“Join your colleagues for the latest updates and practice guidelines in cardiology from coronary heart disease, cardiac rhythm disorders, heart failure, prevention, and hypertension. The program format will provide data from the latest clinical trials and updates on state-of-the-art techniques through lectures, case presentations, and interactive discussions. This course is intended for clinical cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, general internists and allied health personnel with a cardiovascular interest; however other medical specialists will find it valuable.

Course Learning Objectives
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
• Interpret practice guidelines and identify practice reality needs before clinical practice
can consistently reach the desired level of evidence-based practice;
• Describe the use of ACE-inhibitors and cardiac resynchronization therapy;
• Identify the current recommendations for optimal medical therapy of acute coronary
syndromes, as well as understand the selection of the new antithrombin and
antiplatelet therapies; and,
• Identify when to apply new medical and surgical therapies for heart failure.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of participation in the activity.

The program will be held Feb. 12 – 15, at the Cliff Lodge in Snowbird, Utah. The Cliff offers a unique winter ski adventure with ski-out and ski-in accessibility to some of the best powder for skiing. Snowbird and Alta have been named the No. 1 ski resort in the United States by SKIING Magazine.”