5th Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease

Philadelphia, PA US
May 17, 2019


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This year's conference offers participants an opportunity to interact with experts as they deliberate and debate the management of patients with coronary and structural heart disease, focusing on the latest evidence-based guidelines designed to better equip participants with new diagnostic tools and therapies.

Key topics include:

  • Managing the Patient with LV Dysfunction              
  • Controversies in Structural Heart Disease: TAVR in the Low Risk Patient   
  • Challenges in the Cath Lab: Cardiogenic Shock                
  • Surviving Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest  
  • A Tale of Three Patients: MINOCA, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, Microvascular Disease
  • Matters of the Heart: Fish Oil, Aspirin, Lipid Guidelines and Pre-op Assessment of the Renal Transplant Patient       

NEW THIS YEAR!  Nurse and Allied Health Professional track:

  • Triple Therapy in Patients with Coronary Disease and Atrial Fibrillation: What’s the Current Trend?
  • Transcatheter Management of Multi-Valvular Disease

This course is designed for all specialists who treat patients with coronary and structural heart disease: cardiologists, surgeons, primary care physicians, hospitalists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, fellows, residents and allied health professionals.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Jefferson College of Nursing
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Critical Care
Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Primary Care
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.25 Attendance
  • 6.25 AAFP
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/17/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
05/17/2019 - 4:00pm


For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.

Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
1001 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

For information regarding parking and directions please visit: http://www.jefferson.edu/university/maps-and-directions/center-city.html

Parking is available below the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building (entrance on 11th Street - past Jimmy John's Restaurant). 

Additional parking can be found  at the Jefferson Neurosciences Garage - 9th Street between Walnut & Locust Streets

Discounts are not available.


The nearest hotel to Thomas Jefferson University Campus is the Holiday Inn Express Midtown located at 1305 Walnut Street.

Holiday Inn Express Midtown
1305 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19107
Reservations: 215-732-2022
Rates: $134 special hospital/university rate

No extra person charge. Includes complimentary breakfast, free access to wireless internet and onsite fitness center. Parking is $27 per day (with in and out privileges).

For additional hotels in the area, that also offer a Jefferson rate, please visit: http://hospitals.jefferson.edu/patients-and-visitors/center-city/hotels-and-lodging/


"Use of Big Data in Clinical Practice "

Mamas A. Mamas, FRCP

Professor of Cardiology

Keele University - Staffordshire, UK

All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:

  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services

  2. Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.


PHYSICIANS:  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS (AAFP): This Live activity, 5th Annual Current Issues in Coronary and Structural Heart Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach, with a beginning date of 05/17/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  6.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES/NURSE PRACTITIONERS: This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners for approval of up to 6.25 contact hours of accredited education.

OTHER PROFESSIONALS: Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 6.25 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org)

Available Credit

  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.25 Attendance
  • 6.25 AAFP

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
Course expires: 


Please login or register to take this course.


Practicing Physician$100
Other Healthcare Professional$35
Jefferson Cardiology Fellowship Alumni$50
Jefferson Resident or FellowComplimentary
Jefferson Health Faculty & StaffComplimentary

Please contact the Office of CPD at jeffersoncpd@jefferson.edu or (215) 955-6992 with any questions.



  • Pre-registration ends Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Onsite registration will be accepted.
  • No refunds will be granted after Friday, May 3, 2019. See full refund policy

To register online, you must have a CPD @ JeffLEARN account.

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  3. Check out and pay with Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

If paying by check, please fill out paper registration and mail to Office of CPD: 1020 Locust Street - Suite M5 Philadelphia, PA 19107.