Audience: Primary Care Physicians, Cardiologists, Oncologists, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants and Nurses. All other interested healthcare professionals are welcome to attend.

Sponsored By: CentraState Medical Center Department of Medical Education and Dr. James Matera, Chairperson of Medical Education

Breakfast will be served.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate methods of monitoring and detecting cardiotoxicity
  • Define the role of nursing in the cardio-oncology care team
  • Describe the problem of translating population based studies to individualized patient treatment
  • Identify evidence and guideline based preventative treatments for cardiovascular disease
  • Compare emerging transcatheter options for the treatment of structural heart disease
  • Describe the basic design of cardioprotective radiation treatment planning strategies
  • Explain the link between obstructive sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease, including heart failure

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Space is limited, so register early. Online registration is required. This symposium is open to healthcare professionals only.

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For additional information or if you have a disability that may require accommodations, please contact Christine Forbes, CME Coordinator at 732-294-2668 or

The CentraState Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  The CentraState Medical Center is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Nursing contact hours will be awarded.

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