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Update on Arrhythmias & Syncope

Course Brochure

Saturday, May 2, 2015

8:00 am - 12:50 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 preregistered and prepaid by Friday, April 24, 2015. 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

Online register here
Mail brochure
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, April 24, 2015. 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 the 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 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 the American Academy of Family Physicians for credits. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.

Program Schedule

8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Opening Remarks
Hakan Oral, MD
Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Therapy in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Current State of the Art
Rakesh Latchamsetty, MD
Therapeutic Options for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation:
A 2015 Perspective

Aman Chugh, MD
Stroke and Atrial Fibrillation: From Diagnosis to Treatment
Frank Pelosi Jr., MD
Treatment of Atrial Flutter and Supraventricular Arrhythmias
Hakan Oral, MD
Approach to Patients with Ventricular Arrhythmias
Frank Bogun, MD
Advances in Pacing / ICD and Therapy for Heart Failure
Thomas Crawford, MD
Syncope: Evaluation and Therapy
Hamid Ghanbari, MD
12:20 pm
Evaluation of Patients with an Abnormal ECG:
Not to Miss Rare Syndromes

Krit Jongnarangsin, MD
Course Adjourns