The First Annual Houston "Prevention Rules for Cardiometabolic Diseases"

September 19, 2020

Virtual Conference

Saturday, September 19, 2020


Activity Overview

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States despite a significant decrease in the morbidity and mortality associated with the disease. Clinical practice and research efforts have placed emphasis on the treatment of cardiovascular disease rather than on the prevention of events. There is a critical need to transition focus from interventional strategies to the prevention of cardiovascular disease, particularly in light of the rapid rise in patients with obesity and diabetes. This educational event aims to provide physicians, fellows, residents, students and other health care professionals with the knowledge and skills in the management of hypercholesterolemia, hypertension and diabetes in the treatment of cardiometabolic disease and prevention of cardiovascular diseases that can be incorporated it into clinical practice.

Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care providers (internal medicine, family practice), cardiologists, allied health professionals (nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists), and endocrinologists. 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Implement the new guidelines related to cardiovascular disease risk prediction and management of lipid abnormalities, diabetes and hypertension
  • Outline the advances and guidelines in the management of lipid (cholesterol) related abnormalities and list therapies int he horizon
  • Discuss recent advances in the management of diabetes mellitus, and the available options for the medical management of diabetes mellitus with a specific focus on their cardiovascular benefit and outline the therapies on the horizon
  • Summarize the current clinical approach towards the management of hypertension and identify patients in whom intensive blood pressure management could be pursued 

Educational Methods

Lectures ▪ Panel Discussion ▪ Question and Answer Sessions

Activity Evaluation

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

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/23/2020
Course expires: 
03/31/2021
Event starts: 
09/19/2020 - 7:45am
Event ends: 
09/19/2020 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$1.00
Rating: 
0

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2020

7:45 AM

Welcome

CONTEMPORARY MANAGEMENT OF DYSLIPIDEMIA
Moderated by: Xiaoming Jia, M.D. and June Pickett, M.D.

8:00

The Lipid Guideline Approach Towards Primary and Secondary Prevention

Salim Virani, M.D., Ph.D.

8:30

Imaging to Assess Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Khurram Nasir, M.D.

8:50

Statin Intolerance: Definition and Approaches

Vijay Nambi, M.D., Ph.D.

9:10

A Deep Dive into Management of Hypertriglyceridemia

Peter Jones, M.D.

9:30

PCKS9 – Inhibitors

Pam Taub, M.D.

9:50

Lipoprotein (a) and novel biologics: The Next Frontiers in Lipid Management

Christie Ballantyne, M.D.

10:15

Panel Discussion

 

10:45

Break

 

LIFESTYLE CHOICES, CHALLENGES, AND GUIDELINES
Moderated by: Sina Kianoush, M.D. and Madhuri Vasudevan, M.D.

11:00

Weight Loss – Tips, Tricks, and Recommendations

Peter Jones, M.D.

11:30

Physical Activity – Recommendations and How to Achieve

John Foreyt, M.D.

12:00 PM

Lunch

 

CONTEMPORARY DIABETES MANAGEMENT
Moderated by: Sina Kianoush, M.D. and Madhuri Vasudevan, M.D.

1:00

Diabetes Guidelines

Mandeep Bajaj, M.D.

1:30

Diabetes Management in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Robert Eckel M.D.

2:00

Diabetes Management in Heart Failure

David Aguilar M.D.

2:20

Panel Discussion

 

2:45

Break

 

HYPERTENSION MANAGEMENT
Moderated by: Aliza Hussain, M.D. and Mahmoud Al Rifai, M.D.

3:00

Hypertension Guidelines

Addison Taylor, M.D., M.P.H.

3:20

Resistant Hypertension and the Future Landscape in the Management of Hypertension

Sandra Taler, M.D.

3:40

Panel Discussion

 

4:00

Adjourn

 
Disclaimer

This activity is designed for healthcare professionals for educational purposes.  Information and opinions offered by the faculty/presenters represent their own viewpoints. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information.

While Baylor College of Medicine makes every effort to have accurate information presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

Faculty/presenters have submitted materials for this syllabus for printing in advance so that you may have an outline or summary of the main points of their presentation. Often this differs from the final version of their slides as faculty/ presenters make revisions up until the day of the meeting.

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Notices

Faculty, topics, program schedule, and credit are subject to change.

Audio or videotaping is prohibited without written permission from the Activity Directors and the Division of Continuing Professional Development, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

Virtual
Houston, TX
United States

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

Physicians
Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.75 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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