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Monthly Meeting Schedule for The Mended Hearts

Tucson Chapter 116: 2nd Saturday of most months at 10:00 A.M.
Scottsdale Chapter 126: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 P.M.
Flagstaff Chapter 126 Satellite: 3rd Saturday of the month at 10 A.M.
Las Vegas Chapter 277: 3rd Saturday of the month at 10:00 A.M.
Tucson Old Pueblo Chapter 374: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 1:00 P.M.

October 18, 2021

Monthly “Interesting EP Interesting Cases Discussion”

Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: The Henry – 4455 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018

You’re invited for an in-person event for the EP Society Dinner Meeting.

Invited Moderators: Dr. Wilber Su, Dr. Thomas Ross, Dr. Komandoor Srivathsan, Dr. Ashish Sadhu

Special Guest Speaker: Kamandoor Srivathsan, MD – Mayo Clinic

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October 19, 2021

Improving The Outlook for Heart Failure: Incorporating New Agents and New Guidance

Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Virtual Webinar
Cost: FREE to All Our Members

The Arizona, California, Colorado and Washington Chapters of the American College of Cardiology cordially invites you to attend a CME-certified, live webinar entitled, Improving the Outlook for Heart Failure: Incorporating New Agents and New Guidance, held live online! This activity will provide cardiologists with information about the most recent evidence-based recommendations for managing HFrEF including incorporating newer agents into management strategies and about the mechanism of action, efficacy, and safety of newer approved agents and those agents for which approval is anticipated in the near future.

Followed by a Chapter Member Discussion on how ACC can help us personally and professionally in these times. Led by Dr, Mori Krantz, incoming ACC Governor, CO ACC.

Speakers: Javed Bulter, MD, MPH, MBA, Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS & Muthiah Vaduganathan, MD, MPH, Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Center for Advanced Heart Disease, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

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Optison Case Studies Series II

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Fogo De Chao, 6300 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253

Presenter: Christian Breburda, MD, PhD, FACC, FASE, FESC

Hosted By: Christine Singh, Sonographer

Target Audience: This lecture is designed for echocardiography sonographers interested in learning more about ultrasound enhancing agents to help improve the diagnostic capability of ultrasound.

Overall Goal: Teach through engaging the audience in case study reviews a variety of patient types that had suboptimal echocardiograms and how Optison (Perflutren Protein-Type A Microspheres Injectable Suspension, USP) was instrumental in opacifying the left ventricle and delineating endocardial borders.

Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to: Identify various types of patients for whom Optison was helpful for better visualization of the left ventricle: Discuss an Optison case and why Optison was utilized to help visualize the left ventricle in a patient who had COVID, Assess your visualization skills pre- and post-Optison enhancement

Credit: This activity is approved for one (1) AE continuing education credit for eligible recipients by the Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Sunshine Act Disclosure: GE Healthcare may report continuing education credits under federal or state transparency laws for professions in which it is required. Individuals are only eligible to receive up to five (5) continuing education credits per year from GE Healthcare. This will be a product promotional presentation.

* WARNING: SERIOUS CARDIOPULMONARY REACTIONS: Serious cardiopulmonary reactions, including fatalities, have occurred uncommonly during or following perflutren-containing microsphere administration. Most serious reactions occur within 30 minutes of administration. Assess all patients for the presence of any condition that precludes OPTISON administration. Always have resuscitation equipment and trained personnel readily available.

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October 26, 2021

Heart Failure 2021: Comprehensive Update

Location: Maricopa County Medical Society – 326 E Coronado Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Objectives: Greater knowledge of the pathology and symptoms of congestive heart failure. Understanding risk factors among male and female patients. Knowing current treatment options in Arizona.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Arizona Medical Association (ArMA) through the joint providership of MORE Foundation and Maricopa County Medical Society. MORE Foundation is accredited by ArMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: MORE Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent o their participation in the activity.

Special Guest Speaker: Christian Breburda, MD, PhD

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November 18, 2021

Women in Cardiology: 8th Annual AZ WIC Chapter Event

Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Virtual Webinar

ALL members are welcome and encouraged to join us!

* Registration is Complimentary

Speakers Include: Sharonne N. Hayes, MD, FACC, FAHA, Mayo Clinic; Juliet Burgess, The Burgess Law Group; Rebecca Chester, MD, Cardiovascular Institute

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November 20, 2021

Virtual Annual Meeting & Cardiovascular Team Symposium

Time: 9:00 AM – 2:40 PM
Location: Virtual Webinar

Join us on Zoom for some quality education on Heart Failure, EP, ACHD, and more!

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December 2-3, 2021

Controversies & Advances: In the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

Location: The Maybourne Beverly Hills – 225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

The scientific program will be available in the coming months and will focus on the most relevant and controversial issues in cardiovascular disease today.  Sessions will include a combination of lectures, debates, and discussions presented by a faculty of internationally renowned leaders. 

Target Audience: The symposium is designed for cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons, perfusionists, nurses, technicians and those involved in the diagnosis, treatment and care of individuals with controversial and complex cases of cardiac disease.

Program Directors: Raj Makkar, MD, FACC; P.K. Shah, MD, MACC; Christine M. Albert, MD, MPH, FACC; Alfredo Trento, MD, FACC; Joanna Chikwe, MD, FACC; Jon Kobashigawa, MD, FACC; C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC; John G. Harold, MD, MACC; Gregory P. Fontana, MD, FACC; Raj Khandwalla, MD, FACC; Jamal S. Rana, MD, PhD, FACC

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May 20-22, 2022

Advances in Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac CT and Cardiac MRI: 36th Annual Case Review with the Exports

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