American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine, Inc. (ABCM) P.O. Box 3219, Spring Hill, FL 34611 www.cvncertify.org , [email protected] (352)293-3131 or (813)394-4968 Dear Colleague: June 17, 2014
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The American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine, Inc.,Marriott Heart Foundation, American College of Cardiac Nurse Practitioners, American College of Cardiovascular Nurses, and John Wiley & Sons Partnering to Present This:
BOARD REVIEW COURSE
& CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITY
for Specifically for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Masters Prepared Advanced Clinical Cardiovascular Nurse Specialist and Cardiovascular Nursing Educators; Advanced Practice Nurses Welcome!September 26-30, 2014
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
This Clinical Cardiology Course Provides the Essentials of Evidence-Based Practice for a Host of Cardiac Diseases and Anomalies & Core Competency
Let’s All Meet at the Gaylord!
Meet us at the Gaylord for a Great Week of Clinical Cardiology
Why select this Clinical Cardiology Board Review Course & Certification Opportunity?
The ABCM recognizes that to become one of the best Cardiac Caregivers, one must have strong Intuitive Skills and a Scientific Foundation of knowledge in Physiology, Pathophysiology, Psychology, Sociology, Epidemiology, and Behavioral Science, upon which to develop the “Art of Caring”for Cardiac Patients.
This Course will focus on the Essential Evidence-Based Practice Standardsand Core Competencies in Clinical Cardiology, and Provide an Up-Date in Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment options for a host of Cardiac Diseases and Anomalies. Our goal is to assist you in achieving your best in the everyday delivery of Advanced Practice to your Cardiac Patients, and/or to prepare you for the Clinical Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Board Certification Exams. The CVNE Exams will also be available to approved Cardiovascular Educators.Whether you are a Nurse Practitioner, a Physician Assistant, Cardiovascular Clinical Nurse Specialist or a Cardiovascular Nursing Educator seeking a ReviewCourse for the CVNP, CVPA, or CVNE Board Certification Examinations, or you simply need a Comprehensive Refresher Course in Evidence-Based Clinical Cardiology, this is the time and place we need to meet!
National Harbor, MD – September 26-30, 2014
At the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center!
Where you will have the opportunity to interact and network with your peers on a National level, who specialize in Cardiology, and with a very energized and knowledgeable Nationally recognized Faculty. You will also have the opportunity to validate your knowledge and skills in Clinical Cardiology by sitting for one of the Cardiovascular Board Certification Exams offered by the ABCM onsite at the conclusion of this Course: CVNP-BC, CVPA-BC, CVNE-BC, or any level of EKG-BC Certification.
Day 1: 8:00am 5:00pm Introduction: When Intuition and Science Meet, we Develop the Art of Caring!
Anatomy of the Heart and Great VesselsAtherosclerosis and the EndotheliumHyperlipidemia
Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology
Cardiac Catheterization and Angiography
Nuclear Imaging and Stress TestingEmission Computed TomographyMagnetic Resonance ImagingEchocardiography
Electrocardiography – Advanced 12-Lead
Day 2: 8:00am 5:00pm History & Physical Assessment of the CV Patient The Art of Listening to Heart & Lung SoundsCardiovascular Reflexes & Humoral Control of Circulation
Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Dysfunction
Acute Coronary Syndromes: STEMI, NSTEMI, Unstable and Stable Angina
Metabolic Syndrome & Diabetes
Day 3: 8:00am 5:00pmPericardial Disease: Tamponade & Effusion
Endocarditis and Myocarditis
HIV and the Heart DiseasePregnancy and the Heart
Congenital Heart DiseaseCoronary Angioplasty
Coronary Artery Stents
Medical & Surgical Therapy for Circulatory Failure, Including Transplant and Myoplasty
Pacemakers, ICDs, and CRTs
Day 4: 8:00am 5:00pmCardiac Rehabilitation
CorPulmonale: Acute and Chronic
Pulmonary ThromboembolismValve DisordersSystemic Disease of the HeartPeripheral Vascular Disease including Stroke
Day 5: Cardiology Board Exams: Optional
9:00am – 2:00pm Optional Cardiology Board Certification Exams Available: The American Board of Cardiovascular Medicine (ABCM) will have a proctor onsite for those wishing to sit for one of the Cardiology Exams. Visit the ABCM at www.cvncertify.org for full details on all Exams. The Board Certification Exams are being discounted for those attending this Clinical Cardiology Review Course.
