Brown Arrhythmia Symposium

Focus on Atrial Fibrillation and Sudden Arrhythmic Death

Saturday, April 12, 2014
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
222 Richmond Street, Providence, RI 02903

Program Description

Arrhythmia management is evolving at a rapid pace with new technologies
and therapies for atrial fibrillation and sudden arrhythmic death. Best practice, current clinical guidelines, and new options for therapy are essential for improving the evaluation and care of arrhythmia patients. This conference will address clinically relevant and novel information on the care of arrhythmia patients and is designed to improve clinicians’ ability to manage arrhythmias. Specific topics of discussion include Atrial Fibrillation Best Practice, Complex EP Procedures, Channelopathies, and Athletes and Sudden Death.

Attendees are invited to bring or submit cases they wish to discuss during the panel session. To submit prior to the conference, please use  CME@Brown.edu.

Target Audience

This symposium is designed for Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians,
Physician Assistants, Nurses, Residents & Fellows.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should:

  1. have increased knowledge of atrial fibrillation best practice including outcomes and practice guidelines
  2. be familiar with new advancements and criteria for therapy for complex EP procedures
  3. be able to identify patients with arrhythmia risk syndromes
  4. apply current methods for evaluation, management, and screening for athletes
CME Accreditation

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 the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the  Cardiovascular Institute of Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration Information

Conference registration fee includes:
Continental breakfast, breaks, lunch, access to an online syllabus, and complimentary on-site parking.

Registration Fees
$75.00 Physicians
$50.00 Other Healthcare Professionals and Current Trainees, Residents, Fellows

Presented By:

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the  Cardiovascular Institute of Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital.