Cardiology for the Primary Care Provider Conference at Salishan Lodge

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Salishan Resort
7760 North Hwy 101
Gleneden Beach, OR 97388

Room Reservations: OHSU 2020 Cardiology Conference Online Reservations
Promo Code: CARDIO2020

Course objectives

This annual course is designed to provide education on state-of-the-art evaluation and management of patients with (or at risk of) cardiovascular disease. Educational formats include didactic lectures, interactive small group sessions, case-based learning, and an ECG round table.

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Who should attend?

  • Family physicians
  • Internists
  • Naturopaths
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants

Friday, Nov. 1

8 a.m.: Welcome and Introduction

8:15 a.m.: Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Lipids and Beyond – Cezary Wojcik

9 a.m.: Beyond Diet and Exercise: Weight Management Strategies to Reduce CVD Risk – Jonathan Purnell

9:45 a.m. Break

10 a.m.: Cardiovascular Risk with Common Medications – Bruce Warden

10:45 a.m.: Nutraceuticals – Tracy Severson

11:30 a.m.: Lunch

1 p.m.: Interactive session I

  • Topic 1: Interactive ECG Roundtable – Babak Nazer
  • Topic 2: Outpatient Stress Test: How to Choose the Right Test – Catherine Wong, Tami Atkinson
  • Topic 3: Cases in Lipid Management – Cezary Wojcik, Bruce Warden, Tracy Severson

1:45 p.m.: Break

2 p.m.: Interactive session II – repeat of first interactive sessions

2:45 p.m.: Break

5 p.m.: Cocktails

5:30 p.m.: Dinner

6 p.m.: Keynote address: Preventive Cardiology Today and Tomorrow – Sergio Fazio

Saturday, Nov. 2

7:30 a.m.: Breakfast

8 a.m.: What Is the Role of Invasive Coronary Angiography: When and Why to Refer? – Tami Atkinson

8:45 a.m.: Atrial Fibrillation in 2019: Guideline Updates – Thomas Dewland

9:30 a.m.: Break

10 a.m.: Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: When Is it More than Hypertension? – Catherine Wong

11 a.m.: Atrial Fibrillation: Rhythm, Rate and When to Ablate – Babak Nazer

Noon: Adjourn

Sunday, Nov. 3

7:30 a.m.: Breakfast

8 a.m.: Perioperative Management of Cardiovascular Medicine – George Giraud

8:45 a.m.: Management of Aortic Disease for the Primary Care Provider – Abigail Khan

9:30 a.m.: Break

10 a.m.: Diabetes, Claudication and Peripheral Artery Disease Cases – Nick Kinder

11 a.m.: Substance and Cardiomyopathy – Albert Camacho

Noon: Adjourn


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, 41st Annual Salishan Conference: Cardiology for the Primary Care Provider, with a beginning date of 11/01/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.