Duke Valve Symposium

This program is designed to meet the continuing education needs of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, internists and family physicians, and allied health professionals.

Learning objectives

The overall goal of the activities is to enhance learners' knowledge and their competency to incorporate evidence-based updates in their practice. At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify treatment options available to patients with aortic, mitral and pulmonary valve disease
  • Discuss clinical risk assessment and use online surgical risk calculators for quantifying risk
  • Discuss the advantages of specific treatment options for these valve diseases
  • Identify clinical research techniques in 2015 and those on the horizon for 2016 for the treatment of structural heart disease

4th Annual Duke Valve Symposium

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education
Great Hall
Duke University Medical Center
8 Searle Center Drive
Durham, NC 27710

Activity medical directors

J. Kevin Harrison, MD 
Professor of Medicine
Interventional Director
Structural Heart Disease Program
Duke University Medical Center

G. Chad Hughes, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director
Structural Heart Disease Program
Duke University Medical Center

Submit a case for discussion 

Do you have an interesting case you would like to present? Bring your case highlighting management issues related to congenital or valvular heart disease. Submit your case to J. Kevin Harrison MD at harri015@mc.duke.edu.
Deadline for case submission is Saturday, May 21, 2016.

Fees

$80/MD participants
$40/non-MD participants
$40/live video stream on YouTube

Live stream

This event is also offered as a live video stream. Registrants may choose to participate in the program online (for a reduced cost) from any device that can play a YouTube video (720p HD). CME credit is offered for the live stream of the general session.

Please email Leslie Alabi with any questions.

This activity has been planned and implemented by the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development for the advancement of patient care. In support of improving patient care, the Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

Physicians 

Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.