Registration & Fees
|Other healthcare providers||$395||$210|
A hard copy of the course syllabus can be purchased in advanced for $50
Due to new credit card processing guidelines our policies and procedures have changed. We can no longer accept mailed or faxed registrations with credit card information. If you wish to register via check please download/print the registration form and mail it along with your check to the address listed on the form.
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component and post-test, enables the participant to earn MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine‘s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points up to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Advanced Practice Nursing
The continuing education hours approved by the AARP and AMA PRA Category 1™ credits may meet the requirements for formally approved continuing education hours. Confirm with your certifying agency.
This conference should enable participants to:
Location: East Beach Conference Center on Kiawah Island
Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:15am Introduction to Course/Breakfast– Adam E. Berman, MD
8:00am Pulmonary Embolism Response Teams: A Multidisciplinary Approach - Vishal Arora, MD
8:45am Right Ventricular Failure - Management Strategies - Mitchell T. Saltzberg, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
9:30am Surgical Mitral Valve Repair - Timing and Techniques - Richard Lee, MD, MBA
10:45am Management of Aortic Disease and Bicuspid Aortic Valves - Neal Weintraub, MD
11:30am Novel Applications of Cardiac MRI in Clinical Practice - D. Doug Miller, MD, CM, MBA
12:15pm Peripheral Arterial Disease Interventions: Focus on Critical Limb Ischemia - Vishal Arora, MD
Friday July 12, 2019
7:15am Breakfast with the Experts - Cardiac Sarcoidosis and Amyloidosis - Diagnosis and Management – Neal Weintraub, MD
8:00am Evaluation of the LVAD Candidate - Mitchell T. Saltzberg, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
8:45am Contrast Induced Nephropathy - Keys for Prevention and Management - J. Jason White, MD
9:30am Case Studes in Arrythmia Management - Erin Stewart, MPAS, PA-C
10:45am TAVR in the Low Surgical Risk Aortic Stenosis Patient - Kimberly Atianzar, MD
11:30am Primary Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Management - D. Doug Miller, MD, CM, MBA
12:15pm Hybrid CABG & PCI Procedural Strategies - Patient Selection and Technical Approach - Richard Lee, MD, MBA
Saturday, July 13, 2019
7:00am Breakfast with the Experts - EKG’s Over Easy – Erin Stewart, MPAS, PA-C and Daniel A. Sohinki, MD
7:45am The Management of Atrial Fibrillation in the Post CABANA Environment - Daniel A. Sohinki, MD
8:30am The Nuts and Bolts of Extracorporeal Circulation - What Every Cardiologist Should Know - Olivia Gilbert, MD
9:15am Sports Cardiology: Evaluation and Treatment of Athletes and Active People. Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Exercise?- Sheldon Litwin, MD
10:00am The Evidence for Revascularizing Chronic Total Occlusions - Arthur B. Reitman, MD, FACC
11:00am The Management of Drug Refractory Hypertension in Cardiovascular Patients - J. Jason White, MD
11:45am Percutaneous Mitral Valve Interventions - New Horizons in Valve Repair and Placement - Kimberly Atianzar, MD
12:30pm Heart Transplant Selection Criteria in the LVAD Era - Stephanie H. Dunlap, DO
Sunday, July 14, 2019
7:15am Breakfast with the Experts -Ventricular Tachycardia Management – From Medications to Robotics - Daniel A. Sohinki, MD
8:00am Decompensated Heart Failure: Management Pearls - Olivia Gilbert, MD
8:45am Patient Selection for Percutaneous ASD and PFO Closure - Arthur B. Reitman, MD, FACC
9:45am How to Reduce CHF Readmission Rates: Focus on Team Based Care - Stephanie H. Dunlap, DO
10:30am Positron Emission Tomography in Diagnosis and Management of Coronary Artery Disease - Patrycja Z. Galazka, MD
Adam E. Berman, MD MSc, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FHRS, Chief, Division of Cardiology, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Professor, Division of Health Policy; Medical Director, AUHS Cardiovascular Center of Excellence; Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Ablation Services, Department of Medicine
Patrycja Z. Galazka, MD, Non Invasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Advocate Aurora HealthCare, Milwaukee, WI
Olivia Gilbert, MD , Assistant Professor for the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC.
Sheldon E. Litwin, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Endowed Chair, Countess Alicia Spaulding-Palozzi Smart State Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Imaging, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
Arthur B. Reitman, MD, FACC, Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, WellStar Health Systems, Marietta, GA
Mitchell T. Saltzberg, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA , Professor of Medicine , Medical Director, Comprehensive Heart Failure and Transplant Program, Enterprise Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Augusta University Faculty
Vishal Arora, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Kimberly Atianzar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director, Structural Heart Disease Program; Director, Cardiovascular Structural Imaging; Division of Cardiology
Stephanie H. Dunlap, DO, Professor of Medicine; Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program, Division of Cardiology
Richard Lee, MD, MBA, Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery
D. Doug Miller, MD, CM, MBA, Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Daniel A. Sohinki, MD, Assistant Professor, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Erin Stewart, MPAS, PA-C, Lead Cardiology Advanced Practice Provider, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Neal Weintraub, MD, Professor and Kupperman Eminent Scholar in Cardiovascular
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We’ve gone electronic to help serve you better! A HANDOUT link we be emailed to all registered participants the Tuesday before the first day of the course. Please watch for an email.
Although every effort is made to have a comfortable temperature in the meeting room, we realize everyone’s comfort zone is different. Please bring a jacket or light wrap in case the room is too cool for your comfort.
The Augusta University Division of Professional and Community Education complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require special services, facilites or dietary considerations (vegetarian or otherwise) to support your participation in this continuing education program, contact the conference coordinator at 706-721-3967.
Augusta University is not responsible for any circumstance making it impossible to attend their continuing education courses due to acts of God, war, government regulations, disaster, strikes, civil disorder or curtailment of transportation facilities. If Augusta University cancels a continuing education activity you will be refunded your registration fee. Augusta University is not liable for any associated lodging, transportation or additional expenses.
If you wish to opt out of any photographic images during the CE course, please notify the course director at the time of the program!