Arrhythmia Conference | November 2, 2013 | Tarrytown House
Keynote Speaker: N. A. Mark Estes III, M.D.
Dr. Estes is the Director of the New England Cardiac Arrhythmia Center at Tufts Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Pennsylvania and medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. He trained in medicine at New England Deaconess Hospital, cardiology at New England Medical Center and clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has served as the President of the Boston Board and Northeast Affiliate of the AHA, Chairman of the AHA Council on Clinical Cardiology, and President of the Heart Rhythm Society.
He has multiple awards including the Paul Dudley White Award and the Distinguished Leadership Award of the American Heart Association and the President’s Award of the Heart Rhythm Society. He is a member of 13 editorial boards including two as an Associate Editor and one as Section Editor. He is the Editor -in-Chief of UptoDate in Cardiology. As a clinician and clinical investigator, his research interests are in prediction and prevention of sudden cardiac death, cardiovascular disease and arrhythmias in athletes, and prevention and treatment of atrial fibrillation. He has over 450 publications.
- Appreciate the role of catheter ablation as a treatment option in clinical practice for patients with atrial fibrillation;
- Understand the conventional and advanced concepts for performing catheter ablation for patients with atrial fibrillation;
- Understand the role of pharmacologic therapy, including the benefits and limitations, in the management of atrial fibrillation;
- Integrate the use of newer oral anticoagulants into the clinical care of patients with atrial fibrillation with risk for stroke;
- Understand the efficacy, safety and appropriate candidate for non-pharmacological, novel therapies for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation;
- Demonstrate an understanding of cardiac implantable devices and their role in the management of atrial fibrillation.
4.25 CME Credits – Available
Westchester Academy of Medicine
CEU Credits – Applied For
Delaware Nursing Association
Cost: MDs $100 Non-MDs $75 | Download credit card payment form
Register: by October 25, 2013
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