Salishan Conference

Cardiology for the Primary Care Provider

Salishan Lodge

October 20-22, 2017

Registration fee

$395

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Course objectives

This 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.

Location and accommodations

The course will be held at Salishan Lodge at Gleneden Beach on the Oregon coast. The Lodge features amenities such as an 18-hole golf course, a luxurious spa, tennis center, gym, sauna and an indoor pool for your enjoyment, along with a selection of fine restaurants and other coastal-area attractions.

For hotel reservations, please call the Salishan Spa & Golf Resort directly at 541-764-2371 or toll-free at 800-45-2300.

To receive the group lodging rate, use the group code 'OHSU17' to book on their website, or mention the "OHSU Cardiology Conference" on the phone. Please make your reservations as soon as possible; the room block will be released on September 22nd and is subject to sell-out prior to that date.

Raiza Dottin
503-346-1126

Agenda

Agenda

Friday, October 20

7 a.m. Registration and breakfast

8 a.m. Welcome and introduction
Jill Gelow, M.D., M.P.H.

8:15 a.m. Chronic systolic heart failure: what's new in the guidelines
Jill Gelow M.D., M.P.H.

9 a.m. SGLT-2 inhibitors in diabetes mellitus: worth the cost?
Cezary Wojcik, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.

9:45 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Treating cardiovascular disease on a budget: less interactions, more disposable income
Bruce Warden, Pharm.D.

11 a.m. Cardiac assessment in the PCP office: sights and sounds
Susan Grauer, M.D.

11:45 a.m. Lunch

1 p.m. Is marijuana bad for my heart - and other things your patients want to know
Tina Kaufman, Ph.D., P.A.-C.

2 p.m. Interactive break-out session I

  • Life style interventions for cardiovascular disease: practical strategies to garner success
    Cezary Wojcik, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Tina Kaufman, Ph.D., P.A.-C.

  • Cases from your Practice: Discuss with the multidisciplinary team
    Moderator: Jill Gelow, M.D., M.P.H.; Panel: Susan Grauer, M.D., Tonja Dirkx, M.D., Bruce Warden, Pharm.D.
  • Interactive EKG Roundtable
    Babak Nazer, M.D.

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Interactive break-out session II 

  • Life style interventions for cardiovascular disease: Practical strategies to garner success
    Cezary Wojcik, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Tina Kaufman, Ph.D., P.A.-C.
  • Cases from your practice: Discuss with the multidisciplinary team:
    Moderator Jill Gelow, M.D., M.P.H.; Panel: Susan Grauer, M.D., Tonja Drikx, M.D., Bruce Warden, Pharm.D.
  • Interactive EKG Roundtable
    Babak Nazer, M.D.

5 p.m. Reception


Saturday, October 21

7:30 a.m. Breakfast

8 a.m. Integrating the echocardiogram: beyond the EF
Susan Grauer, M.D.

9 a.m. Management of ischemic heart disease: They had a stent; now what?
Firas Zahr, M.D.

10 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Cases in atrial fibrillation: rate, rhythm or ablate?
Babak Nazer, M.D.

11:15 a.m. Cases in drug resistant hypertension: what do you do now?
Tonja Dirkx, M.D.

12:15 p.m. Adjourn


Sunday, October 22

7:30 a.m. Breakfast

8 a.m. TAVR and other prosthetic heart valves - what makes them click
Firas Zahr, M.D.

9 a.m. Pediatric cardiology: The top 10 things you should know
Laurie Armsby, M.D.

10 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Cases in lipid management: fretting about fat
Bart Duell, M.D.

11:15 a.m. Cases in PVD: it’s a matter of life and limb
Amir Azarbal, M.D.

12:15 p.m. Adjourn

Who should attend

Who should attend?

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

Registration and credit

Registration fee

$395

The conference registration fee includes continental breakfasts, Friday lunch and all course materials. Early registration is encouraged since enrollment will be limited.

To help meet administrative costs, a $35 service charge will be assessed on all refund requests received by September 22; no refunds can be issued after that date. Should conditions warrant, the sponsors reserve the right to cancel this program with a full tuition refund.

For registration questions or more information, please contact Raiza Dottin and 503-346-1126 or

Credit

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

Credit
OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This Live activity, 39th Annual Salishan Conference: Cardiology for the Primary Care Provider, with a beginning date of 10/20/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Speakers

OHSU Faculty:

Laurie Armsby, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Pediatric Cardiology, OHSU School of Medicine

Amir Azarbal, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Vascular Surgery, OHSU School of Medicine

Tonja Dirkx, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor, Nephrology, OHSU School of Medicine

Bart Duell, M.D., Professor, OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute

Jill Gelow M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor of Medicine, OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute

Susan Grauer, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute

Tina Kaufman, Ph.D., P.A.-C., Assistant Professor of Medicine, OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute

Babak Nazer, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute

Bruce Warden, Pharm.D., Pharmacist, OHSU HC. Inpatient Pharmacy

Cezary Wojcik, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Assistant Professor of Medicine, OHSU Family Medicine

Firas Zahr, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute