Cardiac, Vascular, and Stroke Care Conference

Cardiac, Vascular, and Stroke Care Conference 2022


June 18, 2022  |  8:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.


About Our Conference

This annual conference provides an opportunity to learn about the latest evidence-based treatments for a range of cardiac, vascular, and stroke care topics.

Conference Agenda

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants will be able to:  

  • Discuss evidence-based treatment options for cardiovascular health conditions relative to the knowledge and expertise of each of the inter-professional team members.
  • Identify collaborative behaviors necessary for the effective implementation of appropriate treatment options for cardiovascular conditions.
  • Describe their role in the diagnosis, management, and referral of patients with cardiovascular conditions.
  • Employ skills to foster inter-professional team work and team-based, collaborative care for patients with cardiovascular conditions.

Educational Audience

Physicians, PAs, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, CV Techs.

Agenda (subject to change)

8:00 a.m.
Welcome & Logistics for Conference | Matthew Crim, MD, MSc, MA | Piedmont Heart Institute - Athens
8:05 a.m.
Aortic Surveillance: When to Refer and How it is Managed | Trent Magruder, MD | Piedmont Heart Institute - Athens
8:35 a.m.
Chest Pain Guidelines | Jonathan Murrow, MD | Piedmont Heart Institute - Athens
9:05 a.m.
Novel Lipid Therapies | Jan McAlister, DPN, APRN, CLS | Piedmont Heart Institute - Atlanta
9:35 a.m.
9:50 a.m.
Contemporary Management of Acute Stroke | Michael Stiefel, MD | Comprehensive Stroke Center
10:20 a.m.
Advances in the Management of Renal Failure | Jeffrey Pearce, MD | University Surgical Vascular
10:50 a.m.
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension | Nicholas Fox, MD | Athens Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine
11:20 a.m.
Electrophysiology Update 2022 | Daniel Haithcock, MD | Piedmont Heart Institute - Athens


Registration for Piedmont Physicians, Staff, and other healthcare professionals

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Registration for Non-Piedmont Physicians

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Non-Piedmont physicians $25 – Virtual
Piedmont physicians and staff – No fee
Other health care professionals - No fee

CME Credit Hours

3.5 CME Credits: Piedmont Healthcare is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Piedmont Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

3.5 Nursing Contact Hours: Piedmont Healthcare is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the South Carolina Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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