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2023 CVT Symposium: Improving Cardiovascular Health in Rhode Island: Public Health and Health System Interventions

  • 28 Apr 2023
  • 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • Marriott Providence


  • Must provide ACC Membership ID Number to qualify for RIACC registration fee.

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2023 Cardiovascular Team Symposium: Improving Cardiovascular Health in Rhode Island: Public Health and Health System Interventions

April 28, 2023 from 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Marriott Providence Downtown: 1 Orms St, Providence, RI

7:30 a.m.     Check-In; Strolling Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

8:00 a.m.     Keynote Address: State of Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Rhode Island with Amy Nunn, ScD, RI Public Health Institute

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.     Break

9:15 – 11:15 a.m.     Improving Outcomes from the #1 Killer – Coronary Artery Disease

Making the Diagnosis: Initial Test Selection Algorithms from the 2021 ACC Chest Pain Guidelines with Nishant R. Shah, MD, FACC - Providence VA Medical Ctr

Reducing Risk from ASCVD: Healthy Diet for All, Statins for Most, Aspirin for Some with Karen E. Aspry, MD, MS, FACC - Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute

Reducing ASCVD Risk: Stress Management to Reduce CVD Risk: What To Tell Patients with Sharon Y. Lee, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stress, Trauma, & Resilience (STAR) T32, Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, The Miriam Hospital; Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Reducing ASCVD: Update on Strategies to Reach the Cardiac Rehab Million Hearts Initiative for 70% Enrollment of Qualifying Patients with Julianne DeAngelis, MS, CCRP, FAACVPR - Program Manager: Cardiac, Pulmonary, and Vascular Rehab - Lifespan’s Cardiovascular Institute | The Miriam Hospital |

Panel Discussion 

11:15 – 11:35 a.m.     Break – Exhibit Hall

11:35 – 1:00 p.m.     Optimizing Outcomes from CHF and Atrial Fibrillation

New Heart Failure Guidelines, including Brief review of Palliative Care with Snehal Bhatt, Pharm D - MA College Pharm

What Not to Miss in HF - Amyloid Heart; Infectious/Inflammatory Myocarditis with Rachna Kataria, MD - Assistant Professor of Medicine - Brown University; Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiologist - Lifespan CVI

Atrial Fibrillation – Evidence to Support Lifestyle Interventions with Nancy E. Stone, PhD, ACNP-C, NP-C - Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute

AFib Self-Management Support Through Wearables – What’s the Evidence? with Ray Cord, PA-C – Lifespan RIH

*This program is being submitted for continuing medical education credits.*

Rhode Island Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
P.O. Box 43212

Birmingham, AL  35243

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