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St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto

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10th Annual Cardiovascular Update

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is designed to provide the most recent and relevant information pertaining to common but potentially complex cardiovascular scenarios. The overarching goal is to enable attendees to appreciate and utilize optimal strategies in caring for their patients in the community.

Objectives:

1. Recognize the young patient with benign and malignant forms of syncope and the likelihood of sudden cardiac death

2. Identify the principles and practice of new developments in secondary prevention in heart failure and hypertension

3. Develop an approach to the counselling of the primary prevention patient using pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies

Agenda*


0700 Registration and Breakfast
0800 Opening Remarks – Richard Choi
0815 The young patient with syncope – preventing sudden cardiac death. Dr. R. Maze
0840 Secondary prevention – update in Heart failure, Dr. R. Choi
0905 Secondary prevention – update in Hypertension, Dr. L. Drzymala
0930 Panel discussion, Q&A
0945 Nutrition break
1015 Primary prevention – focus on lipids and the intermediate risk patient, Dr. R. Choi
1040 Primary prevention – focus on the role of ASA, Dr. M. Fisher
1105 Primary prevention – diet and exercise, Dr. G. Logsetty
1130 Panel discussion, Q&A
1145 Keynote – Healthy cities, healthy hearts – how city planners can help yourselves and your patients, G. Penalosa, Director and Chair of the Board, 8 80 Cities, a non-profit organization
1230 Final remarks and summary
1245 Adjournment

*Agenda subject to change without notice

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