Structural Heart and Imaging Symposium: Structural Advances in Mitral and Tricuspid Transcatheter Therapy From the Eyes of an Imager

October 26, 2021

Live Virtual Symposium - October 26, 2021

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Major advances in diagnostic imaging, interventional cardiology and surgical approaches have resulted in more accurate diagnosis and appropriate selection of patients for therapeutic interventions in valvular heart disease.

This symposium will present the background and disease pathology of mitral and tricuspid valve disease, along with imaging techniques used with transcatheter therapies.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better able to:

  • Examine the history and disease pathology of mitral and tricuspid valve disease.
  • Recognize appropriate selection of patients for therapeutic interventions with transcatheter therapies.


Who Should Attend

Cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, echo sonographers, anesthesiologists, emergency department physicians, critical care physicians, sonographers, and medical professionals interested in echocardiography and the newest advances in diagnosis and treatment of structural heart disease.

Registration and Fees

This live virtual symposium is offered free of charge.

Event date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/26/2021 - 6:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
10/26/2021 - 7:30pm EDT


6:00 - 6:05 p.m.Welcome and Introductions
Elliott J. Elias, M.D., Damian Chaupin, M.D.
6:05 - 6:45 p.m.Mitral Valve Disease and Transcatheter Therapy
Steven H. Little, M.D.
6:45 - 7:25 p.m.Tricuspid Valve Disease and Transcatheter Therapy
Rebecca Hahn, M.D.
7:25 - 7:30 p.m.Panel Discussion with Question-and-Answer Session
7:30 p.m.Adjourn

NOTE: Schedule subject to change.

Symposium Directors

imageElliott J. Elias, M.D., MPH, FACC, FASE
Medical Director of Cardiac and Structural Imaging
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
imageDamian F. Chaupin, M.D.
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health South Florida


imageRebecca Hahn, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Chief Scientific Officer, Echo Core Lab
Cardiovascular Research Foundation
Director, Interventional Echocardiography
Columbia Structural Heart and Valve Center
New York, New York
imageStephen H. Little, M.D., FRCPC, FACC, FASE
Director of Structural Heart, Houston Methodist Hospital System
Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program
President-Elect, American Society of Echocardiography
John S. Dunn Chair in Clinical Cardiovascular Research and Education
Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Department of Cardiology, Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas

Disclosures And Resolution Of Conflict Of Interest

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer


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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1.5 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-881754, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1.5 credits for Nursing and 1.5 credits for Pharmacy. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

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.

American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Sonographers and vascular technologists may use these credits to fulfill their ARDMS requirements. The ARDMS accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


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. ​​

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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Required Hardware/Software

Preregistration Required

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Continuing Education Credits

In order to confirm your participation and claim credit, please:

  • Provide your full name and email address when you register for the webinar.
  • Complete the post-conference evaluation and attestation form, which will be emailed to you after the activity.

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