Piedmont Augusta Heart Institute 2024 CV Symposium

Piedmont Augusta Heart Institute 2024 CV Symposium

February 17, 2024  |  7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
1060 Center Street, North Augusta, SC 29841


About Our Conference

Using a multidisciplinary team approach, we will discuss optimal management of patients with in-depth review of the latest cardiac and vascular treatments. The world-class faculty will discuss leading-edge technologies, techniques and procedures available to our patients.

Educational Audience

Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Nurses, Paramedics, and Technologists: Cardiac Cath, Echocardiographers, Electrophysiology, Vascular Sonographers, Nuclear Medicine and Radiology.

Agenda (subject to change)

7:30 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibitors
8:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
8:15 a.m.
MCS: LVAD vs Transplant in the Modern Era
8:40 a.m.
Amyloidosis: Technetium Pyrophosphate and Tafamadis - for whom and when?
9:05 a.m.
The Four Pillars of GDMT for HF
9:30 a.m.
Current Treatment Options for Submassive PE
9:55 a.m.
A Practical Approach for Screening for PAD
10:20 a.m.
Updated Management of Type B Dissections
10:45 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibitors
11:10 a.m.
iRobot: Surgical Options for Lung Nodules
11:35 a.m.
Complex Aortic Surgery: SAVR vs. TAVR
12:00 p.m.
Lunch and Visit Exhibitors
12:45 p.m.
Leadless, Loops and SubQs
1:15 p.m.
Early Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation
1:40 p.m.
Anti-Arrhythmics: High Reward or High Risk?
2:10 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibitors
2:40 p.m.
Left Atrial Appendage: To Close or not to Close?
3:05 p.m.
Functional MR: Clip Time
3:30 p.m.
Cardiac Auscultation and Correlation with Abnormal Echocardiographic Findings
3:55 p.m.
Beyond Statins: Advanced Lipid Management
4:20 p.m.
Colchicine + Coronary Artery Disease



$35 for Piedmont Employees
$75 for Non-Piedmont Employees

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Hotel Accommodations

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For more information, please contact our Educator and Resource Specialist, Pat Thomas at pat.thomas@piedmont.org or (706) 267-5457.

Accreditations Statements and Continuing Education Credit

In support of improving patient care, Piedmont Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Piedmont Healthcare designates this Live activity for the maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. The American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award 7.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Participants will receive 7.0 professional CEU credits from SDMS or ASRT. The CNMT participants will receive 4.0 CEU credits. Technologist should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


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