Holzer Cardiac Symposium slated for March 4




The 2017 Cardiac Symposium will be held on Saturday, March 4 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Holzer Education and Davis Family Conference Center at Holzer Health System – Gallipolis Medical Center.

Speakers for the event include Holzer Cardiovascular Institute staff: Dave Fields, NP, John Wells, PA-C, and Choudhary Rayani, MD. Fields received his Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Wells received his Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska. He is Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Dr. Rayani completed a fellowship in Cardiology from the Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, Virginia, and in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, Arkansas. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Nuclear Cardiology, and the American Board of Cardiovascular Disease.

Key topics will include: Congestive Heart Failure, Pacemaker Update, and Anticoagulants. The objectives are to: review signs and symptoms of congestive heart failure, discuss treatment pathways, examine innovations in pacemakers, consider types of pacemakers, assess benefits and contraindications of leadless pacemaker, evaluate the different classes and purposes of anticoagulants, and analyze benefits and contraindications of anticoagulation.

A complimentary continental breakfast will be served at the event at 7:30 a.m. The program itself will start promptly at 8:00 a.m. Holzer Health System is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

For more information about this year’s symposium, or to register, contact the Holzer Health System Education Department at (740) 446-5920.

Article submitted by Holzer Health System.





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