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Cardiovascular Diseases

Mayo Clinic Cardiology Update at South Beach: A Focus on Prevention

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe common risk stratification tools in cardiovascular medicine
  • Summarize the most updated guidelines for lipid management and hypertension
  • Recognize the most relevant evidence in stroke prevention
  • Review effective strategies for prevention of sudden death, including appropriate management of ventricular arrhythmias
  • Compare effective preventive strategies in patients with atrial fibrillation and other atrial arrhythmias
  • Identify risk factors for heart failure and become familiar with strategies to prevent complications in patients with already established heart failure
  • Recognize critical steps for risk stratification among athletes
  • Describe the key clinical elements to risk stratify individuals with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Cite the critical steps in risk reduction in patients with established coronary disease
  • Manage cardiovascular risk in primary prevention
  • Revise the most updated guidelines for prevention of infective endocarditis
  • Review the most updated recommendations for primary and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis

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.