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Echocardiography Symposium
37th Annual

Friday-Saturday, October 26-27, 2018
Hilton Miami Airport Hotel, Miami, Florida

About Event

Sponsorship & Exhibit Information

On behalf of the symposium directors and the Baptist Health Continuing Medical Education Department we are pleased to invite you and your company to participate as a sponsor and exhibitor at our upcoming event.

Sponsor and Exhibitor support opportunities vary. Please refer to the Sponsorship Prospectus for specific details regarding levels of participation.

PROSPECTUS
Sponsorship/Exhibit




CONFIRMATION AND PAYMENT


  • ​​​​​Return the Confirmation Form with the Signed Terms and Conditions (pages 4 & 5 of the Prospectus) by Friday, October 19 to secure your space.
  • Make full payment based on your level of support by October 19.

  • If you have any questions, please refer to the contact information on page 4. Thank you for your consideration,

    Baptist Health South Florida
    Continuing Medical Education Department

    By participating at this symposium, you agree to be included in photographs that will be used for educational purposes or to promote future courses. If you do not agree to be photographed, please contact us at 786-596-2398.

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    Topics this year.

    Topics This Year

    • Clinical presentations
    • Echocardiographic studies
    • Doppler hemodynamics
    • Valvular heart disease
    • 3D echo
    • 3D rendering/printing and road mapping
    • Contrast echo
    • And many other state-of-the-art topics in echocardiography
    Topics this year.

    Who Should Attend

    • Cardiologists
    • Cardiovascular Surgeons
    • Interventional Cardiologists
    • Sonographers
    • Nurses
    Sponsorship & Exhibit Information

    Sponsorship & Exhibit Information

    On behalf of the symposium directors and the Baptist Health Continuing Medical Education Department
    we are pleased to invite you and your company to participate as a sponsor and exhibitor at our upcoming event.

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    International Attendees

    International Attendees

    Baptist Health South Florida is pleased to extend a 20% discount to International Healthcare Professionals. Availability of this discount is limited.

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    Upcoming Meetings

    Upcoming Meetings

    Visit our Continuing Medical Education Website for upcoming symposiums, as well as our local conferences and online courses, both available at no charge.

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    Agenda

    07:30 AM

    Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

    Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

    07:55 AM

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

    Moderator: Michael Ozner, M.D, Humberto Machado, M.D​

    Welcome and Opening Remarks
    Moderator: Michael Ozner, M.D, Humberto Machado, M.D​

    08:00 AM

    Systolic Function: Beyond Ejection Fraction Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    Systolic Function: Beyond Ejection Fraction Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    08:25 AM

    3D Echocardiography: Latest Advances and Applications Roberto Lang, M.D.

    3D Echocardiography: Latest Advances and Applications Roberto Lang, M.D.

    08:50 AM

    Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function: Is Strain Ready for Prime Time? Miguel Quiñones, M.D.

    Evaluation of Left Ventricular Function: Is Strain Ready for Prime Time? Miguel Quiñones, M.D.

    09:15 AM

    Interesting Echo Hemodynamics Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    Interesting Echo Hemodynamics Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    09:40 AM

    The Tricuspid Valve: Emerging into the Spotlight Roberto Lang, M.D.

    The Tricuspid Valve: Emerging into the Spotlight Roberto Lang, M.D.

    10:05 AM

    Break and Visit Exhibits

    Break and Visit Exhibits

    10:35 AM

    A New Understanding of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Mechanics John Gorcsan, M.D.

    A New Understanding of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Mechanics John Gorcsan, M.D.

    11:00 AM

    Introduction - Abnormal Motion of the Septum: Left Bundle Branch Block Humberto Machado, M.D.

    Introduction - Abnormal Motion of the Septum: Left Bundle Branch Block Humberto Machado, M.D.

    11:15 AM

    Panel Discussion With Audience Participation - Moderator: Humberto Machado, M.D. Gerard Aurigemma, M.D., Roberto Lang, M.D., Miguel Quiñones, M.D., Allan Klein, M.D., John Gorcsan, M.D.

    Panel Discussion With Audience Participation - Moderator: Humberto Machado, M.D. Gerard Aurigemma, M.D., Roberto Lang, M.D., Miguel Quiñones, M.D., Allan Klein, M.D., John Gorcsan, M.D.

    12:00 PM

    Lunch

    Lunch

    01:00 PM

    State-of-the-Art Evaluation of the Mitral Valve by Echocardiography Roberto Lang, M.D.

    State-of-the-Art Evaluation of the Mitral Valve by Echocardiography Roberto Lang, M.D.

    01:25 PM

    Low Flow - Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis: Evaluation and Management Miguel Quiñones, M.D.

    Low Flow - Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis: Evaluation and Management Miguel Quiñones, M.D.

    01:50 PM

    Case Examples of Mitral Valve Disease Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    Case Examples of Mitral Valve Disease Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    02:15 PM

    Evaluation of Mitral Regurgitation: When to Use TEE vs. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Miguel Quiñones, M.D.

