Thursday, May 22, 2014

Register Today! 2014 AHA/ACC Guidelines Seminar & Dinner Event

Rocky Mountain Chapter Program 

Navigating the New Treatment Guidelines: 
Cholesterol, HTN and Lifestyle Management

Thursday June 5th, 2014
5:00 – 9:00 PM with Dinner Buffet (no registration fee but limited seating)
Robert Eckel MD FACC
Thomas Haffey DO FACC

Dave & Busters: 2000 S. Colorado Blvd. Denver, CO 80222

About the Speakers:
Robert H. Eckel, MD is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and holds the Charles A. Boettcher Endowed Chair in Atherosclerosis. His research has led to his involvement and presidency in a number of national organizations, including the American Heart Association, the Western Society for Clinical Investigation, the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, and the Association for Patient Oriented Research. Dr. Eckel was also Co-Chair of the Expert Work Group that convened to craft the 2013 AHA/ACC Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk.

Thomas Haffey, DO, FACC, FACOI, FNLA, FAHA is the president-elect for the Southwest Chapter of the National Lipid Association. He has been involved in clinical research for the past 30 years in the fields of preventive cardiology, including hypertension and hyperlipidemia. He currently sits on the Governor's task force for STEMI care in Colorado and is a member of the Quality Committee of the American College of Cardiology. His academic titles include Professor of Internal Medicine at Western University/COMP and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.  

Nurse attendees to this program will earn 3.0 contact hours of continuing education (including 1.0 hours of Pharmacology) upon successful completion of this program.

Physicians may self-claim Category 2 AMA PRA Credit.

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education, provider number 030602. This program was planned in accordance with AANPCE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.

PCNA participates in the Million Hearts Initiative, an effort to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over five years. You can participate, too. Be one in a million - make your commitment and pledge today.

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