Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Update XXXI

February 6, 2021

Virtual Conference

February 6, 2020

Needs Statement

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the world. The Preventive Cardiology Forum will provide leaders in the medical community with an intensive course and round table discussions on new knowledge and strategies on cardiovascular innovations and prevention, led by nationally recognized clinicians and scientists. Due to the tremendous disparity in cardiovascular disease within the diverse populations in the United States, there is a need to provide physicians, nurses and other health professionals with a comprehensive update on environmental and genetic cardiovascular disease prevention that is patient/community-focus.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, registered dieticians, primary care physicians, family physicians, pediatricians, internists, residents, medical students, respiratory therapists, nurses, exercise physiologists and other healthcare professionals with an interest in cardiovascular disease prevention.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize primordial cardiovascular prevention in children as a global priority
  • Summarize the emerging evidence on the clinical significance of the interplay of genes and environment
  • Discuss and interpret recent research findings in the areas of artificial intelligence and Big Data analytics for the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Educational Methods

Lectures ▪ Panel Discussions ▪ Question and Answer Sessions

Activity Evaluation

Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 ANCC
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/06/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/06/2021 - 4:00pm

Conference offered virtually via WebEx.
Connection information will be emailed to registrants the week of the conference. 


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentation, COVID-19: Exposing Disparities in US Health Care, has been designated by Baylor College of Medicine for 0.50 hour of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.


Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This course is approved for 5.00 contact hour(s) of Nursing Continuing Education.

This certificate includes 0.50 out of the 2.00 contact hours required for Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics Continuing Nursing Education Requirement.

Available Credit

  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 ANCC
  • 3.50 Attendance


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