    Evaluation of Mitral Regurgitation: When to Use TEE vs. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Miguel Quiñones, M.D.

    02:40 PM

    Break and Visit Exhibits

    Break and Visit Exhibits

    03:05 PM

    “Old School” M-mode and Spectral Doppler Cases Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    “Old School” M-mode and Spectral Doppler Cases Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    03:30 PM

    Updated Role of Echocardiography in Pulmonary Hypertension

    ​John Gorcsan, M.D.

    Updated Role of Echocardiography in Pulmonary Hypertension
    ​John Gorcsan, M.D.

    04:00 PM

    Panel Discussion With Audience Participation - Moderator: Humberto Machado, M.D.

    ​Roberto Lang, M.D., Miguel Quiñones, M.D., Gerard Aurigemma, M.D., John Gorcsan, M.D., Francisco J. Jimenez-Carcamo, M.D., Ph.D.​​​

    Panel Discussion With Audience Participation - Moderator: Humberto Machado, M.D.
    ​Roberto Lang, M.D., Miguel Quiñones, M.D., Gerard Aurigemma, M.D., John Gorcsan, M.D., Francisco J. Jimenez-Carcamo, M.D., Ph.D.​​​

    05:00 PM

    Adjourn

    Adjourn

    07:30 AM

    Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

    Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

    07:50 AM

    Welcome and Introductions Michael Ozner, M.D, Humberto Machado, M.D.

    Welcome and Introductions Michael Ozner, M.D, Humberto Machado, M.D.

    08:00 AM

    Clinical Recognition of Constrictive Pericarditis vs. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    Clinical Recognition of Constrictive Pericarditis vs. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    08:30 AM

    Diastolic Guidelines: Love it or Hate It Allan Klein, M.D.

    Diastolic Guidelines: Love it or Hate It Allan Klein, M.D.

    09:00 AM

    Application of the New Guidelines for the Evaluation of Diastolic Function: A Case-based Approach Miguel Quiñones, M.D.

    Application of the New Guidelines for the Evaluation of Diastolic Function: A Case-based Approach Miguel Quiñones, M.D.

    09:30 AM

    Break and Visit Exhibits

    Break and Visit Exhibits

    10:00 AM

    Pericardial Disease for the Ages: Imaging Guided Approach Allan Klein, M.D.

    Pericardial Disease for the Ages: Imaging Guided Approach Allan Klein, M.D.

    10:30 AM

    Unusual Cases of Endocarditis Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    Unusual Cases of Endocarditis Gerard Aurigemma, M.D.

    11:00 AM

    Rapid Fire Case Quiz with Audience Participation John Gorcsan, M.D.

    Rapid Fire Case Quiz with Audience Participation John Gorcsan, M.D.

    11:30 AM

    Panel Discussion With Audience Participation - Moderator: Humberto Machado, M.D.

    ​​​Roberto Lang, M.D., Miguel Quiñones, M.D., Allan Klein, M.D., Gerard Aurigemma, M.D., John Gorcsan, M.D.​

    Panel Discussion With Audience Participation - Moderator: Humberto Machado, M.D.

    12:00 PM

    Adjourn

    Adjourn

    Schedules are subjec​t ​to change

    NOTE: Partial credits are not available. Unless otherwise indicated, participants are required to attend the entire symposium to be eligible for continuing education credits. Where credits are approved on a session-by-session basis, participants must attend each session in its entirety to receive complete credit for the session. (This does not apply to M​.D.s and D.O.s.)

    DISCLAIMER

    Baptist Health South Florida presents this CME activity for use by healthcare professionals for educational purposes only. Opinions, perspectives and information presented by the faculty represent their ideas and views, and participants should carefully consider all available scientific data before acting on knowledge gained through this activity. Additionally, participants should consult the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approved uses prior to prescribing medications or utilizing medical devices discussed in this activity.

    While Baptist Health makes reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate information is presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. Participants should rely on their own clinical judgment, knowledge and experience before applying information acquired to their professional use.

    Accreditation and Credits

    Baptist Health provides accredited continuing education (CME/CE) to doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

    Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

     

    The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB) accepts CEs accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCB for further guidelines. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement on mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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    Location & Accommodations

    Location & Accommodations

    The Miami Airport Hilton, just minutes from Miami airport, offers access to beaches and attractions. Enjoy the 100-acre natural lake with jogging trail, outdoor pool and tennis and basketball courts. Indulge in spacious guest rooms and suites. This hotel was in the Top 20 of all Hotels in Miami 2015 by US News & World Report. Complimentary airport shuttle bus service available. 

    Make your hotel reservation now by calling 1-800-HILTONS or visit the website here. The special group rate of $159, plus applicable taxes ends Monday, October 1, 2018

    For additional tourist information, including a host of annual art festivals and events, please visit MiamiandBeaches.com

     

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    Continuing Medical Education Department
    Baptist Health South Florida​
    8900 N. Kendall Drive​
    Miami, Florida 33176

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