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Update on Arrhythmias & Syncope

Course Brochure

Saturday, May 31, 2014

8:00 am - 1:20 pm

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170
P: (734) 414-0600

Target Audience
This course will be particularly relevant to cardiologists, internists, family physicians, and other health care providers managing patients with cardiac arrhythmias.

Registration Fees
You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending as we cannot guarantee educational materials for applicants who are not pre-registered and pre-paid by Friday, May 23, 2014. Payment must accompany registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. Fees include continental breakfast, coffee service, and course materials for participants. On-site registration will also be available.

General Rate
U-M Faculty & Staff
Full Course

Registration Options


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U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr., Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750
Phone (734) 232-3469
Fax (734) 998-0085

Cancellation Policy
An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing, no later than Friday, May 23, 2014. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Course Objectives
Cardiac arrhythmias, particularly atrial fibrillation, affect many patients and are a common clinical problem encountered in daily practice. However, as a result of recent advances in basic and clinical research and development of new technology, our understanding of the mechanisms of arrhythmias and management strategies rapidly evolve. The goal of this course is to present and discuss recent advances in management of cardiac arrhythmias with primary care physicians, internists and cardiologists.

Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to implement:

Accreditation & Credit Designation
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Applications have been submitted to the American Osteopathic Association and to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.


8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Opening Remarks
Hakan Oral, MD
New Anticoagulants and Atrial Fibrillation:
For Whom, When to Switch and How?

Rakesh Latchamsetty, MD
Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
Eric Good, DO
Therapy for Patients with Atrial Ablation: Long-term Outcomes
Hakan Oral, MD
How Best to Manage Patients with PVCs and Ventricular Arrhythmias
Frank Bogun, MD
Supraventricular Tachycardias and Atrial Flutter:
Common and Curable Arrhythmias

Aman Chugh, MD
Electrophysiologic Therapy for Heart Failure
Thomas Crawford, MD
Syncope: Evaluation and Therapy
Hamid Ghanbari, MD
12:20 pm
Q&A: Expert Panel
All speakers
Course Adjourns