2nd Annual Brown Arrhythmia Symposium: State-of-the-Art Update

Friday, April 17, 2015
The Providence Marriott
1 Orms Street, Providence, RI
7:00 am -  5:00 pm

Program Description

The Brown Arrhythmia symposium program is designed to provide cardiac electrophysiologists, cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, internists and associated professionals with a state-of-the-art update on the clinical diagnosis, evaluation and management of cardiac rhythm disorders.

Attendees of the symposium will gain an understanding of novel molecular diagnostics for risk stratification of sudden cardiac death as well as new therapies in cardiac ablation and cardiac device management for patients with congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.

Specialized content has been specifically designed for associated professionals and advanced practitioners involved in the management of patients with cardiac rhythm disorders. The program will uniquely highlight clinical controversies in a clinical case format.

This year’s program features expert faculty affiliated with Lifespan’s Cardiovascular Institute, the Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard University.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Residents & Fellows specializingin Anesthesiology, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Electrophysiology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Primary Care.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify novel strategies for risk stratification of sudden cardiac death
  2. Discuss new cardiac device technologies available for treatment of patients with congestive heart failure
  3. Identify indications for ablation therapy for patients with atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia
  4. Identify new therapies for prevention of thromboembolic stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation
    CME Accreditation

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for ContinuingMedical 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 MiriamHospital. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation

    Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Physican Assistants/Nurse Practitioners: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance for up to 5.75 hours.

    Registration Information

    Conference registration fee includes: Breakfast, breaks, lunch, and access to an online syllabus.

    Registration Fees

    $150.00 Physicians
    $100.00  Other  Healthcare Professionals
    $75.00 Residents and Fellows

    Please notify the Brown CME Office in writing at least two weeks prior to
    the conference to request reasonable accommodations.

    Jointly Sponsored By:

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