MCVI Grand Rounds – Managing Thoracic Aortic Disease at the Cutting Edge

October 20, 2021

In recent years, there has been an explosion in the advances in aortic therapy. Join us to hear expert Dr. Eric E. Roselli provide evidence supporting the role of genetics and family history as they affect the risk of aortic disease, describe the optimal care of acute aortic disease and explain how to apply clinical practice guidelines in the recommendation for treatment and management of chronic aortic disease.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, echocardiographers, pulmonologists, hematologists, general internists, primary care physicians, intensivists, emergency medicine physicians, hospitalists, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory technologists and other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the evidence supporting the role of genetics and family history as they affect the risk of aortic disease. 
  • Recognize symptoms of acute aortic disease and describe appropriate diagnostic testing and assessment. 
  • Describe the optimal care of acute aortic disease though the continuum of care from emergency department to lifetime follow-up. 
  • Select appropriate management strategies for patients with chronic aortic disease.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
09/12/2021
Course expires: 
11/27/2021
Event starts: 
10/20/2021 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
10/20/2021 - 7:00pm
Rating: 
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United States

Eric E. Roselli, M.D. 
Chief, Adult Cardiac Surgery
Surgical Director, Aortic Center
Miller Family Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute at the Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Eric E. Roselli, M.D., faculty for this educational event, is a consultant and on the speakers’ bureau for Cryolife, Edwards Lifesciences, W.L. Gore, Medtronic and TerumoAortic, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will include off-label or unapproved product usage. 

Barry Katzen, M.D., director of this activity, has indicated that he is a consultant for Boston Scientific, W.L. Gore and Philips. 

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.*

*Ineligible Companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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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.

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 #20-846402, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists and Pharmacists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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