The Certification Exams for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants who are practicing in Cardiology, are a giant step forward in their Professional and Personal Development. Be among the Elite Cardiovascular Practitioners who have already passed their Cardiology Sub-Specialty Board Certification Exams from the ABCM. We launched the Nations first EKG Exams for Physicians reading on Hospital EKG Panels in 1969. From there, we developed Cardiology Board Certification Exams for the entire Gamut of Cardiac Caregivers from the Physicians, to Physician Assistants, to Nurse Practitioners, to Cardiac Nurses, and to a host of Cardiac Technicians.
Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center
Clinical Cardiology Board Review Course and/or Certification Exam Application : September 26-30, 2014 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
To Register by mail, send your check or money order made payable to ABCM, Inc. to P.O. Box Spring Hill, FL no later than September 15th, 2014. You may combine your course and exam fees in one check or two separate checks. To Register online with your credit card, visit www.accn.net, then go to Conference Calendar at the top menu panel, then scroll down to this conference date and location to register.Registration is not complete until your course and/or exam application and payment is received by 9/23/2014. After that date, you will be considered a walk-in and will pay a $100 late fee for your registration at the door in the form of cash, check, or credit card. For course and or exam contact info by email: [email protected]
For course and or exam contact by phone: 352-293-3131
Application for Course and/or Certification Examination Fill in every question below and please print clearly.
First, Middle, and Last Name: _____________________________________
qMale q FemaleTitle and Credentials: ____________________________________________State of Issue and Professional License #(s): _________________________
Complete Home Mailing Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________________Name and phone number of Practice Administrator or Supervisor: _____________________________Home Phone Number: _______________________Work Email: _________________ Home Email: ____________________
Your primary areas of interest in Practice: qAdult CD qCardiac Surgery qFamily/General Practice qInternal MedicineqPediatricsqRadiologyqCV Educator, qCardiovascular CNS qOther: _____________________________
I wish to sit for the qCVNP Exam qCVPA Exam qCVNE Exam qCVRN Exam on Tuesday September 30th, 2014 at 9:00amqUndecided, I will let you know onsite.
“Ladies and Gentlemen, the HeartWrites a Best Seller, Learn To Readit Well.” Quote from our late Co-FounderHenry J. L. Marriott, MD, FACC
Faculty: David Friedman, MD, FACC, FACP (Course Director)
Candice Harvey Falls, PhDc, MSN, ACNP-BC, CVNP-BC, & Alice Friedrich, MS, ANP, CVNP-BC
CE credits for this course are offered by the American Board of Cardiovascular
Medicine, who are approved by the FL State Board of Nursing’s CE Broker
#50-14076 for 32 CE credits hours.
CME credits for this course have been applied for through JohnWiley and Sons who
are accredited by the ACCME for Continuing Medical Education for Physicians, Nurse
Practitioners, and Physician Assistants for 32 CME credits hours.
General Information:This Gaylord Resort is a no smoking resort. The ABCM
does not allow any video or audio taping of the Course, or any unauthorized photos to
be taken during the course. Faculty may change and topic timing may change due to
faculty changes without notification.
There is a cancellation fee of $150 regardless of when you cancel by email or in writing. No phone
calls are allowed for cancellation, it must be in writing in an email or letter. If you do not show up
without a written notification, your entire registration fee will be forfeited by the ABCM. If the ABCM
cancels the course for lack of participation or some other unforeseen event such as a storm, etc.
They willprovide you a full refund, but will not take responsibility for any travel expenses related to
this course that you have incurred.
Hotel Info Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, MD 20745, 301-965-4000. A block of rooms has been reserved for you at a daily rate of $209 plus local taxes. The room block will cut off at these rates after 8/29/14 at which time the room rates are higher and on availability only. Please register for your room early to ensure your room and identify yourself as a participant of the Marriott Heart Foundation Course.
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Course fees include: Evidence-Based Practice Guideline Updates, Course Syllabus, Opportunity to interact and share with an Expert Faculty and colleagues from around the country, Earn 32 CE or CME Credits Awarded, 4 Continental Breakfasts, 4 Afternoon Refreshment Breaks, and an Opportunity to Become Board Certified in Your Sub-Specialty in Cardiology.