Cardiology Update: Improving the Outcomes of Patients With Cardiovascular Disease

September 10, 2014

Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. (Registration starts at 5:30 p.m.)    

National Jewish Health
Molly Blank Conference Center
1400 Jackson St.
Denver, CO 80206

Course Topics: 

  • Novel Anticoagulants and Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension: Classifications, Therapies and Guidelines
  • Understanding and Implementing the Latest Lipid and Lifestyle Guidelines

Register below for this free, live, multidisciplinary and interactive case-based symposium discussing the latest state-of-the-art guidelines, implementation of novel anticoagulants and much more.

Dinner and syllabus will be provided.

National Jewish Health Speakers: 

Brett E. Fenster, MD, FACC, FASE
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology 

Andrew M. Freeman, MD, FACC, FACP
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology 

Darlene Kim, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

2.5 CME Credits | 2.7 Nursing Contact Hours (Please scroll down for details)

Symposium Agenda

Learning Objectives:

  • Increased knowledge on the selection and appropriate use of stroke risk stratification instruments in patients with atrial fibrillation
  • Increased knowledge of the benefits and risks of available anticoagulation agents, resulting in more informed selection
  • Increased adherence to clinical guidelines
  • Improved strategies for patient education

Target Audience:

Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Advance Practice Nurses, Registered Nurses, and other health care providers who diagnose and treat patients with cardiovascular disease.

Exhibit Opportunity:

This event is a great venue for communication with members of the health care community, as well as a great learning opportunity for you. Exhibit space is conveniently located steps away from the meeting space, and the agenda is designed to allow time for attendees to visit the exhibit hall.

NEW! Register online to exhibit!

Please contact the Office of Professional Education with any questions at 800.844.2305 or email us at

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Daiichi Sankyo, Actelion, Gilead Sciences, and United Therapeutics.


Registration Information:

The conference is now full, please call 303-398-1000 to be put on a waitlist.

Accreditation and Designation Statements 

National Jewish Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. National Jewish Health designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Nursing Continuing Education:  National Jewish Health is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12724.  This program is awarded 2.7 Nursing Contact Hours.  Participant attendance throughout the entire presentation is required to receive contact hours.


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