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UCLA Symposium on Advances in Treatment of Aortic Pathology

Course Description

The UCLA Symposium on Advances in Treatment of Aortic Pathology is sponsored by the UCLA Aortic Center. This one-day CME course will present advances in endovascular technology, conservative management, risk control, and surgical alternatives available for treatment of aortic disease. The course will focus on patient selection, evaluation, imaging, and current approaches for management and care of patients with aortic pathology. Focused presentations for physicians will involve technical aspects of surgical and endovascular technology available to treat aortic conditions. Prevention, recognition, and management of potential complications of intervention will also be discussed. Parallel morning and afternoon sessions for primary care physicians, ER physicians, allied health care personnel, including nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, will be presented, concentrating on anatomy, definitions, natural history, patient and family education, and preoperative, perioperative and postoperative management of patients undergoing aortic interventions.

Target Audience:

The target audience is primary care physicians, vascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and allied health professionals involved in the care of patients with acute and chronic aortic pathology.

For more information visit the CME web site.

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