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SCCT Prevention Symposium
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Play a key role in applying patient care and modifying treatments to ensure patients have the best chance of preventing future cardiovascular disease.

This interactive symposium – which will feature some of the most prominent leaders in preventive cardiology - will provide an overview of the changing landscape of preventive cardiology and an update on novel therapies and risk assessment tools for preventing cardiovascular disease. Learn how to incorporate the latest advances in pharmacologic and lifestyle interventions for lowering cardiovascular risk.

 

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Organizing Committee:

Ron Blankstein, MD, MSCCT, chair
Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH, FSCCT, co-chair
Michael Blaha, MD, MPH
Matthew J. Budoff, MD
Martha Gulati, MD, MS
Erin Michos, MD, MHS

Time

Talk

Speaker

10:30am - 10:35am

Introduction and overview

Ron Blankstein, MD, MSCCT

10:35am - 10:45am

Advanced CVD risk management-What’s the role of dedicated lipid clinic?

Sergio Fazio, MD

10:45am - 10:55am

Practical tips and tricks for preventing cardiovascular disease in women

Martha Gulati, MD, MS

10:55am - 11:05am

Increased rate of MI in young patients: Implications for prevention  

Ron Blankstein, MD, MSCCT

11:05 - 11:15am

Vaping and marijuana: New risk factors for coronary heart disease?

Michael Blaha, MD, MPH

11:15am - 11:35am

Q&A

 

11:35am - 11:45am

Cardio-oncology 101: What every preventive cardiologist must know

Juan Lopez-Mattei, MD, FSCCT

11:45am - 11:55am

PCSK9 inhibitors – Will newer agents and current trials pave the way for expanded use in primary prevention? 

Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH, FSCCT

11:55am - 12:05pm

Can we reduce CVD risk in primary prevention with EPA?

Matthew Budoff, MD, MSCCT

12:05pm - 12:15pm

Who needs vitamin D, B12, or Fish Oil in 2020?

Erin Michos , MD, MHS

12:15pm - 12:35pm

Q&A

 

12:35pm - 1:00pm

Lunch Break

 

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Challenging cases in preventive cardiology – Moderated cased-based panel discussion (30 mins with 2 cases, and panel)

Michael Shapiro, MD, FSCCT

1:30pm - 1:40pm

How do I provide advice on stress reduction to my patients?

Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FSCCT

1:40pm - 1:50pm

How do I provide advice on nutrition to my patients?  

Danielle Belardo, MD

1:50pm - 2:00pm

Clinical insights linking diet and cardiometabolic health

Arthur Agatston, MD

2:00pm - 2:20pm

Q & A

 

2:20pm - 2:30pm

The power of zero: how long does it last for, and when does it not apply?

Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH, FSCCT

2:30pm - 2:40pm

Implications of ISCHEMIA for the Preventive Cardiologist

David Maron, MD

2:40pm - 3:00pm

Q&A

 



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Registration rates
Member Non-member
Physician/scientist $50 $100
Fellows & Residents $50 $50
Medical students Free Free

 

Interested in supporting or exhibiting at the Prevention Symposium? Email Joanne Olson at jolson@scct.org.

 

Continuing Medical Education:

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ .

Physicals should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration cancellation policy

The SCCT Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Symposium registration fee is partially refundable if you cancel your registration by 11:59pm EST on May 31, 2020. Any cancellation made by May 31, 2020 is subject to a $75 administration fee. Any cancellation after this deadline will not result in refund. 

Cancellation of conference registration does not constitute a cancellation of your hotel room. Please be sure to handle both separately. 

In the event that the educational meeting, workshop or event does not take place, registration fees will be refunded. 

 

Code of conduct

By participating in an SCCT event, whether virtual or in-person, individuals agree to comply with SCCT’s meetings code of conduct, which help ensure a safe environment for everybody: Be excellent to each other, show empathy and help make this a safe space for relevant discussion.

SCCT is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, experience, or religion (or lack thereof) or technology choices . We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media (View SCCT’s social media disclaimer). Participants violating this code may be sanctioned or expelled from SCCT events without a refund at the discretion of the organizers, and appropriate legal action will be taken against violators where applicable.