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Cardiovascular Diseases

Challenges in Clinical Cardiology: A Case-Based Update

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize key aspects of the new valvular heart disease guidelines
  • Describe the assessment and treatment of prosthetic valve dysfunction
  • Review current pharmacologic, nonpharmacologic and anticoagulation strategies in patients with atrial fibrillation
  • Describe how to assess and treat patients with syncope and structural heart disease
  • Describe how to make a diagnosis of Brugada syndrome
  • Describe how to manage patients with STEMI
  • Describe the contemporary treatment of heart failure
  • Describe the role of genetic testing in patients with cardiovascular disease
  • Describe how to assess frailty
  • Review the evidence for treatments related to preventive cardiology
  • Describe how to evaluate and treat patients with pulmonary hypertension
  • Describe how to evaluate and treat patients with constrictive pericarditis
  • Describe how to evaluate and treat patients with cryptogenic stroke
  • Describe how to treat pregnant patients with underlying cardiovascular disease

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.