13th Annual Hot Topics in Cardiology

13th Annual Hot Topics in Cardiology

in conjunction with the 19th Annual UBC Respiratory Medicine Update #CPDheartlung

Target Audience:

Family Physicians, General Internists, Cardiologists, Hospitalists, Nurses, Residents & Students

The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
1088 Burrard St
Vancouver BC
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This 1-day annual conference hosted by the UBC Division of Cardiology will provide an update on key aspects of management of cardiovascular disease, with an emphasis on what’s new in the field relevant to the care of patients with cardiovascular disease. This annual update has had consistent high reviews from attendees for its high quality, unbiased, comprehensive program.

This conference is run concurrently with the 19th Annual UBC Respiratory Medicine UpdateYou are welcome to attend plenary sessions of either conference should the topics be of interest to you. For more information, visit http://ubccpd.ca/course/resp2017.


Sat, Mar 18

0800 Breakfast & Registration 
0830 Welcome & Opening Remarks
Contemporary Cardiology
0835 The Year in Review Dr. Victor F. Huckell
0915 When is DAPT Indicated? Dr. Ken Kaila
0935 Hypertension Update Dr. Nadia Khan
1005  Health Break & Exhibits
1025 Concurrent Workshops - delegates will be split into three groups and speakers will rotate to all three rooms. All three sessions will repeat three times so that everyone can attend all sessions.
1. Heart Failure Update Dr. Mustafa Toma
2. Supportive Care in End Stage Heart Disease Dr. Douglas McGregor
3. Personalised Medicine in CV Disease Dr. Andrew Krahn
1105 Workshops Repeat
1145 Workshops Repeat
1225 Networking Lunch (provided) & Exhibits
Get With the Guideline
1325 CCS AF Guideline Review Dr. John Cairns
1355 CCS Lipid Guidelines Review Dr. Gordon Francis
1425 CV Benefits of Anti-Diabetic Medications Dr. Ehud Ur
1455 Heart Disease in Women Dr. Tara Sedlak
1525 Health Break & Exhibits
Hands On Cardiology
1540 ECG Review Dr. Matthew Bennett
1610 When to Order an Echo and What it Means Dr. Jonathan Tang
1640 Evaluations & Course Wrap-Up
1700 Course Ends


Early bird registration: Mon. Jan 23, 2017 | Add to calendar +

Save $10 by registering online EXTENDED TO Jan 23/17 By Mar 1/17 After Mar 1/17 & On-Site
Physicians $209 $239 $259
Allied Health $209 $239 $259
Residents & Students* $109 $109 $109
*must provide proof of status on-site
Cancellations and Refunds


The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
1088 Burrard St
Vancouver  British Columbia  V6Z 2R9

Special rates starting @ $169 CDN/night.
Quote: “Heart and Lung FEST 2017” at time of booking. Reservation deadline is Tues, Feb 14 @ 5pm.  Rooms and rates are based on availability.

T: 1.800.663.9255

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