Cardiology Highlight Reel 2015 – Hypertension & Heart Failure

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Learn about the SPRINT study – blood pressure targets may be changing!

Join Dr. Marc Pfeffer in conversation discussing exciting new advances in heart failure and hypertension that prove to change the way we practice.

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Video Time: 33 min (Chapter selection enabled)
Program Interactivity: 5 min
CME Credits:This program is eligible for MOC RCPSC, Section 2 credits or you are eligible to claim up to 5 Mainpro+ certified credits by completing the CFPC’s Linking Learning to practice exercise.
Target Audience: Family Physicians, Cardiologists, Internists, Endocrinologists, Nephrologists

 

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Program Overview

The Cardiology Highlight Reel 2015 series engages world-renowned experts in conversation about the most important advances in cardiovascular medicine in 2015. Presented in short interviews, this program is a must-see for all clinicians managing patients with, or at risk for, cardiovascular disease.

In this segment, Dr. Marc Pfeffer discusses exciting new advances in heart failure (HF) and hypertension (HTN) that prove to change the way we practice.

Participate in this eCME program and stay informed!

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CME Credits

This program is eligible for MOC RCPSC, Section 2 credits or you are eligible to claim up to 5 Mainpro+ certified credits by completing the CFPC’s Linking Learning to practice exercise.

You will receive your Certificate of Completion following participation in the interactive program elements located under the “Certificate” tab in the program player window.  A link to the Linking Learning to Practice exercise on the CFPC website will be included in your certificate.

Faculty


Potential for conflicts of interest:

Some speakers in this program have received payment/funding from the organizations supporting this program.
Speaker disclosures will be declared within the presentations.

Dr.-Milan-Gupta Co-Chair
Milan Gupta, MD, FRCPC, FACC
Associate Clinical Professor, Dep’t of Medicine
McMaster University
Assistant Professor, Dep’t of Medicine
University of TorontoMedical Director
Canadian Cardiovascular Research Network
Brampton, ON
Dr.Narendra Singh Co-Chair
Narendra Singh, MD, FRCPC, FACC, FAHA
Director, Clinical Research
Atlanta Heart Specialists
Clinical Assistant Professor
Georgia Regents University
Atlanta, GA
Dr. Marc Alan Pfeffer Guest Faculty
Marc Alan Pfeffer, MD, Ph.D.
Dzau Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician, Cardiovascular Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Agenda

 

Introduction 1.5 min
  • Lessons from randomized trials in heart failure
5 min
  • Neprilysin, a new therapeutic target in heart failure
7.5 min
  • SPRINTing towards a new blood pressure target
8 min
Discussion 11 min

Sponsorship

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This program has been developed by the Canadian Cardiovascular Research Network, a not-for-profit academic research and CHE organization, and is supported through educational grants received from:

 

  • Amgen Canada
  • AstraZeneca Canada
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Canada
  • Sanofi Canada