Olivier Bertrand and Adhir Shroff
MOVING TRANSRADIAL FORWARD:
This program is geared toward healthcare professionals seeking to gain confidence in performing percutaneous coronary procedures via the radial approach. Participants will discuss the safety and economic benefits of using radial over femoral access and will be introduced to proper technique, device selection, and cath lab set-up. Vascular anatomy will be reviewed and attendees will view live transradial simulation case presentations. Focus is placed on complication recognition and prevention, as well as using the approach in complex disease.
This program is not accredited for Continuing Medical Education (CME).
By the end of this program, participants will be able to:
Evaluation by questionnaire will address content, presentation, and future educational needs.
It is the policy of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. Discussion of off-label product usage is made at the sole discretion of the faculty. Off-label product discussion and usage is not endorsed by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation or the course directors of this activity.
This program is sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and funded through an educational grant from Medtronic, Inc. The Cardiovascular Research Foundation ensures that its programs are educational and meet the needs of the target audience.
This activity is not CME accredited and therefore the supporter is required under the Sunshine Act to report the support given to this program, including meals and expenses that are provided to you. In order to help supporters comply with the Sunshine Act, the names and contact information of all US licensed physicians participating in this function will be provided to the supporter of this program. The information provided will be used for reporting purposes only.
Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec
University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Baylor University Medical Center
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
Times are Central Time.
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