7th Annual Women and Ischemic Heart Disease Symposium
Cedar Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA — April 19, 2013
This educational activity is intended for clinicians who provide cardiovascular care for adult female patients. This in-depth educational symposium will explore gender specific issues in prevalence, risk factors, screening modalities, and medical management strategies, including anti- atherosclerotic preventive management, symptom management, revascularization, valvular, Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, arrhythmia management, JNC 8 hypertension management, and menopause hormone therapy. Course Director: C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC, FAHA
Duke Medicine Women’s Health Initiative: First Annual Regional Women’s Health Conference
Durham Convention Center, Durham, NC — May 3, 2013
This conference is designed to update health care professionals on assessing and managing women at risk for the leading causes of death, including cardiovascular disease, cancer and stroke. During this interactive educational forum, internationally recognized speakers will highlight the unique challenges of diagnosing and treating women. Special attention will be given to the American Heart & Stroke Association Guidelines and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines.
2nd Annual American Society for Preventive Cardiology Southeastern Conference:
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention for Women
Boca Raton Resort & Club, Boca Raton, FL — July 12 - 13, 2013
Join us for a 1 ½ day symposium that will focus on cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment strategies for women. This CME/CE accredited conference will provide attendees with practical approaches on how to appropriately assess, manage and treat your female patient with cardiovascular disease issues. Conference topics include: Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, and Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing a Woman's Risks; Familial Hypercholesterolemia: Women Can be More Difficult to Identify; Assessment of the Intermediate Risk Woman; Chest Pain or Angina: A Woman's Heart Cannot be Measured Like a Man's.