Programming (BCVS)

Updated:Feb 10,2014
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BCVS: Program Information

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2014 Scientific Sessions
July 14-17, 2014
Paris Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

BCVS 2014 Preliminary Program

BCVS: Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the conference, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe the most recent evidence on the role of fibrosis in heart failure, the molecular mechanisms that contribute to its development, and potential therapies to attenuate its progression.
  2. Discuss new targets for drug discovery and opportunities to participate in the translational research required to identify new compounds and bring them into clinical trials.
  3. Discuss current understandings of mitochondrial function in the development of heart failure and on future directions for research.
  4. Discuss how new models of atrial arrhythmias may alter the course of heart failure.
  5. Describe current understanding of the underlying mechanisms of arrhythmias in heart failure and directions for future research.

BCVS: CME/CE Information

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation - Physicians
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Medical Education Accreditation – Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
Continuing Education Accreditation - Nurses
The American Heart Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
ACPE logoContinuing Education Accreditation – Pharmacists
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 
Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services
The American Heart Association is accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).



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