Navigation Links
Nurse/tech symposium at TCT 2010 will address complex issues in the cardiac cath lab
Date:5/11/2010

NEW YORK, NY MAY 11, 2010 Complex issues in interventional cardiology that impact nurses and technicians in the cardiac catherization lab will be the focus of the 19th Annual Nurse and Technologist Symposium, September 21-22, 2010, in Washington, DC. The symposium is being held in conjunction with Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2010, the annual scientific symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

"Changes are occurring very rapidly in interventional cardiology in terms of new and updated procedures, pharmacologic therapy and advancing technologies," said Marian Hawkey, RN, Course Director and Coordinator, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Program, Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. "It is vital for everyone in the cath lab to be aware of these changes. We will address the latest issues that Interventional Cardiology health care professionals need to know and understand in order to effectively treat patients."

The Nurse and Technologist Symposium will cover a broad spectrum of issues including:

  • Reducing Bleeding or Reducing Ischemia: Which takes Priority?
  • Understanding the Differences between Clopidogrel and Prasugrel
  • Transcatheter valve therapies
  • Impact of tobacco products on endothelial health and treatment options for nicotine addiction
  • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialists Review Course including a "Hands on Hearts" session
  • The challenges of treating Acute Myocardial Infarctions

The keynote address will be given by Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, an international pioneer in cardiovascular medicine.

The Course Directors for the Symposium are Marian Hawkey, RN, and Thomas H. Maloney, MS, RCIS. The Course Co-Directors are Russell Brandwein PA-C, Michael Guiry MBA, PA-C, Nancy Houston-Miller RN, Christopher Nelson RN and Hilary Nierenberg MPH, NP.

In 2009, TCT was held in San Francisco for the first time in its history, where it attracted a record number of attendees. 99.4% of attendees surveyed stated that TCT increased their knowledge to improve their practice.


'/>"/>

Contact: Judy Romero
jromero@crf.org
646-434-4608
Cardiovascular Research Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Plastic Surgery Website Design Firm Rosemont Media Heads to Miami for the 44th Annual Baker Gordon Symposium
2. Genomic Health to Present Five New Studies at 32nd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
3. ASH to Encourage High School Students to Pursue Biomedical Research Through Special Symposium and Science Curriculum
4. Baxa to Sponsor ASHP Midday Symposium: Creating a Culture of Safety in Pharmacy, A Panel Discussion on Lessons Learned
5. Agendia to Present Broad Array of Data at 2009 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
6. Press Ganey Announces 2010 Regional Education Symposium Schedule
7. H1N1 international symposium to be hosted by Emory-UGA Influenza Center
8. GUMCs Lombardi Hosts Symposium Exploring Future of Cancer Research and Personalized Medicine
9. Food and Addiction Symposium on Friday, Feb. 19
10. Poniard Pharmaceuticals Presents Positive Survival Data from a Phase 2 Clinical Study of Picoplatin in Metastatic Prostate Cancer at the 2010 American Society of Clinical Oncology Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
11. North American Spine Joins Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger at 2010 ICA Symposium
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/26/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 26, 2017 , ... ... specifically to improve the profitability of ready-to-drink, high-protein beverages by helping beverage manufacturers ... alternative to dairy proteins, providing direct cost savings as well as more stable ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... , ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... and collaboration, announces Mirroring360 Pro . This new addition to the Mirroring360 ... experience for education and business. , Mirroring360 Pro enables educators, business professionals and ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... CEOs, CFOs and HR decision-makers are preparing for how his administration could impact ... will provide insight into what changes are most likely to make it through ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... , ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... a modern procedure that achieves results in a fraction of the time as ... Vegas, NV, with Significance Dental Specialists, now offers this revolutionary treatment with or ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... MN (PRWEB) , ... April 25, 2017 , ... Buyers ... and recreational users to dispensaries and head shops –can’t help but be heartened by ... for the tell-tale cannabis odor aptly described as “skunk smell.” At last they ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... 2017 Research and Markets has announced ... Services Market Analysis By Service (Manufacturing, Research), By Country, (Brazil, ... 2025" report to their offering. ... The Latin American pharmaceutical contract manufacturing services ... Low drug registration cost in Latin American countries ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... April 19, 2017  IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: ... results for the first quarter 2017 after the close ... management team will host a corresponding conference call beginning ... Investors interested in listening to the conference call ... callers or (703) 326-3030 for international callers, using conference ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... PUNE, India , April 19, 2017 ... Type and Application, Forecast to 2022 report has covered and ... provides statistics and information on market size, shares and growth ... with major drivers, challenges and opportunities in the global market. ... Browse 152 Tables and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: