Jose “Pepe” Alvarez, Jr., M.D. Memorial Lecture on Vascular Disease: Vascular Disease in Women – Is There a Difference?
Women with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) are more likely to present without symptoms. As a consequence, their vascular disease has been underdiagnosed and undertreated. As the population ages, the prevalence of PAD will increase significantly. There has been an increased effort to delineate the effects of sex on the clinical burden and risks presented by PAD. Better knowledge of these effects will hopefully result in the development of strategies to achieve sex-specific cardiovascular risk reduction and improvement in overall quality of life for women.
Join Dr. Julie Ann Freischlag as she discusses how to formulate a preventative clinical plan in the management of vascular disease in women.
|Live Event - Baptist Hospital, 5MCVI|
Cardiologists, Vascular Surgeons, Interventional Radiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians, Podiatrists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, General Internists, Nurses and other interested healthcare providers.
- Discuss the risk factors, incidence and prevalence of vascular disease in women.
- Recognize the differences in outcomes in women who undergo medical and/or surgical intervention for their vascular disease.
- Formulate a preventative clinical plan to avert vascular disease in women.
Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., FACS, FRCS (Edin), DVSVS
Chief Executive Officer, Wake Forest Baptist Health
Dean of Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D. indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.
Conference Directors and Planning Committee Members
James Benenati, M.D. has indicated that he is a consultant for Bard and Penumbra. He also owns stocks for Penumbra and Scientia.
Barry T. Katzen, M.D. has indicated that he is a consultant for Boston Scientific, Philips Medical and W.L. Gore and Bard.
Others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course # 20-704580 , by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists and Respiratory Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit by the Florida Bureau of Radiation Control Provider #3201106. Course #22000705.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
- 1.00 Florida Bureau of Radiation Control
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
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