EXPERTS IN MCS THERAPY: Current State of the Art

Los Angeles, California
Saturday, November 02, 2013


EXPERTS IN MCS THERAPY: Current State of the Art
Saturday, November 02, 2013 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Pacific Time)

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, California 90067
United States

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Course Description
This one-day course will provide a concise review of clinical knowledge and essential professional skills to facilitate the surgical and medical management of patients with advanced heart failure who are being assessed for and who have received durable mechanical circulatory support. The course consists of focused presentations covering a broad array of topics for both inpatient and outpatient management with an emphasis on a practical approach to patient care, implementing best practices and clinical problem solving. 

Target Audience
This educational activity is intended for general cardiologists, primary care physicians and allied health professionals who are interested in developing their knowledge and understanding of mechanical circulatory support devices, as a treatment option for patients with advanced heart failure.

Educational Objectives 
  • Appropriately employ strategies and recommendations for the use of MCS, including patient and device management.
  • Appropriately employ the general criteria and recommendations for when to refer a patient for evaluation for mechanical circulatory support as destination therapy, bridge to recovery and bridge to transplant.

Accreditation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The California State Board of Registered Nursing accepts courses approved by the ACCME for category 1 credit as meeting the continuing education requirements for license renewal.

Hotel Accommodations 
A limited number of rooms have been reserved for meeting attendees at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza at a special group rate of $179/night plus taxes. Rooms at our special rate are reserved until Friday, October 11, 2013. After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space and rate availability basis.

Please call the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza at 1-888-421-1442 to make your hotel reservation. Identify yourself as attending the Mechanical Circulatory Support Conference in order to obtain this special rate.


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Payment Instructions

  • If you prefer to pay by check, please download the registration form by clicking here .
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