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5th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Care Symposium

April 20, 2018 5th Annual Advances in Cardiovascular Care Symposium

This one-day CME event will feature a range of case-based discussions about a variety of cardiovascular topics, presented by the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute faculty and primary care providers.

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Topics include:

  • Expanding care for patients with cardiac and vascular disease through cardiac rehabilitation
  • Updates on post cardiac arrest care and care of patients with acute stroke
  • Implications of a Specialized Center for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Updates in interventional approaches to stroke management
  • Updates on clinical implications for patients with aortic valve disease through Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)


Lunch will be provided.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for primary care providers, cardiologists, advanced practice providers, registered nurses, and other interested health care professionals.

Course Directors

Michael A. Fallert, MD, FACC
Assistant Director of Clinical Cardiology, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Chair, Department of Cardiology, UPMC Passavant

Maggie Lattanzio, MSN, RN, CCRN
Programmatic Nurse Specialist, UPMC Passavant

Sponsored by:

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Passavant and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

Continuing Medical Education Credit

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category I Credit ™.

These hours may be considered eligible for completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for biannual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

Additional Information

For more information, or to register, contact Pam Johnson at 412-647-7806 or